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Epic movie alert!

Heading to theatres soon is ‘Brown Girl Begins’ inspired by Nalo Hopkinson‘s ‘Brown Girl in the Ring’ penned in 1998.

Built on the back of crowdfunding the movie tells the following tale..

In 2049 the poor are confined to an island off the mainland of Toronto renamed The Burn. Ti-Jeanne, a reluctant priestess, must resurrect Caribbean spirits and survive the possession ritual that killed her mother or her people will die.

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The fall-out from L’Oreal‘s axing of a transgender model continues.

As reported, Munroe Bergdorf was dropped from the cosmetics giant’s new diversity driven campaign after comments she made about White supremacy following the violence in Charlottesville were “taken out of context” and published by a newspaper.

In the time since the news hit, there has been an outpouring of support for Bergdorf and a b(l)acklash of  sorts against L’Oreal from many critics.

With the drama snowballing into a bigger debate, the mixed raced model was invited onto Channel 4 News to expound on her stance.

See what she had to say below…

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The beauty giant L’Oreal has cut all ties with the transgender model Munroe Bergdorf after uncovering remarks she published about racism.

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Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature launched to revisit TV and Film’s glorious past.

Today, we return to 1998 to spotlight the movie ‘A Perfect Murder’ which stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Michael Douglas.

In it, Douglas’ character finds his wealth on course to crashing and burning prompting him to hatch a devious plan to have his wife murdered so that he can gain access to her enormous fortune.

Who he asks to do the dirty deed? Her boyfriend.

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Congratulations are in order for Serena Williams and fiancé Alexis Ohanian.

Because, according to multiple sources, the couple welcomed their first child together earlier today.

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‘Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’ has reason to rejoice!

The name of that reason? Zell Swag, its brand new breakout star.

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Mark those calendars because ‘Empire’ returns to FOX on September 27th!

The Lee Daniels music drama is strutting into its fourth season and is re-affixing its focus to central characters – The Lyon family.

According to producers, that means less spotlight on guest stars.

Speaking on the much-needed shift, Daniels recently said:

“When we start to focus too much on guest stars we lose who it is that the fans want to watch,” Daniels says, noting he pays attention to what the audience of the show is saying about the show. “They’re obsessed with the Lyons. They’re obsessed with family. They’re obsessed with the story of Lucious and Cookie and Jamal and Andre and Hakeem.”

To add an exclamation mark, FOX have unleashed a titillating trailer. Check it out below…

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Sister duo Chloe x Halle are flexing their creative muscles in ways is seeing them move beyond music.

The YouTube starters, who are signed to Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment, are now veering into television. Deadline reports the sisters will join the spinoff to the popular ABC comedy ‘Black-ish’ – titled ‘Grown-ish.’

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Before revealing he was gay the Hollywood player Colton Haynes soared towards success in a vehicle fuelled by a fan mostly made up of gay men.

Today, Haynes has revealed that his decision to step out of the closet also saw him step into Hollywood’s shadows now that execs are unwilling to cast him in their projects.

His estimation below…

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The life of the late Whitney Houston continues to prove a fascinating narrative.

TV One are gearing up to delve into it even more with their original movie ‘Bobbi Kristina.’

Aptly, the flick will chronicle the life and untimely demise of Bobbi Kristina – Houston’s only child with Bobby Brown.

Billed as “an honest and moving look at the young woman at the center of one of the most talked-about stories in recent years,” the film stars newcomer Joy Rovaris in the title role. Actress/singer Demetria McKinney will appear as Whitney.

According to producers, the project aims to restore what has been lost amidst the tabloid headlines and scandal surrounding her death: the real Bobbi Kristina Brown, a.k.a. “Krissy.” She will reportedly be shown as  vibrant, talented, but troubled.  overshadowed by the circumstances of her death.

Set hit screens on October 8th, the movie begins immediately after the 2012 death of Bobbi’s mother.

Peep the trailer for the film (which also stars Vivica Fox) below…

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‘Insecure’ has us hooked!

The HBO comedy has struck a chord with millions thanks to its wonderfully witty and immersive take on the story of two friends – Issa and Molly.

Anchored by Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, the series is set in Los Angeles and follows the ladies as the navigate love, life, and all else in between.

Episode 7 of season 2 airs this Sunday. Peep a preview for ‘Hella Disrespectful’ below…

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At first glance, Kim Kardashian‘s cover for Interview Magazine‘s newest issue looks like a sweet snap of she and daughter North West.

However, it quickly becomes apparent that the themed shoot casts the provocateur in the role of Jackie Kennedy – one of the America’s most-loved wives.

And if there was any doubt, the strapline for the feature boldly brands Kim “America’s New First Lady.”

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