Comedian Martin Lawrence is preparing to take on a new role - as a basketball coach.

Lawrence, who stars in hit movie Bad Boys II alongside Will Smith, has signed up to star in Dreamworks' family comedy RAGE CONTROL.

The movie will see him plating a college basketball coach who is forced to lead a junior high school team after having losing his cool during a game.

Filming is expected to begin later this year (03).

22/07/2003 21:34