Mary J. Blige to executive produce movie based on hit single, ‘Real Love’

Mary J. Blige is executive producing a movie based on her “real life experiences.” The Grammy Award winner thinks “it’s exciting” to bring a Lifetime television movie inspired by — and named after — her 1992 hit song “Real Love” through her production company, Blue Butterfly, alongside Ashaunna Ayars and Nicole Jackson. The 51-year-old hitmaker said: “I wrote […]

Angela Birchett returns to church roots in ‘Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas’

Angela Birchett is a recording artist and actress from the Motor City of Detroit. With multiple Broadway performances — The Color Purple, Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Once on This Island, and more — the vocal powerhouse also portrayed singer Jacky Clark Chisholm in the biopic The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel in 2020. The Lifetime original movie […]

Raven Goodwin to star as Hattie McDaniel in upcoming biopic

Raven Goodwin has been cast to star in the upcoming biopic of Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Oscar. According to Deadline, the indie film will be called Behind The Smile and is being produced by Hillionaire Productions and Global Genesis Group. McDaniel won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for […]