For years Queen Latifah has portrayed characters rooted in Christianity, now the entertainment mogul is working to bring a modern retelling of the Bible to the small screen. According to Deadline, Latifah, who was born Dana Owens, will be teaming up with 20th Century Fox TV and faith-based production company Relevé Entertainment (“Preachers Of….” franchise, “Fix My Choir”) to create a show that features popular Bible stories reimagined.

The series, titled The Scroll, is an original concept created by Relevé Entertainment CEO Holly Carter who will team up with Latifah and her business partner, Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit Television production company, to executive produce the series alongside Michael Elliot who has been tapped to write the project. READ MORE