Empire star Taraji P. Henson is set to headline What Men Want, a gender-flipped remake of the 2000 Mel Gibson comedy What Women Want. While gender-flipped remakes of classic properties have become more and more common as of late, it’s unlikely that most would have seen this particular one coming. After all, What Women Want isn’t exactly one of Gibson’s best-remembered films, and critics at the time weren’t very kind to it overall. However, the film did do well financially, hauling in nearly $400 million worldwide on a budget of $70 million.

Directed by Nancy Meyers (Something’s Gotta Give), the original What Women ...

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