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Viola Davis: Set To Play Harriet Tubman For HBO

Posted April 28, 2015 by jmurray

Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis is set to play Harriet Tubman in a project being developed by HBO Films. The story of the activist who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad is being adapted from the book “Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: […]

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Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

Posted March 24, 2015 by jmurray

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she says was married to a pimp named Ted White who rightfully beat the Queen of […]

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Dame Judi Dench: Ready For Her Love Scene With Johnny Depp

Posted March 4, 2015 by jmurray

She may be 80-years-old, but Dame Judi Dench’s libido has shown no signs of slowing down! Wondering how I know? Well, she’s got a thing for Golden Globe winner Johnny Depp. AlwaysAList.com flew to London to interview the British-bred thespian about her newest film “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” – the sequel to Fox […]

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Best Man: Kevin Hart Is Groomsman For Hire In “Wedding Ringer”

Posted January 16, 2015 by jmurray

He may be a little guy, but Kevin Hart makes a big entrance. “The Chocolate Drop himself! I’m right here, guys,” he announced, walking into a room full of journalists at the swanky SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. The red-hot comic—who appears to be starring in a Hollywood film every other month—stars next in what […]

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REVIEW: Whitney Houston’s Love Story Depicted In Lifetime Movie

Posted January 12, 2015 by jmurray

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 depicting her life in a made-for-TV movie. Fortunately for Whitney fans, Oscar nominee Angela Bassett […]

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Tika Sumpter: Playing Michelle Obama In Film About First Couple

Posted December 9, 2014 by jmurray

There’s a movie about President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s romance headed to the big screen. Titled “Southside With You,” the love story will chronicle the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago’s South Side. […]

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Whitney Houston: Lifetime Releases Trailer For TV Movie

Posted December 8, 2014 by jmurray

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 Bassett. Lifetime has released the first official trailer for the film, which actually includes music […]

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Jennifer Aniston: Talks Playing Foul-Mouthed Sex Addict In “Horrible Bosses 2″

Posted November 25, 2014 by jmurray

“Horrible Bosses 2″ is irreverent, harsh, inappropriate, at times vulgar and often shameless, but for this film, those things are all compliments! Starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day, as well as featuring Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz; “Horrible Bosses 2″ embodies all the silliness and incongruous humor that you’ve […]

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Hot Like Fire: Aaliyah TV Movie Lands Huge Numbers For Lifetime

Posted November 17, 2014 by jmurray

“Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” may be receiving tremendous backlash from viewers who were outraged by the film’s casting choices for characters like R. Kelly, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Damon Dash and other pivotal rolls, but despite the criticism people tuned in. The long-awaited and controversial movie starring Alexandra Shipp as the late singer premiered on Saturday […]

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Box Office Babe: Regina Hall Lands New Lead

Posted November 5, 2014 by jmurray

Hollywood starlet Regina Hall keeps landing great roles. The star of “Think Like A Man Too” and “About Last Night” has signed on to play one of three lead roles in Jon Cassar’s new film “The Surrogate.” As first reported by Roger Friedman’s Showbiz 411, Hall will play one half of a couple who hires […]

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