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  • Terrence Howard Joins Vince Vaughn in ‘Term Life’

    Apr 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Terrence Howard is joining the cast of director Peter Billingsley’s “Term Life,” the thriller starring Vince Vaughn as a criminal who takes out an insurance policy on himself to benefit his estranged daughter (Hailee Steinfeld). Howard will play Sheriff Braydon, a small-town cop who crosses paths with the pair as they’re on the run, reports […]

  • Taraji P. Henson Speaks on New Roles and Other Black Female TV Characters

    Apr 6, 14 by Deron Dalton 4 Comments


    *Taraji P. Henson - who hosts the 2014 edition “Celebration of Gospel” tonight on BET –  stays busy working, and this year will be more of the same for her! She’s starred on TV’s “Person of Interest” and has many new film roles coming out this year. Now she’s back on TV with “Empire.” Henson dished about her new […]

  • Macy Gray Joins Fox’s Hip Hop-Themed Pilot ‘Empire’

    Mar 19, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Macy Gray is the latest to join the expanding cast of “Empire,” a hip hop themed pilot for Fox starring Terrence Howard as a rap mogul. Taraji P. Henson stars as Cookie Lyon, the ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Howard), the head of a record label at the center of the drama. Gray will recur as […]

  • Trai Byers, Grace Gealey Added to Fox Pilot ‘Empire’

    Mar 11, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Trai Byers (“All My Children”) and Grace Gealey have signed on as series regulars for Fox’s hip-hop themed drama pilot “Empire.” The series stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, a charismatic, savvy music superstar who is about to take his company, Empire Entertainment, public. Byers will play Andre, Lucious’ oldest son, described as a tall, brilliant […]

  • Gabourey Sidibe Joins Fox Pilot ‘Empire’

    Mar 10, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *The Fox drama pilot “Empire” seems to be adding cast members by the hour. On the heels of Malik Yoba joining Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollet in the hip-hop themed project from Lee Daniels, Deadline.com is reporting that Gabourey Sidibe has now signed on for a recurring role. The story centers on […]

  • Malik Yoba Joins Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson in Fox’s ‘Empire’

    Mar 10, 14 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments


    *Malik Yoba has joined the expanding cast of Lee Daniels’ hip hop-themed Fox drama “Empire.” Terrence Howard stars as Lucious Lyon (Howard), a charismatic, savvy music superstar who is about to take his company, Empire Entertainment, public. Yoba will play Vernon Turner, Lucious’s longtime friend from the streets and business associate who is now the […]