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Amazon Studios and Oscar-winning writer/director Jordan Peele (Get Out) have signed five key recurring cast members to its vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series The Hunt: Julissa Bermudez (BET's 106 & Park), Becky Ann Baker (Men in Black), Josh Mostel (Big Daddy), Miles G Jackson (The Last O.G.), and Jonno Davies (Spotless) The Perks of Being a Wallflower's[...]
Gabrielle Dennis to Play Whitney Houston in BET Bobby Brown Biopic
Credit (Dennis, left): Kathy Hutchins – Shutterstock.com / (Houston, right): s_bukley / Shutterstock.com As the network examines the life of veteran R&B/pop singer Bobby Brown post-New Edition, BET has announced that Rosewood's Gabrielle Dennis (Girls Trip) will portray iconic singer Whitney Houston in the two-part miniseries The Bobby Brown Story[...]
The Quad's Rob Hardy to Direct CW's Spencer Paysinger Football Pilot
Credit: BET The Quad director/executive producer Rob Hardy is set to direct the CW's still-untitled drama pilot inspired by the life of football player Spencer Paysinger. April Blair (Spencer) will write and executive produce the project, which centers on a rising high school football player from South Central L.A recruited to play for Beverly Hills High[...]
The Bobby Brown Story: Woody McClain Returns For BET Miniseries
Following up on the ratings success of BET's miniseries The New Edition Story, McClain will reprise his role as the R&B/pop singer in the network's two-part followup miniseries, The Bobby Brown Story. Stepping back into their The New Edition Story roles, writer Abdul Williams and executive producer Jesse Collins pick up Bobby Brown's story at the[...]
LeBron James And Gabrielle Union Team Up For New Sitcom White Dave
This is LeBron's forth show, following in the footsteps of his game show The Wall, his recently wrapped Starz show Survivor's Remorse, and the in development untitled sneaker culture show set up at HBO. Union is currently starring in the BET series Being Mary Jane That is also wrapping next year after aring on the network[...]