‘Empire’: Lucious’ Mother Is Unleashed, Showrunner Warns ‘This Woman Is Danger’ (SPOILERS)

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched “Empire” season two, episode 16, titled “The Lyon Who Cried Wolf,” which aired on May 4. Leah Walker has been unleashed. Lucious’ (Terrence Howard) mother was finally introduced to the Lyon family, after years of believing she was dead. Andre (Trai Byers) formed a relationship with… Read more »

Nicolas Billon Signs With The Alpern Group; Rizwan Manji Inks At Abrams Artists Agency

Playwright and screenwriter Nicolas Billon has signed with the Alpern Group. His debut play Elephant Song debuted at the Stratford Festival in Ottawa, and he scripted its 2014 film adaptation starring Bruce Greenwood, Catherine Keener and Carrie-Anne Moss. Billon won Canada’s prestigious Governor-General’s Award for Drama for his 2013 stage trilogy Fault Lines. He also is set to write for Season 3 of X Company, a period spy thriller that airs on CBC in Canada.
Rizwan Manji…

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Justin Timberlake’s Trolls Track Is Out This Friday

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 03:  Recording artist Justin Timberlake speaks onstage at the iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, AND TRUTV from The Forum on April 3, 2016 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for iHeartRadio / Turner)Justin Timberlake’s solo career has been defined by his partnership with Timbaland and, to a lesser extent, Pharrell. Those two Virginia hip-hop beatmakers helped Timberlake transcend his teen-pop past and establish himself as an occasionally boundary-pushing grown-up solo pop star. And according to HITS Daily Double, he’s working with those two producers again on … More »

‘People V. O.J. Simpson’s Sterling K. Brown Back In Court For ‘Marshall’

EXCLUSIVE: The actor who played prosecutor Christopher Darden in FX’s The People v O.J. Simpson now is going to play a high-profile defendant. Sterling K. Brown has been cast in Marshall, director Reginald Hudlin’s biopic starring Chadwick Boseman as former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
Brown will play Joseph Spell, an itinerant worker newly relocated from Louisiana to Connecticut, where he is accused of the rape and attempted murder of a wealthy Greenwich…

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Emmys: ‘Family Guy’ Takes On Donald Trump In Mailer

Family Guy has always been topical in its Emmy campaign mailers, but this time, the irreverent animated comedy has showed some impeccable timing, sending out its Donald Trump-themed mailers just as the reality TV star-turned-politician was anointed as Republican Party’s presidential nominee.
Family Guy‘s designated Emmy pitchman, Peter Griffin, is channeling his inner Donald Trump in another blunt message to Emmy voters, “As long as we’re voting for dumb loudmouths, can I…

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Sterling K. Brown Joins Chadwick Boseman in Thurgood Marshall Movie

Sterling K. Brown has joined Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad in the Thurgood Marshall drama “Marshall.” Brown, who portrayed Christopher Darden in the FX series “The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” will play the part of Joseph Spell, an itinerant worker newly relocated from Louisiana to Connecticut, where he is accused of the… Read more »