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  1. 'Empire': How Lee Daniels Made TV's "Black 'Dynasty' "

    9:00 am 1/7/2015

    The 'Butler' filmmaker tackles such heavy subjects as homophobia and mortality in his 'King Lear'-meets-'Godfather' musical hip-hop dramaRead more

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  2. New Fox Chiefs Reveal Reboot Plan: "We're Not Looking to Do Smaller, Dark Programming"

    9:00 am 1/7/2015

    Fox TV Group chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman start the year with a loud launch ('Empire'), turn to the town's top behind-the-scenes talent (hello, Ryan Murphy) and dismiss predecessor Kevin Reilly's cable envy: "We're looking to have big, broad commercial hits"Read more

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  3. Dubai Film Fest: 'Into The Woods' Brings 11th Edition to a Close

    4:12 pm 12/17/2014

    Lee Daniels and Emily Blunt were among the star attractions during the weeklong eventRead more

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  4. Lee Daniels: “I Have Been Brainwashed About Arabic Culture and I’m Embarrassed”

    11:05 pm 12/16/2014

    The filmmaker, speaking at the Dubai Film Festival, also confirmed Kate Hudson will star in his upcoming Richard Pryor biopicRead more

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  5. Dubai Film Fest: Yemeni Drama Takes Top Award

    11:35 am 12/16/2014

    Jury head Lee Daniels applauded winning director Khadija Al-SalamiRead more

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  6. Dubai Film Fest: Emily Blunt, Lee Daniels Appear at Opening

    9:39 am 12/10/2014

    The Middle East festival kicked off with 'A Theory of Everything'Read more

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  7. ‘Theory of Everything’ to Open Dubai Film Festival

    2:59 am 11/26/2014

    Kelsey Grammer and Paul Bettany are confirmed as guests for the Middle East event, which is set to close with 'Into the Woods'Read more

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  8. Lee Daniels to Head Dubai Film Festival Jury

    1:30 am 11/4/2014

    The festival is due to run Dec. 10-17Read more

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  9. 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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  10. 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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