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An 'Empire' Spinoff About Cookie? Yes, Please

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 7th 2015, 6:00AM

Aug 7th 2015, 6:00AM

Emmys 2015: 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels Slams Series Snub

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 16th 2015, 2:00PM

Jul 16th 2015, 2:00PM

'Empire' Creator: Black People Hate White People Writing for Them, 'It's So Offensive'

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Jun 12th 2015, 10:25AM

Jun 12th 2015, 10:25AM

Best of Late Night TV: Ryan Reynolds Plays 'Egg Russian Roulette,' Cate Blanchett Finally Explains '#SuckIt' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Mar 3rd 2015, 2:22AM

Mar 3rd 2015, 2:22AM

Mo'Nique Claims She Was 'Blackballed' After Winning Oscar

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 19th 2015, 10:25AM

Feb 19th 2015, 10:25AM

Comedian Mike Epps Will Play Richard Pryor in Long-Awaited Biopic

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 26th 2014, 2:00PM

Aug 26th 2014, 2:00PM

Lee Daniels Lines Up Gay Action Hero Movie

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 11th 2013, 6:30AM

Oct 11th 2013, 6:30AM

Up Next for Lee Daniels: Janis Joplin Biopic Starring Amy Adams

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 22nd 2013, 2:00PM

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:00PM

Box Office: How 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Cleaned 'Kick-Ass 2''s Clock

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 19th 2013, 6:30AM

Aug 19th 2013, 6:30AM

'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Historical Drama

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Aug 14th 2013, 12:00PM

Aug 14th 2013, 12:00PM

Fact-Checking 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 12th 2013, 8:00AM

Aug 12th 2013, 8:00AM

First Look at Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan in 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 26th 2013, 11:30AM

Jul 26th 2013, 11:30AM

Movie Review: The Paperboy -- Kidman, Efron, Alligators

Posted by
Caryn James on Oct 4th 2012, 2:35PM

Oct 4th 2012, 2:35PM

John Cusack Behind Bars for 'The Paperboy'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jul 12th 2011, 6:00AM

Jul 12th 2011, 6:00AM

DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Team Up for Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Apr 29th 2011, 10:30AM

Apr 29th 2011, 10:30AM

David Oyelowo is Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 17th 2010, 12:20PM

Mar 17th 2010, 12:20PM

'Precious' Sweeps the Spirit Awards

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Mar 6th 2010, 7:02AM

Mar 6th 2010, 7:02AM

Hugh Jackman to Star in Lee Daniels's 'Selma'

Posted by
Leonard Jacobs on Mar 4th 2010, 6:26AM

Mar 4th 2010, 6:26AM

Hugh Jackman Joins Lee Daniels' 'Selma'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Mar 4th 2010, 5:32AM

Mar 4th 2010, 5:32AM

The 10 Most Powerful African Americans in Hollywood

Posted by
Leonard Jacobs on Feb 26th 2010, 2:00PM

Feb 26th 2010, 2:00PM

Black Hollywood's 10 Game-Changing Films

Posted by
Bob Cannon on Feb 19th 2010, 1:00PM

Feb 19th 2010, 1:00PM

'Precious' Star Gabourey Sidibe Comments on Vanity Fair Controversy

Posted by
John Mitchell on Feb 18th 2010, 6:30AM

Feb 18th 2010, 6:30AM

'Precious' Director Lee Daniels On Spike, Oprah & Drunk Mariah - VIDEO

Posted by
Maggie Furlong on Feb 17th 2010, 12:00PM

Feb 17th 2010, 12:00PM

Low-Lights At The 15th Annual BFCA Awards

Posted by
Erik Childress on Jan 16th 2010, 10:02AM

Jan 16th 2010, 10:02AM

Mariah Carey Blames Lee Daniels for Drunken Speech

Posted by
Scott Harris on Jan 8th 2010, 5:40AM

Jan 8th 2010, 5:40AM

DGA Award Nominations: Exes James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow Face Off

Posted by
Jane Murphy on Jan 7th 2010, 11:00AM

Jan 7th 2010, 11:00AM

Director's Guild A Little Too 'Precious' In Their Choices

Posted by
Erik Childress on Jan 7th 2010, 8:18AM

Jan 7th 2010, 8:18AM

Mariah Carey Acceptance Speech: Was She Drunk?

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Jan 6th 2010, 10:00AM

Jan 6th 2010, 10:00AM

Dueling Blog: Is 'Precious' an Oscar Movie? He Says No, She Says Yes

Posted by
Jack Mathews on Dec 10th 2009, 7:06AM

Dec 10th 2009, 7:06AM

Oscars Race 2010: The Race So Far -- Best Director

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 9th 2009, 2:00PM

Dec 9th 2009, 2:00PM

'Precious' Director Circles 'Selma' & Antoine Fuqua's Life of Crime

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 18th 2009, 10:15AM

Nov 18th 2009, 10:15AM

'Precious' Director Lee Daniels to Tackle Civil Rights Movement With 'Selma'

Posted by
Leonard Jacobs on Nov 18th 2009, 9:35AM

Nov 18th 2009, 9:35AM

Discuss: What Will Everyone Else Think About 'Precious'?

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Nov 11th 2009, 5:18PM

Nov 11th 2009, 5:18PM

Lionsgate Plans Aggressive 'Precious' Release for Thanksgiving

Posted by
Ron Mwangaguhunga on Nov 11th 2009, 12:30PM

Nov 11th 2009, 12:30PM

'Precious' Director Lee Daniels to Helm 'Miss Saigon' Movie?

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Oct 21st 2009, 2:30PM

Oct 21st 2009, 2:30PM

'Precious': The Movie Oprah Doesn't Want You to Miss

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Sep 17th 2009, 10:00AM

Sep 17th 2009, 10:00AM

The Buzziest Films at TIFF 2009

Posted by
Soraya Roberts on Sep 8th 2009, 8:05AM

Sep 8th 2009, 8:05AM

'Push' Shoved; 'Precious' is the New Title for Sundance Smash

Posted by
William Goss on Feb 20th 2009, 1:02PM

Feb 20th 2009, 1:02PM

Mo'nique & Lenny Kravitz to Star in Adaptation of Bestselling 'Push'

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Oct 30th 2007, 9:02AM

Oct 30th 2007, 9:02AM

Glitter won't stop Mariah

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Feb 27th 2006, 4:05AM

Feb 27th 2006, 4:05AM


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