Posted on 30 April 2012   TV

Cassandra Freeman Joins ‘Single Ladies’ Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Cassandra Freeman (‘Kinyarwanda’) has joined the cast of VH1’s Single Ladies in a recurring role. The hourlong dramedy series, executive produced by Queen Latifah, revolves around the romantic relationships of three friends in high society Atlanta. Freeman, who starred alongside Denzel Washington in Inside Man, will play a single mother named Morgan Hayes. Her character moves to the... Read More »
Posted on 30 April 2012   TV

Trevor Jackson, Coco Jones and Tyler James Williams Star in ‘Let It Shine’ Trailer

Disney has released the official trailer for their Hip-hop musical drama Let It Shine. The telepic stars Trevor Jackson, Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Courtney B Vance, Dawnn Lewis, and Brandon Mychal Smith. The story follows 16-year-old Cyrus DeBarge (Williams), an aspiring musician who has a gift for rhyme yet lacks the self-confidence to take the stage and, through... Read More »
Posted on 23 April 2012   TV

‘Single Ladies’ Season 2 Promo Poster +Trailer Debuts

They’re baaaack! VH1 has released a brand new promo poster and teaser trailer for the second season of hit series Single Ladies. LisaRaye McCoy, Denise Vasi, and Charity Shea appear in the ice cream themed poster. The new season will air on May, 28th at 9PM ET/PT. RELATED ARTICLES: More pics from the set of ‘Single Ladies’: Meet the fellas of... Read More »
Posted on 20 April 2012   TV

Tatyana Ali Joins Cast of BET’s ‘Second Generation Wayans’

Tatyana Ali is joining BET’s new scripted comedy series about the young members of the legendary Wayans family. Second Generation Wayans centers on a young trio that “emerges from the long shadows of their aunts and uncles to carve out their own paths to stardom.” The series will star Craig Wayans, Damien Dante Wayans, and George O. Gore II.... Read More »
Posted on 18 April 2012   TV

Acura Commercial Casting Call Requested ‘Friendly, Not Too Dark’ African-American

UPDATE 4/18/12: Acura has released a statement apologizing for offensive language used in casting sheet: “We apologize to anyone offended by the language on the casting sheet used in the selection of actors for one of our commercials. We sought to cast an African-American in a prominent role in the commercial sb game hacker app , and we made... Read More »
Posted on 17 April 2012   TV

First Look: ‘Steel Magnolias’ featuring Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduye, and more (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

Exclusive behind the scenes footage of Lifetime’s Steel Magnolias remake emerged online today. The classic film is being remade for television with an African-American cast that includes Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad, Condola Rashad, Adepero Oduye, Alfre Woodard, and Jill Scott. The movie is a remake of the 1989 film, which starred Julia Roberts, Sally Field, and Dolly Parton. Condola... Read More »