Will Smith and Queen Latifah Are Creating a Hip-Hop Musical
Will Smith and Queen Latifah
Are Creating a Hip-Hop Musical According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,'
Smith and Latifah are working on a contemporary
musical version of 'Romeo and Juliet.'
The production will air on Netflix.
Flavor Unit Entertainment and
25/7 Productions are to produce and
Overbrook Entertainment will executive produce.
Solvan "Slick" Naim is set to direct.
The film will be shot in an
urban New York setting.
It will tell the story of
"a young waitress from the streets of Brooklyn
and an aspiring musician from a wealthy family..." Further details have
yet to be revealed.