The Rhinelander Affair (2019)

The Rhinelander Affair (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): William Kinsolving (novel) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The real life story of the 1925 divorce trial of Leonard Rhinelander, an upper-class man from New Rochelle, New York and Alice Jones Rhinelander, a working-class woman with...
King of the South (2018)

King of the South (2018)

Director: Jeffrey Reyes Writer(s): Pardé Bridgett, Wayne Conley, Master P, Romeo Miller Starring: Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Romeo Miller, Master P, Derrick Gilbert, Charlamagne Tha God, Bryant Wells Synopsis: Biopic of Master P, Hip-Hop Mogul, CEO and Founder of...
Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? (2018)

Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? tells the history of the pioneering female rappers in a world dominated by men. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Music, History | MPAA...
U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: U.N.I.T.Y. follows Queen Latifah as she remakes her hit single from 1993. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown Related Products...
Girls Trip (2017)

Girls Trip (2017)

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver, Erica Rivinoja Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kate Walsh, Kofi Siriboe, Lara Grice, Deborah Ayorinde, Janeline Hayes, Wild Wayne,...
Ernie Hudson to Headline ‘The Family Business’

Ernie Hudson to Headline ‘The Family Business’

Anita Busch | Deadline Hollywood Ernie Hudson, who just wrapped stints on two TV series — season 4 of Netflix’s hit Grace and Frankie and Fox’s freshman prime time cop show A.P.B. — has just signed on to headline the feature film The Family Business which is based on...
La La Anthony’s ‘The Power Playbook’ Is Heading to Lifetime

La La Anthony’s ‘The Power Playbook’ Is Heading to Lifetime

from Shadow & Act La La Anthony, Meryl Poster (“Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce”) and Queen Latifah (via her Flavor Unit production shingle with business partner Shakim Compere) have teamed up to adapt Anthony’s New York Times bestseller “The Power Playbook,” as a...
Queen Latifah to Receive Prestigious Prince Rainier III Award

Queen Latifah to Receive Prestigious Prince Rainier III Award

from Shadow and Act The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) today announces that actress, singer, songwriter and producer Queen Latifah will accept the prestigious Prince Rainier III Award for her outstanding contribution to the Arts and her exemplary give-back....
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)

Director: Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu Writer(s): William H. Frake III, Michael J. Wilson Starring: John Leguizamo, Keke Palmer, Queen Latifah, Ray Romano, Wanda Sykes Synopsis: Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he...
Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith Reunite for a ‘Girl Trip’

Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith Reunite for a ‘Girl Trip’

Shadow and Act | Tambay Obenson Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith are eyeing roles in Universal Pictures’ “Girl Trip” which will be directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and produced by Will Packer. Previously set for an August 11, 2017 release, the studio has moved that...
Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Director: Patricia Riggen Writer(s): Randy Brown, Christy Beam Starring: John Carroll Lynch, Jennifer Garner, Martin Henderson, Brighton Sharbino, Queen Latifah, Gregory Alan Williams, Maia Moss-Fife, Geoffrey Howard Synopsis: A young girl suffering from a rare...
Queen Latifah to Produce Films By & About Women

Queen Latifah to Produce Films By & About Women

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act Queen Latifah has teamed up with actresses Jessica Chastain and Juliette Binoche, and director Catherine Hardwicke to launch a production company called We Do It Together (WDIT), which will focus on producing films and TV...
Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Carl Weber Team on Producing Deal

Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Carl Weber Team on Producing Deal

By Dave McNary | Variety Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere’s One Unit is partnering with Carl Weber’s Urban Books Media for a multi-year co-production agreement that will cover both film and TV projects, Variety has learned exclusively. The projects will be based on...
An Action Movie Franchise for Queen Latifah? Maybe…

An Action Movie Franchise for Queen Latifah? Maybe…

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act At least, that’s a suggestion made by both Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit production partner, Shakim Compere, and producer Lili Zanuck (who, along with producing partner, the late ace Richard Zanuck, first approached...
NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’ Has Found Its Dorothy

NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’ Has Found Its Dorothy

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act NBC has released footage showing a bit of Shanice Williams auditioning, as well as her reaction to learning that she’d gotten the part. You’ll also find a brief video interview with the actress/singer immediately...
Black Actors Set Emmy Nominations Record

Black Actors Set Emmy Nominations Record

by Anthony D’Alessandro | Deadline Hollywood The Primetime Emmys showed substantial progress this year in recognizing African-American thesps, who received 18 nominations across all acting categories — easily eclipsing last year’s record high of 11 noms. The...
Queen Latifah Talks ‘Bessie’

Queen Latifah Talks ‘Bessie’

By Diane Haithman | Deadline Hollywood Queen Latifah’s “new” movie, HBO’s Bessie, actually has been on her radar for more than 20 years. Latifah was best known as a rap artist in the 1990s when producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck approached her about...
Actors on Actors: Taraji P. Henson & Queen Latifah

