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'Salt-N-Pepa' Biopic Gets Premiere Date At Lifetime

Lifetime has set a premiere date for the upcoming Salt-N-Pepa biopic and the interview special that will follow it. On Jan. 23, 2021, the biopic will air at 8 p.m. and the interview special will air at 11 p.m. The cast includes G.G. Townson as Cheryl "Salt" James and Laila Odom as Sandra "Pepa" Denton. Monique Paul will play the group's DJ, Deidra Roper aka DJ Spinderella. Other...

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NBC Developing Music Comedy 'Dream' Starring Amber Riley

Amber Riley is set to be the lead of Dream, an NBC comedy series in development. She would headline the series, a single-camera comedy in development at NBC from black-ish writer-producer Lisa Muse Bryant and Neil Meron. It is set at Universal TV, where Meron is based. It is a reunion of sorts for Meron and Riley, as she starred in NBC's The Wiz Live!, which he produced. The...

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Aml Ameen To Helm Christmas Rom-Com 'Boxing Day,' Aja Naomi King and Leigh-Anne Pinnock To Star

I May Destroy You star Aml Ameen is set to make his directorial debut with the Christmas romantic comedy, Boxing Day. He'll also star in the film with Aja Naomi King, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, and in her film debut, Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock. Ameen also co-wrote the screenplay, which is inspired by the diary of Ameen’s life, with Bruce Purnelln. Here's the description (per the...

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Anna Diop's Starfire Gets Her New Supersuit In 'Titans' Season 3 On HBO Max

New streaming service, new look! Now that Titans, Doom Patrol and the rest of DC Universe's shows are moving to HBO Max, the WarnerMedia streamer has revealed the first look at Anna Diop as Starfire in season 3. Finally, Starfire has her new suit — and it looks great! It was created by costume designer Laura Jean (“LJ”) Shannon. As Diop is playing the first-ever live-action version...

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How The 'A Balcony In Brooklyn' Team Made A Film About 'The Black Quarantine Experience'

A lot of television series and films are already tackling the COVID-19-era, but one new project in particular is adding a fresh spin and unique take that sets it apart from everything else we've seen. Campsight Studios (the production outfit behind Payroll and Clout), recently premiered A Balcony in Brooklyn, which gives a dystopian look at an underground party during the height of...