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Why Lee Daniels Got Behind ‘Pimp’

Lee Daniels' interview on why he executive produced on Christine Crokos' directorial debut, the movie 'Pimp,' out Friday and starring Keke Palmer as a lesbian pimp.

Oprah Winfrey Calls Harvey Weinstein Scandal a “Watershed Moment”

The media mogul, who starred in the Weinstein Co.-distributed film 'Lee Daniels' The Butler,' spoke about the allegations against the producer on 'CBS This Morning.'

Cassian Elwes and Pelican Point Media Form New Production Company

Golden Gate Media will focus on financing and producing two to five films per year in the $2M to 15M million range.

‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay on “Awkward and Weird” First Meeting With Oprah Winfrey

With a nominated best picture, the helmer poses for THR's Oscars Issue with her producer-mentor, who says their relationship recalls her own with the late Maya Angelou: "If only Maya were here to see…

‘Empire’: How Lee Daniels Made TV’s “Black ‘Dynasty’ “

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

AFM: Kevin Spacey Cast as President Nixon in Drama ‘Elvis & Nixon’

Michael Shannon is set to portray Elvis Presley in the film about the pair's famous meeting in the Oval Office in 1970

Academy Bringing Hollywood Costume Exhibition to Its May Company Building

The show, which originated at London's Victoria and Albert Museum and features more than 145 costumes, will arrive in Los Angeles in October.

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ and 5 Other Movies With Major Title Changes

The Tom Cruise starrer, originally called "All You Need Is Kill" is just the latest high-profile film to alter its title. THR takes a look back at some of the best-known revisions and why they were…

Fox Orders Lee Daniels’ Hip-Hop Drama, Octavia Spencer’s ‘Red Band Society’ to Series

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

Bruce Dern, Alfonso Cuaron Honored at AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards

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.

‘Captain Phillips’ Debuts at No. 1 on Home Entertainment Charts

"The Butler" held steady at No. 2, while box office bomb "Machete Kills" soared into the top 10.

‘Butler’ No. 1 on Home Entertainment Charts

Vin Diesel's "Riddick" comes in at No. 2, followed by horror remake "Carrie."