Actors on Actors: Taraji P. Henson & Queen Latifah

Debra Birnbaum | @debrabirnbaum | Variety.com The following is part of Variety’s Actors on Actor Emmy Studio. For more videos, click here. You could almost hear the music as Queen Latifah joined Taraji P. Henson in Variety’s Actors on Actors studio for a candid...
Taraji P. Henson Win Critics’ Choice Awards

Taraji P. Henson Win Critics’ Choice Awards

Variety Staff | Variety.com The 5th annual Critics’ Choice TV Awards took place Sunday at the Beverly Hilton hotel and aired live on A&E. “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley emceed the proceedings — and also found time to accept the prize for best reality...
Bessie (2015)

Bessie (2015)

Director: Dee Rees Writer(s): Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Dee Rees (teleplay), Horton Foote (story) Starring: Tika Sumpter, Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Charles S. Dutton, Mo’Nique,...
10 Best Movie Roles Played by Rappers

10 Best Movie Roles Played by Rappers

By Brian Josephs | The Boom Box Rapping isn’t raking in as much money as it used to for artists. And even if you’re one of the fortunate ones, you can’t keep spitting rhymes forever. This is why you’ll find many of your favorite MCs stepping into other roles. As you’d...
Queen Latifah Produces BET’s Let the Church Say Amen

Queen Latifah Produces BET’s Let the Church Say Amen

The upcoming two-hour movie of the week is a part of the network’s premiere cinema films. By Ricki Moss | BET.com Queen Latifah continues to expand her ever-growing roster of titles for television. The latest project Latifah is producing is Let the Church Say Amen,...
Joyful Noise (2012)

Joyful Noise (2012)

Director: Todd Graff Writer(s): Todd Graff Starring: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Jordan. Dexter Darden, Courtney B. Vance, Jesse L. Martin, Kirk Franklin, Angela Grovey, Dequina Moore, Paul Woolfolk, Ivan Kelley Jr., Hajji Golightly, Rana...
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

 Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Writer(s): Gina Prince-Bythewood (screenplay), Sue Monk Kidd (novel) Starring: Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Paul Bettany, Hilarie Burton, Tristan Mack Wilds, Nate Parker, Shondrella...
Hairspray (2007)

Hairspray (2007)

Director: Adam Shankman Writer(s): Leslie Dixon (screenplay), John Waters; Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan (musical play) Starring: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron,...
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Director: Kevin Rodney Sullivan Writer(s): Mark Brown, Don D. Scott Starring: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, Eve, Troy Garity, Michael Ealy, Leonard Earl Howze, Harry Lennix, Robert Wisdom, Jazsmin Lewis, Carl Wright, DeRay Davis, Kenan...
Bringing Down The House (2003)

Bringing Down The House (2003)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAZ-gNcCORo Director: Adam Shankman Writer(s): Jason Filardi Starring: Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Eugene Levy, Joan Plowright, Jean Smart, Kimberly J. Brown, Angus T. Jones, Missi Pyle, Michael Rosenbaum, Betty White, Steve Harris,...
Brown Sugar (2002)

Brown Sugar (2002)

 Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Michael Elliot, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Erik Weiner, Reg Wyns, Melissa Martinez, Aaliyyah Hill, Marc John Jefferies, Venida...
The Bone Collector (1999)

The Bone Collector (1999)

Director: Phillip Noyce Writer(s): Jeffery Deaver (book), Jeremy Iacone (screenplay) Starring: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker, Michael McGlone, Luis Guzmán, Leland Orser, John Benjamin Hickey, Bobby Cannavale, Ed O’Neill, Richard...
Sphere (1998)

Sphere (1998)

Director: Barry Levinson Writer(s): Michael Crichton, Kurt Wimmer Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Queen Latifah, Marga Gómez, Huey Lewis, Bernard Hocke, James Pickens Jr., Michael Keys Hall, Ralph Tabakin, Liev Schreiberber...
Set It Off (1996)

Set It Off (1996)

Director: F. Gary Gray Writer(s): Takashi Bufford (story & screenplay), Kate Lanier (screenplay) Starring: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise, John C. McGinley, Blair Underwood, Vincent Baum, Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Thomas Jefferson...
Who’s the Man? (1993)

Who’s the Man? (1993)

Director: Ted Demme Writer(s): Doctor Dré, Ed Lover, Seth Greenland Starring: Ed Lover, Doctor Dré, Badja Djola, Cheryl ‘Salt’ James, Jim Moody, Ice-T, Andre B. Blake, Rozwill Young, Colin Quinn, Todd 1, Bowlegged Lou, Bernie Mac, Bill Bellamy, T-Money, Denis Leary,...
Juice (1992)

Juice (1992)

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson Writer(s): Ernest R. Dickerson (story & screenplay), Gerard Brown (screenplay) Starring: Omar Epps, Tupac Shakur, Jermaine ‘Huggy’ Hopkins, Khalil Kain, Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, Vincent Laresca, George Gore II,...
Jungle Fever (1991)

Jungle Fever (1991)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Spike Lee Starring: Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Lonette McKee, John Turturro, Frank Vincent, Anthony Quinn, Halle Berry, Tyra Ferrell, Veronica Webb, Veronica Timbers, David...