Taraji P. Henson to Star in ‘What Men Want’
Taraji P. Henson and Will Packer are once again teaming up. According to Variety, Henson will star in Packer’s upcoming film What Men Want, a re-imagining of the comedy What Women Want, which starred Mel Gibson as a philanderer who suddenly gains the ability to hear the thoughts of women around him. The new version will star Taraji as a female sports agent being boxed out by her male colleagues. When she too gains the power to hear the thoughts of men, she races against time to beat them at their own game and sign the NBA’s next rising star.
Trailer: ‘Acrimony’ Starring Taraji P. Henson
Here it is, guys, your first look at Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, starring Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent and Tika Sumpter. The film has a release date of March 30th 2018 and looks hella dramatic from the trailer. If I didn’t know better, I’d think Cookie Lyon was transported from Empire just for this role.
Taraji P. Henson for Mac Viva Glam
Taraji P. Henson has landed her first solo Mac Viva Glam campaign. The 46-year old actress was joined by her on-screen son, actor Jussie Smollet, in last year’s campaign, which was inspired by Taraji’s Empire character, Cookie Lyon.
First Look: ‘Proud Mary’ Poster + Trailer
If you love Taraji P. Henson as much as we do around here, then you’ll probably be super excited to check out the poster and first official trailer from her upcoming film Proud Mary. As previously reported, the Screen Gems thriller stars Henson as a sympathetic hit woman willing to do anything to protect a young child who suddenly comes into her care after a hit goes wrong.
Taraji P Henson to Star in ‘She’s Living My Life’
Actress Taraji P. Henson is once again teaming up with writer/producer Tyler Perry. According to published reports, the Empire star has landed the lead role in Tyler’s upcoming film She’s Living My Life. The project is already in production and has a release date of March 30, 2018 (Easter Weekend).
February Covers Featuring Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson
Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson are both gracing February magazine covers. Gabrielle lands her first solo cover for Women’s Health magazine, while Taraji is sharing the cover of W with model Kate Moss, actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, designer Donatella Versace and actress/producer Jessica Chastain.
‘Empire’ Prequel to Star Cookie Lyon
According to Empire creator, Lee Daniels, a spin-off of the popular Fox series surrounding the character of Cookie Lyons, is officially a go. “I can officially say that we will be having a spin-off,” Lee told reporters at this week’s TCA press tour. “We’re finally figuring it out. We just really had to build the foundation of Empire, so we then try to figure out what the B-chorus is- but it finally looks like it’s going to happen.”
Taraji P. Henson Lines Up Next Film Role
Actress Taraji P. Henson is determined to conquer both the big and small screen. The Empire star will be returning to her hit Fox series for a fourth season in September, as well as starring in the upcoming Screen Gems film Proud Mary. Via Deadline, Taraji will play a hit woman who is moved to pop a cap in the ass of anyone who threatens the life of a young boy who comes into her care.