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Jennifer Lopez To Produce New Legal Drama For CBS

Jennifer Lopez is producing another television project. This week, Variety revealed the multi-talented actress, singer, dancer, and entrepreneur is executive producing a new legal drama for CBS. Her production company, Nuyorican Productions, is teaming up with Royal Pains alum Michael Rauch on the project. The show centers around identical twin brothers who are complete opposites. While […]

Mike Epps, T.I. To Star in Restaurant Comedy ‘The Trap’

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Mike Epps and Tip “T.I.” Harris are co-starring in and producing a new comedy The Trap. Chris Robinson is on board to direct while Epps and Harris and play brothers in the film, which is centered around a restaurant. Queen Latifah also serves as a producer through her Flavor Unit Entertainment company with Shakim Compere. They hope […]

Samsung To Close Milk Music

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On August 19, Samsung announced it would be closing its Milk Music streaming service on September 22. Samsung told current users to switch to Slacker, which has been powering Milk since its launch. The company said: We have made the strategic decision to invest in a partner model focused on seamlessly integrating the best music services available today […]

‘Wonder Woman’ Director Responds to Claim That Film is A ‘Mess’

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On Thursday, August 11, a former Warner Bros. employee published an open letter to the company’s CEO Kevin Tsujihara about “layoffs, Zack Snyder and donuts.” The employee complained that Suicide Squad was really bad and commented on the studio’s recent “failures,” including Adam Sandler‘s Blended, Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys, Edge of Tomorrow, Man From UNCLE and The Hobbit Trilogy. The employee also took shots […]

O’Shea Jackson Jr. Joins Cast Of ‘Ingrid Goes West’

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Ice Cube’s son O’Shea Jackson Jr. has booked a new gig. He impressed the world when he played his father in Oscar-winning film Straight Outta Compton. Now he will play Aubrey Plaza’s love interest in indie film Ingrid Goes West. The dark comedy also stars Elizabeth Olsen, Wyatt Russell and Billy Magnussen. The film tells the […]

A ‘Divergent’ TV Series Is In The Works

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On August 4, Variety announced a Divergent television series is in the works. Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer and TV Group Chair Kevin Beggs said the studio will produce a TV movie that would lead into a first season of 10 to 13 episodes. If they do well, the series could expand to multiple seasons. “There’s a tremendous […]

Maya Rudolph and Melissa McCarthy Reunite For ‘Life of the Party’

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This week, Variety revealed that Maya Rudolph will star in New Line’s college comedy Life of the Party. She will play the neurotic best friend of Melissa McCarthy’s character. The film will be directed by McCarthy’s husband actor/director Ben Falcone. Ben and Melissa previously worked together on 2014 comedy Tammy and The Boss, which came out this […]

Morgan Freeman In Talks To Join Misty Copeland For Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’

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On July 29, Variety revealed legendary actor Morgan Freeman is in talks to star in Disney’s upcoming live-action film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Misty Copeland will star in the film with Twilight alum Mackenzie Foy. Lasse Hallström will direct the film with a script written by Ashleigh Powell. The original Nutcracker story was released in […]

Check Out The Latest Teasers For ‘American Horror Story’ Season 6

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Season 6 of FX’s American Horror Story has been shrouded in mystery. Last season fans saw Lady Gaga and Angela Bassett  slay as vampires in AHS: Hotel. This season it seems like there will be references to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Variety unveiled all of the teasers yesterday [Friday, July 29]. In the first teaser, which was released […]

Rita Ora To Host ‘America’s Next Top Model’

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VH1 has announced singer, actress and fashionista Rita Ora will be hosting the latest season of America’s Next Top Model. In addition to airing on a new network, the show will feature a cast of new judges: plus-size supermodel and body activist Ashley Graham, Paper Magazine chief creative officer Drew Elliott and celebrity stylist Law Roach. […]

Rihanna To Star In Final Season Of ‘Bates Motel’

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Rihanna’s acting career is heating up. In addition to starring in Luc Besson’s Valerian, A&E revealed that the songstress will be appearing in the fifth and final season of Bates Motel. The news was announced yesterday [Friday, July 22] at San Diego Comic Con. The show, which also stars Vera Farmiga, is loosely based on Psycho.  RiRi […]

Pitbull Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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On Friday [July 15], Armando Christian Pérez aka Pitbull aka Mr. World Wide received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Notables who came to support their friend included Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, Tony Robbins and Lil Jon. Pitbull’s star is located on Celia Cruz Square. This is significant because Cruz is one of his idols. The mega […]

A Breakdown Of What Happened With Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris

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This week, Taylor Swift revealed she actually co-wrote ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris and Rihanna’s smash “This Is What You Came For.” TMZ broke the scoop stating: Advertisement During their relationship, Taylor wrote the song, sat down at a piano and did a demo into her iPhone. She sent it to Calvin, who loved it. They both went into a studio […]

Spice Girls Hint At Reunion On “Wannabe” Anniversary

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July 8 marked the 20th anniversary of the UK release of the Spice Girls‘ hit debut single, “Wannabe.” To commemorate the special event, Melanie “Mel B” Brown (Scary Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) and Emma Bunton (Baby Spice) posted a YouTube video which hinted at a potential reunion for the group. They invited all of their […]

Kevin Hart Teams Up With Just For Laughs Festival Looking For New Talent

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This week, Variety revealed that comedian Kevin Hart will be recruiting talent for his new video-on-demand channel, Laugh Out Loud. Hart is headed to Montreal, Canada to connect with emerging talent at the Just For Laughs Festival. A select group of creators will be able to pitch their best short-form comedy ideas to Hart directly. If he […]

Talk About ‘Power’: Lionsgate Buys Starz For $4.4 Billion

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This week, Lionsgate bought premium cable network Starz for $4.4 billion in cash and stock. Starz currently boasts buzzy shows like Power, Survivor’s Remorse and Outlander. “This transaction unites two companies with strong brands, complementary assets and leading positions within our industry. We expect the acquisition to be highly accretive, generate significant synergies and create a […]

The 2016 BET Awards Is This Weekend’s Must See TV Event

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The BET Awards air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, June 26. The star studded is hosted by Black-ish stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Young Thug, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, French Montana, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Tori Kelly, Beyoncé signees Chloe X Halle and Bilal, Bryson Tiller, Usher, Desiigner, Future, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Sheila E. and The […]

Taraji P. Henson & Danny Strong Are The Buzz Of Hollywood This Week

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This week, two Empire figures dominated the headlines. On Wednesday, Taraji P. Henson was honored at Women in Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards. The actress received the Lucy Award from Fox’s Dana Walden. The awards event is meant to shine a light on equal pay and opportunities for women in Hollywood. In her acceptance speech Henson, spoke about […]

Lady Gaga’s In Talks To Join Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ Remake

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This week, Variety revealed Lady Gaga is in talks to star in Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born remake. Gaga will likely play the role of Esther Blodgett (a.k.a. Vicki Lester). Beyoncé had been attached to play the part for years. The film marks Cooper’s directorial debut. He will also star in it and produce it via […]