Sanaa lathan dating omar epps
They fell into that deep and envious fairytale love that only years of friendship can bring.
Monica was the powerful and uncompromising ball player who was determined to prove that girls ball better, while Quincy was the popular swoon-worthy basketball star and ideal lover. Like when Monica told Quincy “I've been in love with you since I was eleven, and the sh*t won't go away.” On the 15th anniversary of this cultural treasure, ESSENCE spoke with the film’s stars Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan to reminisce about the making of the classic love story, a potential sequel.
On the film’s impact: Sanaa Lathan: It’s so cool and amazing that it has become this beloved film that people love.
Just last night I went out to dinner and these two girls came up to me and said they grew up on the movie and they are looking for their “Q.” Who knew, when I was shooting it, I had no idea.
The actress, who's 42 to his 25, posted this cuddly shot on Instagram over the weekend.
Her caption: "@kaepernick7 xoxo." He posted the same shot on his page with the caption: "@sanaalathan this." If that doesn't mean they're dating, we don't know what does.
Anyway, the comments on the picture are kind of hilarious.
He studied theater in high school and by age 17 landed a role as a backup singer and dancer for Queen Latifah.
"It just came naturally." Epps attended Fiorello H.
La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where he studied theater.
The two actors got together in Los Angeles at the L. Film Festival, joining fellow cast members Glenndon Chatman, Dennis Haysbert, Kyla Pratt, Alfre Woodard, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood. Epps, now 41, and Lathan, now 43, led the romantic drama as childhood sweethearts Quincy Mc Call and Monica Wright, respectively.
The two played next-door neighbors with hoop dreams and a rocky romantic relationship.
It’s a new slice of African American life, with basketball as a backdrop.