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Bad, Journey, and Love: Machine Gun Kelly Tapped To Play Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee In Netflix Biopic "The Dirt" @balleralert M A CHIN GUN KELLY THE 2 7 TOUR WHIT Machine Gun Kelly Tapped To Play Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee In Netflix Biopic “The Dirt” - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ColsonBaker, who is better known by his rapper name, MachineGunKelly is taking his skills to the big screens to play Motley Crue drummer, Tommy Lee in a new Netflix biopic called “The Dirt.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The movie is based on the 2001 autobiography “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band,” and will portray the band’s journey to stardom, from the good to bad. In addition, it will highlight the rock era during the ‘80s on the Sunset Strip. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film has been in development since 2006. Jeff Tremaine (“Jackass” movies) will work as the director, Rich Wilkes, and Tom Kapinos will be scriptwriters. Chris Nilsson, Steve Kline, and Rick Yorn will be executive producers; and to top it off, Motley Crue members will also be contributing as co-producers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Motley Crue’s genre is a mix of hard, heavy and glam rock. The LA-based band debuted its first album “Too Fast for Love,” in 1981 since then they’ve gone on to sell millions of albums across the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The last time the band had a performance was back in 2015 on New Year’s Eve at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Bad, Journey, and Love: Machine Gun Kelly Tapped To Play
 Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee
 In Netflix Biopic "The Dirt"
 @balleralert
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Machine Gun Kelly Tapped To Play Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee In Netflix Biopic “The Dirt” - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ColsonBaker, who is better known by his rapper name, MachineGunKelly is taking his skills to the big screens to play Motley Crue drummer, Tommy Lee in a new Netflix biopic called “The Dirt.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The movie is based on the 2001 autobiography “The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band,” and will portray the band’s journey to stardom, from the good to bad. In addition, it will highlight the rock era during the ‘80s on the Sunset Strip. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film has been in development since 2006. Jeff Tremaine (“Jackass” movies) will work as the director, Rich Wilkes, and Tom Kapinos will be scriptwriters. Chris Nilsson, Steve Kline, and Rick Yorn will be executive producers; and to top it off, Motley Crue members will also be contributing as co-producers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Motley Crue’s genre is a mix of hard, heavy and glam rock. The LA-based band debuted its first album “Too Fast for Love,” in 1981 since then they’ve gone on to sell millions of albums across the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The last time the band had a performance was back in 2015 on New Year’s Eve at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Machine Gun Kelly Tapped To Play Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee In Netflix Biopic “The Dirt” - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀...

Community, Memes, and American: First Black Oscar Award Winner, Hattie McDaniel Gets A Biopic @balleralert First Black Oscar Award Winner Hattie McDaniel Gets A Biopic – blogged By @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, a biopic for African American and Hollywood pioneer, HattieMcDaniel is now in the works. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For those of us who’ve slept on black history- McDaniel was the first African American (man or woman) to receive an Oscar. Her role as “Mammy” in the film “Gone With The Wind” earned her the Oscar for “Best Supporting Actress” in 1940. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Despite the film’s success and eight Oscar Awards, McDaniel, along with the rest of her black castmates weren’t allowed at the premiere of the film in Georgia. The color of her skin also caused for McDaniel to not be allowed to sit with the rest of the nominated cast at the Oscar Awards, but allowed her a seat in the back of the venue. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Variety, producers of the film, AaronMagnani and AlysiaAllen got their hands on the rights to Jill Watts’ published biography, “Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood” to help them with the film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Though people in the black community criticized her for playing roles that they felt fed into racial stereotypes for African Americans, McDaniel served as a pioneer and example for aspiring African American actors and actresses for generations to come. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Considering the fact that the first black man to receive a golden globe for best actor in a TV series happened just a week ago, this biopic is a big deal, and long overdue. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Continue to rest in peace Ms. McDaniel and congratulations.
Community, Memes, and American: First Black Oscar Award Winner,
 Hattie McDaniel Gets A Biopic
 @balleralert
First Black Oscar Award Winner Hattie McDaniel Gets A Biopic – blogged By @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, a biopic for African American and Hollywood pioneer, HattieMcDaniel is now in the works. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For those of us who’ve slept on black history- McDaniel was the first African American (man or woman) to receive an Oscar. Her role as “Mammy” in the film “Gone With The Wind” earned her the Oscar for “Best Supporting Actress” in 1940. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Despite the film’s success and eight Oscar Awards, McDaniel, along with the rest of her black castmates weren’t allowed at the premiere of the film in Georgia. The color of her skin also caused for McDaniel to not be allowed to sit with the rest of the nominated cast at the Oscar Awards, but allowed her a seat in the back of the venue. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Variety, producers of the film, AaronMagnani and AlysiaAllen got their hands on the rights to Jill Watts’ published biography, “Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood” to help them with the film. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Though people in the black community criticized her for playing roles that they felt fed into racial stereotypes for African Americans, McDaniel served as a pioneer and example for aspiring African American actors and actresses for generations to come. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Considering the fact that the first black man to receive a golden globe for best actor in a TV series happened just a week ago, this biopic is a big deal, and long overdue. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Continue to rest in peace Ms. McDaniel and congratulations.

