Taraji P. Henson to Star in 'What Men Want' at Paramount

7 days ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News

Taraji P. Henson will star in comedy What Men Want, a gender-swapped version of the 2000 Nancy Meyers-directed feature What Women Want, that starred Mel Gibson, THR has learned.

Henson will play a female sports agent who has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When she gains the power to hear men's thought, she is able to shift the paradigm to her advantage as she races to sign the NBA’s next superstar.

Paramount Players, the upstart studio label run by AwesomenessTV grad Brian Robbins, will produce along with Girls Trip filmmaker Will Packer and James Lopez. Henson will exec produce. 


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Movies & TV

What Women Want (2000)
AwesomenessTV (2013)
Girls Trip (2017)


Taraji P. Henson
Nancy Meyers
Mel Gibson
Brian Robbins
Will Packer
James Lopez