Mike Epps and Tip “T.I.” Harris have signed up to star in the Queen Latifah-produced indie comedy, “The Trap,” which will be directed by Chris Robinson (BET’s “New Edition: The Movie”) from a script penned by Nile Evans, based on an original story from Epps and Evans.
“Trap” follows a man (T.I.) who returns home to Atlanta after an extended absence to help save the run-down restaurant run by his brother (Epps) and mother.
Latifah is producing via her Flavor Unit Entertainment company with partner Shakim Compere. Epps is also producing via his Naptown Productions, along with Niles Kirchner. And Harris will produce under his Grand Hustle Films banner with partner, Brian Sher.
Director Robinson is also producing.
Jesse Collins will executive produce, with a fall production start date eyed.
SOURCE: Shadow And Act