6 Upcoming Queen Latifah Movies We Are Excited About

Before venturing into the world of movies, Queen Latifah was already a successful rapper and a Grammy Award winner. She came out with her debut album “All Hail the Queen,” featuring the hit single “Ladies First” in the year 1989. Her third album Black spawned the single “U.N.I.T.Y.”, which won her a Grammy Award. ,In the year 2002 she gained mainstream success for her performance in the film “Chicago,” which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Latifah has carved a niche for herself in Hollywood and has proved that not only is she a successful musician and a rapper, but also a great actress whose contribtion to cinema has earned her a legion of fans.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Queen Latifah movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming films of Queen Latifah as an actor and a producer scheduled to release soon. We can only hope that the latest new Queen Latifah movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.

6. Hope’s Wish

According to Variety, Queen Latifah will be starring in the upcoming true-life drama titled “Hope’s Wish.” Warner Bros will handle the distribution of the film via Alcon’s output deal with the studio. Laurie Collyer will be directing the movie with Diana Ossana scripting the movie, which happens to be an adaptation of Stuart & Shelby Stout’s non-fiction “Hope’s Wish: How One Girl’s Dream Made Others Come True.” The plot of the movie will centre on a 12-year-old girl who sets out on a mission to to fund the wishes of 155 other health-challenged children with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation after she’s diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.

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5. The Tony Story

Queen Latifah and her partner Shakim Compere will be producing an upcoming movie based on the track of rapper Meek Mill’s “The Toy Story.” James Lindsay of Dream Chasers Films will be producing the film. Cess Silvera will be directing the upcoming movie from a script by Carlito Rodriquez, which will centre on character’s Tony and Ty’s dreams of getting rich. However Their brotherly love is dismantled with money, greed and success taking over their loyalties and friendship.

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4. The Scroll

According to the The Hollywood Reporter, Queen Latifah will be collaborating with Fox to produce the Bible-themed project titled “The Scroll” via her production company “Flavor Unit Television” along with writer Michael Elliot penning the script. The Scroll will be a Tv series which will focus on the short stories of the Bible, centred around its characters, set in the present day.

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3. The Rhinelander Affair

Queen Latifah Mark and Christine Holder, Octavia Spencer, Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit Entertainment and Dave Broome are all collaborating to produce the ambitious upcoming project titled “The Rhinelander Affair.” The film will be an adaptation of a story written by William Kinsolving which centres on the story of Leonard Rhinelander and Alice Jones, who fell in love, who were kept apart by Rhinelander’s family. They do get married in secret but get scrutinized by the media and Rhinelander’s family so much that they decide to divorce one another. Jones endures a lot of pain due to the fact she hides that she’s an English woman with negro roots, which further complicates the case. At one point she’s forced to disrobe in court to prove that her skin colour isn’t black.

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2. King of the South

Queen Latifah will be starring in the upcoming biopic of Master P’s life story titled “King of the South.” Although not much is known about the commencement of this project or who’s directing or writing the screenplay, Master P had this to say about his biopic; “I would like to give New Orleans natives an opportunity to play major roles in this film, I want the movie to have an authentic feel. I believe there are so many talented actors and actresses that just need a shot. The timing is right for me to tell my story, it was tough back then especially being from the South, New Orleans was the murder capital at the time, I want others to learn from my mistakes and understand my work ethic of never giving up, no matter what it may look like.”

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1. The Trap (Post Production)

Mike Epps and Tip “T.I.” Harris will be starring in the upcoming indie comedy titled “The Trap.” Queen Latifah will be producing the movie partner Shakim Compere through their production company Flavor Unit Entertainment. Mike Epps and T.I Harris are tagging along as the producers as well. Nile Evans will be writing the script from a story which was conceived by Mike Epps, the plot of the movie centres on the story of a man returning home to help his mother and brother run their run-down restaurant after a brief absence from their lives.

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