Last month it was announced that ‘The Little Mermaid’ is coming to the big screen as Disney‘s latest live action remake, with Halle Bailey cast in the lead role.

But before then, the masses will receive a refresh of the classic tale by way of a live musical aired on ABC. 

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Candice Keller believes drag queens may to blame for America’s mass shooting epidemic.

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ABC‘s ‘American Idol’ revival is back for a third season and it’s now been confirmed that its judging panel are all aboard too.

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The entrepreneurial sisters of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ are set to dominate the world of television when the next cycle of their story glides into glory in November.

Unfortunately, a new report claims that the next season of the show is set to deliver copious amounts of drama thanks to an alleged fight which took place hours ago.

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The latest chapter of the ‘Fast & Furious‘ story is to open $60 million in its opening weekend!

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Marlon Wayans is extending his stint at Netflix.

For, fresh from delivering the funny with 2017’s ‘Naked,’ the funnyman is back with ‘Sextuplets.’

In the flick, due August 16th on the streamer, Wayans stars as father-to-be Alan.

He is knocked for six when he learns that he was born a sextuplet. He soon after links up with brother Russell and the duo sets out on a hilarious quest to reunite with their remaining  siblings. All of whom are played by… Marlon Wayans.

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Willow Smith is in a positive space.

Still riding high on the wave of the critical acclaim she received following the release of her introspective album ‘Ardipithecus’ the Alternative R&B musician released her third album ‘Willow’ on July 19th.

The eight-track set features material co-written by her brother Jaden and her pal Tyler Cole and was released by Roc Nation…also home to Rihanna.


Now watch her detail her journey in an insightful interview with Ebro Darden of Beats1.

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After finding success with its ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ franchise via its original and Atlanta-set spin-off edition, April 2019 brought with it news WeTV was spawning a New York version to help fill out the series’ portfolio.

Set for premiere on August 29, the latest extension of the franchise goes to the birthplace of Hip Hop and chronicles of the lives of the children of some of the genre’s most prominent figures including the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Fat Joe, Ja Rule, DJ Kid Capri, music mogul Irv Gotti, and more.

Keen to see how it stacks up against its predecessors?  Look inside:

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Lupita Nyong’o has a new movie in store…and she’s ready to release it.

The trailer for ‘Little Monsters’ below….

 

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The reputable website Love B Scott has gotten its hands on a powerfully positive letter penned by Nene Leakes.

Its intended recipient? Her old friend, fellow entrepreneur Cynthia Bailey.

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Issa Rae, Queen Latifah and Jordan Peele are among three African-American creatives who have signed up to star in the next season of ‘Finding Your Roots.’

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Actor-turned-TV-personality Mario Lopez has been dragged all up and down Twitter thanks to controversial remarks he made about children and gender identity.

Taking to ‘The Candace Owens Show,’ the former ‘Saved by the Bell’ star set off alarms for members of the LGBTQ community (and its supporters) when he stated:

“…I’m never one to tell anyone how to parent their kids… and I think if you come from a place of love, you really can’t go wrong. But at the same time, if you’re three years old and you’re saying you’re feeling a certain way, or you think you’re a boy or a girl or whatever the case may be, I just think it’s dangerous as a parent to make that determination then.

You don’t know anything about sexuality yet… You’re just a kid.”

After critics called out his insensitivity to conflating gender identity with sexuality, the ‘Extra’ star took to press to offer an apology. See it inside: (more…)

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