ABC Nabs ‘Mason Dixon’ Drama From Lee Daniels & Julian Breece

EXCLUSIVE: ABC has handed a big production commitment to Mason Dixon, an hourlong drama from Lee Daniels (Empire, Star) and writer Julian Breece (The First). 20th Television, where Daniels is under an overall deal, is the studio. Lee is set to direct the potential pilot written by Breece. In Mason Dixon, in the wake of their spouses’ cheating scandal and untimely deaths, Angela Dixon, a beloved and liberal politician’s wife, and Paul Mason, … Continue reading ABC Nabs ‘Mason Dixon’ Drama From Lee Daniels & Julian Breece

Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones are now an Emmy-winning father-daughter duo

Congratulations! ~ V The family made history as the first father-daughter pair to win Emmys in the same year. Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones are Hollywood’s golden father-daughter duo of the moment. With his Guest Actor in a Drama Series victory at Saturday night’s Creative Arts Emmys, the This Is Us actor joined his daughter in celebrating their respective honors from the Television Academy in … Continue reading Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones are now an Emmy-winning father-daughter duo

Peacock Boards BBC YA Drama ‘Noughts + Crosses’

If you haven’t already seen this show, Noughts + Crosses, it is a great one! ~ V Noughts + Crosses, the BBC adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s bestselling YA series, is coming to the U.S. after Peacock boarded the drama. The streamer will air the six-part series as a Peacock Original from September 4. Originally commissioned by the British public broadcaster in 2016, the drama launched in the … Continue reading Peacock Boards BBC YA Drama ‘Noughts + Crosses’

“This Is the Best Part I’ve Ever Had”: Chris Rock Talks

Hollywood’s self-described “Black shrink” opens up about wrestling with a recent learning disorder diagnosis, learning to swim in his 50s, and reassessing the childhood traumas he once joked about: “I had to let it go. I was just dying, dude.” There’s a fairly standard list of reasons people typically call Chris Rock. In no particular order, he rattles them off: There’s the “We’ve got a … Continue reading “This Is the Best Part I’ve Ever Had”: Chris Rock Talks

Outlander | Catch Up w/ Caitriona & Sam – End of Summer Series

In case you missed it . . . #OutlanderSummerSeries. In the final episode of the Outlander End of Summer Series, catch up with Caitriona and Sam as they talk about what they’ve been up to and answer fan questions, all benefiting Doctors Without Borders. Pre-order your copy of the Outlander Season 5 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray today: https://amzn.to/31WknFy Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of … Continue reading Outlander | Catch Up w/ Caitriona & Sam – End of Summer Series

Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’ Is a “Story That Needed to Be Told”

The ‘Watchmen’ star discusses how her 1960s civil rights drama could, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic, “be a reminder for some, and a discovery for others.” For more than 30 years, Regina King has been acting’s equivalent of the go-to player. Whatever role directors threw at her — Detective Lydia Adams on the TNT police drama Southland, the … Continue reading Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’ Is a “Story That Needed to Be Told”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Sign Netflix Deal

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have set their sights on streaming: The royal couple has signed a deal with Netflix, Variety has confirmed. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who moved to California earlier this year, had been pitching movie and TV plans around Hollywood. Under their new, multi-year deal at Netflix, the couple will make documentaries, feature films, scripted television shows and children’s series. … Continue reading Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Sign Netflix Deal

ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

The Walt Disney Co. and Marvel Studios will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman tonight with a special commercial-free airing of “Black Panther” on ABC, followed by a special examining the actor’s life and work. The unusual move is a sign of respect from the studio behind the Marvel movie that brought Boseman his greatest fame and pop culture impact. The respected actor died Friday at … Continue reading ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

The Good Lord Bird (2020) Official Trailer

I will watch anything with Ethan Hawke and Daveed Diggs in it, especially when Diggs is playing Frederick Douglass!!! ~ V Synopsis via SHOWTIME: Starring and executive produced by Oscar® nominee Ethan Hawke, who plays the controversial abolitionist John Brown, in this Limited Event Series based on the award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird by bestselling author James McBride. [The novel is a fictional narrative … Continue reading The Good Lord Bird (2020) Official Trailer