First Black Oscar Award Winner Hattie McDaniel Gets A Biopic – blogged By @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to reports, a biopic for Af...

America, Crazy, and Friday: Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of "lllmatic" @balleralert Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcoming PBS concert film has teamed up Nas with the National Symphony Orchestra for a live performance that takes you back to the 90s. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The iconic rapper will be doing a live rendition of his legendary, 1994 album “Illmatic” at the Washington, D.C. arena on Feb. 2. It is titled by PBS as, “Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the profound collaboration and wistfulness of the audible hip-hop Queensbridge fable.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "It’s crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they feeling it," Nas said in the film trailer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The recording of the concert film took place in March 2014, when Nas was celebrating Illmatic’s 20th anniversary. The film will portray the Queens native’s upbringing, career, and musical background. It will also feature rehearsals, preparation and Illmatic’s journey to Kennedy Center stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "This was the first time me as a classical orchestra conductor was going to branch out into the realm of doing hip-hop music and rap music. And the idea of finally tackling this genre was something I was really looking forward to do," National Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke said in a statement. The performance is set to premiere on the PBS network nationwide on Friday, February 2 at 9 p.m
America, Crazy, and Friday: Nas Collabs With The National
 Symphony Orchestra For Live
 Rendition of "lllmatic"
 @balleralert
Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcoming PBS concert film has teamed up Nas with the National Symphony Orchestra for a live performance that takes you back to the 90s. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The iconic rapper will be doing a live rendition of his legendary, 1994 album “Illmatic” at the Washington, D.C. arena on Feb. 2. It is titled by PBS as, “Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop, the concert film musters the energetic appeal of the profound collaboration and wistfulness of the audible hip-hop Queensbridge fable.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "It’s crazy, you know, I wrote this in the projects in New York City. Here we are in the capital of America, Washington, DC, and, you know, a bunch of white people with strings and all that, playing this album, and they feeling it," Nas said in the film trailer. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The recording of the concert film took place in March 2014, when Nas was celebrating Illmatic’s 20th anniversary. The film will portray the Queens native’s upbringing, career, and musical background. It will also feature rehearsals, preparation and Illmatic’s journey to Kennedy Center stage. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "This was the first time me as a classical orchestra conductor was going to branch out into the realm of doing hip-hop music and rap music. And the idea of finally tackling this genre was something I was really looking forward to do," National Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke said in a statement. The performance is set to premiere on the PBS network nationwide on Friday, February 2 at 9 p.m

Nas Collabs With The National Symphony Orchestra For Live Rendition of ‘Illmatic’ - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An upcom...

