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  • Lifetime’s ‘Gabby Douglas Story’ Premieres Saturday (Trailer)

    Jan 31, 14 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Lifetime’s original movie about Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday with Imani Hakim – the little sister from “Everybody Hates Chris” – in the lead role. Regina King plays Gabby’s mom, S. Epatha Merkerson stars as her grandmother and Sydney Mikayla plays the younger Gabby. The tele-pic, which kicks off Lifetime’s Black […]

  • THE (11-28-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Nov 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Experience is what you get when you don’t […]

  • Lifetime Preps Gabby Douglas Biopic; Regina King to Play Mom

    Sep 16, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Gabrielle Douglas, the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the Individual All-Around Champion and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics, will be the subject of Lifetime movie. The cable network has greenlighted “The Gabby Douglas Story” (working title), an original […]

  • S. Epatha Merkerson ‘Reinvents’ with Multiple Projects

    Apr 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *On Mother’s Day weekend, actress S. Epatha Merkerson will present fresh work on both the New York stage and in movie theaters nationwide. Friday, May 10, brings the former “Law & Order” star to the big screen in “Tyler Perry Presents Peeples,” where she plays the mother of Kerry Washington’s bride-to-be character who must meet […]

  • S. Epatha Merkerson to Play Marvin Gaye’s Mom in Biopic

    Mar 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *It will be a “Law & Order” reunion in the upcoming Marvin Gaye biopic. S. Epatha Merkerson, who starred as Lt. Anita van Buren on the NBC drama from 1991-2010, has signed on to play Alberta, the mother of the late singer portrayed in the film by Jesse L. Martin. Martin played Detective Ed Green […]

  • S. Epatha Merkerson’s Fear of Snakes is Real

    Mar 3, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Everyone’s got a fear, including award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson. Snakes is what gets her going, so much so that she nearly passed up the opportunity to play alongside Justin Timberlake and Samuel L. Jackson in “Black Snake Moan.” She wanted to be sure the script included not a single snake. “I won’t even read […]