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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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