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Mike Epps to Play Richard Pryor in Biopic?

According to Deadline, Mike Epps has been chosen as one of the actors in the lead to portray the late comedian Richard Pryor in…

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Nick Cannon to Play Richard Pryor?

Nick Cannon's BET Awards attire had everyone wondering what was up. He hit the stage rocking a pick with a mini fro as if he watched a…

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Celebrities Touched By Maya Angelou

Today we had to say goodbye to literary legend Maya Angelou. Her published work inspired fans and garnered respect from her peers. A…

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Terrence Howard and Taraji P Henson’s New Series [Video]

Just when we were starting to get antsy for the Hustle and Flow reunion, Terrence Howard and Taraji P Henson's new series Empire releases its…

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Michael B. Jordan and Joan Smalls Star in ‘Lee Daniels’ Fairy Tale Theater’ [Photos]

We're sure plenty of Vixens wish Michael B. Jordan could be their real life Prince Charming. Supermodel Joan Smalls is the lucky lady…

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Gabourey Sidibe Lands Leading Role in ‘Empire’

Since making her 2009 Oscar-nominated debut in Precious, Gabourey Sidibe's been working her way through the entertainment industry from gig to gig-- most recently…

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Timbaland Named Songwriter-Producer For Hip-Hop Drama ‘Empire’

The new hip-hop drama, Empire, has not only locked in a pilot with Fox but has now officially linked up with veteran beatsmith Timbaland as…

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Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Land Lead Roles in TV Pilot

Remember the on-screen Hustle and Flow chemistry between Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard? Well The Butler duo Lee Daniels and Danny Strong plan to…

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Paramount Acquires MLK Biopic ‘Selma’ With Rewrites From Ava DuVernay

Paramount Pictures is rounding the final bout of negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for Selma, a feature drama about Martin Luther King's 1965 voting…

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Lee Daniels’ Hip-Hop Drama Pilot Picked Up By Fox

Fox has just given the green light to a new hip-hop drama Empire from The Butler director Lee Daniels for a pilot episode, according to…

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Director Lee Daniels Rumored To Helm Richard Pryor Biopic

NAACP nominated Lee Daniels is looking to hop back into the saddle with The Weinstein Company, as he is in negotiations to tackle the much…

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Director Lee Daniels Talks Suicidal Thoughts & Race Relations In Film

After serving box offices with his hit movie The Butler, Lee Daniels spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about his abusive childhood and why he thinks…

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‘Colin Powell’ Biopic Casts Forest Whitaker As Its Lead

Fresh off of the success of playing Eugene Allen in Lee Daniel's The Butler, Forest Whitaker will be playing another real life Washington figure in…

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President Obama: ‘I Did Tear Up’ Watching Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’

Syndicated radio host Tom Joyner had President Barack Obama on his show yesterday (8/27) where the latter revealed that he was moved to tears while…