Angele Bassett to Direct Whitney Biopic

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“American Horror Story: Coven” actress Angela Bassett is set to direct Lifetime’s upcoming filmography on the life of late pop singer Whitney Houston.

With a simple working title of “Whitney Houston,” the film is set for a 2015 debut and will reportedly tackle the years Houston was married to fellow R&B singer Bobby Brown.

In a released stament, Bassets said she has “great regard for both singers” and is “beyond excited to go behind the camera and into their world.”
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BET Honors Mary J. Blige & More

Whitney Hosuton BET Honors The Second Annual BET Honors were held last night in Washington DC at the Warner Theatre. This year’s show was hosted by actress Gabrielle Union and paid tribute to such luminaries as B. Smith, Mary J. Blige, Judith Jameson, and many others. The night’s biggest surprise guest however turned out to be singer Whitney Houston, who presented an award to actor/director Tyler Perry. Singers Monica and Keyshia Cole were also on hand to perform and pay tribute to Mary J. Blige.
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Style: At the “Notorious” Premiere

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Last night was a very stylish night at the “Notorious” movie premiere in New York City. Despite most of the ladies stepping out in dark colors, the artist partly known as Beyoncé arrived wearing an off-the-shoulder Donna Karan dress with matching sequin wrap, metallic clutch, chandelier earrings, and platform YSL sandals. Though the hair is a bit messy from her St. Bart’s vacay, she still looks fab in that color. Cassie was the cutest thing on the scene, sporting a créme and black Givenchy jacket, with emroidered detailing, and cutout platform heels. Ciara looked every bit a model, as she posed sexily in her leopard-print Christian Louboutin pumps. I mean seriously, who else could make leather look this good? — not too many! Oh, and I LOVE her side-swept bangs.

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Brown Sistas Attend The “Notorious” Premiere

Naturi Naughton Just over ten years after his untimely passing, the life story of the late Notorious BIG is finally hitting the big screen. Starring Jamal Woolard as Biggie, Natauri Naughton as Lil Kim, and Antonique Smith as Faith Evans, “Notorious” chronicles the rise of the rapper, his relationships with the various women in his life- and of course his untimely passing- brought on the by the bullets of assailants who have yet to be found and prosecuted. The premiere for the film was held last night and of course the rap and r n’ b world were out in force. Stars, Naturi Naughton and Angela Bassett were in attendance. As were singers Mary J. Blige, Ciara and Beyonce.
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Angela Bassett Gets A Star On Walk Of Fame

Actress Angela Bassett was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame today. Angela first came to prominence back in 1992 when she portrayed singer Tina Turner in her biopoic, “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, a film that also brought Angela her first Academy Award nomination. Since then Angela has appeared in more than 20 films and can presently be seen starring as Brenda, in Tyler Perry’s new film, “Meet The Browns”.
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Meet The Browns Premiere

Tyler Perry’s new film, Meets The Browns, opens March 21st in movie theaters across the country, and the premiere for the film was held last night at the Cinerama Dome theater in Los Angeles, California. Those in attendance included the star, Angela Bassett, as well as Kenya Moore and model Eva Pigford.
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