Tag Archives: angela bassett

  • Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City. The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to CBS. Among those paying their respects were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte […]

  • Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald to Sing at Ruby Dee Memorial

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *A memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former Mayor David Dinkins and poet Sonia Sanchez, and a eulogy by Harry Belafonte, reports the AP. The celebration of Lee’s life will be held at the Riverside Church in New York on Sept. […]

  • Deborah Cox on Recreating Whitney’s Tone and Emotion for Lifetime Biopic

    Sep 3, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *No question. Deborah Cox had some very big shoes to fill in recreating Whitney Houston’s vocals for Lifetime’s upcoming biopic, “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” And Cox would be the first one to admit that, as she remained unbiased and fully engaged in the task at hand. The “Nobody’s Supposed to […]

  • Angela Bassett Has 3 Breasts in New ‘AHS: Freak Show’ Pic

    Aug 28, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *FX sent us its first art from the upcoming “American Horror Story: Freak Show” on Thursday and yes, that is Angela Bassett with three breasts. Kathy Bates is the bearded lady on her left and Sarah Paulson is behind them on the swing with two heads. Jessica Lange is front and center with the boa. This fourth […]

  • Angela Bassett on Whitney Biopic Backlash: ‘Controversy Can Be Good’

    Aug 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Angela Bassett, who came up short in her bid for an Emmy Monday night, was asked on the red carpet about the controversy surrounding the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which she is directing for Lifetime. As previously reported, Whitney’s mother Cissy is not happy with the production, saying producers have moved forward despite objections from […]

  • The Film Strip: Arlen Escarpeta on ‘Into the Storm’ and Playing Bobby Brown

    Aug 8, 14 by Marie Moore 1 Comment


    Arlen Escarpeta is no overnight success story, having appeared in numerous TV shows and on the big screen. With “Into the Storm” opening this weekend and playing Bobby Brown in the upcoming Lifetime biopic on Whitney Houston directed by Angela Bassett, he is poised to take the industry by storm. “Into the Storm” is by […]