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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Fox Orders Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Drama, Octavia Spencer's 'Red Band Society' to Series

    3:28 pm 5/6/2014

    UPDATED: The network has added two more dramas to its roster for the 2014-15 broadcast season. Read more

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  5. Ron Howard, Michael Douglas, Bryan Cranston to Speak at Tribeca 2014

    9:00 am 3/17/2014

    The festival also announced four documentaries that will make their world premiere including "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank."Read more

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  6. Bruce Dern, Alfonso Cuaron Honored at AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

    4:20 am 2/11/2014

    The organization's 13th annual gala celebrated movies for audiences 50 and over, blending the aspiring young Hollywood and legendary classics at Monday's affair. Read more

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  7. Terrence Howard to Star in Fox's Lee Daniels Hip-Hop Drama

    4:28 pm 2/3/2014

    He'll play the head of a record label in the pilot from "The Butler's" Danny Strong and Brian Grazer.Read more

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  8. Hip-Hop Drama From Lee Daniels, Danny Strong Lands Pilot Order at Fox

    7:15 pm 1/23/2014

    The "Butler" duo will reunite for the drama series from exec producer Brian Grazer.Read more

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  9. Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels Among Directors for WGN's 'Ten Commandments' Mini

    9:20 am 1/12/2014

    The 10-episode mini hails from producers Bruce Cohen and Bob Weinstein.Read more

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  10. Lee Daniels on 'Butler's' NAACP Nominations: It 'Touches My Very Soul'

    8:00 am 1/11/2014

    The director reflects on his film's personal meaning, telling THR, "My mother, aunts and uncles all lived through this tumultuous era, and even today some of their scares remain."Read more

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