Ten years after he first hit it big on the charts, rapper-turned-actor Ja Rule has partnered with Queen Latifah to film his home life for MTV. Latifah is among the executive producers on Follow the Rules, which has been ordered to series by the cable network.
The half-hour "comedic docu-series" will center on Ja Rule and his family, including wife Aisha and their two sons, Jeffrey Jr. and Jordan, as well as both his and Aisha's mothers. (Their oldest daughter, Brittney, is in college.)
There's not much Queen Latifah can't do, which is why it should come as no surprise HBO has tapped the rapper/comedienne/actress to star as blues icon Bessie Smith in its newest biopic.
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If you wished this year's Oscar nominees suffered from a severe lack of cats and double rainbows, Jimmy Kimmel has you covered. The late-night host gave YouTube videos the big-screen trailer treatment during his post-Oscars special — with the help of a few friends, of course.
Frank Underwood might be great at playing politicians, but Kevin Spacey was board to play the piano in the trailer for Ameowadeus. The actor took on the iconic role of Keyboard Cat in the fake trailer, starring opposite Christoph Waltz, Ben Kingsley, Gary Oldman and Mandy Patinkin.
Queen Latifah returning to daytime television as host of a new talk show.
The as-yet-untitled show comes from Latifah's production company with Shakim Compere, Flavor Unit Entertainment, and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment. Sony Pictures Television will produce it.
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