After creating hyper-anticipation for the original Showtime series “The First Lady” that featured a blockbuster cast, the show has been canceled after just one season. “The First Lady” will not get a second season, despite being powered by Oscar winner Viola Davis (Fences), Golden Globe-winner Michelle Pfeiffer (The Fabulous Baker Boys) and two-time Emmy-winner Keifer […]
Rolling out season 5 of the hit series “The Chi,” actor Yolonda Ross shares her thoughts on The Chi and its special connection to viewers. Yolonda is excited about her character’s growth and the message she brings to unabashedly independent women. The Chi is now playing on Showtime.
Timothy Matthews is the location scout for SHOWTIME’s “The Chi” for season five. Matthews talked to rolling out about tips for climbing the career ladder, and the importance of networking. How did you get involved in what you do today? I will always preach this to the end: that your network is your net worth. In […]
Golden Globe-winning actress Regina Taylor is a generational talent. The thespian and playwright first riveted mainstream audiences with her searing performance as a struggling mother in Morgan Freeman’s Lean on Me. She talked about the joy of playing Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Shields Robinson, in the enthralling Showtime anthology series, “The First Lady.”
Timothy Matthews is the location scout for SHOWTIME’s “The Chi” for season five. Matthews talked to rolling out about tips for climbing the career ladder, and what growing up in Chicago did for his career.
Jenifer Lewis’ voice is unforgettable. Affectionately referred to as the “Mother of Black Hollywood,” Lewis — like her voice — is larger than life. Her commanding presence is undeniable whether she is making one think, cry, or most likely laugh, Lewis demands your undivided attention. Few woman live as unapologetically as Lewis and even fewer […]
Hollywood titan Viola Davis is radiant and resplendent in the first trailer showing her playing former first lady Michelle Obama in the highly anticipated Showtime series “The First Lady.” The Oscar-winning, Emmy-winning and Tony-winning thespian is the most notable of the A-list stars featured in the upcoming anthology series, which follows presidential couples throughout American history. […]
An explosive new documentary claims many people knew for decades that Bill Cosby was allegedly a serial sexual predator. Filmmaker W. Kamau Bell is debuting the four-part documentary, “We Need to Talk About Cosby,” at the Sundance Film Festival this week. Bell, who won an Emmy Award for hosting the CNN show “United Shades of America […]
Joel Steingold portrays Marcus St. John on season four of Showtime’s “The Chi.” He stopped by rolling out’s The Wine Up to uncork all the spicy details of his character’s role this season. Tune in to hear what Steingold had to say about his relationship between Douda and his character St. John.
Jasmine Davis is a series regular on Showtime’s hit series, “The Chi.” She’s also the show’s first transgender character. The ladies of The Wine Up spoke with Davis about her character, Imani, being the show’s first transgender actor and her transition from modeling to acting. Watch as she discusses her lifestyle, working with co-star Luke […]
Actor Curtiss Cook who plays Douda on the Showtime original hit series “The Chi” opened up about how the pandemic helped him focus better on his craft and how he plans to approach the new season.
Floyd Mayweather is all about the money and will be battling YouTuber Logan Paul in June. The undefeated 50-0 fighter recently revealed that he isn’t putting his legacy at stake but that he was building financial wealth during his “retirement.” Money Mayweather spoke with “The Disruptive Entrepreneur” podcast about why he took the fight and […]
Writer and director Karam Gill recently sat down with rolling out to discuss his new Showtime docuseries, “Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine.” In the three-part series, which premiered Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, Gill examines the idea of manufactured celebrity through the lens of the controversial New York City rapper, his artistry, his personal demons […]
Tiffany Boone breaks her silence on her exit from Showtime’s “The Chi.” Boone used the Instagram platform to deliver a lengthy message on her exit from the hit show. This is the first time Boone has addressed her departure after she accused co-star Jason Mitchell of sexual harassment. In the note, Boone says she spoke […]
Showtime obviously showed Mo’Nique the love and the coins. Comedienne Mo’Nique is getting the type of appreciation from Showtime and her fans that she believes she did not get in sufficient supply from Netflix. The controversial and combative comic, who won a best-supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of a batty and perverted mother in […]
Viola Davis will portray former first lady Michelle Obama in a new series for Showtime. The Academy Award-winning actress will star in “First Ladies,” a new political drama. The show aims to pull back the curtain on the personal and political lives of first ladies throughout history. The first season will feature Michelle Obama, Betty […]
Lena Waithe is producing a new comedy titled The 40-Year-Old Version which will be directed by Radha Blank from her own script. The 35-year-old screenwriter and producer – who is known for her work on Netflix comedy-drama series “Master of None” and Showtime’s “The Chi” – has joined the upcoming film, which will be directed […]
After months of speculation, Showtime reveals how ‘The Chi’ will remove Jason Mitchell from the show. Showtime co-president Gary Levine told reporters on Friday, Aug. 2, that Mitchell’s character will be killed off the show. “There is a lot of great life in ‘The Chi’ and there’s also death in ‘The Chi’ and that’s how we’ll […]
Television star Aldis Hodge and host of CheckN iN Tv Meagan Womack sit down to discuss Showtimes‘ new series City on a Hill and the show bringing the grit back to TV.
Actor Jason Mitchell has been fired from the popular Showtime series, “The Chi,” which was recently renewed for a third season. The 32-year-old actor was also axed from “Desperados,” a Netflix movie which he was due to take the lead in, amid allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” And that’s not all, as both his agency, UTA, and management company […]