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Lifetime is back in business with its Aaliyah biopic. Nickelodeon actress Alexandra Shipp has been tapped to play the R&B… Read More

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The Black List is changing the Hollywood game.  The script-database service dedicated to finding and promoting unknown writers… Read More

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Drake, the rapper, is great. But Drake, the ESPYs host, is amazing! Many may have forgotten that Drizzy first came on the… Read More

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Writer-cartoonist Aaron McGruder has signed a first-look development deal with Adult Swim, the network announced today. The deal… Read More

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Last week, the world got a glimpse of Yaya DaCosta as she put on her best Tyra Banks “smize” for her Whitney Houston… Read More

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A classically trained actor (he got his master’s at the Yale School of Drama), Charles Dutton has graced TV screens (remember… Read More

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