is executive producing and starring opposite Steve Martin in the comedy, "In
The Houze." The movie centers around a man (Martin) who meets a female
(Latifah) on the internet, who happens to be in prison. In a strange twist,
the female inmate escapes prison and proceeds to wreak havoc on Martin's life.
The movie is scheduled for a 2003 release.
Latifah is also starring in "Brown Sugar"
with Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan. "Brown Sugar," described as an African-American
"When Harry Met Sally," focuses on a romance between an A&R executive
(Diggs) at a hip-hop record label and a magainze editor (Lathan) who are childhood
friends. Latifah plays Lathan's best friend.
Production on the movie started in 2001 in New
York City, but was post poned due to the 9/11 attacks. The filming has wrapped
and is scheduled to hit theaters in October 2002.