SANTA MONICA, California — If Eve looks especially happy in pictures from Tuesday's PlayStation 2 party, it's because she'd just received some big news.
UPN told the rapper earlier in the day that her sitcom, "Opposite Sex," had been added to the network's fall lineup. So far Eve has only shot a pilot episode, but she said she's looking forward to getting back in front of the camera (see "Eve To Star As Fashion Designer In Her Own UPN Sitcom").
"[My character's] name is Shelly and she's pretty much like me," Eve said. "She has bad luck with guys. Her love life is pretty messed up, but she's successful and very independent but looking to get married. Kind of like me."
Eve's manager, Troy Carter, will executive produce "Opposite Sex" with music and TV producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Tracey Edmonds and the show's writer, Bentley Evans ("The Jamie Foxx Show," "Martin").
While she awaited approval on the pilot, Eve developed her Fetish clothing line, due in the fall, and collaborated with Dream on what she called a "hot song" (see "Dream Get 'Krazy' With Loon On New LP Featuring P. Diddy").
Eve has also started pre-production on her fourth album (see "Eve Says Dr. Dre Will Be 'All Over' Her Next Album") and will head to Chicago in July to shoot the sequel to "Barbershop."
"Honestly, I don't even know [the plot yet], but it's going to be good," she said. "Everybody's coming back!"