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  • 50 Cent on Taraji’s Shade: ‘You Know Women, They Gonna Say What They Gonna Say’

    Jan 9, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments


    *During Starz’ panel for “Power” today at the Television Critics Association press tour, we asked 50 Cent directly about his back and forth with “Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard. 50 fired the first shot last week by suggesting that “Empire” copied the promotional art and other material straight from “Power.” Henson was then asked by a […]

  • ‘Power’s’ Omari Hardwick on Racial Backlash Over His Real and TV Wives

    Jan 9, 15 by Cherie Saunders 3 Comments


    *An unexpected issue came out of season one of the Starz drama “Power.” Omari Hardwick stars as a drug kingpin trying hard to reinvent himself as a legitimate, by-the-book club promoter. Creator Courtney Kemp Agboh has developed a character that is both a bad guy (he commits adultry and the occasional murder) and a guy […]

  • George C. Wolfe Developing Jazz Drama ‘Storyville’ for STARZ

    Dec 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Cable network Starz is developing the jazz drama “Storyville,” from film and theater writer-director George C. Wolfe. It’s based on an original idea by Wolfe, who won three Tony Awards for 1992’s Broadway musical Jelly’s Last Jam‚ which followed jazz pianist Jelly Roll Morton whose career began in the so-called Storyville district. Wolfe will pen […]

  • ‘Power’ Disrespects Yom Kippur, Ruins Halloween in Brooklyn Neighborhood

    Nov 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The Starz series “Power,” currently shooting its second season in the New York neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, was criticized last month for shooting around synagogues on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. On Friday, the production came under fire again – this time for blocking off streets from the Halloween trick-or-treaters. Judy Stanton of the Brooklyn […]

  • Erica Ash on Playing Kevin Hart’s Wife and Cam Calloway’s Sister

    Oct 10, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *We are days away from the Oct. 14 return of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” with Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, Nelly, Duane Martin and J.B. Smoove back to play heightened versions of themselves. Also back for Season 3 is Erica Ash, who will reprise her role as Kevin Hart’s ex-wife Bridgette. Simultaneously, she’ll continue […]

  • ‘Survivor’s Remorse’: How Hands On is LeBron James?; Watch First 2 Episodes Early

    Sep 26, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Starz is making the first two episodes of “Survivor’s Remorse” available for viewing ahead of its official October 4 series premiere, hoping the early jump will generate the type of buzz that attracts more viewers. Fans can get the jump beginning Saturday Sept. 27 via Starz’s satellite and cable carriers in the U.S., and online […]