Could Beyonce be the new voice of Nala in the Lion King – Live action remake?  Well, it’s quite possible.  According to Variety, Beyonce is director, Jon Favreau’s top choice.  So far, James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Simba’s father, Mufasa and Donald Glover will be the new voice of Simba.    We’re […]

After taking a five-year hiatus, The Black Eyed Peas are returning in a big way.

The rapper went on an IG rant about boycotting the remake of the classic Roots miniseries and how he wants his fans to do the same.

T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about why he thinks the remake of the 1977 miniseries, “Roots,” is a necessary thing for today’s generation to see. He explains how sometimes we can become spoiled by our privileges, or “lost in luxuries” and completely forget the struggle and survival stories from which we come. Sign […]

It has been announced that Forest Whitaker will star in the remake of the miniseries, “Roots!”  He will be joined by Lawrence Fishburne and Anika Noni Rose!  So…who will play Kunta Kinte?  None other than Malachi Kirby! The remake is set to air on the History Channel, A & E, and Lifetime.  No word yet […]

Laurence Fishburne is set to star in the A+E adaptation of the 1977 miniseries, Roots, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fishburne will play Alex Haley, who…

Today’s movie news might be thanks to last weekend’s box office success of San Andreas because Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is now in talks to star in the…

In what may be Hollywood’s most drawn-out casting process, director Clint Eastwood might have finally found the male lead to start opposite Beyonce in “A…

FROM RAP-UP: John Legend and The Roots revive the spirit of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes’ 1975 classic “Wake Up Everybody” with some help from Common and Melanie Fiona. The soulful cover appears on Mr. Legend’s conscious collaboration with The Roots, Wake Up!, due Sept. 21. The Grammy-winning crooner said the original song didn’t […]

As if deciding to create a storm ahead of the release of his ‘Love King’ LP, The-Dream has recorded a cover of Aaliyah’s R&B classic ‘One In A Million’. The track, which surfaced a few moments ago, is set to feature on the singer-songwriter’s forthcoming mixtape ‘Love Sessions’. Take a listen below… And in the […]

It appears Beyonce is really serious about taking that break in 2010. The singer, who was rumored to be up for the lead female role in the remake of “A Star Is Born,” is now said to be officially out of the running. The original 1937 film won a best original screenplay Oscar for writers […]

According to, not only will Pop icon Janet Jackson feature on the soon-to-be-released ‘We Are The World’ remake, she will be singing the same part her late brother, the King of Pop Michael Jackson, sang on the original 25 years ago: