By Jennifer Armstrong
September 01, 2009 at 12:42 PM EDT

Brandon T. Jackson (Tropic Thunder) and Naturi Naughton (Fame) have joined the cast of the Bow Wow/Ice Cube comedy Lottery Ticket, with shooting set to begin in October in Atlanta, Variety reports.  Jackson and Naughton will play friends of Bow Wow’s character, who spends a weekend fending off opportunistic neighbors in the projects while he’s holding a winning lotto ticket. The movie will hit theaters next August.