According to published reports the Queen Latifah-produced movie “Single Ladies” has been picked up by VH1 and expanded into a weekly television series.
According to Variety, VH1 is describing the TV version as:
A comedic drama about a Val, Keisha, and April – three best friends with different philosophies on sex and relationships. Val ( Stacey Dash) is an ambitious aspiring fashion mogul who wants to find a true partner. Keisha (LisaRaye McCoy), on the other hand, is a former video dancer just looking for a rich man to keep her in style. April (Charity Shea) has supposedly found the perfect man and the perfect marriage – but is learning that marriage isn’t necessarily a happy ending. Single Ladies is a modern, sexy series set in the world of Atlanta fashion, music, and celebrity that will constantly explore which woman has the right approach to relationships.
Latifah has released a statement saying,
“My (producing) partner Shakim (Compere) and I are excited to collaborate with VH1, as they have a similar vision on how to bring this show to life…I think ‘Single Ladies’ will really fill a hole in what is needed on television today.”
The movie turned TV series starring Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy, Charity Shea and DB Woodside, has an exclusive deal to become an eight-episode series for the network.