The X Factor confirms British rapper Stormzy will guest judge on show alongside Nicole Scherzinger
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The X Factor confirms British rapper Stormzy will guest judge on show alongside Nicole Scherzinger

THE X FACTOR has confirmed that British rapper Stormzy will guest judge on the hit show alongside Nicole Scherzinger. It is thought the Mercury Prize-nominated rapper will head to South Africa as Nicole Scherzinger’s guest to assist her in choosing who to take to the live shows. X Factor tweeted today: “We can confirm that … Continue reading

Donald Glover receives three Emmy nominations for ‘Atlanta’ in acting, writing and directing
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Donald Glover receives three Emmy nominations for ‘Atlanta’ in acting, writing and directing

DONALD GLOVER has received three Emmy nominations for his critically-acclaimed series, Atlanta. The 33-year-old has been nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Writing for a Comedy Series, as well as Directing for a Comedy Series for the “Atlanta” episode “B.A.N.” It’s been a busy period for Donald, who recently announced that he … Continue reading

Actress Jaylen Barron takes lead role in one of Netflix’s first British children’s series
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Actress Jaylen Barron takes lead role in one of Netflix’s first British children’s series

ONE OF Netflix’s first British children’s series has cast a young black female lead. Free Rein follows American teenager Zoe, played by Jaylen Barron, during her summer in the English countryside. During her stay at Bright Field Stables, the 15-year-old’s life changes forever when she meets the mysterious horse Raven, whose friendship gives Zoe the … Continue reading

‘Get Out’, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, grosses $250 million worldwide
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‘Get Out’, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, grosses $250 million worldwide

BOX OFFICE smash ‘Get Out’, starring British actor Daniel Kaluuya, has now topped $250 million worldwide. Back in March, the socially-conscious horror flick became only the second non-franchise film this year to cross the coveted $100 million mark at the box office. The film, written and directed by Jordan Peele, tells the story of Chris Washington … Continue reading

‘Underground’ co-creator Misha Green sells new female-driven action thriller ‘Mother’ to Netflix for ‘seven figures’
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‘Underground’ co-creator Misha Green sells new female-driven action thriller ‘Mother’ to Netflix for ‘seven figures’

MISHA GREEN, the co-creator of US TV series Underground has sold her new script Mother to Netflix in a seven-figure deal, it has been reported. While few details are available about her new offering, it is said to have a spy-themed plot, centre on a female protagonist and have “franchise potential,” according to Deadline, who … Continue reading

Tia Mowry says Sister Sister reboot is ‘closer than ever’
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Tia Mowry says Sister Sister reboot is ‘closer than ever’

TIA MOWRY-Hardrict has revealed that a reboot of the much-loved 90s show ‘Sister Sister’ is “closer than ever”. Speaking to Wendy Williams, the actress, who starred alongside her twin sister Tamera in the show, confirmed that “everybody’s on board”. “I would love to do a Sister, Sister reboot,” Tia told Wendy Williams on the March … Continue reading

British actor Aml Ameen lands role in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, ‘Yardie’
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British actor Aml Ameen lands role in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, ‘Yardie’

BRITISH ACTOR Aml Ameen will star in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, it has been announced. Yardie is a big-screen adaptation of Victor Headley’s novel which is set in 1980s Hackney in London, and follows the rise of a young Jamaican in London’s drug-dealing underworld. The project is currently casting, and it appears that Aml Ameen … Continue reading