La La Anthony’s ‘Love Playbook’ Movie In Development With Queen Latifah And Codeblack Films

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REX SHUTTERSTOCK

Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment and Codeblack Films are partnering to co-produce and co-finance a slate of films, starting with an adaptation of La La Anthony’s “The Love Playbook: Rules for Love, Sex, and Happiness.”

“The Love Playbook” was published in 2014 and became a New York Times bestseller. Anthony channeled her life and love lessons into a personal playbook, offering no-nonsense advice on dating, love and marriage — advising women on how to take control of their relationships, rise above adversity and live their lives by their rules.

Anthony will also executive produce for the project through her LaLa Land company. Amy Aniobi (“Silicon Valley”) is writing the screenplay.

The slate will be co-produced By Flavor Unit Entertainment’s Shakim Compere and Queen Latifah. Quincy Newell and Jeff Clanagan will also serve as producers on the projects.

Codeblack Films and Flavor Unit Entertainment will collaborate on the marketing of the films under the slate.

Codeblack Films, a division of Lionsgate, has a mission to serve the global black community through movies targeted to the underserved African-American consumer. Its 2014 comedy concert film, “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain,” grossed over $32 million domestically.

Flavor Unit’s producing credits include “Bringing Down the House,”  “Beauty Shop,” ” The Perfect Holiday,” “The Cookout” and “Just Wright.” TV credits include “Bessie” and “Life Support.”

Newell, who’s exec VP and general manager, constructed the co-production and co-finance arrangement with Flavor Unit Entertainment Co-CEO Shakim Compere.

Stewart Levy is handling negotiations on behalf of Flavor Unit with Greg Snodgrass on behalf of Codeblack Films.

Source: Codeblack

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