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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

UTA Promotes More Than 100 Employees Across Departments by Angelique Jackson

United Talent Agency has promoted more than 100 employees across 30 departments, marking its largest-ever class of promotions. The promotions — which encompass employees at all levels of t…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Whoopi Goldberg on What it Takes to Make a Great Oscars Host by Angelique Jackson

As the 2021 Oscars prepare to go hostless for the third year in a row, Whoopi Goldberg shares what it takes to emcee the biggest night in movies. The 1991 best supporting actress Oscar winne…

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Friday, March 19, 2021

‘Genius: Aretha’ Showrunner Suzan-Lori Parks on Meeting Aretha Franklin Over the Phone by Angelique Jackson

It could be said that Suzan-Lori Parks was destined to tell the story of Aretha Franklin. Not just because the “Genius: Aretha” showrunner is a celebrated playwright who won the MacArthu…

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Tony Award Winner L. Scott Caldwell to Lead Blumhouse Amazon Feature ‘Bingo’ (EXCLUSIVE) by Angelique Jackson

L. Scott Caldwell will star in Blumhouse and Amazon’s “Bingo,” the latest thriller on the “Welcome to the Blumhouse” slate. The Tony Award-winning actor, known for her roles as Ros…

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Viola Davis Honored With AAFCA Icon Award (EXCLUSIVE) by Angelique Jackson

Oscar winner Viola Davis will receive the Icon Award from the African American Film Critics Assn. during the 12th annual AAFCA awards on April 7. Previous recipients of AAFCA’s Icon Award …

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Addresses Absence of Black Members During Golden Globes Broadcast by Angelique Jackson

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) addressed their controversial diversity issue, namely the fact that the organization currently has no Black members, during Sunday night’s br…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Netflix to Invest $100 Million to Improve Diversity in TV Shows, Films by Angelique Jackson

Netflix unveiled its first comprehensive study of diversity and inclusion in its film and series programming, from Dr. Stacy Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative research team. M…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Viola Davis on the Prospect of Becoming the Most Nominated Black Actress in Oscars History by Angelique Jackson

With her critically acclaimed performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” Viola Davis is primed to become the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history. Though Davis’ name (and h…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Brandy on ‘Cinderella’ Finally Coming to Disney Plus: ‘It’s Divine Timing’ by Angelique Jackson

Last week, Disney Plus announced that 1997’s “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” starring Brandy and Whitney Houston, would begin streaming Feb. 12. The movie’s streaming deb…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

Peter Dinklage to Produce ‘This Was Our Pact’ and Voice Talking Bear in Animated Film (EXCLUSIVE) by Angelique Jackson

Move over Paddington, and beat it Winnie the Pooh! There’s a new talking bear coming to the big screen — voiced by four-time Emmy-winner Peter Dinklage. Dinklage is set to voice one of t…

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Brandy’s ‘Cinderella,’ With Fairy Godmother Whitney Houston, Coming to Disney Plus by Angelique Jackson

Over the years, fans of singer and actor Brandy have learned to “never say never” or believe that something’s “impossible” — and their patience and perseverance has been rewarded…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Lashana Lynch to Join Netflix’s ‘Matilda’ Movie Musical by Angelique Jackson

Lashana Lynch is getting musical — with the British star set to join the cast of Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of “Matilda.” The musical movie is based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 childre…

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