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Jussie Smollett to Make Feature Directorial Debut With James Earl Hardy Book Adaptation

Jussie Smollett is preparing his feature directorial debut with B-Boy Blues, an adaptation of James Earl Hardy's classic 1994 novel.

Judge Tosses Jussie Smollett’s Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed actor Jussie Smollett's malicious prosecution lawsuit against the city of Chicago and several police officers.

Illinois Court Rejects Jussie Smollett’s Attempt to Throw Out Charges

The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday refused to throw out charges against former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself and rejected his…

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Restored Charges

Former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett on Monday pleaded not guilty to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and then falsely…

Jussie Smollett Indicted in Chicago by Special Prosecutor

Jussie Smollett was reportedly indicted Tuesday in Chicago by a special prosecutor relating to an alleged hoax act nearly a year ago.

Jussie Smollett Files Counterclaim Against Chicago, Says Prosecution Was Malicious

Former 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett files a counterclaim against Chicago, claiming he was the victim of a malicious prosecution that caused humiliation and extreme distress.

Judge Allows Chicago Suit Against Jussie Smollett to Proceed

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett.

Jussie Smollett Case Gets Special Prosecutor

An Illinois judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to look into why Chicago's state's attorney abruptly dropped the case against Jussie Smollett.

Jussie Smollett Wants Chicago’s Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

Jussie Smollett wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court.

Chicago Police Release Footage From Night of Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Attack

The Chicago Police Department on Monday released surveillance footage from shortly after the alleged racist and homophobic attack on 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett took place.

Judge Orders Special Prosecutor to Examine Jussie Smollett Probe

A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the…

Jussie Smollett Not Returning to ‘Empire,’ Says Lee Daniels

'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels, who has never explicitly said that Jussie Smollett won't return to the series, tweeted Tuesday that the actor won't reprise his role.