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Frankie & Alice, Halle Berry's 2010 Effort, Will Finally See A Wide Release In 2014

By Victoria Pavlova | 25th September 2013

Frankie & Alice, the Halle Berry-starring psychological thriller about a woman with multiple personality disorder, will finally see the light of day. The flick has been picked up by the Lionsgate label Codeblack Films, according...

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Cast Of The New 'Steel Magnolias' Felt The Love On Screen

By Contributor | 5th October 2012

With the remake of Steel Magnolias premiering this weekend (October 7th), it's been a tough task for the new actresses Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott and Phylicia Rashad to fill the boots of...

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‘Steel Magnolias’ Producer Sues Lifetime Over Queen Latifah Remake

By Michael West | 3rd October 2012

Victoria L. White, the producer who worked on the tearjerker movie ‘Steel Magnolias’, is suing Lifetime over a television remake, claiming she isn’t getting the cash – or credit - that she deserves, reports TMZ.com....

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Phylicia Rashad Given Top Job By Denzel Washington

7th October 2011

Phylicia Rashad, the Tony Award winning stage and television actress, has been hired by Fordham University to head the school's Denzel Washington Endowed Scholarship, after the Hollywood actor donated $2 million to the school, reports...

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Denzel Washington Donates $2 Million For New Scholarship

6th October 2011

Denzel Washington, the multi-award winning Hollywood actor, has donated over $2 million to Fordham University to fund a new scholarship. Washington, who graduated from Fordham in 1997, will help form a scholarship for undergraduate theatre...

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Alicia Silverstone To Star In Gods Behaving Badly

6th July 2011

Alicia Silverstone is to star in new comedy 'Gods Behaving Badly'.The actress - who became a mother for the first time two months ago - has signed up for the Marc Turtletaub-directed movie, about a...

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Fascinating Fact 10232

31st October 2010

Actress PHYLICIA RASHAD is turning director for an upcoming production of A RAISIN IN THE SUN - the play that landed her a Tony Award in 2004 for her role in the Broadway revival. The...

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Cosby & Rashad Are Off-broadway 'Artistic Ambassadors'

20th July 2010

BILL COSBY and PHYLICIA RASHAD are using their celebrity to boost the profile of Off-Broadway play THROUGH THE NIGHT after signing on as 'artistic ambassadors' for the show.The Daniel Beaty play, about a number of...

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Rashad Winning Weightloss Battle

26th August 2009

Funnyman BILL COSBY's TV wife PHYLICIA RASHAD is celebrating after losing 35 pounds (15.8 kilograms) in just eight months.The actress, who played Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, signed on as a spokesperson for U.S....

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Rashad Named New Diet Company Spokesperson

15th December 2008

Former THE COSBY SHOW star PHYLICIA RASHAD is the latest celebrity to lend her body to U.S. diet firm Jenny Craig - in a bid to shed her unwanted weight. The actress, who played Clair...

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50 Cent Has A Crush On Older Woman Rashad

7th July 2008

Rapper 50 CENT has an odd crush on BILL COSBY's former TV wife PHYLICIA RASHAD. The rap star, who once dated Vivica A. Fox, has most recently been linked romantically to R+B pin-up Ciara -...

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Fascinating Fact 4355

24th November 2007

SEAN COMBS has reunited with his RAISIN IN THE SUN co-stars PHYLICIA RASHAD, AUDRA MCDONALD and SANAA LATHAN for a TV version of the Broadway stage play. Raisin In The Sun will air on U.S....

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Village People Cop Avoids Jail Time

6th September 2006

LATEST: Disgraced former VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS was sentenced to three years probation on drug and gun possession charges yesterday (05SEP06) by a California judge. The MACHO MAN singer, 55, pleaded no contest and...

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Combs To Bring Broadway Play To Tv

23rd May 2006

SEAN COMBS is making the Broadway, New York play A RAISIN IN THE SUN into a television movie. Combs and the main cast from the 2004 musical, including PHYLICIA RASHAD, AUDRA MCDONALD and SANAA LATHAN,...

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Fonda Returns To Broadway

18th April 2006

Actress JANE FONDA will return to the Broadway, New York, stage for one night only with a reading of EVE ENSLER's NECESSARY TARGETS. The performance will kick off a two-week performance festival in June (06)...

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Stars Gather To Pay Tribute To Wilson

10th October 2005

LATEST: PHYLICIA RASHAD, CHARLES DUTTON and WYNTON MARSALIS are among the large number of mourners who gathered to pay tribute to AUGUST WILSON at his funeral on Saturday (08OCT05). Rashad and Dutton read from...

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Actress Hails Combs' Crowd Pulling Power

7th June 2004

TONY AWARD-winning actress PHYLICIA RASHAD dedicated her Broadway victory to her A RAISIN IN THE SUN co-star SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS - because she deems him responsible for attracting large crowds and boosting the show's...

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Jackman Scoops Top Tony Award

7th June 2004

Australian movie heart-throb HUGH JACKMAN was the toast of Broadway last night (06JUN04) after scooping the Best Leading Actor In A Musical award at the 58th TONYS in New York. The X-MEN star was...

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Wicked Picks Up Haul Of Honours

21st May 2004

WICKED, the musical based on characters from THE WIZARD OF OZ, won six DRAMA DESK AWARDS on Sunday (16MAY04), including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Lyrics. STEPHEN SONDHEIM's ASSASSINS took four prizes, including...

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Diddy Wears Cheap Underwear For Broadway Role

21st May 2004

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS chose a bizarre method to get into character for his Broadway role - buying cheap underwear. In A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Combs stars opposite SANAA LATHAN, PHYLICIA...

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Broadway Play Changing Diddy's Life

21st May 2004

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is so moved by the strong message in his hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN, he's started to make big changes in his personal life. The...

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Diddy's Celebrity Audiences Make Him Nervous

17th May 2004

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is a bag of nerves before each performance of hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN - because celebrities are often in the audience. The BAD BOY...

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Diddy Promotes Gillette

14th May 2004

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' acting stint in the Broadway revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN has led an him landing an endorsement deal for GILLETTE. Combs stars opposite SANAA LATHAN, PHYLICIA...

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Diddy's Tonys Fury

13th May 2004

Music mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is reportedly furious after failing to get a nomination at this year's TONY AWARDS. The I WANNA GIRL hitmaker recently made his Broadway, New York debut in revival...

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Cosby Show's Claire Huxtable Named Best Tv Mother

4th May 2004

CLAIRE HUXTABLE, matriarch of THE COSBY SHOW clan, has been named best TV mother in a new poll. Played by PHYLICIA RASHAD, Claire Huxtable was the witty, tough mother of five who also worked...

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Diddy's Broadway Debut A Financial Success

3rd May 2004

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' Broadway performance in RAISIN IN THE SUN has already become a financial success - with advance ticket sales already exceeding $2.5 million (GBP1.3 million). Combs stars opposite SANAA...

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Stars Honour Hines In Harlem

22nd September 2003

Theater, film and dance stars came out last night (21SEP03) to pay tribute to late tap-dancing actor GREGORY HINES at Harlem, New York's APOLLO THEATER. Hines, a TONY Award winner, who died of...

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