One half of ‘Two Dope Queens’ podcast, Phoebe Robinson is about to head to theaters with a few notable names. This week it has been confirmed that Robinson will now join the cast of ‘What Men Want’ which serves as a new version of ‘What Women Want’ originally starring Mel Gibson. For the upcoming film, Taraji P. Henson is set to star in the film that also includes Tracy Morgan.
Phoebe Robinson, one half of HBO’s Two Dope Queens, is set to play Ciarra in What Men Want, the Taraji P Henson-toplined gender-swamping redo of the 2000 comedy starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The pic, from Paramount Players, is being directed by Adam Shankman. Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Max Greenfield co-star…. The script is by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck with previous revisions by Tina Chism. It’s about a female sports agent (Henson) who has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When she gains the power to hear men’s thoughts, she is able to shift the paradigm to her advantage as she races to sign the NBA’s next superstar.