Anika Noni Rose cast in “Power”
Tony Award winner, Anika Noni Rose, has been cast in Starz’s Power as LaVerne Thomas, a cop from Tommy and Ghost’s old neighborhood.
I loves me some ANR. I can’t wait to see her in Power.
Queen Latifah to Join Lee Daniels Show
Lee Daniels is creating a new music themed show for FOX that follows the journeys of “three young women who form a girl group with hopes of making it big in the music industry, and the choices with which they’re faced along the way.”
Wait, didn’t she already star in Beauty Shop? I’m just sayin’.
T.I. Joins “Roots” Remake
T.I. is the latest actor to be cast in A+E’s upcoming Roots remake. He’ll be playing Cyrus, a headstrong slave who fights for his freedom for the Union Army against Confederate forces. He’s joining the already cast, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Matthew Goode, Lane Garrison, Emayatzy Corinealdi and G. Hannelius.
I originally wasn’t here for this. But since it looks like it’ll take a bit of a departure from the original and will bring something new to the story, then I might have to say yes.