(Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Daniel Kaluuya is better known for his groundbreaking role in Jordan Peele’sGet Out and also in Black Panther, but he’s taking a moment for the kids by collaborating with Mattel Films to produce a live-action movie based on ‘Barney the Dinosaur’, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The British star will produce the movie about the tyrannosaurus rex through “his newly formed 59% banner” with Rowan Riley and Amandla Crichlow, David Carrico, Adam Paulsen and Bobby Hoppey.
View this post on Instagram I can write a two—page letter on how appreciative and grateful I am for all of the love, prayers, gifts, calls, texts and more that I have received during this time. And I thank you all. I wish I can name every single person that has been in my corner during this time, but I can’t even imagine how I would put them all in just this one post. I am so thankful for my Rockstarrs globally who have sent me prayers and who continue to support me: it gives me motivation day by day.
US Senator Cory Booker and Rosario Dawson attend the Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "Zombieland Double Tap" at Regency Village Theatre on October 10, 2019 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Shaquille O’Neal’s got the ball in his court, and he plans on helping Papa John’s rebound by opening a number of restaurants on Historically Black College & Universities campuses across the country. READ MORE: Shaq slam dunks a new business deal with Papa John’s Pizza The four-time NBA champion joined the Papa John’s Board of Directors earlier this year and invested in nine Papa John’s restaurants in Atlanta, after the John Schnatter left the company amid controversy. O’Neal secured $8.5 million in cash and stock options in the deal. The pizza franchise is trying to make a comeback, and O’Neal is leading the effort along
FILE - In this April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md.
From the hot seat to a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Wendy Williams was shining on Thursday when she was honored for her successful years in the entertainment industry. READ MORE: Wendy Williams earns a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Williams attended a ceremony paying homage to her multi-disciplined career. She first rose in notoriety as a mouthy DJ, earning her famed by dropping dimes on the stars to being an author. Later, she re-invented herself, becoming a successful talk show maven, who’s been a TV mainstay for the last 11 years. Williams, who has had a rocky year with health setbacks and dealing with a bed-hopping husband, now says her personal life is better than ever, ExtraTV reports.
Ta'Mya Bulger (WIAT-TV) A Clanton, Ala., teen is breaking gender norms by being crowned homecoming queen at her middle school during the halftime homecoming ceremony, then switching out her tiara for a helmet to go play football with the rest of her team. According to Yahoo, eighth-grader Ta’Mya Bulger made
Prosecutors declined to move forward with tackling at least one sexual assault claim against Cuba Gooding Jr. READ MORE: Cuba Gooding Jr. charged with new crime in sexual assault case The actor and Oscar winner eluded being charged with grabbing a woman’s butt at an L.A. party because prosecutors didn’t feel as though there was enough evidence to prove their case, TMZ reports. Cuba reportedly fondled the woman sometime over the past year, and she came forward and filed a police report and an investigation ensued. After a probe the L.A. City Attorney pushed back on moving forward with charges of misdemeanor sexual battery in August, citing a lack of evidence.
Many of us woke up the sad news this morning that legendary Baltimore Democratic Congressman, Rep. Elijah Cummings, had passed away. Cummings chaired the House Oversight Committee and was an ardent supporter of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In fact, he was one of the political leaders guiding the impeachment inquiry from the House Democrats. Cummings, who was 68, died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications from longstanding health challenges, according to a statement provided by his office. An outpouring of sympathetic words and statements have been issued since the news broke, particularly from his former colleagues in office. In fact, even Donald Trump has issued a personal statement on Cummings passing and supplied a statement on behalf of the White House saying, “as a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative Elijah E.