'Basketball Wives': Movie, lawsuit and boycott in the works


The "Basketball Wives" drama has escalated over the past weeks -- and not just on the Season 4 episodes. Jennifer Williams' lawsuit over her on-screen assault, Shaunie O'neal's movie announcement and a boycott of Evelyn Lozada's new spinoff have kept the cast in the headlines.Variety is reporting that Fox Searchlight has picked up a film project from Shaunie O'neal and Tracey Edmonds, and the plot sounds quite familiar: "Drawing loosely from the lives of O'Neal and some of her friends, the Searchlight project centers around a young woman who follows her boyfriend to Miami after he gets drafted into the NBA. Thrust into the world of professional sports, she meets the other players' wives and learns from their trials and tribulations."The film will be fictional, but "Basketball Wives" fans will certainly expect to see some drinks and punches thrown.Meanwhile, Jennifer Williams is pushing back from her "Basketball Wives" days -- in a big way. After...



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