It’s a new slice of African American life, with basketball as a backdrop.It’s refreshing in that it’s part of that new movement in black films, looking at the middle class, both the kids come from two-parent household, so it’s not against all odds, or basketball or die.Today he’s talking about Love & Basketball, writer-director Gina Prince-Blythewood’s first feature, produced by Spike Lee and Sam Kitt.
At age 17, he toured briefly with Queen Latifah as a backup singer and dancer, and a year later, in 1991, he formed a rap group called Wolfpack. In one of the show's most intense scenes ever, Dr. The two actors got together in Los Angeles at the L. Film Festival, joining fellow cast members Glenndon Chatman, Dennis Haysbert, Kyla Pratt, Alfre Woodard, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood. Epps, now 41, and Lathan, now 43, led the romantic drama as childhood sweethearts Quincy Mc Call and Monica Wright, respectively.The two played next-door neighbors with hoop dreams and a rocky romantic relationship.The eyes never lie Omar Epps has his hotel bed pillows on the sofa, so he can lean into them while he talks to you.
But two minutes into the interview, he’s sitting up and facing you, enthusiastically punctuating his points with his hands.Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics, and more delivered straight to your inbox!