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Yesterday | New York Post

Minority actors land the lead roles in falla s diverse TV lineup

Nothing says power like a seat in the Oval Office: In NBC's "State of Affairs," premiering Nov. 17, Alfre Woodard confronts vital security issues as the president of the United States.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Viola Davis, Person of Interest, Scandal

Wednesday |

In the Heat of the Night Heads Back to Television

John Ball's novel, "In the Heat of the Night," is set for a new small screen adaptation, Variety reports.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, In the Heat of the Night, Mystery Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Sidney Poitier, Movies

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Emma Stone Set for Broadway Debut

Emma Stone, known for film roles in The Help and The Amazing Spider-Man series, is set to make her debut on Broadway this fall.


Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Stone, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone

Fri Aug 22, 2014

USA Today

Viola Davis' toughest role yet isn't what you think

But here she is, glowing on the cover of More , acclaimed for her Oscar-nominated roles in The Help and Doubt , starring in a new series on ABC, How to Get Away With Murder .


Related Topix: Viola Davis, Entertainment


Robert Christgau on 'Get On Up': Putting James...

In his 2006 Rolling Stone profile "Being James Brown," the great lost rock critic Jonathan Lethem made sense of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, the Minister of Super Heavy Funk, the Augusta Akhenaten, and all the other honorifics Mr. Brown has and will earn by declaring him a time traveler.


Related Topix: Get On Up, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Reel Reviews: Godfather of Soul vs. grandpas with guns

Get On Up is the story of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown and his rise from poverty to super-stardom.


Related Topix: Get On Up, 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, The Expendables

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Perfectly Marvelous! Emma Stone Officially Confirms Starring Role in Broadway's Cabaret

A new leading lady is coming to the Cabaret , old chum. As we previously reported , Emma Stone will indeed make her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in the musical revival.


Related Topix: The House Bunny, Zombieland, The Croods, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Magic in the Moonlight

Tue Aug 19, 2014

E! Online

Emma Stone and Simon Cowell Do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge,...

Countless celebs , including Justin Bieber , Lady Gaga , Ben Affleck , Shakira , Selena Gomez , David Beckham and many more, have all posted videos of themselves being doused in freezing cold water in order to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - with Emma Stone being the latest to on the viral bandwagon.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Als, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Celebrities, David Beckham, Maggie Smith

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'The Help' is quite good

The decades immediately before the emergence of the modern civil rights movement can be mined for multiple arresting stories.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Darien News-Review

Susan Granger's review of 'Get On Up'

Tate Taylor 's unconventional James Brown biopic chronicles the chaotic life of the Godfather of Soul -- but not in any chronological order.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Viola Davis

The New Zealand Herald

Celebrity beauty secrets - from fabulous to freaky

The Hollywood elite spend much of their lives trying to look fabulous in front of the camera, so it comes as no surprise that there are a few tips and tricks they call upon to keep themselves looking like the millions of dollars they rake in.


Related Topix: Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Life, Fruits, Food

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Movies at a glance

Sylvester Stallone and his band of old guys take on an arms dealer , blow stuff up and make Jason Statham look young.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, 13, 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown

CBS News

Viola Davis, Andy Samberg added as Emmys presenters

Viola Davis speaks at the "How To Get Away With Murder'' panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association on July 15, 2014, in Beverly Hills, California.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Viola Davis, Beverly Hills, CA, Key and Peele

Will Life Be A Cabaret For Emma Stone?

The actress is in confirmed talks for the lead role in Cabaret - but can she cope with being Sally Bowles? Emma Stone is being lined up as the next Broadway sensation following confirmed negotiations announced by the Roundabout Theater Company in New York for her to replace Michelle Williams in the production, Cabaret .


Related Topix: Zombieland, The Amazing Spider-Man, Magic in the Moonlight, Crime Movies, Emma Stone, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Hot Chicks, Life

Wed Aug 13, 2014

'The Help' actress looking at Broadway

"The Help" actress Emma Stone, who last year abandoned appearing in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret," might still be in need of fishnets and a bowler hat.


Related Topix: Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies

Insight News

Get on Up: Chadwick channels James Brown in nostalgic jukebox musical

Just last year, Chadwick Boseman successfully channeled the spirit of Jackie Robinson in "42," a powerful biopic about the Hall of Fame great who made history when he integrated Major League Baseball in 1947.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Emma Stone May Be Cabaret's Next Sally Bowles

Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone, known for her film work in "The Help," "Easy A" and "The Amazing Spider-Man," is in negotiations to make her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in the Broadway revival of Cabaret , according to a spokesperson for Roundabout Theatre Company .


Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks

Alabama Live

Edward Bowser: Can white directors effectively tell black stories? Absolutely. 'Get On Up' proves it

This past weekend I finally found a few hours to check out "Get On Up," the James Brown biopic starring the outstanding Chadwick Boseman .


Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Opinion


Happy Birthday, Viola Davis

Davis, who has received awards for her work on screen and on stage is starring in one of the most anticipated shows of the fall, Shonda Rhimes' How to Get Away with Murder .


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Celebrity Birthdays, August 11: Chris Hemsworth and Viola Davis

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth turns 31 today. In 2004, Hemsworth starred in the Australian soap opera Home and Away , appearing in 171 episodes of the series.


Related Topix: The Avengers, Crime Movies, Thor, Drama Movies, Rush, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Red Dawn, Snow White & the Huntsman