“Empire” is adding another veteran screen goddess to its cast and we’re pretty excited about it. Phylicia Rashad, who many of us know from “The Cosby Show,” is joining the upcoming season of the Fox drama. Rashad will portray Diana Dubois, a powerhouse from one of New York’s oldest and most prominent black American families, a press […]
It’s that time of year again! The American Black Film Festival, ABFF, kicks off its 18th annual jubilee, with four days dedicated to the very best in black cinema and TV.
A new made-for-TV version of the story about the sharp-tongued southern belles who frequent a small-town salon premieres Sunday night on Lifetime.
The onscreen love between Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott and Phylicia Rashad in the updated version of “Steel Magnolias” is real.
One of the forces behind the popular Julia Roberts movie “Steel Magnolias” has some issues with the upcoming Lifetime remake of the film. Victoria L. White-who executive produced the 1989 movie that starred Roberts, as well as Sally Field, Dolly Parton, and Shirley MacLaine-filed a lawsuit today against Sony Pictures and Lifetime Television claiming that […]
Lifetime is planning a contemporary version of the classic 1989 tear-jerker featuring an all-star cast and slated to debut on TV later this year.
“Off the Map” stars Martin Henderson and Rachelle LeFevre will definitely be working together next year. The catch is that it may not be on “Off the Map.” The actors, who play doctors who are on and off-again lovers, have landed starring roles in the NBC pilot “The Crossing” according to Deadline. “The Crossing” is […]
NEW YORK – ‘American Idol‘ contestant Brooke White is following in the footsteps of Jennifer Hudson. The 27-year-old White recently made the leap into acting. She will star in an upcoming TV movie called ‘Change of Plans‘ with no professional acting experience. Fellow ‘Idol’ alum Hudson had no acting experience when she was cast in the […]
Finally, it’s Friday, which means maybe we can stop drowning in commercials for Megamind and Due Date, since it feels like we’ve been smothered by them. They’re both being released today, alongside Tyler Perry’s most ambitious project to date, the poetic drama adaptation For Colored Girls, with an all-star cast delving into some deeply disturbing […]
BY: Brett Zongker WASHINGTON – Someone had to hold Bill Cosby back to keep him from crawling over a balcony and joining fellow comedians on stage as the stars lined up to pay tribute to his life’s work. When the lights went out for the start of the 12th annual Mark Twain Prize for American […]