Queen Latifah Signs On To Master P Bio Film, King of the South
The actress, talk show host and rapper lands a major role to play the mother of the young Percy Miller aka Master P rags to riches story. The film is based on Master P’s overcoming poverty and finding a way out the ghetto for his family through his music.
Flavor Unit executive Shakim Compere says, “This is a great role for Queen Latifah. Master P has an amazing story and has broke a lot of barriers in hip-hop, paving the way for artists to make real money and run their own businesses in the music industry. We have so much respect for what he’s done in the game, we want to help make sure that his story is told authentically with A-list talent.” The King of The South is the latest theatrical endeavor for Latifah who most recently starred in Lifetime’s Steel Magnolia‘s reboot. Her Flavor Unit also struck in overall deal with BET and Centric to revive VH1’s scripted series Single Ladies.
King of The South is written by Parde Bridget, Wayne Conley and Percy Miller, produced by CP3 Filmworks. The recreation of young Percy Millers’s life and the rise of the Ice Cream Man, No Limit empire, how one man with his last $500, turn down a million-dollar record contract to go on to sell over 75 million records on his own independent label.
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