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‘MacGyver’ Grad Lucas Till Joins Lee Daniels’ FX Drama

MacGyver star Lucas Till has booked his follow-up role. The actor has a co-starring role in Lee DanielsFX pilot The Spook Who Sat by the Door. Nafessa Williams, Nathan Darrow and Tom Irwin…

Lee Daniels Renews Overall Deal With Disney’s 20th Television

Lee Daniels is continuing his relationship with 20th Television. The Empire co-creator has renewed his overall deal with the Disney-backed studio, closing a new pact that extends his…

‘Wonder Years,’ ‘Queens’ Among Four ABC Series Orders

With its renewal decisions likely completed, ABC is now turning its attention to the new shows that will line its 2021-22 schedule. To that end, the network has ordered hip-hop drama Queens

Lee Daniels-Karin Gist Drama Scores Series Pickup at Fox

The show from the 'Star' duo was developed under the network's script-to-series model.

‘Insecure’s’ Y’lan Noel to Star in Lee Daniels Spy Drama at FX

'The Spook Who Sat by the Door' is based on a novel by Sam Greenlee.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Andra Day (‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’)

The Grammy-nominated singer and Golden Globe-winning actress talks about her path from a strip mall to Stevie Wonder, creating the unofficial BLM anthem "Rise Up" and why it seems she was fated to…

‘United States vs. Billie Holiday’ Gets Political Support at Virtual Premiere

Director Lee Daniels was joined by U.S. Representatives Maxine Waters and Bobby Rush for Wednesday night's premiere, which also featured conversations with Oprah Winfrey and Kerry Washington.

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’: Film Review

Andra Day burns up the screen in her first leading role in 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday,' Lee Daniels' bio-drama chronicling the FBI's unabated persecution of the immortal jazz singer.

Lee Daniels on Creating Without the “Blanket” of Drugs and Alcohol

'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' director reflects on the Jussie Smollett scandal and why he wants to keep telling the uncomfortable stories: "I know what it's like to be in pain." <span…

Lee Daniels Bringing Spy Drama ‘The Spook Who Sat by the Door’ to FX

The Disney-backed basic cable network has handed out a pilot order for the drama based on author Sam Greenlee's novel and subsequent feature film of the same name.

‘The Wonder Years’ Reboot From Lee Daniels Moving Forward at ABC

The Disney-owned broadcaster has handed out pilot orders to three comedies.

‘Concrete Cowboy’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Idris Elba stars as an inner-city horseman with Caleb McLaughlin as his troubled son in Concrete Cowboy, a drama set around the unique subculture of North Philly’s Fletcher Street…