Rapper-turned-actress Queen Latifah has signed up to star in a remake of
Alec Guinness' classic comedy LAST HOLIDAY - and she plans to take on his
The OSCAR-nominated CHICAGO star will switch the lead character's gender
in the update of the 1950 film to play a shy sales clerk who, after learning
she has a terminal illness, takes off on a European vacation.
Latifah, real name Dana Owens, also switched the original character's sex
in her upcoming remake of French movie TAXI, which also stars SATURDAY NIGHT
LIVE's Jimmy Fallon.