Rapper Queen Latifah will make a return to daytime television, through a new deal between her Flavor Unit Productions and Will Smith’s Overbrook Productions.
Variety reports that Queen Latifah host the new daytime talkshow, which will be syndicated through Sony Pictures Television.
The move is Queen Latifah’s latest incursion into the television and film industries, through her Flavor Unit productions.
The world famous rapper/actress, born Dana Owens, recently relocated Flavor Unit from Jersey City, New Jersey to Miami, Florida where she’s developing her film studio/company with longtime partner Shakim Compere.
Latifah also recently inked a deal with rapper Cam’ron, to produce the new movie “Percentages,” and is also a producer of “Single Ladies” for VH1 and “Let’s Stay Together” on BET.
Queen Latifah is no stranger to daytime television. She hosted her own hit talk show “The Queen Latifah Show,” from 1999-2001.
She also starred in the television series “Living Single,” which aired from 1993-1998.
According to Variety, Queen Latifah’s new talk show is slated to debut in 2013.