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Jussie Smollett, whose meteoric rise in fame is matched by his ignominious downfall from grace, will be making his directorial debut in a film he is also producing. Smollett, 38, has directed a film called B-Boy Blues, a film adaptation of James Early Hardy’s 1994 bestselling novel that centers around the fortunes of two Black…

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Taraji P. Henson is to star in an “Empire” spin-off series. The 49-year-old actress will reprise her role as Cookie Lyon in an upcoming Fox TV show, which will be co-written by “Empire” co-creator Danny Strong and Yolanda Lawrence and Stacy A. Littlejohn, who also worked on the music business drama. All three writers will…

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Tina Knowles-Lawson never fails us — from her beauty to her style to being the mother of Beyoncé and Solange. The 66-year-old  diva took to Instagram on Monday, May 18, 2020, to share a jaw-dropping throwback photo of herself, and let’s just say the internet can’t get enough. The photo featured a young Knowles-Lawson with…

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Audiences have had numerous opportunities to fall in love with the handsome Tobias Truvillion from his work on television shows like “Empire,” “Sisters,” “Single Wives Club” to movies like Holiday Heist. As great as his onscreen performances have been, the actor’s most important role is his grassroots work with his community in Newark, New Jersey,…

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“Empire” will end prematurely on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The popular hip-hop drama was always intended to finish at the end of its current sixth season, but after the global health pandemic forced filming to be shut down, it will now end on episode 18 of the finale series. The FOX show’s writers Lee Daniels…

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Terrence Howard powered the “Empire” show to blockbuster status with his screen charisma over the course of six seasons. And he demands to be compensated for his services. The 50-year-old award-winning actor has filed a lawsuit against the network that aired the show, 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, citing breach of contract for holding onto…

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Jussie Smollett was back in court on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, where he pleaded not guilty to new charges in relation to allegations that he staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself last year. The “Empire” star was originally accused of orchestrating the attack back in January 2019, and whilst original charges against him —…

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