Mike Epps is returning to the big screen with some help from T.I. and Queen Latifah. The comedian is set to star in and produce a new comedy titled The Trap.
The Hollywood Reporter writes:
The Trap tells of a man (T.I.) who returns home to Atlanta after an extended absence to help save his brother (Epps) and mother’s run-down restaurant. An unexpected change to the chicken recipe breathes new life into the restaurant but also brings unexpected problems.
Acclaimed film and music video creator Chris Robinson will direct the movie. Queen Latifah‘s Flavor Unit will produce it in a partnership with Epps’ Naptown Productions and T.I.‘s Grand Hustle Films. Epps has never worked with T.I., but it seems like the pairing will make sense. Robinson previously worked with T.I. as he directed the 2006 film ATL.
In a bit of irony, T.I. is currently experiencing a real life movie comedy/drama as his Scales 925 restaurant has made headlines in recent months for not paying employees and getting evicted from it’s building.