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Queen Latifah to Executive Produce and Appear in Teen Comedy ‘Paper Chase’

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (TheWrap) – Queen Latifah is set to executive produce a new teen comedy called “Paper Chase” along with Gunpowder & Sky’s Van Toffler, Gunpowder & Sky announced Monday.

Latifah will produce on behalf of her production company Flavor Unit, and she will also make an appearance in the film to be directed by Angela Tucker. Tucker co-wrote the film with Lauren Domino, who will also produce. Loretha Jones is also set as an executive producer.

“Paper Chase” is a teen comedy that follows Alicia, an ideal driven, well-meaning New Orleans teenager ready to reinvent herself at the fictional college, Kensington University in Atlanta. When Alicia can’t pay her tuition fees, she and her cash-strapped mom must find a way to get the funds. With help from her best friend, Alicia plans to throw a rager to raise the money to keep her college dream alive.

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