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Debra Martin Chase Talks Creating The ‘Multicultural Mosaic' Of ‘Cinderella'

20 days ago   |   By Essence

By D'Shonda Brown · February 12, 2021February 12, 2021 To say the absolute least, Debra Martin Chase has cultivated Black culture through her groundbreaking work as an entertainment producer for more than 30 years. From being the first African-American female producer to have a deal at a major studio to her recently announced CBS' remake of The Equalizer with Queen Latifah, which premiered Super Bowl Sunday, Chase has solidified her status as a trailblazer. And if you didn't already know, the Emmy-nominated producer's credits include the 1997 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's...
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Master P Talks Producing New BET+ Movie, ‘Never and Again,' And Black Entrepreneurship

Master P Talks Producing New BET+ Movie, ‘Never and Again,' And Black Entrepreneurship

20 days ago   |   By Essence

By Brande Victorian · February 12, 2021February 12, 2021 Master P and romantic comedy aren't two things you'd automatically think go together, but the entrepreneur who is one of the most successful rappers in history knows a good investment when he sees it. Plus, as it turns out, he can relate to the storyline of his latest venture. Never and Again is a new film that just debuted on BET+ and Master P and his son Romeo Miller serve as executive producers. The Rom-Com, which has an accompanying soundtrack , stars Jackie Long, Denise Boutté, Christian Keyes, Ella Joyce, Bebe Drake, Bishop Don...
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'Coming 2 America' Premieres One Day Ahead of Schedule

'Coming 2 America' Premieres One Day Ahead of Schedule

The long-awaited sequel to Eddie Murphy 's 1988 film Coming to America has hit Amazon Prime a day ahead of schedule. Coming 2 America was initially expected to drop this... Read more ...

Edie Falco cast as Hillary Clinton in ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story'

Edie Falco cast as Hillary Clinton in ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story'

“Sopranos” star Edie Falco is stepping up to play yet another embattled spouse - this time a very real, high-profile one. Read more ...

The shady ways Myers-Briggs and AI are used in corporate hiring

The shady ways Myers-Briggs and AI are used in corporate hiring

Say you're a job-seeker who's got a pretty good idea of what employers want to hear. Like many companies these days, your potential new workplace will give you a personality... Read more ...

Moving In? Scott Disick and Girlfriend Amelia Hamlin Spotted Touring...

Moving In? Scott Disick and Girlfriend Amelia Hamlin Spotted Touring Waterfront Mansions

Heating up - and moving in? Scott Disick and girlfriend Amelia Gray Hamlin were spotted checking out waterfront mansions in Miami on Tuesday, March 2. In photos obtained by... Read more ...

‘Coming 2 America' review: Funny, but no match for the original

‘Coming 2 America' review: Funny, but no match for the original

"Coming 2 America" drops on Amazon Prime Video on March 5th. Read more ...

‘Raya and the Last Dragon' review: An action-packed princess quest

‘Raya and the Last Dragon' review: An action-packed princess quest

"Raya and the Last Dragon," which comes out March 5 on Disney+, features the first Southeast Asian Disney princess. Read more ...

14 Celebrities Who'll Inspire You to Keep Your Side Part, TikTok Be Damned

14 Celebrities Who'll Inspire You to Keep Your Side Part, TikTok Be Damned

It's been a tough month for side parts. For the last few weeks, millennials and Gen Zers on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter have been at odds over whether or not the beloved... Read more ...

Jack Dorsey's Square Buys Majority Stake in JAY-Z's TIDAL

Jack Dorsey's Square Buys Majority Stake in JAY-Z's TIDAL

Mobile payment company Square , Inc. is acquiring a majority ownership stake in JAY-Z's music streaming service TIDAL. Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey , who also founded... Read more ...

New Balance Continues CNY Celebrations with Two Festive 574s

New Balance Continues CNY Celebrations with Two Festive 574s

Chinese New Year may be well in the rearview mirror, but the party never stops for New Balance. After releasing a 2002R "Year of the Ox" and a 920 "Year of the Ox," the... Read more ...

Only One Member of George Floyd's Family Will Be Allowed to Witness Chauvin...

Only One Member of George Floyd's Family Will Be Allowed to Witness Chauvin Trial 

AFP via Getty Images By Ashlee Banks · March 4, 2021March 4, 2021 A judge has ruled that only one member of George Floyd's family will be permitted in the courtroom during... Read more ...