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R. Kelly Finally Speaks On The Aaliyah Biopic [WATCH]
Well we finally know how R. Kelly feels about the Lifetime network's portrayal of the late R&B princess, Aaliyah. Last month, the legend sat i…
Timbaland Discusses Aaliyah’s Lifetime Movie With The Breakfast Club
Review: 15 Thoughts (And Even More Deep Sighs) On Lifetime’s ‘Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B’
Not to outshine Kim Kardashian's front-page nudes, but Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic is about to break the Internet (FYI, the hashtag is #AaliyahMovie). Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, the small-screen scandal…
Photos: Andre 3000, Gary Clark Jr. And More Celebrate ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’ Screening
ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, Calif. was the place to be on Monday night (Sept. 22), when celebrities attended a special screening of the forthcoming Jimi…
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Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic Has An Air Date (Get Your Angry Tweets Ready)
Lifetime has finally set an air date for its Aaliyah biopic. The network announced Nov. 15 as the premiere for Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, which…
Brittany Murphy Biopic to Premiere on Lifetime
Lifetime must have a monopoly on biopics. The next story to hit the small screen is the late Brittany Murphy's. According to The Hollywood Reporter,…
Can You See It? Mike Tyson Wants Jamie Foxx For His Biopic
Jamie Foxx already has two biopics under his belt ("Ali," "Ray"), but is he ready for a third? Legendary boxer Mike Tyson recently told the…
Interview: Jill Scott Talks ‘Get On Up’ and Connection to James Brown
It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to meet one of the few people they admire and respect enough to call a role model.
Master P Begins Casting For New Biopic ‘Ice Cream Man’
Master P is the latest star to snag a biopic.
Alexandra Shipp Replaces Zendaya In Aaliyah Biopic
Lifetime switched from Disney to Nickelodeon to find their newest star of the Aaliyah biopic. Alexandra Shipp of Nickelodeon's House of Anubis has now been snagged to play the late singer,…
Vixen Vent: The NWA Biopic Casting Call Tells Loads About the Movie Industry
Time and time again, we've seen Hollywood stereotypes projected onto the big screen. Television programs are equally as guilty, assigning different ethnic groups to societal…
First Look: Does Don Cheadle Make A Convincing Miles Davis?
Via VIBE: 'Tis clearly the season for biopics. Don Cheadle takes center stage in the next celebrity biopic to officially enter into production stage, Miles Ahead, about the late…
Is Aretha Franklin Next Up For A Lifetime Biopic?
Lifetime has its TV schedule full of biopics from Aaliyah to Whitney Houston, but now reports are surfacing that legendary R&B/Soul singer Aretha Franklin might…
Angela Bassett Dishes Important Deets On Whitney Houston Biopic
Later this year, we'll get to see Whitney Houston brought back to life by way of a Lifetime biopic and as expected, there are a…
Zoe Saldana Addresses Backlash Over Nina Simone Role
Zoe Saldana is a critically acclaimed actress, but even the accolades couldn't save her from the fierce backlash regarding her upcoming work in a Nina…
Martin Luther King Biopic to be Released Christmas Day
The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is set to release Christmas Day in select theaters. The Ava DuVernay-produced film will star David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo,…
Zendaya Responds To Aaliyah Role Criticism
Since being chosen to star as Aaliyah in the upcoming Lifetime biopic, 17-year-old actress/singer Zendaya has been getting a lot of shade thrown her way.
NWA Biopic Casts Dr. Dre and Eazy-E
Last week, news of Ice Cube's son playing him in the upcoming NWA biopic, duly named Straight Outta Compton, spread across the net. And casting…
Former ‘Top Model’ Contestant Yaya Dacosta To Play Whitney Houston
Here's some news that might ruffle a few feathers. According to Essence and TV Line, Yaya Dacosta is slated to portray Whitney Houston in the…
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Watch: Chadwick Boseman Channel James Brown In ‘Get On Up’ Trailer
The first look at Tate Taylor's Get On Up promises a lot of yells, singing, and epic dance moves. But how does Chadwick Boseman stack…
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