• First look at Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in biopic 'Respect'
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    First look at Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in biopic 'Respect'

    The first trailer for Aretha Franklin biopic movie Respect has landed, giving us our first look at Jennifer Hudson as the soul icon.

  • Queen Latifah to Star in ‘Equalizer’ Reboot in the Works at CBS
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    Queen Latifah to Star in ‘Equalizer’ Reboot in the Works at CBS

    Queen Latifah is set to star in and executive produce an “Equalizer” reboot currently in development at CBS.Described as a reimagining of the 1985 CBS series starring Edward Woodward, the reboot centers on Queen Latifah as “an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.”“Castle” and “Take Two” duo Andrew Marlowe and Terri Miller will serve as writers and showrunners on the reboot, which has a pilot production commitment at the network.Also Read: Jim Lanzone to Exit CBS Interactive; Marc DeBevoise to Become President and CEOExecutive producers also include the project John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment; Debra Martin Chase of Martin Chase Productions; Richard Lindheim, co-creator of the original “Equalizer” TV series; and Shakim Compere of Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment.The reboot is produced by Universal Television in association with CBS Television Studios.The original “Equalizer” ran from 1985 to 1989 on CBS and centered on a retired U.S. intelligence agent who sought to atone for his past by putting his skills to work as a vigilante acting on behalf of the innocent. A film adaptation of the series starring Denzel Washington and directed by Antoine Fuqua was released in 2014, followed by a sequel in 2018.Read original story Queen Latifah to Star in ‘Equalizer’ Reboot in the Works at CBS At TheWrap

  • John Travolta mistakes drag artist for Taylor Swift at VMAs
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    John Travolta mistakes drag artist for Taylor Swift at VMAs

    Not one to leave an award ceremony without an embarrassing bungle of some kind, John Travolta treated fans to another peach at last night's MTV Video Music Awards.

  • Rebel Wilson says sorry over 'first over-sized actress in rom-com' claims
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    Rebel Wilson says sorry over 'first over-sized actress in rom-com' claims

    Rebel Wilson has walked back comments she made claiming that she was the first plus-sized woman to star in a romantic comedy, following a significant backlash against her online.