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BET has canceled the drama The Quad after two seasons

BET Has Canceled the Drama The Quad After Two Seasons

BET has canceled the drama The Quad after two seasons. The second season just ended a week ago. The series starred Anika None Rose. She played Dr. Eva Fletcher, a newly elected President of the fictional Georgia A&M University. The reason for the cancelation? Poor ratings. More here.

John Wick will become a series on Starz WITH Keanu Reeves

John Wick Will Become a Series on Starz WITH Keanu Reeves

John Wick will become a series on Starz WITH Keanu Reeves. Keanu has starred as John Wick the the movie and the sequel. Now to be clear, Keanu will appear in the series but will NOT be the star. There will be a third John Wick movie. More here.

Nas was hit with a $300,000 tax lien from the state of California

BET Plans Nas Movie

Coming off of record ratings for the “New Edition Story,” on BET, the network is planning a series based on the life of Nas. It’s called “Street Dreams,” and is described as a “music-infused period scripted project.” More details here.

50 Cent is no longer mad at Vivica A Fox for writing about their sex life

50 Cent Suing Ex-Lawyer Over Sex Tape

50 Cent is suing his ex-lawyers for $32 million. He accuses them of doing ‘misdeeds’ that put him behind the 8 ball in a woman’s lawsuit against him. Fiddy was sued in 2015 for putting out a sex tape of Lastonia Leviston. The tape even had 50 Cent’s commentary. Lastonia sued and won $7 million. The… Read more »

VH-1 Will Make a Jodeci Movie

Fresh off the HUGE success of ‘The New Edition Story,” on BET, VH-1 it seems will make a biopic about Jodeci. The last biopic VH-1 made was the controversial TLC movie. Read more here.

Charlie Murphy Joining Power for Season 4

Charlie Murphy is going Starz’s “Power,” for season four. Charlie Murphy will play Marshall Williams. “Power,” will be back for the fourth season later this year. The fifth season has already been picked up. Read more here.

The Kevin Hart - Mike Epps Beef is Officially a Wrap

Kevin Hart Will Do a Show for the History Channel

Kevin Hart will do “The Black Man’s Guide to History for the – History Channel. The premise will be Kevin telling stories to his daughter (played by his daughter, Heaven) of historic figures that are lesser known. Kevin was inspired to do this show by his daughter. Read about that and more here.

Donald Glover plans on retiring Childish Gambino after his next album

Donald Glover Gets Production Deal With FX

FX is going more into the Donald Glover business. In addition to announcing “Atlanta,” will return in 2018, FX announced a production deal with Donald Glover. As part of the deal, Donald Glover will develop projects not only for FX, but other networks and platforms. Congrats! Read for more here.