TMZ.com Nipsey Hussle got a ton of love for what would've been his 37th birthday, an honorable gesture ... but YG wishes the rapper could've seen the honor for himself. TMZ Hip Hop caught up with YG at Nip’s Hollywood Star unveiling , which also included the announcement of August 15 as Nipsey Hussle Day in Los Angeles. The Compton rap superstar acknowledged the amount of love Nip received is more than warranted, considering he was a leader to so many he touched, but says he'd do anything to have Nip back on earth. YG and Nip were thick as thieves on multiple levels. Together, they set positive examples within the Los Angeles gang culture while collaborating on several hip hop staples including "Last Time That I Checc’d" from Nip’s breakout "Victory Lap" album. YG has kept The Marathon continuing in his own right since Nips’s death … having expanded his portfolio into his own fashion house and signing a joint venture deal with Epic Records and his … [Read more...] about YG Salutes Nipsey Hussle Day, Wishes Rapper Was Still With Us
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The Black List will assist CBS Studios / NAACP in identifying a shortlist of talented writers who exemplify authentic storytelling of Black narratives through a submission period on blcklst.com that begins August 16 and is open until Nov. 16. Interested writers with feature films, pilots, plays or theatrical musicals hosted on the Black List website can opt into consideration for this opportunity at no additional charge. Writers who do not currently have a script hosted on blcklst.com are encouraged to sign up and host their script for at least a week before the deadline to guarantee eligibility for this opportunity. They may also opt in to consideration for any of The Black List’s dozen other writer opportunities at no additional charge. The Black List will then use all available data related to script submissions to determine a shortlist to be shared with CBS Studios/NAACP. Shortlisted writers may be asked to provide additional materials, such as … [Read more...] about CBS Studios/NAACP Venture And The Black List Partner To Identify Television Writers Telling Black Stories
Tollywood actor Nithiin's latest action thriller Macherla Niyojakavargam, written and directed by MS Rajasekhar Reddy, was released to negative word of mouth all over the world, recently. The movie marks the collaboration of Nithiin and Krithi Shetty. Macherla Niyojakavargam has Nithiin don the role of an IAS officer N Siddharth Reddy. He gets posted as the district collector of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. Following a series of events, he locks horns with the local rowdy, who is also a politician. Down below is the Macherla Niyojakavargam 4 days box office worldwide collection: Nizam: Rs 2.78 Crore Total Worldwide Collection: Rs 9.05 Crore (Rs 15 Crore Gross) Macherla Niyojakavargam stars Catherine Tresa, Samuthirakani, Rajendra Prasad, Vennela Kishore, Murali Sharma, Jayaprakash, Indraja, Subhalekha Sudhakar, and Brahmaji among others in prominent roles. The film has been cinematographed by Prasad Murella and edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao. … [Read more...] about Macherla Niyojakavargam Day 4 Box Office Collection Worldwide: Nithiin’s Film Disappoints At The BO!
Handsome hunk and Tollywood actor Vijay Deverakonda is all set to make his debut in Bollywood with Puri Jagannadh's directorial venture Liger , which is releasing on August 25, 2022, in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The pan-India film is being co-produced by Karan Johar along with Jagannadh, and has already started creating a solid buzz amongst the masses. Liger 's lead actors Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday are not leaving any stone unturned in promoting the film. Talking about Vijay Deverakonda, the actor shot to fame with his outstanding performance in Arjun Reddy . His performance grabbed everyone's attention including Karan Johar. As we all know, Liger is being produced by KJo, but many people don't know that the Bollywood producer had offered a Hindi film to Vijay before Liger . Recently, at a press conference in Hyderabad, Vijay Deverakonda revealed that he had turned down the offer. He said, "After watching Arjun Reddy , … [Read more...] about Did You Know Vijay Deverakonda Had Rejected Karan Johar’s Film Before Liger? Read Full Story
Leaders of the WGA East and West have issued a statement condemning the stabbing of Salman Rushdie as he was about to speak last week at a literary event in New York celebrating the U.S. as a safe haven for exiled writers. Rushdie, whose 1988 book The Satanic Verses is climbing the best-seller charts after the attack, remains in critical condition but is expected to survive , though he might lose an eye. “The Writers Guild of America condemns in the strongest possible terms Friday’s horrific attack on author and fellow Writers Guild East member Salman Rushdie,” the guilds said in a joint statement. “Freedom of speech is a cornerstone of democracy and one of the founding principles of our union. The right to express oneself freely and without fear of violence is unwavering and absolute. An attack on one writer is an attack on all writers. Salman Rushdie Tells Stern Magazine “His Life Is Very Normal” Just A Fortnight Before His Stabbing “Salman Rushdie is a … [Read more...] about WGA Condemns Salman Rushdie Attack “In Strongest Possible Terms”
