Gabrielle Union to Produce ‘Breaking In’ Drama
Gabrielle Union is set to return to the big screen early next year. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Being Mary Jane actress will star in and executive-produce the upcoming home invasion thriller Breaking In. The Will Packer production will reportedly begin shooting this fall, and follows the travails of a single mother who turns the tables on her attackers after they break into her home.
Gabrielle Union: We’re Going to Need More Wine
Actress Gabrielle Union is set to release her first book this fall via Harper Collins Publishing. The Being Mary Jane star announced the news herself via Instagram, sharing the above cover and message with fans: “Throughout my life, I’ve often wondered aloud ‘How the hell did I end up here?’ Why me? Not sure I’ve ever found all the answers to the questions, but in this book, I share my journey… the good, the bad, and the WTF. You will definitely need more wine for this.”
New York & Company Unveils ‘Being Mary Jane’ Clothing Line
Gabrielle Union is getting her own fashion line, courtesy of her new job as Brand Ambassador for New York & Company’s 7th Avenue Design Studio. According to published reports, Gabrielle will launch an exclusive line with NY&C inspired by her Being Mary Jane character: Mary Jane Paul; followed by another namesake collection to be unveiled in August.
Critics Come for Gabrielle Union’s ‘Flawless Hair’
While I am sure Gabrielle Union’s new Flawless haircare line has been a huge success since its launch last week, it has not come without a bit of controversy for its creator. Since unveiling the collection via Instagram, Gabrielle has been inundated with complaints from people who think she’s simply trying to make a quick buck from the booming natural hair movement- while not actually wearing her natural hair. Gabby has also been taken to task for her vague use of the phrase “textured hair,” as well as the models she chose to use in the company’s advertisements.
‘Flawless’ by Gabrielle Union
Actress Gabrielle Union is launching her own Flawless haircare line. The 44-year old Being Mary Jane star will unveil Flawless by Gabrielle Union exclusively at Ulta Beauty on April 16th. Gabrielle says she’s been asked to front numerous haircare brands over the years but always declined because she wanted to be “more than just a face.”
Gabrielle Union Cast in ‘The Public’ Film
Per published reports, actress Gabrielle Union has signed on to appear in the upcoming dramedy The Public. Via the Hollywood Reporter, Gabrielle will join a cast that already includes Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone, Che Smith, and Taylor Schilling. Emilio Estevez reportedly penned the script and will also act as the film’s director.
Gabrielle Union Gets Real with Harper’s Bazaar
Actress Gabrielle Union is featured in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The outspoken star of the hit BET drama, Being Mary Jane, holds little back in her interview with the glossy, openly discussing her disillusionment with American politics, the lukewarm reception of her film The Birth of a Nation, and why now, more than ever, she refuses to be quiet in the face of injustice.
Gabrielle Union Covers Essence Magazine for the Ninth Time
Gabrielle Union is the latest brown sista to land a November magazine cover. In addition to Nicki Minaj covering Maria Claire and Aja Naomi King and Lupita Nyong’o covering Elle, we have Gabby- who for the ninth time- is covering Essence magazine.
First Look: Season 4 of ‘Being Mary Jane’
Gabrielle Union’s popular BET drama, Being Mary Jane, is set to return for its fourth season this coming January. The show has undergone a number of key changes since its season three finale, including the loss of creator and showrunner Mara Brock Akil. Mara abruptly left the show last season and has since signed a multi-year deal to create shows for Warner Brothers Television.