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Queen Latifah Reveals the Gift Adam Sandler Bought for Her After Their ‘Hustle’ Premiere

Queen Latifah is about to get the chance to walk a mile in Adam Sandler’s shoes. Latifah visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday, where she chatted with host Jimmy Kimmel about Hustle, the LeBron James-produced Netflix drama in which she stars opposite Sandler, who plays a struggling basketball scout. Kimmel seemed to find it amusing […]

Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah in Netflix’s ‘Hustle’: Film Review

NBA player Juancho Hernangómez also stars in Jeremiah Zagar’s inspirational drama about a struggling Philly pro basketball scout betting everything on an unknown talent.

Adam Sandler, ‘Hustle’ Team on Collaborating With Producer LeBron James and NBA Player Cast

Basketball superfan Adam Sandler is taking his love of the game to the next level, starring in the Netflix sports drama Hustle as a washed-up NBA scout who takes a risk on an extraordinary player he discovers playing street ball. Sandler was not only portraying a member of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise, but was surrounded […]

Adam Sandler’s Basketball Love Letter ‘Hustle’ Drops First Teaser

The first teaser trailer for Adam Sandler’s upcoming film Hustle dropped Friday, and it is clear that the Netflix project is a love letter to the actor’s favorite sport, basketball. A more serious picture than the typical Sandler streaming fare, Hustle is the story about a former pro basketball scout (Sandler) who tries to remake […]

Queen Latifah Responds to Chris Noth’s Firing From ‘The Equalizer’

Queen Latifah is weighing in after The Equalizer co-star Chris Noth exited the show amid assault allegations against him. During a recent interview with People (the TV Show!), Latifah called it “still surreal” that Noth, formerly a series regular, will no longer appear on the CBS procedural. The network announced its decision to drop him […]

Netflix’s ‘Maya and the Three’: TV Review

Director Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s animated series, starring Zoe Saldana, chronicles the adventures of a Mesoamerican teen.

Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Rita Moreno Lend Their Voices To ‘Maya and the Three’

Zoe Saldaña, Gabriel Iglesias, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal and the legendary Rita Moreno will lend their voices to Netflix’s Maya and the Three, creator and director Jorge Gutierrez’s epic animated fantasy series, whose teaser dropped today. The voice cast also includes Alfred Molina, Allen Maldonado, Stephanie Beatriz, Kate del Castillo, Danny Trejo, Cheech Marin, […]

Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Inks First-Look Deal With Audible (Exclusive)

Audible has reached a multi-project first-look development deal with Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit production company. The first project from this audio-only deal is a short-form Audible Original from the screenwriter Michael Elliot (Brown Sugar, Just Wright, Like Mike) that chronicles Elliot’s journey from being a homeless teenager living in Philadelphia to becoming […]

BET Awards: Queen Latifah Gets Emotional as MC Lyte, Lil’ Kim Pay Tribute With Career Achievement Honor

Queen Latifah became visibly emotional during Sunday’s BET Awards, where she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Introducing the award was MC Lyte, who called Latifah “my sister in hip-hop but even more importantly, my sister in life.” She added that Latifah is “a woman who has been creating magic for decades — an […]

BET Awards: Megan Thee Stallion, Andra Day, Queen Latifah Among Winners as Show Celebrates ‘Year of the Black Woman’

Andra Day, H.E.R., Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion and Silk Sonic were among the winners at the 2021 BET Awards, which were handed out Sunday night at a live, in-person show that felt like a return to pre-pandemic norms. Taraji P. Henson hosted the ceremony, which this year featured the theme “Year of the Black […]

‘The Equalizer’: TV Review

CBS has handed the coveted post-Super Bowl slot to a reboot of the '80s TV series and Antoine Fuqua films, with Queen Latifah in the central role.

Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union Help Raise Funds for The American Lung Association’s COVID-19 Action Initiative

Hosted by Queen Latifah and featuring appearances by Gabrielle Union and a performance by Katharine McPhee-Foster, the American Lung Association streamed its first-ever live digital fundraising event, #Act4Impact, on Saturday.