Children, Family, and Memes: Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From "Blackish" to "Grownish" 05 13 @balleralert Read More: www.balleralert.com Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From “Blackish” to “Grownish” - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, who have dedicated their time, money and education to make a positive change. They’ve used their experiences and their encounters with injustices to fight and-or create more opportunities for their children and their children’s children, in an effort to make the world a better place. They've put our pain and problems on their backs and created space for change, new opportunities for our brothers and sisters to excel and succeed in a world that is designed against us. This is BlackExcellence. These are Ballerific Women. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ One of those special individuals is YaraShahidi, who is a young actress and model. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She’s best known for her role as Zoey Johnson of “Black-ish,” and it’s spin off show, “Grown-ish,” that premiered last week. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, the 17-year old isn’t a new face to the screen. Back in 2009, Shahidi starred in Paramount Picture’s “Imagine That,” alongside actor and comedian EddieMurphy. For this film, she received a Young Artist Award nomination for the best performance in a feature film category. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In 2012, she starred in the TV series, “The First Family,” where she played the daughter of President William Johnson. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Shahidi also received NAACP’s Image Award for “Best Supporting Actress in Comedy......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
Children, Family, and Memes: Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From
 "Blackish" to "Grownish"
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Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From “Blackish” to “Grownish” - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, who have dedicated their time, money and education to make a positive change. They’ve used their experiences and their encounters with injustices to fight and-or create more opportunities for their children and their children’s children, in an effort to make the world a better place. They've put our pain and problems on their backs and created space for change, new opportunities for our brothers and sisters to excel and succeed in a world that is designed against us. This is BlackExcellence. These are Ballerific Women. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ One of those special individuals is YaraShahidi, who is a young actress and model. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She’s best known for her role as Zoey Johnson of “Black-ish,” and it’s spin off show, “Grown-ish,” that premiered last week. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, the 17-year old isn’t a new face to the screen. Back in 2009, Shahidi starred in Paramount Picture’s “Imagine That,” alongside actor and comedian EddieMurphy. For this film, she received a Young Artist Award nomination for the best performance in a feature film category. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In 2012, she starred in the TV series, “The First Family,” where she played the daughter of President William Johnson. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Shahidi also received NAACP’s Image Award for “Best Supporting Actress in Comedy......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

Ballerific Woman: Yara Shahidi, From “Blackish” to “Grownish” - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women wo...

Memes, American, and Appreciate: Sterling K. Brown Becomes First African American To Receive Golden Globe Award for "Best Actor In A TV Series, Drama" @balleralert Sterling K. Brown Becomes First African American To Receive Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In A TV Series, Drama” - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Well look at 2018- showing out already! Last night, The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards aired live. It was a room full of A-list celebrities there to celebrate and recognize 2017’s best in film and television. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Amongst the stars, shined a bright one. SterlingKBrown, co-star in NBC’s “This Is Us” won this year’s “Best Actor in a TV series, Drama” making him the first African American to do so. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Brown didn’t realize the history he made upon his acceptance speech, but let it be known that Black Hollywood is a force to be reckoned with. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “What I appreciate so much about this thing is that I’m being seen for who I am, and I’m being appreciated for who I am, and it makes it that more difficult to dismiss me or dismiss anybody who looks like me,” said Brown during his acceptance speech. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Come through with the history being made! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations again to the “Jackie Robinson of acting!”
Memes, American, and Appreciate: Sterling K. Brown Becomes First African
 American To Receive Golden Globe Award
 for "Best Actor In A TV Series, Drama"
 @balleralert
Sterling K. Brown Becomes First African American To Receive Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In A TV Series, Drama” - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Well look at 2018- showing out already! Last night, The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards aired live. It was a room full of A-list celebrities there to celebrate and recognize 2017’s best in film and television. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Amongst the stars, shined a bright one. SterlingKBrown, co-star in NBC’s “This Is Us” won this year’s “Best Actor in a TV series, Drama” making him the first African American to do so. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Brown didn’t realize the history he made upon his acceptance speech, but let it be known that Black Hollywood is a force to be reckoned with. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “What I appreciate so much about this thing is that I’m being seen for who I am, and I’m being appreciated for who I am, and it makes it that more difficult to dismiss me or dismiss anybody who looks like me,” said Brown during his acceptance speech. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Come through with the history being made! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations again to the “Jackie Robinson of acting!”

Sterling K. Brown Becomes First African American To Receive Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In A TV Series, Drama” - blogged by @lanalado...

