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  • Ryan Murphy Heads to Netflix in Deal Said to Be Worth Up to $300 Million

    The streaming giant Netflix has won yet another battle against old Hollywood. On Tuesday night, Netflix announced that it had poached the hit-making producer Ryan Murphy from 21st Century Fox. The five-year deal is worth as much as $300 million, according to two people with knowledge of the deal,...
  • Weinstein Co. Sued Over ‘Paddington 2’

    The Weinstein Co. screwed the pooch when it comes to that lovable, popular bear, Paddington, according to a new lawsuit. Entertainment One Films Canada says it struck a deal to distribute “Paddington 2” upon its release, but says they got cut out of that deal … when TWC sold...
  • ‘Come Sunday’ movie about Carlton Pearson earns mixed reviews after Sundance premiere

    A decade after Hollywood first approached Bishop Carlton Pearson about making a movie on his epic fall from evangelical grace, the Tulsa minister got to see it on the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival. Pearson and his family were at the event in Utah to watch the world...
  • Netflix is bring a Hip Hop Documentary Series called “Rapture” with T.I. , Nas & more

    Netflix has announced Rapture, an original eight-episode documentary series that dives deep into the world of Hip Hop. The series is set to premiere March 30. Nas, Dave East, Just Blaze, Rapsody, Logic, T.I., G-Eazy, 2 Chainz, and A Boogie wit da Hoodie are among some of the names teased...
  • Roland Martin Fires Back At Mo’Nique For Questioning His Record Supporting Women

    Journalist Roland Martin responded to an attack of his record by Mo’Nique — and he wasn’t having it. The former “NewsOne Now” host gave a passionate response after the Oscar-winning actress questioned his support of women. “Brother Roland please listen we getting ready to do press,” she tweeted. “I appreciate your fight, however where...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Candidly On Mo’Nique And Fair Pay

    Jada Pinkett Smith is speaking out about fair pay following Mo’Nique’s recent video calling for fans to boycott Netflix after they offered her $500,000 for a comedy special.  Smith took to Twitter, writing, “You don’t have to like Mo’Nique’s approach. You don’t have to agree with her boycott but...
  • Mo’Nique calls for a boycott

    Mo’Nique is calling for fans and followers to boycott Netflix, claiming the streaming service is guilty of gender and color bias. The Oscar-winning actress, 50, claimed in an Instagram video that Netflix recently offered her a $500,000 deal for a comedy special, while other comedians such as Amy Schumer and...
  • Will Apple buy Netflix?

    Apple will be able to move its overseas cash back to the US thanks to President Trump’s corporate tax cut  The $252 billion the tech giant has overseas could return at a tax of 15.5 percent as opposed to the previous 35 percent In a letter to investors last...
  • Barack Obama to be David Letterman’s first Netflix guest

    NEW YORK — David Letterman has lined up former president Barack Obama to be his first guest when he returns to a TV talk show later this month. Obama will join Letterman on Jan. 12 for the launch of the new “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David...