*HBO has chosen “Stick Fly” as their latest Broadway to cable-movie venture. The drama that opened in 2009 in Los Angeles, is about a wealthy African-American family who vacations on Martha’s Vineyard, and the issues they are exposed to while on vacation. Stick Fly made its way to Broadway in 2011. Playwright Lydia Diamond is set to adapt the play for the premium cable channel. Diamond will be receiving help from award-winning producers Alicia Keys and Nelle Nugent, who have also agreed to work on the HBO movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
*Conrad Murray is looking to get out of the big house immediately. The former doctor filed a get-out-jail petition while he’s appealing his current conviction. Murray says he’s not a flight risk and doesn’t pose a threat to the community. This is Murray’s second attempt at getting out of jail.
*Lil Wayne just can’t stay away from the stage! Weezy has announced that he’s heading out on his first European tour ever! According to Billboard.com, the 15-day tour will make stops in 10 different countries. Check out the itinerary below!
March 8 – Dublin, Ireland – O2 Arena
March 10 – Toulouse, France – Zenith
March 11 – Marseille, France – Le Dome
March 13 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Tap 1
March 14 – Oslo, Norway – Spektrum
March 15 – Stockholm, Sweden – Globe
March 17 – Amneville, France – Le Galaxy
March 18 – Hamburg, Germany – Sporthalle
March 19 – Berlin, Germany – Velodrom
March 21 – Paris, France – Bercy
March 22 – Dusseldorf, Germany – Mitsubishi Electric Halle
March 23 – Davos, Switzerland
March 25 – Brussels, Belgium – Forest Club
March 26 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
March 27 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo