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All At Once: Showtime Developing Whitney Houston Documentary

The life of Whitney Houston will be chronicled in a new documentary for Showtime. The cable channel has started production on a documentary film about the life of the late Grammy winner, who died a tragic death in 2012 at ...
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One On One: Bobby Brown Breaks Silence After “Whitney” Movie ...

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown will be the subject of a Lifetime special called “Bobby Brown: Remembering Whitney” after the premiere of the biopic “Whitney” on Saturday, Jan. 17. The film “Whitney” captures the five-year love story of Houston and ...
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REVIEW: Whitney Houston’s Love Story Depicted In Lifetime Movie

After Lifetime’s disastrous attempt at telling the story of the late R&B singer Aaliyah with the biopic, “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B,” its no wonder that fans of late Whitney Houston shuddered with fear at the idea of the network ...
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Whitney Houston: Lifetime Releases Trailer For TV Movie

The controversial Whitney Houston biopic will make its debut on Lifetime on Jan. 17, 2015. Houston’s family has spoken out against the film, which will be directed by the late pop superstar’s friend and former “Waiting To Exhale” co-star Angela ...
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Model Role: Yaya DaCosta Cast As Whitney Houston In TV ...

Actress and model Yaya DaCosta has landed the role in the upcoming Lifetime biopic about the life of Whitney Houston. AlwaysAList.com reported last month that the cable network was planning to produce a film that focused on the late singer’s ...
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Whitney Houston: Family Fuss Over Forthcoming Lifetime Movie

Just before Memorial Day Weekend the Lifetime Network revealed that they have a Whitney Houston biofilm in the works. The cable network is developing the movie about the late singer’s life that will focus on the time in her life that ...
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Jacob Latimore: Teenage Star Turns Leading Man In “Black Nativity”

He’s an R&B superstar in the making and just may be a household name after audiences see him in the film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity.” Jacob Latimore is only 17-years-old, but on screen he possesses the skill and ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
Theater

Tony Awards: Black Is Back On The Great White Way

It was the second-most diverse night in Tony Awards history, as four African-American actors won statues in major categories from the American Theatre Wing.  Not since 1982 – the year that “Dreamgirls” reigned supreme – have four Black thespians won ...
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Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...