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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Laz Alonso will co-star in the Amazon superhero series The Boys. The Boys takes place in a world where the superheroes embrace the darker side of their celebrity and fame. Laz’s character is named Mother’s Milk. He’s second in command, a great detective, and is a highly intelligent and observant investigator. No word on when the show… Read more »
Mary J Blige lands a series on Netflix. I’ll #spillthetea. LeBron James plans on remaking a classic. Taraji signs with a new team. Thanks for watching #TonysTea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
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.
Courtney B Vance has a new series lined up on FX. “Heist 88,” is set in the year 1988 and follows the real life story of Armand Moore. He will play Armand Moore, who was the mastermind that persuaded four young, African-American employees of First National Bank of Chicago to steal $70 million. Read more here.
Tami Roman will not return to Basketball Wives next season. She’s tapping out after 7 seasons. Producer made her an offer but she’s saying no. Tami says she hasn’t been married to a basketball player since 2001 and feels she’s outgrown the show. Her web series, “The Bonnet Chronicles,” is blowing up and may get… Read more »
Gabrielle Union isn’t here for victim shaming. I’ll #spillthetea. Morris Chestnut has a new TV show in the works. Ne-Yo’s wife apologizes for her behavior on TV. Thanks for watching #TonysTea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
LeBron takes an L as his Starz series Survivor’s Remorse is canceled. The show will end after four seasons. The final episode airs October 22. The comedy was one of LeBron James’ first tries with scripted television. The series starred starred Jessie T. Usher, RonReaco Lee, Erica Ash, Teyonah Parris, Tichina Arnold, Robert Wu and Meagan Tandy…. Read more »
Viola Davis and Larry Wilmore will produce Black Don’t Crack. The series is for ABC. The series focuses on three sorority sisters who lose touch after college. The three unite during important times in their lives and realize the importance of sisterhood and allowing yourself to crack. Read more about it here.
Jaleel White once auditioned to be Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show. This was before he became ‘Urkel,’ on ABC’s “Family Matters.” Jaleel says, “My agent had been told that they’ve pretty much settled on [me], so I went to the audition thinking I was just going on a last audition. And then, all of… Read more »