Paramount Players Plots ‘What Men Want;’ Empire’s Taraji P. Henson To Star

Paramount Players Plots What Men Want;' Empire's Taraji P. Henson Plays Chauvinist

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a smart way to remake a hit comedy. Paramount Players has signed Empire‘s  Taraji P. Henson to star in What Men Want, a comedy inspired by the 2000 Nancy Meyers hit romantic comedy What Women Want. The studio is fast tracking the film, and has set it for release January 11, 2019.The original starred Mel Gibson as a confident chauvinistic male who suddenly acquires the ability to hear what the women around him are really thinking. The new version follows a female sports agent...