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Jamal Lyon Visits Lucious in Prison During the Second Day of Filming in Season 2 of EMPIRE


The beginning of this week marks the anniversary of the first day of filming Season 2 of Empire Monday (June 22). Showrunner Lee Daniels posted a series of Instagram photos and videos from the Fox drama’s first couple of days shooting the second season… 12 more words

Jamal Lyon Visits Lucious in Prison During the Second Day of Filming in Season 2 of EMPIRE


The beginning of this week marks the anniversary of the first day of filming Season 2 of Empire Monday (June 22). Showrunner Lee Daniels posted a series of Instagram photos and videos from the Fox drama’s first couple of days shooting the second season… 12 more words

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Dee Rees: Get To Know Her

Bessie stars Queen Latifah as legendary blues singer, Bessie Smith. 22 years in the making, Bessie is an HBO biopic, which most recently won a Critics Choice Award for Best Made for TV Movie. 748 more words

Film

34. Bessie

director: Dee Rees
starring: Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mo’Nique
trailer:
rotten tomatoes: 87%

Bessie is the story of Bessie Smith, the legendary blues singer of the 20s and 30s. 107 more words

In Case You Missed It: HBO’s “Bessie”

Last month HBO premiered their new T.V. film Bessie, starring Queen Latifah, telling the story of blue singer Bessie Smith’s rise to fame. It’s a production that was many years in the making with one studio and another, and the original screenwriter passed away in 2009. 617 more words

Television

Taraji P. Henson Makes History At Critics Choice Awards

It’s no secret that the cast of Empire has been campaigning for Emmy nominations. Show star, Taraji P. Henson may have sealed her fate with a recent award win. 204 more words

Stars

QUEEN LATIFAH TALKS ABOUT HER STARRING ROLE IN HBO FILMS' BESSIE

May 15, 2015

Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. 1,008 more words

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