Cameramen set up the next shot as filming for the television movie The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story took place on First Ave. in Mission.

Cameramen set up the next shot as filming for the television movie The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story took place on First Ave. in Mission.

Lights, camera, action: Mission’s First Ave. turned into a movie set

Film crews spend day shooting scenes for television movie about NBA star Kevin Durant’s mom.

  • Feb. 25, 2016 6:00 p.m.

Film crews were on Mission’s First Ave. most of Thursday, shooting scenes from the new television movie The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story.

The movie, which is a Lifetime original production, is based on the life of NBA star Kevin Durant’s mom.

The film stars Cassandra Freeman (Inside Man, Single Ladies), Tracie Thoms (Cold Case, Rent), Pauletta Washington (Wilma), Daniel Bellomy, Nic Few (Major Crimes, The Exes), and Demarius Mack (Real Husbands Of Hollywood).

Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit are executive producers.

The film is scheduled to be broadcast on Mother’s Day (May 8, 2016)  on Lifetime.