Gabrielle Dennis will play Whitney Houston in The Bobby Brown Story. The BET miniseries is in production now in Atlanta. Woody McClain will play Bobby Brown. He played Bobby in The New Edition Story. The miniseries is due to air on BET in September. Other casting was announced. Read that here.
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Tiffany Haddish will star in the Tyler Perry movie The List. Also starring are Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick. It’s set to be out November 2, 2018. Tyler wrote and will produce and direct. Tiffany will play Tika’s wild sister that gets out of prison. Danica (Sumpter) may be getting “catfished” by an online boyfriend she has… Read more »
Chris Brown will star in Nick Cannon’s movie She Ball. Nick wrote the movie. He’ll also will produce and direct the movie as well as star. It’s about a women’s street basketball team. It also stars Cedric the Entertainer, Evan Ross, Rebecca De Mornay, Faizon Love, K.D. Aubert, Luenell, and Marla Gibbs. Read more here.
Regina Hall will play Samuel L Jackson’s ex girlfriend in the Shaft reboot. She’ll play the ex of and mother of John Shaft’s (Samuel L. Jackson) son. John Shaft is the nephew of the original John Shaft, played by Richard Roundtree. He’s also in the movie. More here.
Viola Davis is starring in the movie I Almost Forgot About You. The movie is based on the Terri McMillan book. Viola will play Georgia Young, a twice-divorced, optometrist. She’s got great friends and family but she hasn’t been in love in awhile. She goes on a wild journey of self-discovery, reuniting with old lovers, and… Read more »
BET is coming back with The Bobby Brown Story in 2018. The movie will pick up where the New Edition mini-series left off. Woody McClain will once again play Bobby Brow, They’re currently casting for other roles. More here.
Beyonce turned down a role in Beauty and the Beast because it wasn’t big enough. That’s what director Bill Condon says. He worked with her in Dreamgirls. That was 11 years ago. He’ surprised Beyonce hasn’t done more movie-musicals. Read more here.
Andre 3000 is going to join the cast of the sci-fi movie High Life. The movie is about a group of prison convicts who reduce their time behind bars by embarking on a dangerous mission to a black hole. Read more here.
Keke Palmer has a recurring role on this season’s Star. Keke will play Gigi, a recording artist describes as being “ratchet and rich,” whose looking for “good producers and bomb ass records.” Keke will do the role as well as a couple of other projects. Read about those here.
Paula Patton and Omar Epps will star in the movie Traffic. Paula and Omar will play a couple that are on getaway when they are confronted and terrorized by sex traffickers. They fight to survive and escape. It’ll be in theaters in April of next year. There’s more here.