By way of a new report, Lee Daniels has been cleared by the FX network to produce a pilot for a potential series based on the novel and 1973 film of the same name.
Iconic family sitcom, The Wonder Years, is coming back to TV, only this time it's going to be all Black. According to published reports, the 1988 coming-of-age dramedy set in the late 1960s and early 70s that told the story of teen Kevin Arnold (played by Fred Savage) and his suburban family, is now getting a reboot that will tell the story of American life during the pivotal Civil Right Era from a Black perspective. Produced by Lee Daniels, the reboot will be set during the same time period, except it will focus on a Black family in Montgomery, Alabama.
According to Page Six, Smollett, and Daniels not being on good speaking terms happened way before Jussie allegedly hired brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo to throw a noose around his neck in staged racists homophobic attack. The real issue was the Empire creator wanted Jussie to work with the king of R&Pee, R.Kelly.
For the past few months Dame Dash has been involved in a nasty court battle with his baby mamas over unpaid child support. Once again, Lee Daniels has found himself square in the middle of it.
Academy Award winner Terrence Howard has officially announced he’s done with acting. Last week, the 50-year-old thespian appeared on the entertainment show Extra to share the news that he would no longer be pursuing any more on-camera roles after “Empire”‘s sixth and final season ends.
It seems that Lee Daniels is doing the right thing within regards to the money he owes Dame Dash. He has agreed to a fair and just payment plan.
Lee Daniels has always given frank and thought-provoking interviews and that trend continues after a recent sit-down. As told during the chat with New York Magazine’s Vulture site, the Empire creator and filmmaker spoke briefly on the Jussie Smollett matter.
Jussie Smollett has appeared to hit the end of the road for his time on the hit drama, Empire. After a report went out that the actor would possibly be returning to the series for its final season, Lee Daniels has shut down that plan via Twitter.
Hell hath no fury like ex-wives and baby mamas scorned. A pair of Damon Dash’s exes have united to see Lee Daniels for the child support money they claim the Roc-a-fella Records founders owes them.
Lee Daniels is more than a decade in the game and while it he’s mostly known by today’s crowd for his hit TV series Empire, the writer/director/producer has quietly become one of the entertainment game’s heaviest hitters. Today the man behind critically acclaimed hits like Monster’s Ball and Precious swing through The Breakfast Club with […]
For years Dame Dash had been pressing Lee Daniels to re-pay the millions of dollars he felt he was owed for various reasons and after Daniels and Dash had finally come to an agreement this past November, the monetary drama between the two has taken a new turn thanks to Dash’s two baby mamas.
Lee Daniels teased the idea of creating a superhero film with a gay person in the central role, and he’s finally secured someone that fits the bill. Superb*tch, a rising star on social media, will play the character after Daniels took to Instagram to make the big reveal.