Lathan has been hired as a special correspondent on the entertainment news magazine.
“God was definitely watching over us,” Rebecca Broxterman wrote on Instagram.
Netflix released a statement saying it cares “deeply about inclusion” and plans to fight the lawsuit.
The film will be written and directed by Mariama Diallo.
The streaming giant is set to make the fourth installment in the franchise.
“When the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning,” she said in a statement.
Comcast says Allen’s lawsuit is “frivolous” and “baseless.”
The legendary actor and comedian passed away on October 29.
“You were going to jump me?” Williams asked during a sit-down interview.
The “Heaven Sent” singer and boyfriend Niko Khale welcomed a son in August.