Ooooh, ladies first – ladies first!
Tanya Lopez, exec vp movies, limited series and original movie acquisitions at Lifetime and LMN, said “Both Queen Latifah and Toni Braxton have been part of the Lifetime family for many years, and it’s proven that our audiences love them as much as we do, and we are excited they will be back on the network for even more.”
Toni, who recently slayed her role in “Faith Under Fire,” has signed a multi-film deal, which will include her holiday movie, “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime.”
Queen Latifah’s new deal will see her executive producing the documentary, “Where Did the Women of Hip-Hop Go.”
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project examines the history of female rappers in a genre dominated by men and explores the future for female emcees.
Latifah will also executive produce a one-hour special titled, “Unity,” which follows the Hip Hop legend as she remakes her iconic 1993 single. “Who you calling a b-tch?!”
Congratulations to both ladies on doing big things!