Source: Deadline.com Malcolm D. Lee is back to write and direct the third film in the series, whichUniversal has titled and slated for April 15, 2016. The studio says the ensemble cast is returning for The Best Man Wedding, which features the group getting back together for a most unexpected nuptials. The previous film in the franchise, […]
Source: Charles Isherwood / The New York Times Sad to say, the only surprise about the closing of “Holler if Ya Hear Me,” the new musical featuring the songs of the rapper Tupac Shakur, was that it didn’t come earlier. When the show opened to downbeat reviews on June 19, many expected it would close within a week. The […]
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Source: Matt Wilstein / Mediaite Whoopi Goldberg let it be known Tuesday that she has absolutely no say or control over who Disney/ABC decides to add to the cast of The View. “I work for Disney, whatever they want,” Goldberg told TMZ when one of their reporters asked her about the possibility of Sarah Palin joining the show. As for the […]
Source: Evan McMurry / Mediaite Rihanna, fresh from livetweeting the World Cup, sent out a slightly more charged tweet Tuesday morning: She deleted it about shortly afterward, but not before it garnered about 7,000 retweets. To read this article in its entirety visit Mediaite.
Source: Jethro Nededog / TheWrap Since pilot season, people wondered how a show called “Black-ish” could make fun of race so overtly and still get a green light from ABC. The show’s creator distanced the comedy’s core subject matter from race. “This show has so much less to do with race than it does culture,” Kenya Barris […]
Source: Lesley Goldberg / The Hollywood Reporter Adult Swim is locking down Aaron McGruder. The Boondocks and Black Jesus creator and Peabody Award winner has inked a first-look overall deal with the cabler, Adult Swim announced Tuesday. Under the pact, McGruder — who also has Black Jesus at Adult Swim — is producing a new live-action adventure pilot called Hooligan Squad under the pact. The […]
Source: Michael O’Connell / The Hollywood Reporter Veteran writer-producer Larry Wilmore has been having an exceptionally good year, first seeing his ABC comedy Black-ish picked up to series and then, a few days later, being tapped to succeed Stephen Colbert with his own Comedy Central show. But Wilmore can’t do both. So when he appeared with Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and the series’ cast at a […]
Source: Lesley Goldberg / The Hollywood Reporter ABC is extending its relationship with John Ridley. The Oscar-winning scribe behind 12 Years a Slave — who has ABC drama American Crime due midseason — has inked an overall deal with the studio. ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee made the announcement Tuesday during his time at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. “He’s an […]
Source: Marcus Mulick and Rebecca Macatee / E! Online / theGrio Rapper Andre Johnson made headlines this past April when he cut off his own penis and jumped off the second story of a North Hollywood building. He survived, and on Sunday, he spoke to E! News exclusively about why he cut off his penis, noting that this is […]