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  • Relativity Picks Up Octavia Spencer’s Race-Themed ‘Black and White’

    Oct 17, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Relativity has acquired U.S. rights to Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer’s racially-charged drama “Black and White,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and directed by Mike Binder and based on a true story, “Black and White” centers on an attorney (Costner) who becomes embroiled in a custody battle with the paternal grandmother (Spencer) of his […]

  • ‘Black-ish’ Takes a Ratings Tumble in Week 2

    Oct 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Was it because Anthony Anderson was topless for most of the episode? For some reason, ABC’s promising new comedy “Black-ish” took a hit in viewership Wednesday night, falling an alarming 24 percent from its promising series debut last week. Wednesday’s episode drew 6.6 million viewers, down from 10.8 million for the premiere, according to Nielsen. However, ABC is quick to […]

  • ‘Red Band Society’ Ads Taken Down From LA Metro Buses After Complaints

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *A controversial ad for the new Fox TV show “Red Band Society” has been pulled from LA Metro buses. According to the Los Angeles Times, the ad was removed Thursday amid complaints from activists, who found it to be racist and offensive. The “Red Band Society” bus ad featured a picture of the show’s cast […]

  • Fox’s ‘Red Band Society’ is Like ‘The Breakfast Club – Interrupted’

    Sep 16, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Put “The Breakfast Club” in a hospital pediatric ward with Whoopi Goldberg’s nurse from “Girl Interrupted” and you have Fox’s new dramedy “Red Band Society.” Premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m., the series follows teens from diverse backgrounds and circumstances who ultimately connect with each other through their shared circumtances. Spencer rules over the ward as its […]

  • Outrage Over Octavia Spencer ‘Scary Bitch’ Label on ‘Red Band Society’ Poster

    Sep 16, 14 by Qwest7 10 Comments

    *Octavia Spencer is a “scary bitch” and the National Action Network L.A chapter is not pleased at all. According to media sources, the chapter has contacted Fox Studios to request them to discontinue a promotional poster it’s using for its new show, “Red Band Society.” The poster, which features descriptions of the featured actors on […]

  • Oscar Buzz Again for Octavia Spencer in ‘Black and White’

    Sep 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *One of the standout films of the current Toronto Film Festival is Mike Binder’s “Black and White,” inspired by a true story. The drama stars Oscar winners Kevin Costner (also a producer) and Octavia Spencer as a grandfather and grandmother on opposite sides of a dispute over the custody of a mixed-race child (breakout 10-year-old star […]