Based on the true story of James Burns, the film tells the story of a teenager involved in a street gang, who finds himself in a maximum security prison, where he befriends and finds a mentor in a convicted murderer.
Parker portrays the mother of the troubled teen played by Spencer Lofranco. Also featured are James Woods, Taissa Farmiga and Taboo of Black Eyed Peas.
"Jamsey Boy," which marks the feature debut of writer-director Trevor White, will be released on video on demand Jan. 3, 2014, followed by an in-theatre release Jan. 17.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!