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  1. Bob Iger, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mark Zuckerberg Dine With President Obama, China's President at State Dinner

    2:12 pm 9/25/2015

    A crowd of Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights gathered in Washington for the black-tie affair, as Obama privately pushed President Xi Jinping to do more to end cyber attacks and piracy. Read more

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  2. 'Empire's' "Batshit Crazy" Behind-the-Scenes Drama: On the Set of TV’s Hottest Show

    7:00 am 9/16/2015

    It's TV's soap opera within a soap opera, a show so big even Lucious Lyon couldn't dream it up, with an A-list guest-star roster (Chris Rock as … a cannibal?), hints of a tour, a spinoff and Lee Daniels' defense of Terrence Howard: "He ain't done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn."Read more

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  3. Carolina Herrera's Pretty-in-Pink Moment

    1:02 pm 9/14/2015

    With Penelope Cruz and Lee Daniels in the audience, the subject was roses.Read more

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  4. See Taraji P. Henson's New Glamour Cover

    8:35 am 9/8/2015

    Cookie's looking real good. Read more

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  5. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Drama Writers Roundtable With Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof and More

    8:52 am 8/31/2015

    Showrunner Lee Daniels and more join for The Hollywood Reporter's Drama Showrunner Emmy Roundtable where the writers discuss their characters and their work.Read more

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  6. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Drama Writers Roundtable With Lee Daniels, Damon Lindelof and More

    7:55 am 8/30/2015

    THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at THR.com. The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).Read more

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  7. Lee Daniels Wants Mariah Carey to Play Mariah Carey on 'Empire'

    7:00 am 8/14/2015

    "She doesn't want to play herself. I sort of want her to. Her almost making fun of herself could be fun," says the show's creator, who's already directed the diva twice before ('Precious,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler').Read more

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  8. Marvin Gaye's Son Claims 'Empire' Was His Idea

    9:53 am 8/10/2015

    Gaye's show, titled 'Diamonds & Ballads,' was said to have been shopped to various television executives, including ones with ties to 'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels.Read more

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  9. 'Empire' Co-Creator Lee Daniels: "There Will Be a Spinoff"

    5:42 pm 8/6/2015

    "We talked about it in the room already," the outspoken executive producer said Thursday at TCA.Read more

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  10. Fox Orders Lee Daniels Music Drama Pilot 'Star'

    9:13 am 8/6/2015

    'Star' will be told from the artist's point of view.Read more

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