Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Dies at 76

The legendary singer from Detroit earned 20 Grammys on the strength of such hits as the anthem “Respect,” “Chain of Fools,” “Think” and “Spanish Harlem.” The Queen of Soul is gone. Aretha Franklin, the sensational songbird whose voice was sweeter than honey to millions, making her an inspirational American icon and one of the most admired vocalists of all time, died Thursday after battling advanced … Continue reading Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Dies at 76

Outlander Season 4 Reveals What Stephen Bonnet Will Look Like

Of all of the Outlander villains, Stephen Bonnet is among the most dastardly, and mostly because he’s a slippery fellow. He pops in and out of Diana Gabaldon’s fiction, owning the scenes he is in through a totally wild worldview and a smarmy but often-charming persona. He’s also a man who takes what he wants, and while we don’t see Stephen Bonnet doing anything overly … Continue reading Outlander Season 4 Reveals What Stephen Bonnet Will Look Like

Octavia Spencer Limited Series ‘Madam C.J. Walker’ Nabs Netflix Pickup

Congrats, Octavia. Can’t wait to see this one! The Academy Award winner will executive produce and star in this series about the first black, self-made female millionaire. Netflix will tell the story of the first black, self-made female millionaire. The streamer has given a series order to executive producer Octavia Spencer’s Madam C.J. Walker, which stars the Academy Award winner as Sarah Breedlove, a black … Continue reading Octavia Spencer Limited Series ‘Madam C.J. Walker’ Nabs Netflix Pickup

Kenya Barris Officially Exits ABC Studios Pact, Eyes Nine-Figure Netflix Mega-Deal

The ‘Black-ish’ creator and ‘Girls Trip’ writer had grown dissatisfied with the broadcast affiliated studio and, sources say, could join Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy at the streaming giant with a nine-figure overall deal. It’s official: Black-ish showrunner and Girls Trip writer Kenya Barris is leaving his longtime home at ABC Studios as sources say he could become the next mega-producer to ink a nine-figure … Continue reading Kenya Barris Officially Exits ABC Studios Pact, Eyes Nine-Figure Netflix Mega-Deal

Felicity Huffman Among Trio Joining Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five’ Netflix Drama

Ava DuVernay is filling out the cast of her upcoming Netflix limited series Central Park Five. Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo have boarded the four-episode narrative series, which will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. They join the previously cast stars Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga and John Leguizamo. Central … Continue reading Felicity Huffman Among Trio Joining Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five’ Netflix Drama

Golden Trailer Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ Netflix Top Winners List

No surprise here. We knew Black Panther would win some awards for outstanding marketing/advertising of the movie. ‘Black Panther’ took home the top honor and the most awards of any one film at the 19th annual ceremony, while ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Westworld’ won big in the television category. Black Panther took home the top honor and the most awards of any one film at the … Continue reading Golden Trailer Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ Netflix Top Winners List

Valerie Jarrett’s extraordinary family tree

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett plays a unique role in Washington. But as 60 Minutes explores, she’s not the first in her family to make history Correspondent Norah O’Donnell interviews Valerie Jarrett, President Obama’s senior advisor and close personal friend. Jarrett’s been at his side for the past seven years and, unlike some staff members, she plans to stay there. “I came in knowing … Continue reading Valerie Jarrett’s extraordinary family tree

A Coat of Arms has been created for The Duchess of Sussex

This is beautiful! The Duchess of Sussex now has her own Coat of Arms!! Yes you read that correctly! A Coat of Arms has been created for The Duchess of Sussex. The design of the Arms was agreed and approved by Her Majesty The Queen and Mr. Thomas Woodcock (Garter King of Arms and Senior Herald in England), who is based at the College of … Continue reading A Coat of Arms has been created for The Duchess of Sussex

Idris Elba to Tackle ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix (Exclusive)

Elba will also direct and produce music for the modern retelling of the Gothic romance. Idris Elba will star as the hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix.The Golden Globe winner will also direct and produce the project under his Green Door production shingle and will be producing original music for the feature, which is being described as a “sonic and musical experience.” The Hunchback of Notre … Continue reading Idris Elba to Tackle ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ for Netflix (Exclusive)

Outlander | Holly Can’t Help Fangirling Over Outlander’s Sam Heughan – This Morning

Outlander star Sam Heughan chats about what season 4 has in store for his character and reveals a few behind the scenes secrets, as well as his love for whisky. Broadcast on 15/05/2018. ~ Video via This Morning Disclaimer: We hold no rights to any of the pictures. No copyright infringement intended. Continue reading Outlander | Holly Can’t Help Fangirling Over Outlander’s Sam Heughan – This Morning