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Fox Buys Two New Shows From ‘Empire’ Creator Lee Daniels

by Jessica Bennett

Fox is currently developing not one but two new series from acclaimed director Lee Daniels. The network is already home to the Oscar- nominated... Read More

Say What? Big Boi Wants Lee Daniels to Produce Outkast Biopic

Say What? Big Boi Wants Lee Daniels to Produce Outkast Biopic

by #TeamEbony

Hmmm…we’re scratching our heads on this one. Word on the street is that Antwan “Big Boi” Patterson is convinced that Lee Daniels is the... Read More

Stars Shine at the 8th Annual African American Film Critics Association Awards

Stars Shine at the 8th Annual African American Film Critics Association Awards

by #TeamEBONY

The 8th annual African American Film Critics Association Awards took place February 9, 2017 in Hollywood, CA and Moonlight was the night’s big winner.... Read More

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Here’s Why Lee Daniels Is Wrong About #OscarsSoWhite

by April Reign

In a recent New York Times article, writer, producer and director Lee Daniels dismissed the issues surrounding #OscarsSoWhite and called its supporters, among other... Read More

Lee Daniels On Taking The Comfort Out of Primetime TV with ‘STAR’

Lee Daniels On Taking The Comfort Out of Primetime TV with ‘STAR’

by LaToya Cross

Lee Daniels wanted to shake-up network television. “I think we’ve gotten too politically correct with primetime. We’re just not in your face anymore. You can... Read More

Lenny Kravitz Talks “Hardcore” Role on Lee Daniels’ ‘STAR’

Lenny Kravitz Talks “Hardcore” Role on Lee Daniels’ ‘STAR’

by L'Oreal Thompson Payton

The uber talented musician-actor dishes on what it’s like playing the “bad guy", advice he has for aspiring entertainers and what's next in his career. Read More

Taraji P. Henson Nabs Female Lead in Fox's Lee Daniels Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire'

Lee Daniels Pays Sean Penn’s Legal Fees As Defamation Case Moves Back to State Court

by #teamEBONY

Just over a week after Empire co-creator Lee Daniels attempted to move actor Sean Penn's $10 million defamation lawsuit against him to federal court, Daniels seems... Read More

Gabourey Sidibe: Will She Won’t? [INTERVIEW]

Gabourey Sidibe: Will She Won’t? [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

When she’s not showing off her twerking skills with Jussie Smollett on Twitter or teaching Kathy Bates how to shake that thang on the... Read More

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ICYMI:
Why Is Sean Penn Suing Lee Daniels?

by Damon Young

In Case You Missed It: Actor Sean Penn announced that he would be suing Empire showrunner Lee Daniels for $10 million dollars following comments he made... Read More

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Jimpire’ Parodies ‘Empire’! [WATCH]

Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Jimpire’ Parodies ‘Empire’! [WATCH]

by #teamEBONY

Last night on NBC, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premiered Jimpire, the latest in a line of hilarious parodies, and this time Lee... Read More