Lions Gate sends ‘Wash’ to Pooh

Pic to feature music from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem

D.J. Pooh will direct comedy “The Wash” starring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg for Lions Gate Films. Production begins Monday in Los Angeles.

Pic will feature music from Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg as well as an appearance by Eminem.

Written by Pooh, who will produce with Lions Gate, “The Wash” is an urban comedy set against the backdrop of a busy car wash. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will play a pair of mismatched roommates. Lions Gate plans a wide theatrical release for “The Wash” this winter.

Pic will be exec produced by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. Producers on the project include Phillip Atwell and Kip Konwiser. Pooh manager Donna Chavous is co-producing with Jeremiah Samuels.

Pooh, aka Mark Jordan, co-wrote the box office hit “Friday” with Ice Cube. Pooh made his directorial debut last year with the comedy “3 Strikes,” which he also wrote and produced. Pooh’s other endeavors include production company Lithium Entertainment, record label Da Bomb Records and video production company D.J. Pooh Prods. As a music producer, his collaborations include work with Snoop Dogg, 2 Pac and LL Cool J.