The entertainer announced Tuesday that the multiyear deal gives the streaming service first look at titles from her production company. It starts this spring.
Latifah launched Flavor Unit in New Jersey with Shakim Compere. It's now based in Miami. The company has produced films such as "Bringing Down the House" and "Just Wright," both starring Latifah. It also produced the HBO film "Life Support," which earned a Golden Globe Award for Latifah.
Latifah said in a statement that Netflix is a "strong brand and the perfect place to showcase our projects."