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Marlon Wayans Comedy in the Works at Starz

Marlon Wayans and the minds behind South Side and Sherman’s Showcase are teaming up at Starz. The premium cable outlet is developing a comedy series called Book of Marlon, inspired by Wayans’ life and career. Wayans and his producing partner Rick Alvarez will write the pilot episode with Diallo Riddle and Bashir Salahuddin, co-creators of […]

Jennifer Hudson Recalls Final Conversation With Aretha Franklin: “I Truly Miss Hearing From Her”

MGM offered all the ingredients for a super soul Sunday as it premiered Respect yesterday at Westwood’s Regency Village Theatre. Before cast, crew and filmmakers walked the black carpet, Donald Taylor and his L.A. Mass Choir assumed position in front of oversized letters spelling out the film’s title for a performance of “Walk in the […]

Jennifer Hudson in Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’: Film Review

Director Liesl Tommy traces the formative years during which the Queen of Soul emerged from the shadow of the controlling men in her life to take decisive ownership of her magnificent voice.

Tubi to Release TikTok “Nostalgia” Special With ’90s, ’00s TV Stars

Nostalgia is having a moment. Tubi is teaming up with TikTok to release a special next Wednesday that will feature ’90s and ’00s TV stars like Paris Hilton, Joey Lawrence, Marlon Wayans, Fran Drescher and Lacey Chabert. The hourlong live event will be hosted by TikTok personality Brittany Broski and include trivia and other challenges […]