Jennifer Hudson Joins Nextflix Comedy


Jennifer Hudson to Star in Netflix Comedy Sandy Wexler

Jennifer Hudson has been cast to star alongside comedian Adam Sandler in the upcoming Netflix film, Sandy Wexler. The Academy Award-winning singer and actress will once again get to showcase her beautiful voice, playing the character of Courtney Clarke, a singer who catches the eye of Wexler (Sandler), a bumbling Hollywood agent who manages a group of eccentric clients.
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Jennifer Hudson Joins ‘Hairspray Live’ Cast


Jennifer Hudson to star in Live Hairspray Musical

While Jennifer Hudson is currently starring in the latest Broadway iteration of The Color Purple, come this fall she’ll return to the small screen to co-star in the live NBC production of the musical, Hairspray. The Oscar-winning actress will play Motormouth Maybelle, a role originally made famous by singer Ruth Brown.
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Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Enrivo Record Title Track to The Color Purple Broadway Production

the color purpleWhen The Color Purple makes its return to Broadway this fall, it will be doing so with an amazing array of talent.

Along with Jennifer Hudson, who will play the role of Shug Avery, we have Cynthia Enrivo, who wowed fans in the London production as Celie, and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) who will be taking on the role of Sofia.

Jennifer and Cynthia recently recorded a duet together of the play’s title track, which will be featured in the show when it begins previews on November 10, and then opens live at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 10.
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Jennifer Hudson is the New Face of Soho Jeans

Jennifer Hudson Endorses New Line of Jeans by New York & Company

SOHO JEANS JENNIFER HUDSONJennifer Hudson is the new face of New York & Company’s expanded line of Soho jeans.

The Oscar winning singer and actress announced her collaboration with the brand earlier today, telling WWD “What I love most about New York is the diversity. It’s a haven for individuality and I have always found that to be inspiring. That sort of energy affects me in all ways but especially when it comes to my style. New York & Company’s Soho Jeans Collection helps women the same way with a line that’s fashion forward, great fitting and comfortable for whatever their day may bring.”
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Jenner Hudson Heads to Broadway


Singer Jennifer Hudson is heading to Broadway, taking on the role of Shug Avery in the Oprah Winfrey produced revival of The Color Purple.

The John Doyle-helmed production will head to the Great White Way later this fall after having debuted at London’s Chocolate Factor back in 2013.

The original Broadway production starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Renee Elise and LaChanz, who won a Tony for her portrayal of Celie. Oprah Winfrey was also a part of that production team.
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Jennifer Hudson Rocks the Today Show


Singer Jennifer Hudson took to the Today Show earlier today to perform a medley of songs off of her upcoming third solo album.

The 32-year old Academy Award winner is hot on the promo trail, gearing up for the release of “JHUD,” the follow-up to 2011’s Gold-certified “I Remember Me.”

In a recent interview Jennifer called “JHUD,” a departure from her previous albums, noting its more urban sound and lack of traditional ballads she has become known for.
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