[EmpireFOX] No More Jamal Lyons?

[EmpireFOX] No More Jamal Lyons?

Actor Jussie Smollett elevated chatter around his situation with Fox‘s Empire, following the show’s dramatic finish Wednesday night (May 11), leaving fans in suspense with a message that on its face reads as a farewell from the popular drama. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time w/ @EmpireFOX. I love you all. Truth. Time 2 make a record & some movies. #Empire,” a caption on Smollett’s Twitter page read. By Thursday afternoon the post had been re-tweeted … Continue reading

Lee Daniels Drops Out of Richard Pryor Biopic

Lee Daniels Drops Out of Richard Pryor Biopic

Oscar nominated filmmaker Lee Daniels became the barer of bad news Sunday, May 9, when it was announced that he was abandoning his role at the helm of the long anticipated Richard Pryor biopic. Sources for the 56-year-old executive producer of Fox‘s “Empire” cited scheduling difficulties as the reason he will be side stepping the project. Past Daniels production partner, the Weinstein Company, have confirmed that they are in search of replacement to begin shooting … Continue reading