Drake currently in studio working on Aaliyah Album
According to HipHopDX, Drake has been selected by Aaliyah’s estate to executive produce the late singer’s next album. It’s also reported that Drake will sample the deceased singer on his new single, and will premiere the record this weekend at Toronto’s OVO Fest.
Last spring while overseas, Drake hinted to Tim Westwood that he had some special plans related to the late singer in the works. â€œI have some great Aaliyah news coming soon,â€ he said. â€œJust some special things. Just gave you that, just a little. Because I said, I’m with Westwood, so I can’t not. But great things, great things for music, period.â€ Read More »
Last weekend, a new poster hit the net which had everyone all excited about a possible â€œLast Fridayâ€ movie in the works.
Although the Fake poster looked real, we told that you that it was indeed fake.Â Mike Epps also took to twitter to confirm the poster was fake but not only that mike claims anything dealing with him and the movie was a lie…
Ice Cube has been doing a lot of different interviews telling the public that he would be putting his 1995 â€œFridayâ€ movie series to rest with a final film.
Rumors first started after TMZ Â did a interview with Debo, who said Â the entire cast would be back, including past cast members.
Cube also quickly confirmed reports in an interview with MTV that the final movie, â€œLast Fridayâ€, was a go, weâ€™ve received conflicting reports. Â According to Epps, reports about â€˜Last Fridayâ€™ are false. Epps writing on twitter: Read More »
Jennifer Hudson Joins Jordin Sparks in new movie role
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson will join actors Jeffrey Wright and Anthony Mackie and singer-turned-actress Jordin Sparks in the forthcoming motion picture drama, â€œThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister And Pete.â€
According to Deadline.com, the film, which is directed by George Tillman Jr. and produced by Alicia Keys, will tell the story of two inner-city kids who are forced to care for themselves after their mothers are taken away by authorities.
Hudsonâ€™s involvement in the film comes just weeks after the former â€œAmerican Idolâ€ finalist announced her role as a Broadway star in the upcoming season of the television musical drama series â€œSmash.â€
â€œItâ€™s just the perfect opportunity,â€ she said during a interview with the Associated Press. â€œItâ€™s gonna be challenging, and Iâ€™m a little bit intimidated to play this big Broadway star, but itâ€™s gonna be a great experience. I canâ€™t wait to get started.â€
Production for the movie began today in Brooklyn. Be on the look out for more info about â€œThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister And Pete.â€
Lil Twist has yet to release his debut, but he says Hollywood is already knocking on his door. The Young Money rapper tells Billboard he’s “got a few scripts on the table,” including a voice-over project he’s particularly interested in. But while fans can look forward to seeing Lil Twist on the big screen sometime in the near future, he says music is still his main priority. Read More »
Chris Brown is on his way back to the big screen next year. Brown will be starring in the upcoming 3D dance movie â€œBattle of The Year,â€ which focuses on an American B-Boy crew competing at the Battle of the Year International Championships in France.
Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, and Caity Lotz are also a part of the cast. â€œBattle of The Yearâ€ will hit theaters January 25, 2013.Â Check out the trailer below: Read More »
Earlier this year we lost one of Hip Hops pioneers but threw the magic of film we get to see him doing his thing one more time. Sources reports the last film shot by late rapper Heavy D is set to be released in 2013, reports Sister 2 Sister magazine. Read More »
Filmmaker Spike Lee is putting the finishing touches on a documentary about Michael Jackson. The film, which focuses on the late singer’s 1987 album “Bad” and its accompanying world tour, features Lee’s interviews with members of Jackson’s collaborators and tour team as well as interviews with contemporary stars like rapper Kanye West and Sheryl Crow, who was a backup singer on Jackson’s “Bad” tour.
Lee says in a statement he’s “a huge fan of Michael Jackson’s” and cares deeply about his legacy.
He adds that the project allowed him to uncover “just what made this a huge, important coming of age” in Jackson’s career.
There’s been no announcement of an official release date for Lee’s documentary but it is expected to be released around the same time as the September 18th release of the box set “Bad 25″ which will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Jackson’s “Bad” album. Lee previously directed the clip for Jackson’s posthumous song “This Is It,” released months after the singer’s death in 2009.
The new Lifetime Steel Magnolias movie is an upcoming American comedy-drama television film directed by Kenny Leon that will premiere on the Lifetime Network. The new film stars a all-Black cast and was filmed in the ATL, the cast includes Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Condola Rashad, Adepero Oduye with Phylicia RashÄd and Alfre Woodard, P.S. ladiesÂ Lance GrossÂ is also in the film. In the new first looks of the movie trailer fans will be pleased to see it feels very much like the first movie. Read More »
â€œThink Like a Man,â€ the film that was based onÂ the #1 New York Times Best Seller written byÂ Steve Harvey, â€œActÂ Like a Lady, Think Like a Manâ€ will be getting a sequel.
EgyptSaidSoÂ reports due to the shocking success of the â€œurbanâ€ romance comedy “Think Like A Man”, Sony Screen Gems has begun pre-production on a sequel for the film. Think Like A Man is the adaptation of Steve Harveyâ€™s relationship advice book.
In terms of the cast, at this point itâ€™s not clear who will be returning. The original Think Like a Man starred Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good, Gabrielle Union and Romany Malco.
Ultimately the film became a sleeper hit, boasting a box office tally of $92.7 million worldwide with just a $12 million production budget. This put the film in the running for being one of this yearâ€™s most profitable comedies.
â€œFriends with Benifits writers, Keith Merryman and David A. Newman, have been hired to pen the script. However, the studio has not made it publicly known whether Tim Story, the original filmâ€™s director, would be on board for the sequel.
Despite the rush to green light the Think Like a Man sequel, a firm release date has yet to be announced.