Derek Luke

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Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose and Derek Luke are among the actors newly cast in A&E Networks’ remake of Roots, the network announced Wednesday. Whitaker will play Fiddler, a slave who risks his life trying to mentor and aid in the escape of protagonist Kunta Kinte. Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (The Good Wife) will […]

Anyone upset that Derek Luke didn’t marry a Black woman is just going to have to stay mad. Normally, the “Empire” star ignores any negativity about his 17-year marriage to high-school sweetheart, Sophia. That’s because he knows that the majority of the criticism will be about the fact that she’s not Black. It doesn’t bother […]

Many fans of Derek Luke were stunned into madness recently when they discovered that he is not only married, but that his wife is not Black. Derek has been married to actress Sophia Adella Luke (born Hernandez) for 17 years. Last week he responded to the anti-swirl trolls on Instagram after he noticed some comments […]

  Derek Luke is heading into the territory of the most-booked actor in show business as he’s doing TV and movies and seemingly all at the same time. Not only did he make a guest appearance on Empire, he’s starring in the Direct TV Audience network show Rogue and he stars in the Self/Less alongside Ryan Reynolds. He […]

Don’t let his baby face and killer smile fool you. Actor Derek Luke has spent much of his career as the breakout star of ensemble…

In this recent visit to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,” “Baggage Claim“ director David E. Talbert busts Derek Luke‘s chops about his kiss with Paula Patton…

A day after the announcement of Derek Luke in the CBS pilot “Second Sight,” producers have revealed that Jill Scott will join him in her first series gig since HBO’s “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” As previously reported, the show is described as a gothic psychological thriller about Ross Tanner (Jason Lee), the lead detective […]