Tag Archives: ‘precious’

  • Nick Cannon on Richard Pryor Biopic: ‘May The Best Man Get It’

    Jul 13, 14 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *Ever since news dropped about a planned biopic on Richard Pryor, speculation has run rampant over who would play the legendary comedian. Among the contenders is Nick Cannon, who has one of the rumored frontrunners. The “America’s Got Talent” host recently gave his two cents regarding the film and talk of him portraying Pryor during […]

  • ‘Mindy Project’s’ Xosha Roquemore Talks Show’s Fan Loyalty

    Apr 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Fox’s “The Mindy Project” is still on the air, thanks in large part to a stealth tweaking that took place between the first and current second seasons, and a fierce fan base that belies its ratings struggles. The series follows “The Office” alum Mindy Kaling in her role as Mindy Lahiri, an OB/GYN who awkwardly […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mo’Nique Makes Big Screen Return As Co-Star and Executive Prod. of Patrik-Ian Polk’s ‘Blackbird’

    Jan 8, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Mo’Nique may have been M.I.A. since winning her best supporting actress Oscar for “Precious,” but she’s coming back in a major way, courtesy of Patrik-Ian Polk. IndieWire.com reports the filmmaker and Mo’Nique will collaborate on his upcoming feature film, “Blackbird.” The movie, which also stars Isaiah Washington, centers on Randy Rousseau (Julian Walker), a 17-year-old […]

  • Lee Daniels Came Out of the Closet to Hurt His Abusive Father

    Nov 14, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Director Lee Daniels said he decided to come out as gay when he was a teenager in an attempt to upset his abusive father. The filmmaker has spoken candidly about his troubled relationship with his police officer dad William, who was killed in the line of duty when Daniels was 15. In a new interview […]

  • Gabourey Sidibe: ‘The Big C’ was Like ‘Going Away to College’

    Mar 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *Things will be a little different when Showtime’s “The Big C” returns for its final run on April 29. First, it will be renamed “The Big C: Hereafter.” “The purpose of this title was really to speak about how it’s that very Buddhist concept that we’ve explored on the show in the past, that you’re […]