Trailer: Regina King in HBO’s The Leftovers

HBO’s hit drama The Leftovers is back for a second season and will be adding Emmy winner Regina King to their cast.

King, along with Jasmin Savoy, Kevin Carroll and Jovan Adepto will play the Murphys, one of only a handful of families who survived a cataclysmic event that wiped over 140 million people off the face of the planet.
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Trailer: HBO’s ‘Bessie’ Starring Queen Latifah


HBO pictures has released the first full length trailer for their upcoming Bessie Smith biopic, starring rapper/actress/talk show host, Queen Latifah.

“Bessie” will air May 16 and chronicle the singer’s Vaudeville beginnings, as well as her ascent, and eventual descent, to and from the heights of musical stardom.

The star-studded cast, which also includes Tika Sumpter, Michael K. Smith as Bessie’s husband, Oliver Pratt, Mikes Epps, Charles S. Dutton and Mo’Nique as blues legend Ma Rainey, are expected to appear at a press event next week to talk about the film, which HBO had previously sought to bring to the small screen almost a decade ago.
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Rutina Wesley Joins the Third Season of ‘Hannibal’

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Former “True Blood” star Rutina Wesley is joining season three of NBC’s psychological thriller “Hannibal,” taking on the role of Reba McClane, a blind woman who catches the eye of Francis Dolarhyde, better known as the Tooth Fairy, a serial killer who really likes to sink his teeth into his victims.

Reba’s romance with Dolarhyde is major component of the Thomas Harris novel “Red Dragon,” just one of the books in which “Hannibal” is based on, and is expected to be given the same significance during season three, notching a reported seven episode arc for both Wesley and Richard Armitrage, the actor hired to play the role of Dolarhyde.
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Olivia Pens Tell-All + Lands HBO Role


Singer Olivia is moving on from reality TV and is embracing bigger and better things.

The former “Love & Hip Hop” star has abandoned VH1 for HBO, having secured the role of Ruby in the upcoming drama “The Family Business.”

Aside from her burgeoning acting career, Olivia continues to focus on music, saying fans can expect her album “The Right One for You,” to be released sometime this fall.
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