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  1. Director Lee Daniels Exits Weinstein's Richard Pryor Biopic (Exclusive)

    5:05 pm 5/8/2016

    The 'Precious' filmmaker's busy schedule is to blame for his departure from the long-gestating project set to star Mike Epps and Oprah Winfrey.Read more

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  2. '24: Legacy,' Lee Daniels' 'Star' Ordered to Series at Fox

    9:30 am 4/27/2016

    The network has gotten an early jump on its pickups ahead of May's upfront presentation to Madison Avenue.Read more

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  3. Weinstein Co. Calls on Georgia Governor to Reject Anti-Gay Bill

    8:50 am 3/24/2016

    Harvey Weinstein's company said it will move an upcoming film about Richard Pryor out of the state if the governor signs the bill.Read more

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  4. Lee Daniels, Aaron Sorkin, Rob Reiner Join Campaign Against Georgia's Anti-Gay Legislation

    8:21 am 3/24/2016

    More than 30 Hollywood filmmakers are urging Gov. Nathan Deal to veto the legislation.Read more

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  5. 'Empire's' Lee Daniels on Donald Trump: "He's Coming In to Take Us Down"

    11:03 pm 3/19/2016

    "Let's do the right thing and make sure Clinton is in that f—ing office and taking care of us," said the show's co-creator at the Human Rights Campaign Gala.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 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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