Although vampires dominate the nominations for this year’s People’s Choice Awards, talk shows from Tyra Banks and Oprah Winfrey managed to pick up nods, as well as new shows featuring LL Cool J and Michael Strahan.
Will Smith has reportedly signed on to star in and produce an adaptation of Daniel Keyes’ classic 1959 novel “Flowers for Algernon” for his own Sony-based Overbrook Entertainment production company, reports Pajiba.
The American Music Awards has booked Whitney Houston to both perform and receive the honorary International Artist Award during the ceremony airing Nov. 22 on ABC. Houston will sing “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength” from her latest album, “I Look to You.” The performance will be her first time singing at the awards show […]
Mary J. Blige has signed on to aid country superstar Faith Hill in spreading love and Holiday spirit while benefiting a great cause in December.
Halle Berry will be honored at The Hollywood Reporter’s 18th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast presented by Lifetime. The Oscar winner will receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, which recognizes recipients for trailblazing within the industry and for generosity in giving back to the community at large. Previous beneficiaries include Barbara Walters, Meryl Streep, Jodie […]
From the NY Times: Another major film star is heading to Broadway: Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington will play Troy Maxson in a revival of August Wilson’s “Fences” in late spring of 2010, according to an executive involved with the production.
Triumph from Tragedy Sergio Mims Reviews “Precious” Thursday, November 05, 2009 By Sergio Mims CAST: Gabourey Sidibe Mo’Nique Paula Patton Mariah Carey Sherri Sheppard WRITTEN BY: Geoffrey Fletcher DIRECTED BY: Lee Daniels **1/2 – TWO AND A HALF STARS To call Precious a hard to watch, depressing film would be an understatement. It is relentlessly […]
LOS ANGELES — “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” pulled in $101 million worldwide in its first five days, and distributor Sony is extending the farewell performance film beyond its planned two-week run. The film was the No. 1 Halloween thriller domestically with a $21.3 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. “This Is It” […]
In the fast-moving world of R&B, three years feels like 20 – kind of like dog years. Monica, the Atlanta-based singer whose star shined brightest in the late 1990s, has stayed under the radar the past four years raising her two kids. So what better way to get back on the scene than a reality […]