Aja Naomi King is ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’
Actress Aja Naomi King has been cast to star in the upcoming film A Girl from Mogadishu. The How to Get Away with Murder star will portray Ifrah Ahmed, a young Somali woman who went on to become an acclaimed author and activist after escaping her war-torn country and the atrocities of female genital mutilation.
Jill Marie Jones Joins ‘Boo!’ Cast
Actress Jill Marie Jones has been added to the cast of the upcoming Midland Entertainment horror flick Boo!. The former Ash vs Evil Dead co-star joins previously announced cast members Dwight Henry (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Charley Palmer Rothwell (My Name is Lenny), and Moonlight’s Jaden Piner.
Keyshia Cole 11:11 Reset Album Sales
The world of R&B music continues to be a tough place for women these days. Outside of Beyonce and Rihanna, few sistas seem capable of reaching Gold status, much less Platinum. It seems like only yesterday women like Janet Jackson and Whitney Houston were helping us dominate the charts; whereas, today, we are officially outsiders.
Gabrielle Union to Star in ‘Bad Boys’ Reboot
Gabrielle Union is taking over the Bad Boys franchise and bringing it to television. The Being Mary Jane star has inked a pilot deal with NBC Universal and will star in and produce the small screen reboot of the buddy-cop film, which she originally appeared in alongside Will Smith and Martin Lawrence back in 2003.
Trailer: ‘9-1-1’ Starring Angela Bassett
With television’s mid-season fast approaching, Fox is wasting no time in promoting their upcoming Ryan Murphy-produced drama 9-1-1. The network just released their first trailer for the highly anticipate series, which stars Angele Bassett, Charles Baker, and Connie Britton as a group of burnt-out first-responders.
Tamar Braxton Files for Divorce
Tamar Braxton has officially filed for divorce after nine years of marriage to record producer Vincent Herbert. The singer’s rep released a statement earlier today confirming long-standing rumors of trouble in paradise, saying “At this time, we can confirm Ms. Braxton has made an extremely difficult decision and has filed for divorce. She appreciates everyone’s love and prayers and asks that her privacy be respected during this very difficult time.”
Trailer: ‘Acrimony’ Starring Taraji P. Henson
Here it is, guys, your first look at Tyler Perry’s Acrimony, starring Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent and Tika Sumpter. The film has a release date of March 30th 2018 and looks hella dramatic from the trailer. If I didn’t know better, I’d think Cookie Lyon was transported from Empire just for this role.
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).