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Rebooted, With Black Family
Jul 9, 2020 12:05 AM CDT
to Be Rebooted, With Black Family
'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels will exec produce
is coming back, this time with a Black family. The classic coming-of-age sitcom, which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1993, will return to the same network, this time with
co-creator Lee Daniels as executive producer, per the
Big Bang Theory
writer Saladin Patterson...
Stars Light Up
3rd Night of DNC
Jul 27, 2016 7:33 PM CDT
Stars Light Up 3rd Night of DNC
Angela Bassett, Sigourney Weaver, Lenny Kravitz, most of Broadway, among those who turn out
- Angela Bassett and Sigourney Weaver,
producer Lee Daniels, and rocker Lenny Kravitz are providing the celebrity power Wednesday on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention. Weaver introduced a climate-change film by director James Cameron, "Not Reality TV," featuring Jack Black, Don Cheadle, America Ferrera, and the...
Madonna: Sean Penn
Never Assaulted Me
Dec 18, 2015 12:18 AM CST
Madonna: Sean Penn Never Assaulted Me
She's supporting his $10M defamation lawsuit
- Madonna says Sean Penn never assaulted her during their tempestuous marriage in the '80s and it's "outrageous" for anybody to claim otherwise. Madonna is supporting Penn in his $10 million defamation lawsuit against director Lee Daniels, who Penn says falsely accused him of domestic violence,
Sean Penn Sues
Sep 22, 2015 7:00 PM CDT
Sean Penn Sues Director Over Domestic Violence Allegations
The actor didn't appreciate being compared to Terrence Howard
- Oscar-winner Sean Penn is suing director Lee Daniels for comparing him to another actor, Terrence Howard, in terms of their alleged history of abusing women, E! Online reports. In an interview with the
co-creator Daniels discusses
star Howard being sued by his ex-wife for domestic violence....
Wins Again With $17M
Aug 25, 2013 12:09 PM CDT
Wins Again With $17M
'We're the Millers' still doing surprisingly well; 'Jobs,' not so much
Lee Daniels' The Butler
might have fared very poorly in one Kentucky theater , but it was the winner nationwide for a second week in a row , pulling in $17 million on a sleepy end-of-summer weekend.
We're the Millers
also held steady, with a $13.5 million haul that gave...
'Get a Life'
Apr 12, 2013 10:01 AM CDT
Jane Fonda to Critic: 'Get a Life'
Veteran, others not happy with her role as Nancy Reagan
- Jane Fonda is playing Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels'
this fall, and—thanks to her well-known liberal activism and the controversial pictures of her in Hanoi during the Vietnam War—some conservatives aren't happy about it. One Navy veteran started a "Boycott Hanoi Jane Playing Nancy...
Feb 21, 2010 4:32 PM CST
Bigelow Dominate BAFTAs
Iraq war movie captures best film, director, original screenplay
The Hurt Locker
ran roughshod over the competition at tonight's BAFTAs, capturing best film, best director, and best original screenplay among its six trophies—four more than
scored. "My heart's beating so fast I can barely talk," said
director Kathryn Bigelow, whose rivalry with ex-husband...
Dec 16, 2009 11:44 AM CST
Notable Golden Globes Snubs
Lee Daniels misses Best Director race, The Road shut out, and more
- The Golden Globes are “as notable for the films and performances that members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association omit as for those that they celebrate,” writes Chris Lee in the
Los Angeles Times
, and yesterday’s nominations “had no shortage of surprising snubs.” Lee, and...
Star Earn 'Wows'
Sep 28, 2009 12:15 PM CDT
Director, Star Earn 'Wows'
Expect astonishing Gabourey Sidibe and director Lee Daniels to stay in the spotlight
- Film festival darling
is a breakthrough not just for director Lee Daniels—who collected Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey to champion the movie—but also for star Gabourey Sidibe, who plays the abused main character. Though media reports paint her as “this downtrodden, ugly girl who got this...
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