Aaron McGruder. (Photo: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

‘Black Jesus’ Planned for Adult Swim, Naomi Campbell & NeNe Leakes Bond Plus Diddy, Gabby Sidibe & More

Plenty is happening today in black entertainment including “The Boondocks’” creator Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus” series, Sean “Diddy” Combs making a play for Fuse, Gabby Sidibe coming to Fox and Naomi Campbell’s new BFF, NeNe Leakes. Keep reading for more deets.

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Watch: Terrence Howard Slams Downey Jr. for Pushing Him Out of ‘Iron Man’

By Variety Staff “Iron Man” may be one of Hollywood’s biggest superheroes, but for actor Terrence Howard, Robert Downey Jr. is anything but a savior. While appearing on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” Thursday night, Howard accused the “Iron Man” star of kicking him out of Marvel’s hit franchise and taking his sequel money along […]

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Idris Elba: Upcoming Mandela Biopic is ‘Hands Down the Best’

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) While Nelson Mandela’s recent hospitalization has been garnering headlines, actor Idris Elba plans on making news of his own as he announced that he will be portraying the South African leader in an upcoming biopic. According to The Guardian, Elba believes the film to be the finest interpretation of […]

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Why Terrence Howard Might Quit Acting to Grow Diamonds

By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) In his films, Terrence Howard has portrayed the hierarchy of power’s incarnations: a hustler and pimp; a World War II colonel; Cassius Clay and Nelson Mandela. What people may not know about the “Dead Man Down” star, however, is that in real life he’s actually an influential scientist. […]

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America Ferrera to Host ‘Independent Lens’ on PBS

NEW YORK – The PBS series ‘Independent Lens‘ says actress America Ferrera will host its ninth season of documentary films. Ferrera follows past ‘Independent Lens’ presenters including Susan Sarandon, Terrence Howard and Edie Falco. PBS says Ferrera will make her debut when the award-winning anthology series begins its new season of 27 documentaries on Oct. […]

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‘Law & Order’ Is ‘History,’ Wolf Moves On to ‘L.A.’ Spin-Off

‘Law & Order‘ series creator Dick Wolf wants you to know that the mothership is dead. Officially. For real. No secret negotiations. Canceled earlier this year by NBC, the original ‘L&O’ series will not be saved by another network, not even by super show saver DirecTV. “I can confirm it has moved into the history […]

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