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Leland B. Martin co-stars as the incomparable Ari Thomas in the BET series “Boomerang.” With guest appearances on OWN’s “Cherish the Day” and the Lifetime digital series “The Rookie,” Martin is making his mark in Hollywood. This season, Martin’s role expands on “Boomerang” and takes a deeper look at Ari’s sexually fluid lifestyle and relationships.…

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The American Black Film Festival Honors is an annual awards ceremony saluting excellence in the film and television industry. The show celebrates Black culture by recognizing individuals who have made distinguished contributions to American entertainment through their work, as well as those who champion diversity and inclusion in Hollywood. With the theme of “A Celebration…

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Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo have split just months after getting married. The couple secretly tied the knot last year in an intimate ceremony in San Francisco, almost two years after they got engaged, but the pair has now opted to “part ways.” They said in a joint statement: “After careful thought and consideration, we…

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Lena Waithe secretly tied the knot. The “Westworld” actress and her partner Alana Mayo tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in San Francisco recently, almost two years after they got engaged, in a spur-of-the-moment decision. Appearing in “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Waithe told guest host John Legend: “We snuck and did it. We didn’t really make…

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In celebration of the third year of the AT&T Filmmaker Mentorship Program, the black carpet was rolled out on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The event premiered five short films written and directed by 10 of the program’s mentees at Hollywood’s NeueHouse. Notable attendees included screenwriter, producer and actress Lena Waithe, who served as this year’s…

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Rising Hollywood star Lena Waithe got the gift of a lifetime when she guest hosted the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” show on Wednesday, May 22. Kimmel was away working on the highly anticipated “All in the Family” and “Jefferson” show reboots. American royalty Halle Berry surprisingly traipsed onto the set during the 35-year-old Waithe’s monologue, looking…

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BET’s newest show “Boomerang” puts a fresh spin on a Black classic by giving new life to an old love story.  Released in 1992, Boomerang, the film, starred Robin Givens as maneating corporate exec Jacqueline Boyer, Eddie Murphy as the office lothario Marcus Graham and Halle Berry as Angela, Graham’s girl-next-door love interest. The movie highlighted big business…

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Halle Berry feels like 2019 will be her “defining year.” The 52-year-old actress is executive producing a TV series adaptation of her 1992 rom-com Boomerang for BET, and she is also directing and starring in her first movie for the big screen, Bruised, a mixed martial arts drama. Despite more than two decades in the movie business, the…

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