Queen Latifah & Common Seeking Extras for new Film

Queen Latifah and Common will be starring in a new film together called Just Wright and the two rapper/actors are looking for fans to share the screen with them.

The film, which also stars Paula Patton (Idlewild). Phylicia Rashaad (The Cosby Show) and Pam Grier (Jackie Brown), is about “a physical therapist that falls for a basketball player she is helping to recover from a career-threatening injury,” per imdb.com.

Now according to Ball Don’t Lie, a Yahoo sports blog, the producers of the flick are seeking fans to star as extras. Those interested can email fans@njnets.com by Wednesday. The producers will be filming the scene from August 12 to August 14 at the New Jersey Nets’s home court, the Izod Center and those selected will receive compensation for their work.

In related news, Latifah is currently working on a new rap album. The disc, entitled Persona, is being executive produced by Miami duo Cool & Dre. It is set for release on August 22 via Flavor Unit Entertainment. A track from the forthcoming CD, “People,” featuring female superstar Mary J Blige leaked today (August 3). –Max G

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  • $ykotic

    They’re giving away the $500 per-diem?

    Some one go get that!

    And check that Queen/Mary J Blige cut!

  • Silly Willy

    Damn !!! A Queen album produced by Cool and Dre….that should be knockin!

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  • geico lizard

    Queen Latifah & Common Seeking Acting Lessons for new Film

    This movie will go straight to beta max.

  • http://xxl.com DONNA BROOKS

    I think this is a great opportunity for someone to shine, espeically working with THE QUEEN and COMMON. I belive that they will make someone very happy to change their life and to give some beautiful person a second chance in life. Its a really wonderful idea. Good Luck!!!!!! DONNA BROOKS W.D.C