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  • Rutina Wesley Nabs Co-Lead in ABC Pilot ‘Broad Squad’

    Mar 6, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Rutina Wesley will follow up her seven-season run on HBO’s “True Blood” with a lead part in ABC’s period female-cop procedural drama pilot “Broad Squad.” A fictionalized account of the graduating class of Boston’s first female patrol officers in 1978, the project centers on four newly minted cops — Eileen, Molly (Charlotte Spencer), Lisa (Cody […]

  • Rutina Wesley on Her ‘True Blood’ Situation (WARNING: SPOILERS)

    Jul 1, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER IF YOU HAVEN’T STARTED WATCHING THE NEW SEASON OF “TRUE BLOOD.” REPEAT: DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER IF YOU HAVEN’T STARTED WATCHING THE NEW SEASON OF “TRUE BLOOD.” *No one saw it coming. The death of Tara several minutes into the first episode of “True Blood’s” final season was a complete […]

  • First Look: ‘True Blood’s’ Rutina Wesley in ’13 Sins’ (Trailer)

    Mar 12, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Rutina Wesley stars in the upcoming thriller “13 Sins” for Radius-TWC, which released its first trailer for the film today. [Click through to watch.] The story centers on a broke salesman named Billy (Mark Webber) who gets a strange phone call that sets him on a series of 13 tasks, each more sinister — and […]

  • ‘True Blood’ to Give Adina Porter More Screen Time

    Oct 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *After six seasons as a recurring player, “True Blood” veteran Adina Porter has been promoted to series regular. Porter has portrayed Lettie Mae Thornton (the mother of Rutina Wesley’s character Tara) since the vampire drama’s first season. Porter also recurs on another HBO drama, Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom.” The screen and stage actress has appeared […]

  • Photos: Rutina, Tika & Naturi in 70s Essence Spread

    Sep 19, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Tika Sumpter, Naturi Naughton and Rutina Wesley got a 70s makeover and are definitely looking fierce and fab. In a spread in  the October issue of Essence, the ladies are dressed in the era’s revolutionary style clothing, representing the Black queen of the “Black and Proud” and Foxy Brown days. Tika rocks a full Afro, […]

  • Rutina Wesley on the Shocking ‘True Blood’ Finale

    Sep 16, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *Ok, if you saw the “True Blood” finale episode, there is a chance you are feeling in limbo.   It was quite an interesting show with the return of Grands and Rene, and the possibility of resurrected Russell. (Spoiler Alert! … if you haven’t seen the ‘True Blood’ finale) With all the twists and turns, nothing […]