Tag: Hollywood news

Books

Second Act: Christian Keyes Releases Sexy Sophomore Novel

Actor Christian Keyes is back with the follow-up his 2015 literary debut, “Ladies Night.” In time for Valentine’s Day, the Detroit-bred author has released “Dr. Feelgood.”  The tome is his second book for Urban Renaissance/Kensington Books. “This was initially a script ...
Theater

British Bound: Amber Riley Takes On Effie White

Coming off her critically-acclaimed performance in NBC’s live production of “The Wiz,” Amber Riley is now taking on another iconic theater role. The “Glee” actress has signed on to play Effie White in the upcoming revival of the Broadway musical ...
Music

Beyoncé: Tour Announcement, Management Shakeup & Flint Water Crisis Aide

Immediately after performing alongside Coldplay and Bruno Mars at Super Bowl 50, Beyoncé announced she’s going on a world tour in a surprise ad immediately following halftime. The Formation World Tour is named after a brand new single “Formation” and ...
TV

Revamped: “Hollywood Today Live” Returning With Garcelle Beauvais

Fox’s entertainment news talk show “Hollywood Today Live” will return for a second season. The revamped news magazine daytime series has just snagged actress/model Garcelle Beauvais to be one-fourth of its hosting team. The former star of “The Jamie Foxx ...
Photos

HOT SHOTS: Michelle Williams, Gizelle Bryant, Kenny Lattimore, Essence Atkins, ...

Hollywood actors Essence Atkins (“Haunted House”), Richard Brooks (“Being Mary Jane”), Victoria Rowell (“The Young and The Restless”), Latarsha Rose (“Being Mary Jane”), and Joyful Drake (“Let’s Stay Together”) were all in Washington, DC to star in Patricia Cuffie-Jones’ new play, ...
TV

Major Milestone: Tyler Perry’s “Love Thy Neighbor” Approaching Syndication Numbers

Fans watch iconic sitcoms like “Martin,” “Good Times,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “The Jefferson’s,” “227” and “Girlfriends” in repeat episodes that air in syndication, but get ready to add Tyler Perry’s comedy “Love They Neighbor” to that mix. Since ...
Movies

Apollo Theater: Famed Venue Headlining Its Own Upcoming Film

“Empire” creator Lee Daniels has signed on to direct “The Apollo Theater Film Project,” a documentary that chronicles the history of New York’s famed Apollo Theater. The authorized documentary will capture the Apollo’s storied impact in shaping America’s music nationally; ...
GospelNews

Dottie Peoples: Gospel Great’s Mother Dies

The “Songbird of the South” Dottie Peoples is coping with the loss of her mother, Althea Milton. Milton died on Jan. 21 at the age of 85 after battling a brief undisclosed illness. The mother of eight children, she leaves ...
News

New Mom: How Tyra Banks Had A Baby Without Us ...

TV mogul Tyra Banks is a first-time mother. The 42-year-old former supermodel and her boyfriend, Norwegian photographer Erik Asla, have welcomed a son, York Banks Asla, via gestational surrogate. The creator of “America’s Next Top Model” first revealed the news ...
ExclusiveMusic

Regina Belle: Talks Going Gray, George Duke, Jidenna & 1st ...

Celebrated songstress Regina Belle is back with a new album, “The Day Life Began” (Shanachie Entertainment). After a 15-year hiatus from recording R&B music, the Grammy-winning vocalist felt inspired to make an album that expanded on her core sound with ...