The Wedding Planner director Adam Shankman has signed on direct a sequel to Nancy Meyers’ 2000 comedy What Women Want, entitled, imaginatively, What Men Want.
Taraji P. Henson will play the lead int he project, with no other casting confirmed at this time. She will also produce the project alongside director Shankman and Jennifer Lopez.
The sequel will see Henson as a sports agents overlooked and mistreated by her male colleagues, only to find herself bestowed the ability to hear mens’ inner thoughts and granted the opportunity to use her new skills to find the NBA’s next superstar.
Set for a January 11th, 2019 release, What Men Want will be Shankman’s next project, to be shot before the director begins work on Enchanted sequel, Disenchanted.