Mo’Nique Returns to the Big Screen in Blackbird

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 25: Actress Mo'Nique poses onstage at the 83rd Academy Awards Nominations Announcement held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on January 25, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mo'Nique Photo: Kevin Winter/2011 Getty Images

Seeing as how Mo'Nique has been lying low since her 2009 Best Supporting Actress win for Precious, we can only assume she's been biding her time until the next choice "terrible mother" role came her way. Luckily for us, that time has come. Mo'Nique has joined the Patrik Ian Polk film Blackbird as both an executive producer and an unsupportive mom to a young gay son in a conservative Mississippi town. Mo'Nique's character also apparently blames her son's sexuality for the disappearance of her daughter, which would almost put the role into Precious territory, if Precious's mom wasn't the most inconceivably horrible onscreen mother of all time.