Films & Movies · Women in Media

Alfre Woodard Added to the Cast of ‘Lion King’ Remake

Alfre Woodard, best known for her roles in Love & Basketball, True Blood, and most recently Professor Hughes in the Netflix film Burning Sands, is the latest actress cast in the live action remake of The Lion King. The Jon Favreau-directed film has added Woodard to voice Simba’s mother Sarabi. Alfre Woodard will be joining Donald Glover,…… Continue reading Alfre Woodard Added to the Cast of ‘Lion King’ Remake

Films & Movies · Industry Biz

Donald Glover Talks to the Hollywood Reporter about Atlanta, Star Wars, & Conquering Hollywood

Depending on how you’ve been introduced to Donald Glover, you may know him as Childish Gambino the rapper, Troy from Community, Paper Boi’s manager from FX’s Atlanta, the black guy they tried to get to play Spiderman, or Donald Glover, the stand-up comedian. It’s safe to say that Donald Glover is a multi-talented hot shot…… Continue reading Donald Glover Talks to the Hollywood Reporter about Atlanta, Star Wars, & Conquering Hollywood

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Disney’s ABC News Settles in ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit

According to Daily Caller, ABC News settled in the defamation lawsuit with Beef Products Inc. (BPI) after their now infamous ‘pink slime’ news series. The media network reportedly forked over $177 million to prevent a highly publicized legal battle with the South Dakota-based meat processor. Back in 2012, ABC News reported a story which referred…… Continue reading Disney’s ABC News Settles in ‘Pink Slime’ Lawsuit

Industry Biz · Television Shows

Starz: ‘Legal Action Will Be Taken’ Against Power Leakers

    Fans were able to get their Power fix on as an unknown user leaked footage of episodes 8, 9, & 10 on Facebook earlier this week. According to TV Line, someone gained access to the Starz press screening site and recorded the last few episodes of Season 4. In a released statement, Starz…… Continue reading Starz: ‘Legal Action Will Be Taken’ Against Power Leakers

Television Shows

[OP-ED] Will USA Networks’ “Unsolved” Live Up To Tupac & Biggie Fans Expectations?

For years, hip-hop fans and curious onlookers have been pondering one question: Who killed Biggie & Pac? Since their ’92 massacring, many theorists have drawn conclusions in the forms of books and blog posts alike. We’ve seen the epic Biggie movie with his son, we’ve heard from family members & DJ Funkmaster Flex. One angle…… Continue reading [OP-ED] Will USA Networks’ “Unsolved” Live Up To Tupac & Biggie Fans Expectations?

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[EXCLUSIVE] Common & Matthew Knowles to Present in 5th Annual Fatherhood Conference

Imagine taking a workshop by the man who walks into executive meetings and shuts off the lights just to “remind everyone who keeps the lights on around here.” That same man fathered one of the greatest living entertainers and the Queen whose enjoying “A Seat at the Table”. Matthew Knowles will be presenting at the 2017…… Continue reading [EXCLUSIVE] Common & Matthew Knowles to Present in 5th Annual Fatherhood Conference

Industry Biz · Television Shows

Triple Threat: Jordan Peele, Misha Green, & J.J. Abrams to Produce HBO Series

After the commercial success of his film thriller, “Get Out”, Jordan Peele will be heading to the small screen with two of television’s finest creators & producers. Peele’s MonkeyPaw Production will be collaborating with Abram’s Bad Robot to executive produce, Lovecraft Country. Misha Green, whose Underground series was recently canceled by WGN America, is also slated to executive…… Continue reading Triple Threat: Jordan Peele, Misha Green, & J.J. Abrams to Produce HBO Series