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We've Read It! Thoughts on Dee Rees' Script for Bessie Smith Biopic 'Blue Goose Hollow'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • May 26, 2014 12:54 PM
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On the heels of news that actresses Mo'Nique and Khandi Alexander have joined Queen Latifah in the cast of HBO Films' Bessie Smith biopic Blue Goose Hollow, I had a chance to read the screenplay for the film, a February 2014 draft.

Mo’Nique & Khandi Alexander Join Queen Latifah In Bessie Smith Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 22, 2014 11:35 AM
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Mo’Nique & Khandi Alexander Join Queen Latifah In Bessie Smith Biopic

Dee Rees Will Direct Queen Latifah In Bessie Smith Biopic For HBO

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 30, 2014 12:38 PM
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Dee Rees Will Direct Queen Latifah In Bessie Smith Biopic For HBO

A 3rd 'Barbershop' Movie Is In Development. Ice Cube Negotiating Huge Payday To Reprise His Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 26, 2014 7:49 PM
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  • 4 Comments
A 3rd 'Barbershop' Movie Is In Development. Ice Cube Negotiating Huge Payday To Reprise His Role

BET Adds 'The Queen Latifah Show' To Its Late-Night Block Of Programming Joining Wendy Williams

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 19, 2014 6:37 PM
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  • 1 Comment
BET Adds 'The Queen Latifah Show' To Its Late-Night Block Of Programming Joining Wendy Williams

Queen Latifah-Produced Rom-Com 'November Rule' Firms Up Its Cast (Macy Gray, Tatyana Ali, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 11, 2014 4:38 PM
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  • 10 Comments
Queen Latifah-Produced Rom-Com 'November Rule' Firms Up Its Cast (Macy Gray, Tatyana Ali, Others)

'The Queen Latifah Show' Is Coming Back For Another Year

  • By Sergio
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  • January 6, 2014 7:15 PM
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The Queen Latifah Show has surivived the syndicated talk show battlefield to get a second season renewal

How Has 'The Queen Latifah Show' Been Doing?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 17, 2013 9:49 AM
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Arsenio is still struggling, but how has Queen Latifah been doing lately? Turns out, very well, thank you.

Thoughts On The All-New 'Queen Latifah Show' During Its First Week On Air...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2013 9:37 AM
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As I said to my colleagues, I didn't even realize that this had begun airing this week (it debuted on Monday morning here in NYC), even though it's a show we've been following since it was first announced.

3 Sneek Peek Clips From The New 'Queen Latifah Show' (Premieres September 16)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2013 11:15 AM
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It was almost exactly 1 1/2 years ago today when it was announced that Will Smith, his Overbrook Entertainment cohorts, and Queen Latifah were teaming up with Sony Pictures TV to produce a syndicated daytime talk show for the Queen to host.