‘Think Like a Man’ releases Friday

The romantic comedy “Think Like a Man,” , inspired by comedian Steve Harvey’s book, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” hits theaters Friday amid increasing buzz.


Mya (Meagan Good) grabs a copy of Steve Harvey's book in Screen Gems' comedy ‘Think Like a Man.’ (Alan Markfield/ALAN MARKFIELD)

The romantic comedy features a predominantly African-American cast, featuring comedian Kevin Hart, D.C. native Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good and others. Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams and R&B singer Chris Brown also have cameos.

Clutch magazine asks if the movie can transition beyond black audiences and reach a wider demographic.

The reviews are rolling in, garnering some praise and others saying the film portrays a sexist image of women.

Fans are excited for the movie regardless of the message; here’s a look at some of the pre-release chatter on Twitter:

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