[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Netflix and Flavor Unit Entertainment, the production company owned by Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere, have signed an exclusive licensing agreement for movies in the U.S.

In the first-look deal, Netflix will have its pick of Flavor Unit movies that it may debut, shortly after their theatrical release, beginning in spring this year.

Flavor Unit has produced movies like  Bringing Down the House and  Beauty Shop.  The company is most recently responsible for producing the Lifetime Original Movie Steel Magnolias starring Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Jill Scott and Alfre Woodard, which became the third most-watched telecast ever on a network with 6.5 million viewers.

[Image courtesy: Queen Latifah]