Golden Brooks Joins TNT Drama
Actress Golden Brooks has been added to the cast of the upcoming TNT drama One Day She’ll Darken. The former Girlfriends co-star joins a stellar line-up that already includes actors Chris Pine (Wonder Woman), Dylan Smith (Into the Badlands), Jay Paulson (Mad Men), and Justin Cromwell (Training Day).
Janelle Monae to Star in Amazon’s ‘Electric Dreams’
As previously reported, singer Janelle Monae is set to appear in Electric Dreams, an Amazon-produced anthology series based on the writings of author Philip K. Dick. The sci-fi feature will air ten stand-alone episodes, including one titled Autofac, which will star Janelle as a beautiful android-like character named Alexis.
First Look: Deadwood Video by Toni Braxton
Singer Toni Braxton has just unveiled the video for her new single Deadwood. The track is the first to be released from her upcoming Sex & Cigarettes album, which is tentatively set for an early 2018 release. Toni re-united with longtime creative director Billie Woodruff for the visual, which features the singer performing before a black-and-white backdrop of cityscapes and sexy men.
Jill Scott Joins ‘Black Lightning’ Cast
Singer Jill Scott is returning to television. The three-time Grammy winner will reportedly play the villainous Lady Eve in the upcoming CW drama Black Lightning. The DC Comics character is described as a funeral parlor owner who quickly becomes the adversary of the show’s protagonist (Black Lightning) as she is revealed to be the bridge between the underworld and a secret group of corrupt leaders.
‘Bluebird of Happiness’ First Week Sales
The numbers are in, and sadly, R&B music continues to take a beating on the charts. According to Hits Daily Double, Tamar Braxton’s Bluebird of Happiness album may fail to debut inside the top then, thanks in part to sales of less than 10,000 copies.
Fox Orders New Series About Fatima Robinson
A new series based on the career of Fatima Robinson is coming to Fox next fall. The famed choreographer, best known for her work with artists like Aaliyah (Try Again + Rock the Boat) and Michael Jackson (Remember the Time), will see her rise to stardom chronicled via a one-hour weekly drama titled Take It From the Top.
Will Charlie’s Angels Return with Lupita Nyong’o?
Lupita Nyong’o is reportedly in talks to join the next iteration of the Charlie’s Angels franchise. According to online reports, the Academy Award-winning actress has been tapped alongside Kristen Stewart to lead a new group of Angels for the series’ second re-boot, which is already scheduled for a June 7, 2019 release.
Teyonah Parris to Spice Things Up on ‘Empire’
Actress Teyonah Parris is joining the season four cast of the hit Fox series Empire. According to the Hollywood Reporter, she’ll play Pamela Rose, an ambitious New York City police detective who quickly blurs the line between personal and professional when she encounters the beguiling men of the Lyon family.