WHAT MEN WANT
1. Taraji P. Henson as Ali Davis
Taraji Penda Henso (/ tərɑːdʒi / tə-RAH-jee, born September 11, 1970) is an American actress, singer and author. He studied acting at Howard University and began his career in Hollywood in guest roles in several television programs before making his breakthrough in Baby Boy (2001). He received praise for playing a sex worker in Hustle & Flow (2005) and a single mother of a disabled child in David Curin’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; for the latter, he received nominations for the Academy Award, the SAG Award and the Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress; for the former, he received a Screen Actors Syndicate Award for outstanding performance by a cast in a film nomination. In 2010, he appeared in the action comedy Date Night and co-starred in the remake of The Karate Kid. Henson has also had an extensive and successful television career in series such as The Division, Boston Legal and Eli Stone. In 2011, Henson starred in the Lifetime Television movie Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for best leading actress in a limited series or movie. From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred Detective Jocelyn Carter in the CBS drama Person of Interest, for which she won an NAACP Image Award. Henson starred in the film Think Like a Man (2012) and its sequel to 2014. In 2015, she began acting as Cookie Lyon in Fox’s drama series Empire, making her the first African-American woman to win a Prize. of the Television of the Selection of the Critics for the Best Actress in a Drama Series. She also won a Golden Globe Award, and was nominated for two Emmy Awards, in 2015 and 2016.
2. Aldis Hodge
Aldis Alexander Basil Hodge (nacido el 20 de septiembre de 1986) es un actor estadounidense, mejor conocido por su interpretación de Alec Hardison en la serie de TNT. 2016 Figuras Ocultas, como Noah en la serie WGN America Underground….Hodge was born on September 20, 1986 in Onslow County, North Carolina. Both of their parents, Aldis Basil Hodge and Yolette Evangeline Richardson, served in the United States Marine Corps. Hodge’s
mother is from Florida, while his father is originally from Dominica. Aldis is the younger brother of actor Edwin Hodge. Hodge played the clarinet and the violin as a child, but as an adult, his attention is focused on the violin; He bought the first one at 18 years old. In addition to acting, Hodge designs watches, writings and paintings. In 2007, Hodge received the role of Alec Hardison on his 21st birthday. In 2010, he received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Television for this role in Leverage. He is also one of the two actors who plays two different roles in two Die Hard films, the other is Anthony Peck. Wendy Anne McLendon was born in Bellflower, California, the daughter of Carolyn (née Lewis), an accountant, and David Robert McLendon, a former Coca-Cola casting conductor. She has a younger sister who is a therapist in Portland, Oregon. She was raised Baptist, and has Scottish and English ancestry. McLendon-Covey was raised in Long Beach, where he graduated from high school in 1987. He worked in a number of different retail jobs while attending Long Beach City College and Golden West College before enrolling at California State University, Long Beach, where He graduated with a degree in Liberal Studies and Creative Writing in 2000. “I did not graduate from college until I was thirty,” he told Marc Maron in 2017. “I had many stops and starts.”
3. Tracy Morgan
Tracy Jamel Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor and comedian best known for his seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1996-2003) and 30 Rock (2006-2013). He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2009 for his work on 30 Rock. He has appeared in numerous films as an actor and voice actor.
4. Wendi McLendon-Covey as Olivia
Wendi Anne McLendon-Covey (born Wendy Anne McLendon; October 10, 1969) is an American actress and comedian, known primarily for her work in comedic and improvisational roles and the character Beverly Goldberg, a family matriarch, on the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs , for which she was nominated for two Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. A native of Long Beach, California,McLendon-Covey worked numerous jobs after graduating high school before earning a degree from California State University in 2000. After graduating, she became a member of The Groundlings, an improvisational comedy group in Los Angeles, and remained a member until 2009.She began acting while still a member of the Groundlings, starring in the improvisational Comedy Central series Reno 911!, As Deputy Clementine Johnson from 2003-08. She also had the lead role in the Lifetime short-lived comedy Lovespring International (2006), as well as minor roles in Bewitched (2005) and Over Her Dead Body (2008). From 2010 to 2013, she had a recurring role on CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.After a breakout performance in the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, McLendon-Covey has appeared in a number of films, including What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012), The Single Moms Club (2014), Blended (2014), Think Like a Man Too (2014), and Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015).
5. Brian Bosworth as Nick
Brian Keith Bosworth (born March 9, 1965), nicknamed “The Boz”, is a former football player who played as a Seattle Seahawks linebacker in the National Football League (NFL).Bosworth played college football for the University of Oklahoma, and it was a two-time All-American consensus. He gained fame and notoriety through his extravagant personality, controversial comments about the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and radical haircuts. Bosworth was less successful in the NFL, and injuries forced him to retire after three seasons.Bosworth attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played from 1984 to 1986. He was recognized as a first All-American team in 1985 and again in 1986. Known for his radical hairstyles and criticism of the NCAA, as well as for his game in the field, Bosworth embraced publicity and controversy. On more than one occasion, Bosworth referred to the NCAA as “national communists against athletes.” He wore a T-shirt with that slogan during the 1987 Orange Bowl game after the 1986 season. Unable to play in the game due to a positive steroid test, Bosworth revealed the shirt while staying away from the shock and indignation of the game. many, including his own coach, Barry Switzer. He stated that his use of steroids was medically prescribed by his doctor because of his injuries. While Switzer was known to handle a loose ship, this incident was too close for him, and dismissed Bosworth from the team.
6.Erykah Badu as Sister
Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu (/ ɛrɪkə bɑːduː /), is an American singer-songwriter. Badu’s career began after opening a show for D’Angelo in 1994 in Fort Worth; The executive of the record label Kedar Massenburg was very impressed with his performance and signed for Kedar Entertainment. Their first album
, Baduizm, was released in February 1997. It spawned three singles: “On & On”, “Next Lifetime” and “Otherside of the Game”. The album was triple platinum certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His first live album, Live, was released in November 1997 and was certified double platinum by the RIAA.
His second studio album, Mama’s Gun, was released in 2000. He generated three singles: “Bag Lady”, which became his first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 reaching number 6, “Did not Cha know? ” and “Cleva.” The album was certified Platinum by the third album of RIAA.Badu, Worldwide Underground, was released in 2003. It generated three singles: “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)”, “Danger” and “Back in the Day (Puff) “with ‘Love’ becoming their second song to reach the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, reaching the # 9 spot. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA. Badu’s fourth album, New Amerykah Part One, was released in 2008. It generated two singles: “Honey” and “Soldier”. The new second part of Amerykah was launched in 2010 and did well both critically and commercially. It contained the main simple of the album, “Window Seat”, that took to the controversy.
Paramount announced that it would be developing a remake of the 2000 Nancy Meyers film What Women Want.On November 14, 2017, it was announced that Taraji P. Henson would star in the lead role. On February 2, 2018, Adam Shankman signed on to direct the film. Max Greenfield and Tracy Morgan were also added to the cast.
Initial release : February 8, 2019 (USA)