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The T.D. Jakes produced “Jumping The Broom” leapt over expectations this weekend with an opening of over $13 million.

The class-conscious comedy movie was only expected to open up with between $8-10 million in sales.

While Tyler Perry seemed to have the Black marriage/comedy market in a stranglehold, Jakes appears to be a player now with the success of this movie.

Read the full story at WSJ.

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