Taraji P. Henson had no intention of starring in another television show when her manager sent her the pilot script for Fox’s new series “Empire.”
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Fox may not have had the best fall with lower-than-expected ratings for returning hits like “Sleepy Hollow” or new entries like “Red Band Society” that failed to light up the… More
The first half of 2014 is turning out to be a busy one for Taraji P. Henson. Though she’s no longer starring in CBS’s “Person of Interest,” the Oscar-nominated actress just wrapped taping a pilot for Fox’s Lee Daniels drama, “Empire,” and she’ll soon be promoting “Think Like a Man Too,” which premieres June 20.
Plenty is happening today in black entertainment including “The Boondocks’” creator Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus” series, Sean “Diddy” Combs making a play for Fuse, Gabby Sidibe coming to Fox and Naomi Campbell’s new BFF, NeNe Leakes. Keep reading for more deets.
Riding a wave of Oscar buzz and big earnings at the box office, Lee Daniels’ acclaimed film “The Butler” will return to theaters for a limited run Dec. 6.
Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
Obama sat down with radio host Tom Joyner — and co-host of “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” Sybil Wilkes — on Tuesday to discuss his thoughts on race, health care and education ahead of his national address, which he admits he is still working on.
The film’s star, Forest Whitaker is receiving praise for his portrayal of White House butler Cecil Gaines, a fictional character, based on longtime service worker Eugene Allen.
Oprah Winfrey says she’s “sorry” that a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.
It’s Oprah like you’ve never seen her before! Veteran talk show host Oprah Winfrey will find herself on the other side of the questioning when she sits down with Andy Cohen for the first time on “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday, Aug. 15.