Mike Epps and Evan Ross will join season two of Star. Mike Epps will play a record label president. Evan Ross will play the nephew of Benjamin Bratt’s character Jahil Rivera. Luke James is also set to play an artist on the label. Read more here.
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Forest Whitaker is joining Empire this coming fourth season. Forest will play “Uncle Eddie,” a charismatic music icon and hitmaker who gave Lucious his first radio airplay. Forest is staying busy. He’s going to be in Marvel’s Black Panther and is filming “How it Ends,” right now. Empire is back on Fox September 27. Read more… Read more »
Mahershala Ali may be joining HBO’s True Detective this season. That would be great and talks are reportedly on-going. There’s is a catch though. HBO hasn’t officially said there will a third season. Then why talk? You gotta get those ducks lined up! Read more about it here.
Larenz Tate is shooting a pilot for ABC called, “Salamander.” “Salamander,” is based on a 2012 Belgium series. Larenz will play Ethan, an engineer tracking bank robber who seeks out the elite. No air date for the pilot but it’s in the works. Sound interesting! More here.
Paris Jackson wanted 2017 to be her year. So far so good. She landed the cover of Rolling Stone (huge). And now has booked a role on Lee Daniels’ FOX drama, “Stars.” She passed the screen test and is reportedly filming in Atlanta. No word on what role or how many episodes. But it seems… Read more »