Queen Latifah and Will Smith are joining forces for a romantic cause!
Find out how and why below…Array
The powerful friends, who enjoyed major notoriety as peace-loving rappers in the 80s before becoming movie stars, have linked arms to build a remake of the ‘Romeo & Juliet’ story in partnership with Netflix.
Its USP? It is to be a Hip-Hop musical.
…about a young waitress from Brooklyn and an aspiring musician from a wealthy family, whose unconventional romance forces them to confront their life choices
Its script is to be penned by Solvan Naim (‘The Get Down’) and delivered to Netflix to support its bid to ward off competition from its up and coming rival Apple TV and its long-running foe Hulu.