Queen Latifah to star in Bible-themed TV drama

Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Actress-singer Queen Latifah and entertainment company Fox are reportedly developing a religious drama for the network.

Latifah, who currently features in “Star”, will team up with Holly Carter, CEO of faith-inspired content company Releve Entertainment, and Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit Television for a Bible-themed drama titled “The Scroll”, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Writer Michael Elliot will write the project’s script based on an original idea by Carter.

“The Scroll” will re-imagine some of the Bible’s most popular stories in present day. Those stories will be depicted by a group of friends and colleagues who are the modern-day versions of some of the Bible’s most remarkable characters.