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  • BET Picks Up Repeats of ‘The Queen Latifah Show’

    Mar 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *BET is expanding its late-night talk block with the acquisition of Sony Pictures Television’s “The Queen Latifah Show,” notes The Hollywood Reporter. The syndicated daytime talk and variety show will join the network’s lineup on Monday, March 31, where it will be paired with repeats of “The Wendy Williams Show,” which BET nabbed in 2009. Both […]

  • Sony Swoops Rights to Graphic Novel ‘The Harlem Hellfighters’

    Mar 10, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Sony Pictures has acquired the rights to “World War Z” author Max Brooks’ soon-to-be published graphic novel “The Harlem Hellfighters,” about the U.S. Army’s 369th infantry regiment, an African-American unit fighting in Europe during World War I. The famed infantry regiment, which spent more time in direct combat than any other American unit during the […]

  • Will Smith’s Overbrook Producing Sitcom for S.A. Comic Trevor Noah

    Nov 22, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Legendary Television has teamed with James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment for a half-hour comedy at Fox, which will star top South African comedian Trevor Noah. The project, inspired by Noah’s comedy and life, is being written by Sameer Gardeezi, who will executive produce along with LEG’s Norm Aladjem and Randy […]

  • Will Smith Set for Adventure Flick ‘City That Sailed’

    Nov 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Will Smith has now officially come aboard “City That Sailed,” the 20th Century Fox adventure pic with Shawn Levy tapped to develop and direct, reports Deadline. The story centers on a father and daughter on the island of Manhattan as it breaks loose and sails across the Atlantic Ocean. Audrey Wells is penning the script, […]

  • Talent Agency CAA Signs Queen Latifah

    Oct 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Queen Latifah continues to make power moves in Hollywood. Deadline.com is reporting that she has signed with CAA for representation following a long stint with WME. The musician, Oscar-nominated actress, label president and author just recently launched her new daytime talker, “The Queen Latifah Show.” Latifah is producing it through her Flavor Unit Entertainment production […]

  • Columbia Pictures Moves Up Release Date of ‘Annie’

    Sep 25, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Columbia Pictures has moved the premiere of “Annie” back to December 19, 2014 from its original Christmas Day release. For now the Quvenzhané Wallis-starrer has the December 19th date to itself. Will Gluck directs the reimagining of the stage musical and is rewriting the current script, revising a screenplay written by Emma Thompson and rewritten […]