Tag Archives: Dreamgirls

  • FOX Adds New Lee Daniels Drama ‘Star’, About Rising Girl Group in Atlanta

    Aug 6, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *Lee Daniels is bringing a new music-based drama to Fox. The co-creator and executive producer of “Empire” is working on “Star,” about three girls in Atlanta who form a band and their rise to the top. Fox Chairman and CEO Dana Walden made the announcement Thursday morning at the Television Critics Association press tour. An […]

  • Sheryl Lee Ralph Reminisces Over Meeting Diana Ross at the Height of ‘Dreamgirls’ Popularity

    May 17, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *For many people, Sheryl Lee Ralph will always be associated with the hit Broadway play “Dreamgirls.” With sold out shows, chart-topping single and six Tony awards collected out of the 13 nominations, it’s safe to say that the production was must-see in the ‘80s. And Ralph was in the center of it all, playing the […]

  • Jennifer Holliday Talks Pop Music Return and MS Diagnosis

    Sep 28, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Sangin’ fans rejoice! After 23 years of being away, Jennifer Holliday has returned to music with a new album. The Tony- and Grammy-winning entertainer’s latest release, “The Song Is You.” The 15-song self-produced album of R&B, jazz and pop standards marks a welcome return for the Holliday, who is best known for her classic rendition […]

  • J-Hud on Beyonce: ‘I Have Parties Whenever She Does Anything’ (Watch)

    Sep 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Jennifer Hudson was the guest on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” last night, and the subject of her relationship with Beyonce came up on the program’s aftershow. One caller asked whether her “Dreamgirls” co-star gave her advice on the set of the 2006 film, which was Hudson’s acting debut. “I just remember her telling me, ‘You have […]

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]

  • Jennifer Hudson Says ‘Black Nativity’ Role was ‘Close to Home’

    Nov 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    * Jennifer Hudson says “Black Nativity” was one of dozens of musicals sent to her in the years after winning an Academy Award for “Dreamgirls.” She had turned them all down in favor of more dramatic fare, like “The Secret Life of Bees,” “Winnie Mandela” and the forthcoming “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.” But […]