Beautiful, Best Friend, and Memes: "She's Gotta Have lt" Star, DeWanda Wise Lands Major Role in Marvel Movie 05 @balleralert “She’s Gotta Have It” Star, DeWanda Wise Lands Major Role in Marvel Movie - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It looks like someone else had to have it! We know her as Nola Darling from the SpikeLee Netflix series, “She’s Gotta Have It.” Marvel, on the other hand, wants to bring the beautiful DeWandaWise to the big screen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Details on her character have yet to be released, but she will be co-starring in “Capitan Marvel,” which is Marvel’s first female-led production. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rumor has it- she’ll be playing a superhero, “Monica Rambeau,” who is also the best friend of the main character, “Carol Danvers,” played by BrieLarson. If so, Wise has landed the role of a character with pretty good screen time. We’ll just have to wait and see! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Either way, this is without a doubt Wise’s biggest role to date, and a door-opener into Hollywood! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Other cast members for the film include SamuelLJackson, BenMendelsohn, and JudeLaw. Full fledge production for the film will begin this Spring. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations DeWanda!
Beautiful, Best Friend, and Memes: "She's Gotta Have lt" Star, DeWanda
 Wise Lands Major Role in Marvel
 Movie
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“She’s Gotta Have It” Star, DeWanda Wise Lands Major Role in Marvel Movie - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It looks like someone else had to have it! We know her as Nola Darling from the SpikeLee Netflix series, “She’s Gotta Have It.” Marvel, on the other hand, wants to bring the beautiful DeWandaWise to the big screen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Details on her character have yet to be released, but she will be co-starring in “Capitan Marvel,” which is Marvel’s first female-led production. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rumor has it- she’ll be playing a superhero, “Monica Rambeau,” who is also the best friend of the main character, “Carol Danvers,” played by BrieLarson. If so, Wise has landed the role of a character with pretty good screen time. We’ll just have to wait and see! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Either way, this is without a doubt Wise’s biggest role to date, and a door-opener into Hollywood! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Other cast members for the film include SamuelLJackson, BenMendelsohn, and JudeLaw. Full fledge production for the film will begin this Spring. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations DeWanda!

“She’s Gotta Have It” Star, DeWanda Wise Lands Major Role in Marvel Movie - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It looks like someone el...

America, Apple, and Barber: Apple To Develop True-Crime Drama Series Starring Octavia Spencer @balleralert Apple To Develop True-Crime Drama Series Starring Octavia Spencer - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Apple has green-lit a brand new thriller drama series, and esteemed Oscar award-winning actress OctaviaSpencer is the star of it, Deadline informs. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Created and penned by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, ‘Are You Sleeping’ will offer “a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true-crime podcasts and challenge its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The forthcoming project is based on a novel by Kathleen Barber, which holds the same name, and will be executive produced by ReeseWitherspoon’s content company, Hello Sunshine, Endeavor Content, and Chernin Entertainment. Spellman and Spencer will also serve as a part of the executive producing team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An official release date hasn’t been announced yet. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So far, 2018 is already off to a great start for Octavia Spencer. The "Hidden Figures" leading lady is also set to appear in the upcoming film, 'A Kid Like Jake', alongside ClaireDanes.
America, Apple, and Barber: Apple To Develop True-Crime Drama
 Series Starring Octavia Spencer
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Apple To Develop True-Crime Drama Series Starring Octavia Spencer - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Apple has green-lit a brand new thriller drama series, and esteemed Oscar award-winning actress OctaviaSpencer is the star of it, Deadline informs. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Created and penned by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, ‘Are You Sleeping’ will offer “a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true-crime podcasts and challenge its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The forthcoming project is based on a novel by Kathleen Barber, which holds the same name, and will be executive produced by ReeseWitherspoon’s content company, Hello Sunshine, Endeavor Content, and Chernin Entertainment. Spellman and Spencer will also serve as a part of the executive producing team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ An official release date hasn’t been announced yet. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So far, 2018 is already off to a great start for Octavia Spencer. The "Hidden Figures" leading lady is also set to appear in the upcoming film, 'A Kid Like Jake', alongside ClaireDanes.

Apple To Develop True-Crime Drama Series Starring Octavia Spencer - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Apple has green-lit a brand ne...