Adam Shankman moves into Houze

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com November 02 2001 12:00 AM ET

Gay director Adam Shankman (The Wedding Planner) is set to direct Steve Martin and Queen Latifah in the Walt Disney comedy In the Houze, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film centers around a man (Martin) who meets a woman (Latifah) online, not knowing that she's in a women's prison. Shankman has also received a script commitment from CBS for a dance project that he will executive-produce with Denise DiNovi from a script by out writer-director Mark Christopher (54; Alkali, Iowa).