EXCLUSIVE: Starz ’s #TakeTheLead Writers’ Intensive has revealed the 10 participants selected from 500 applicants for phase one kicking off on August 22nd. The finalists are Alejandra Lopez, Corey Dashuan, Gabby Revilla Lugo, Ida Yazdi, John Lowe, Jorge Thomson, Naiyah Ambros, Nzinga Kemp, Raymond Arturo Perez, and Tennessee Martin. The cohort includes writers from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds and captures the kind of inclusivity that Starz celebrates in its programming, talent, and throughout its organization. The program gives the finalists access to industry insiders including Starz executives Kathryn Busby , Kathryn Tyus-Adair, Giovanna Desselle, Sebastian Arboleda, and Jordan Lippetz; Jairo Alvarado and Tony Gil of Redefine Entertainment; Molly Breeskin of Gina Rodriguez’s I Can and I Will Productions; Gary Lennon, showrunner of Starz’s Power Book IV: Force , Kelly Goode at Warner Bros. Television; Lauren Jane Holland at Creative Artists Agency; Felicia … [Read more...] about Starz #TakeTheLead Writers’ Intensive Reveals 10 Cohort Finalists For 2022
Actor Nandamuri Kalyan Ram is on cloud nine as his latest film, an emotional socio-fantasy film, Bimbisara, is raving reviews and minting money at the box office. The movie was written and directed by Mallidi Vasshist in his debut venture. Bimbisara had released on August 5 all over the world and is continuing to run successfully with houseful shows. The movie is billed as the most profitable venture in the career of Kalyan Ram. While the actor, who also produced the film under his NTR Arts banner on a whopping budget, confirmed the film's sequel, fans and moviegoers are not thrilled until they saw what the movie's team have come up with, on the big screen. With several hopes rising around its sequel, another news has been doing the rounds. Tollywood's one of the biggest production houses, Sri Venkateswara Creations, owned by Dil Raju, has come forward to co-produce the sequel. Dil Raju distributed Bimbisara under his banner all over the world. He is more than … [Read more...] about Dil Raju To Join Hands With Kalyan Ram For Bimbisara 2?
TMZ.com The Roots’ frontman Black Thought has been wowing audiences for decades with his raw rap style … without having the same solo recognition as his peers. BT addressed notions he was an “underrated” talent during a recent interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music to promote his new joint album with Danger Mouse . According to the Philly rapper, random opinions don’t really affect him, despite hearing the word “underrated” in all of his interviews. BT says people whose perspectives are valued by him have always rated him properly, so that’s where he places his trust. Black Thought and Danger Mouse dropped their "Cheat Codes" collaborative album last week with features from A$AP Rocky , Russ , Joey Bada$$ and even a posthumous contribution from MF DOOM . BT has been releasing albums since the 90s and has been regularly starring on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" with The Roots for many years. Calling him underrated feels like an … [Read more...] about Black Thought Shoots Down Being An “Underrated” Rapper
Morena Baccarin -- the " Homeland " star who played Brody's wife -- will go to court today in her divorce case and reveal she's pregnant, and the father is her " Gotham " co-star Ben McKenzie . Baccarin filed documents Thursday asking the judge to award joint custody of their 1-year-old son ... but here's the kicker ... she wants her estranged husband, Austin Chick, to move from L.A. to New York where she films the show. We're told Baccarin is at the end of her first trimester. Even though she's able to fly now, she wants the judge to make a proactive order since there will come a point where she can't get on planes to pick up and deliver their son. We're told the couple is excited about the new baby. Gallery Launch Gallery Getty … [Read more...] about Morena Baccarin — Pregnant with ‘Gotham’ Co-Star Ben McKenzie
Call him Dennis Rodman, 'cause Liam Hemsworth was rebounding like a CHAMP in Vegas last night ... spittin' some serious game to a smokin' hot chick -- and from the looks of things, it worked. Just one day before reps "officially" announced the demise of his engagement to Miley Cyrus, Liam and 5 of his friends hit up XS Nightclub ... where he ran into 23-year-old Eiza González . FYI -- Eiza happens to be a singer/actress (seems like someone's got a type). They drank ... he smoked ... they flirted ... they were thisclose ... and people in the club said they never left each other's side before leaving the joint together at 2 am. Muy bien. Gallery Launch Gallery Instagram … [Read more...] about Liam Hemsworth — REBOUNDING IN VEGAS … Major Flirting With Hot Chick