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              Pur­ple rain, pur­ple rain. Music leg­end, movie star and fash­ion icon Prince will be hon­ored with the Life­time Achieve­ment Award at the BET Awards ’10 for his out­stand­ing influ­ence in music for over the past 30 years. Prince’s unique, indi­vid­ual and stun­ningly orig­i­nal musi­cal style tran­scends to all […]

                NBC has snagged come­dian D.L. Hugh­ley to host the game show pilot “Who’s Bluff­ing Who” where con­tes­tants try to bluff their way into win­ning a half-million dollars. In the show seven con­tes­tants will use their knowl­edge and decep­tive tal­ents — and even steal one another’s money — […]

                The new doc­u­men­tary “Gone Too Soon,” about the late Michael Jack­son will pre­miere on the TV Guide Net­work on June 25 at 9 p.m. It will mark the one-year anniver­sary of his death. In the doc­u­men­tary, Michael’s man­ager, chef, spir­i­tual advi­sor, hair­styl­ist and body­guard will dis­cuss the entertainer’s […]

            Jackie Brown Prequel in Development A young “Jackie Brown” will be hit­ting the big screen soon. Screen­writer Dan Schechter and pro­ducer Michael Siegel are devel­op­ing “The Switch,” the pre­quel to Quentin Tarantino’s 1997 hit “Jackie Brown.” “Switch” focuses on Ordell, orig­i­nally played by Samuel Jackson, and Louis, played Robert De Niro, as […]

        Professor Klumps may be returning to the big screen for the third time. Eddie Murphy announces that he is developing the script for the third installment of “The Nutty Professor.”   “We kind of wrote something that might be kind of funny. If the studios want to do it, we’ll do it,” […]

          Jamie Foxx is out for kill in the New Line action film “Horrible Bosses.” Jason Bateman and Charlie Day star alongside Foxx in the flick that follows three frustrated friends who decide to kill each other’s bosses.  Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell are rumored to play two of the bosses. […]

        Samuel L. Jackson and Neil LaBute are developing a new drama for Showtime about a white supremacist family in the Pacific Northwest. Jackson conceived the idea for the series which will be penned by LaBute, and and executive produced via Jackson’s Uppi TV banner alongside Amanda Tracey. The company recently re-upped […]

          At the “Just Wright” junket actress and MC Queen Latifah announced the new VH1 series “Single Ladies. Queen penned the scripted series that stars LisaRaye McCoy, Stacey Dash and Lauren London.   The series that is said to have a “Sexy in the City” vibe, revolves around the romantic relationships […]

        “Girlfriends” starlet Jill Marie Jones lands a starring role in TBS’s “Gillian in Georgia” which is included in the network’s micro-series “My Manny.” Darrin Henson (“Stomp the Yard”), Shondrella Avery (“Napoleon Dynamite”) and James Mathis II are all set to costar in the series.   Jones will star as Gillian, a hip, single […]

        Sam Jackson is set to star in the Spike Lee’s movie that is centered on a Michael Jackson tribute concert in Brooklyn.   “He’s written a movie about these folks who want to have a big concert in a Brooklyn park for Michael,” Jackson said. “And the new gentrified people that […]

      Laurence Fishburne and Aisha Tyler Land Gigs on CBS posted on Apr 20, 2010           Laurence Fishburne renews his deal with “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” for the 2010-11 season.   The actor joined the CBS series two seasons ago as the replacement for William Petersen’s character. Said pact, at […]

      Tisha Campbell-Martin (“Rita Rocks”) is the latest addition to the comedy pilot, about Evelyn Wright (Debra Messing), “a conservative pundit who happens to be one of the most polarizing figures in America.” Tisha will play Gail Donart, Evelyn’s clothes, hair and makeup stylist – “Gail is Tara Reid twenty years from now. Loves […]