The Warner Bros. biographical drama is scheduled to open on Christmas day.
“I wanted to stand on the right side of history. I want to do my part,” Jordan said.
Police and paramedics were called to the film’s set.
The film was released in 1992, and became a global hit.
A production deal in the $50 million to $60 million range is reportedly in the works.
The company thanked Kevin Tsujihara today for 25 years of service.
“I deeply regret that I have made mistakes,” Kevin Tsujihara told studio staff.
Pendergrass was known for the hits “Love T.K.O.” and “Turn Off The Lights.”
The show’s co-creator, Salim Akil, was accused of domestic violence in November.
A lawsuit accuses Salim Akil of “non-consensual assault and battery.”