Rapper Queen Latifah born Dana Elaine Owens will team up with the legendary movie superstar Will Smith to produce a hip-hop musical movie of Shakespeare's iconic love story Romeo and Juliet. That was reported by various media on May 18, 2019.
The movie will produced for Netflix, and based on a story about a romantic relationship in New York city involving a musician from a wealthy family and a young waitress. Matters related to the obvious social class difference form the core of the hip-hop version of the classic Romeo and Juliet hence the movie.
The movie will be directed by Solvan Naim alias Slick.