Common’s the Wright Guy for Latifah


Variety reports that Fox Searchlight Pictures has cast Common (Terminator Salvation) as the lead opposite Queen Latifah in the romantic comedy Just Wright, to be directed by Sanaa Hamri.

Paula Patton has also been cast. Shooting starts in mid-July in New York for a release next year.

The script, written by Michael Elliot, revolves around a sports trainer who finds herself falling in love with a professional basketball player while rehabilitating him from a career-threatening injury.