The trailer for Taraji P. Henson’s What Males Need, the gender-bending remake of 2000’s What Ladies Need, is now dwell, and audiences are getting a primary take a look at the life and instances of excessive powered sports activities agent Ali Davis.
Within the trailer Davis is struggling to advance in her profession at World Vast Sports activities Administration and is advised that she doesn’t know how one can relate to males. She is making an attempt to land an enormous shopper who’s managed by his father, Joe “Dolla” Barry, performed by Tracy Morgan. Barry tells her flat out “I don’t belief girls who don’t get dudes.”
A good friend of Ali’s means that she seek the advice of with a lady who can help along with her downside understanding males. The marketing consultant with a depraved tea sport is none aside from Erykah Badu.
“First off, after I learn the script and I received to that scene I used to be pondering this gotta be Erykah Badu for this,” Taraji tells BET.com. “So I known as Will and requested him to please name Erykah Badu. I’m hinting. However the author knowledgeable me she wrote it for her and I couldn’t see anyone else enjoying that character. I knew she might do the half and couldn’t wait to play in a scene along with her.”
Again in 2010 Badu was famously requested for her secret to mesmerizing males by speak present host Chelsea Handler, however she refused to surrender the grime saying she “I would like all of them, why would I offer you recommendation? I am going to offer you one piece of recommendation, you could be approaching too sturdy.” Effectively, fortunately she is now extra beneficiant with Ali.
“[It’s a very enjoyable cameo that solely Erykah Badu can do,” says producer Will Packer. “She is available in and provides some life to this function and taste to this film that audiences are going to be loving.”
What Males Need is in theaters January 11.