Taraji P. Henson is an excellent actress whom many have gotten to see in “Baby Boy”, “Lady Sings The Blues”, “Hair Show”, etc. In her latest movie “Hustle and Flow” Taraji belches a few notes. In Hustle and Flow Taraji plays “Shug” a pregnant hooker. If you want to know more about the movie click read more. The movie releases in theaters July 13, 2005.
Hustle and Flow
Screenwriter: Craig Brewer
Director: Craig Brewer, John Singleton
Location: Memphis, TN
Paramount, now with their new CEO Brad Grey, have picked up John Singleton’s “Hustle & Flow.”
Variety reports the deal was done at the ongoping Sundance festival and is said to be worth some $16 million, $9 million for “Hustle & Flow” plus about $3.5 million for two future Singleton produced movies.
Hustle & Flow follows DJAY (Terrence Howard) who is a hardworking pimp who spends most days in his parked Chevy philosophizing about life in Memphis, TN. DJay