Out writer/director Dee Rees on Shaping ‘Bessie’ for HBO Film with Queen Latifah

Earlier this week, this LGBT site featured interviews with two actresses from the HBO biopic, “Bessie,” which premieres Saturday on HBO. First up, Khandi Alexander talked playing the sister to Queen Latifah’s Bessie Smith. Then, Tika Sumpter talked the differences in playing a prominent lover in Bessie’s life as well as her character in the wild […]

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Queen Latifah to Star in HBO Bessie Smith Biopic, Celeb Interest in LA Clippers Grows & More

Here’s a couple of things to whet your appetite: Queen Latifah will show off her acting chops in an HBO biopic. And Donald Sterling continues to dominate the news as various outlets speculate on the Los Angeles Clippers’ future, which could include the likes of Oprah Winfrey or Magic Johnson. Plus there’s my watchlist and […]

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