Beauty Shop: According to The Hollywood Reporter, thirteen-year-old Little JJ -- best known for his stint on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and for winning the "Coming to the Stage" comedy competition -- will be cracking jokes in the Beauty Shop for MGM.

Shooting starts in April. The pint-sized actor has signed on to star in the Queen Latifah starrer, which will be directed by Honey helmer Bille Woodruff

Beauty Shop is a spinoff of MGM's franchise Barbershop and follows a day in the life of a beauty shop run by Latifah's character Gina. Little JJ plays Willie, a street kid who helps out Latifah's character.

Brian B.