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  1. Will Fox Score Another 'Glee' With 'Dynasty'-Style Hip-Hop Soap 'Empire'?

    2:30 pm 10/31/2014

    The network that launched 'American Idol' and the studio that birthed 'Glee' team up with Columbia Records and Timbaland, but will it produce stars and sales? Read more

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  2. Watch Intense New Trailer for Fox's Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire'

    11:00 pm 10/24/2014

    Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson star in Lee Daniels' midseason soapRead more

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  3. Naomi Campbell Joins Lee Daniels' Fox Hip-Hop Drama 'Empire' (Exclusive)

    11:00 am 9/29/2014

    She'll recur on the series, set to debut in early 2015Read more

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  4. Damon Dash Moves Forward in Lawsuit Against 'Butler' Director Lee Daniels

    8:41 am 9/22/2014

    The hip-hop mogul details why he is entitled to credits, ownership and compensation on Daniels' film and TV projectsRead more

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  5. Damon Dash Makes Move to Collect Money From Lee Daniels' Films

    11:24 am 8/14/2014

    The producer-director allegedly owes money for such works as 'The Butler' and 'Precious'Read more

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  6. How David O. Russell and James Murdoch Are Creating the Next Generation of Great Directors

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the director and 21st Century Fox exec talk about how they're helping aspiring filmmakers as part of L.A.'s new Ghetto Film SchoolRead more

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  7. Lee Daniels to Direct 'The Brian Banks Story'

    3:19 pm 8/6/2014

    The Gidden Media project centers on the true story of a high school football player who spent five years in prison for rape before his conviction was overturned. Read more

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  8. Olivia Wilde, David O. Russell, Lee Daniels Impressed by Ghetto Film School Students

    1:06 pm 6/19/2014

    At the educational institution’s 10th annual benefit, former New York City film commissioner Katherine Oliver was honored, $400,000 was raised and Russell teased two upcoming projects.Read more

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  9. Larry Wilmore Caps Big Week for Black TV Stars

    5:46 pm 5/9/2014

    "The Minority Report" host becomes the latest black lead on the small screen, joining a rapidly growing roster of talent on newly ordered primetime series.Read more

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  10. Lee Daniels on Fox's 'Empire': 'I Wanted to Make a Black 'Dynasty'' (Q&A)

    5:34 pm 5/6/2014

    The Oscar-nominated director talks with THR about Fox's newly ordered hip-hop drama series, including advice from Oprah Winfrey and the challenge of tackling PG material.Read more

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