Lee Daniels

After Mo'Nique's choice words for Lee Daniels and others connected to her 2009 'Precious' promo tour, the duo reunite for a thriller on BET+.

Jussie Smollett is turning back to his love for music in the midst of controversial circumstances, and his new song titled "Thank You" is a way of getting out his thoughts on the hate crime conviction while also addressing public fallouts with Don Lemon and Lee Daniels.

By way of a new report, Lee Daniels has been cleared by the FX network to produce a pilot for a potential series based on the novel and 1973 film of the same name.

The mothers of Damon Dash’s children have hit up Lee Daniels to handle their child support issues with the former music mogul. According to TMZ, as part of an agreement that has been in the works for a while, Daniels will pay $950,000 in back child support to Rachel Roy and Cindy Moraless. We previously reported, Dash’s baby mamas were coming after the […]

21-year-old Jaden smith has shown over and over that he loves people! He’s been working with Flint Michigan for years to bring clean water to the city and now he’s feeding the homeless in LA. Not only is he feeding them, but he’s feeding them good healthy food. Way to go Jaden! HEAD BACK TO […]

In a video posted on social media Friday, Lee Daniels announced that his axed musical drama “Star” will be returning as a “movie of the week to wrap up things up for y’all,” after three seasons on the Fox network. “Get ready for a two-hour gag!!!!!” Daniels captioned the clip on Instagram (watch it below). Back in […]

“Empire” co-creator Lee Daniels has reached an agreement with Damon Dash and two of his exes over $210,000 in upcoming payments he owes the famed music producer. As we previously reported, Dash’s exes were coming after the monetary settlement he agreed to with Daniels over an outstanding debt. You recall back in December Daniels settled a $2 million […]

Lee Daniels has teamed up with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone to develop a miniseries about the life of music icon Sammy Davis Jr. The project, titled “Sammy,” is in preliminary stages, according to Deadline, with “In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr.” by Wil Haygood being used as source material. There have been multiple attempts at […]

Jussie Smollett, we can now say with certainty, will not be back on “Empire” when it returns for it’s 6th and final season, so sayeth series co-creator Lee Daniels: “Jussie Smollet will NOT be returning to Empire,” Daniels tweeted on Tuesday. Daniels’ comment came as a response to a Variety report saying that  “Empire’s” writing staff was working […]

Star is officially a wrap. After weeks of attempts to land a new home for the recently canceled Fox musical drama, Lee Daniels shared the news that those talks have proved unsuccessful. https://www.instagram.com/p/ByGv4RIl8eq/?utm_source=ig_embed Various outlets reported that BET, OWN and Amazon had been approached for interest to pick up the show for its fourth season. […]

The cast of “Empire” continues to show support for Jussie Smollett, who has been shrouded in suspicion since his highly publicized hate crime hoax scandal. The singer/actor was accused of orchestrating a racially-charged attack on himself in later January in Chicago, but was ultimately cleared of all 16 charges in the case. Now, his future on […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Empire” co-creator and executive producer Lee Daniels says the weeks since cast member Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with fabricating a racist and homophobic attack have been “a freakin’ rollercoaster.” In an Instagram video that doesn’t refer to Smollett by name, Daniels says since “the incident” he and his cast […]