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Octavia Spencer has joined the cast “Insurgent,” Lionsgate/Summit’s sequel to its hit adaptation “Divergent.” Shailene Woodley is returning as the rebellious Tris in the movie to be directed by Robert Schwentke. Theo James and Kate Winslet are also returning as love interest Four and the villainous leader of the Erudite faction, respectively. Spencer will play […]

At the end of last year, NBC announced they would be doing a new series based off the hit Angela Lansbury starring vehicle “Murder She…

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LONDON (AP) — Angela Lansbury says she’s relieved that a planned remake of her classic whodunit series “Murder, She Wrote” has been canceled. Lansbury had been critical of NBC’s idea of a reboot starring Octavia Spencer. The entertainment website reported this week that NBC was not going ahead with the show. Lansbury said Thursday […]

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01/23/14- Tom and the crew open the show talking about the Seattle Seahawks, Sears closing in Chicago, and “Murder, She Wrote.”

Entertainment News is reporting that NBC has opted not to move forward with its re-imagining of “Murder, She Wrote” — which had Oscar winner Octavia Spencer attached to star. The project, from writer Alexandra Cunningham and producer David Janollari, got a lot of attention when it came together in October, receiving a put pilot commitment from […]

Octavia Spencer isn’t beating herself up about not having kids or a husband. The 43-year-old actress says she has no regrets! During a recent roundtable…

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Tom and the crew open the show talking about the World Series, Chris Brown, Conrad Murray and Octavia Spencer.

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Academy-Award winner Octavia Spencer has been tapped by NBC to remake the classic murder-mystery series Murder She Wrote, reports Shadow and Act. RELATED: Octavia Spencer Wins…

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Whoa, this is BIG. NBC, according to Deadline, has plans to bring back “Murder She Wrote,” one of the most watched shows in television history. And they’re going to do it with Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (“The Help”) succeeding Angela Lansbury in the lead role of an astute amateur detective. The new hour-long project, which […]

Arts & Entertainment

For those who believe that a Hollywood actress would do practically anything in an endorsement deal, Octavia Spencer has filed a lawsuit that suggests otherwise, notes The Hollywood Reporter in the below exclusive. Spencer, who won an Academy Award for best supporting actress in 2011′s “Help,” says that when she agreed to endorse Sensa Products, […]

“Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant took place on New Year’s Day 2009. Grant was heading home to Oakland after a night of partying in San Francisco when a scuffle on the train led transit police […]

Arts & Entertainment

This year at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, one independent film presented by young African American filmmaker Ryan Coogler stood out among others. The film, Fruitvale Station, was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. Dramatic film. Coogler presented his work with an unapologetic and raw […]