It’s been a week since we told you that Angela Bassett would be directing a film about the life of pop legend Whitney Houston for…

Years after winning a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in “Precious,” Mo’Nique is on her way back with a role in a film about blues singer Bessie Smith. According to reports, Mo’Nique has officially signed on to the project, which will air on HBO and also stars Queen Latifah and Khandi Alexander (“Scandal“). […]

Wendy Raquel Robinson has been tapped to play Cruella de Vil in The Disney Channel original movie “Descendants,” which highlights the teen offspring of Disney’s classic characters, including its villains. Robinson, a star on BET’s “The Game,” will take on the “101 Dalmations” puppy-napper, who is the mother of Carlos, played by Cameron Boyce. Due […]

Alexandra Shipp will star as the drummer at the center of the TV movie “Drumline: A New Beat,” a sequel to Nick Cannon’s 2002 feature film. The sequel will focus on a new set of characters at Atlanta A&T University, the setting of the original movie. The story follows Dani Bolton (Shipp), an upper-class Brooklyn […]

Actress Zoe Saldana has been the subject of criticism over the last year after it was decided she’d star in Nina Simone‘s biopic as the iconic singer. Most of the controversy, if not all, was simply because of the color of Saldana’s skin. Nina Simone was a woman with a dark chocolate complexion that often donned […]

Whoopi Goldberg is producing a reality series that will follow her 40-year-old daughter as she tries to reinvent herself both personally and professionally. The 58-year-old actress and co-host of “The View” is producing through her One Ho Productions along with 44 Blue Productions. A network is not yet attached to the untitled project, which will […]

The star of the hit show, ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Uzo Aduba is widely known for her character ‘Crazy Eyes’, the bantu-knotted inmate who’s known for her quirky behavior, including “marking her territory”, has quicky become the fan-favorite.   Aduba was spotted at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and let’s just say, she left […]

Times sure have changed for TV sitcoms since Phylicia Rashad ruled with Bill Cosby 22 years ago on the classic must-see “The Cosby Show.” While chatting with HuffPost Live about her new film with Halle Berry, “Frankie and Alice,” Rashad gave her take on current sitcoms, saying the latest crop doesn’t compare to how they […]

Best known for her charm and undeniably witty humor, Taraji P. Henson has been a consistent face in Hollywood for over 20 years. She attended North Carolina A&T but eventually transferred to Howard University, where she graduated in 1995. On the big screen the D.C. native stole our hearts in the hood classic “Baby Boy” […]

Mariah Carey is celebrating her 44th birthday today, so we put together three little known facts about the musical legend that you may or may not have known. 1. Mariah has a famous Godmother Grammy Award-winning Patti LaBelle revealed just how amazing it is to be Mariah’s Godmum when she appeared on ‘The Wendy Williams Show’. […]

Actress Kim Fields is best known for the lovable character Tootie, she played on the 80’s hit television show ‘Facts of Life‘. In the 90’s we had a love-hate relationship with her as Regine, the gold-digging, sassy mouthed personality on ‘Living Single‘. The 44 year old actress says the birth of her son Quincy was […]

  We’re not ones to judge, but it seems like Oscar-wining actress Sandra Bullock is trying to increase her street cred. It wasn’t enough that…