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KERRY WASHINGTON AND REESE WITHERSPOON TEAM UP FOR ‘LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE’ LIMITED SERIES!

Scandal star Kerry Washington and Big Little Lies star Reese Witherspoon are joining forces to bring Celeste Ng’s best-selling novel, Little Fires Everywhere to television. The dynamic duo will executive produce and star in the limited series. The story takes place in Ng’s Shaker Heights hometown in Ohio, following two families whose lives become inextricably […]

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LUPITA NYONG’O TO PLAY TREVOR NOAH’S MOTHER IN UPCOMING FILM!

Trevor Noah’s critically acclaimed autobiography, Born A Crime, delves into the complicated beginnings of The Daily Show host’s life, growing up in Apartheid South Africa to a black mother and Swiss father. Because interracial relationships were illegal at the time, the family were targeted, with Noah’s mother Patricia often spending short stints in jail. Among […]

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LUPITA NYONG’O PENNING CHILDREN’S BOOK “SULWE” ON ACCEPTANCE AND TRUE MEANING OF BEAUTY!

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is adding author to her many credits. The Black Panther star is writing a children’s book, titled Sulwe. The book will follow Sulwe, a 5-year-old Kenyan girl who is dark-skinned and struggles to accept herself because of it, wanting lighter skin. Sulwe then goes on a great adventure through the night […]

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BOOK SPOTLIGHT: ‘RANTING OUT LOUD’ WITH NICHOLAS BELARDES

Intersections & Opportunities in Writing About Pop Culture  BY Nicholas Belardes Ranting Out Loud started off as a project to ghostwrite for a social media star. Let me explain . . . Without offering a literary history lesson (that I would fail at telling without interviewing friends much smarter than myself or doing a lot […]

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JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY SET TO STAR IN FILM ADAPTATION OF ‘WONDER’!

Ahead of the premiere of her latest film, Money Monster at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Julia Roberts will reportedly star in upcoming film, Wonder. The Lionsgate film will be an adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s best selling novel centered about a young boy whose facial deformity makes fitting in at school a challenge. Playing that […]

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