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  1. Lee Daniels On #OscarsSoWhite Controversy: "If You're Doing a Job for an Oscar, You're Doing the Wrong Job"

    8:38 pm 2/5/2016

    THR gathered a wide range of responses to Hollywood's ongoing dialogue surrounding diversity.Read more

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  2. Lee Daniels to Direct Documentary About Harlem's Famed Apollo Theater

    12:00 pm 1/28/2016

    The 'Empire' creator and the Apollo are appealing to members of the public to share any home footage or other memorablia they might have showcasing the theater's 80-year history. Read more

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  3. 'Project Greenlight' Breakout Effie Brown Joins Lee Daniels' Company (Exclusive)

    6:05 pm 1/4/2016

    Daniels' company also grows with the addition of his producing partner Pam Williams, who produced 'The Butler.'Read more

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  4. TV Agent Mark Itkin on Why He's Retiring, How Reality TV Can Recover and a Lost Oprah-Lee Daniels Show

    8:55 am 12/17/2015

    In his final interview as a WME partner, Itkin, whose career has spanned 34 years, talks openly about the industry's challenges and the soap opera that Winfrey and Daniels almost did.Read more

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  5. Queen Latifah to Topline Lee Daniels' Girl-Group Pilot

    6:15 pm 12/7/2015

    A trio of newcomers hs also been added to the project, which centers on a three-person girl group.Read more

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  6. Fox Launches 'Empire' Store Online

    1:36 pm 11/25/2015

    Just in time for the biggest shopping day of the year.Read more

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  7. SAG-AFTRA Foundation Benefit: Lee Daniels Discusses Being Homeless, Having Two Heart Attacks

    10:11 am 11/6/2015

    The 30th anniversary celebration honored the 'Empire' co-creator, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rob Marshall and Megan Ellison.Read more

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  8. Sean Penn Seeks to Sanction Lee Daniels Over Tactics in Defamation Fight

    9:34 am 10/22/2015

    The forum for the battle between the actor and the 'Empire' co-creator is the newest controversy.Read more

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  9. Fox Looks to End $10 Million Lawsuit Alleging 'Empire' Ripped Off Man's Life Story

    9:04 am 10/16/2015

    The producers are being sued by an author who says he met with star Terrence Howard for three hours years before the hip-hop soap opera premiered.Read more

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  10. SAG Foundation to Honor Lee Daniels, Megan Ellison, Rob Marshall

    11:02 am 10/13/2015

    The filmmakers will receive the inaugural Patron of the Arts awards.Read more

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