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Netflix's Self Made Is Based on Madam C.J. Walker's Inspiring Life - Here's the True Story

Image Sources: Getty / Michael Ochs Archives, Netflix Long before the internet's beauty gurus and influencers, there was Madam C.J. Walker, the inspiring haircare pioneer who's now the subject of the Netflix limited series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker. Walker, played by Octavia Spencer, put cracks in the glass ceiling as the first self-made Black woman millionaire. The show brings to life her biography, On Her Own Ground, written by her great-great-granddaughter A'Lelia ...
Tags: TV, Colorado, Washington, Indianapolis, Netflix, Beauty, True Stories, Louisiana, St Louis, Naacp, Central America, Caribbean, Black, Sephora, Octavia Spencer, Walker


Samuel L. Jackson to Teams with Focus Directors for Hitman Thriller

Samuel L. Jackson to Teams with Focus Directors for Hitman Thriller According to Deadline, Samuel L. Jackson has been tapped to star as a retired hitman in a yet-to-be-titled thriller from Focus directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. RELATED: Robert Pattinson’s Batman Revealed in Official Camera Test! Per the report, the actor will play Morris Stokes, a well-renowned former hitman for mob boss Easy-A, who is thrust back into action when his nephew, Leslie, makes a terrible mistake. Rather t...
Tags: Movies, News, Casting, Action, Robert Pattinson, Jackson, Focus, Samuel L. Jackson, Stokes, Hitman, Leslie, John Davis, Matthew Stone, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, ComingSoon


Former Mississippi Welfare Director Charged With Embezzling Millions

John Davis, who last year retired from the Department of Human Services, used some of the funds to pay for Brett DiBiase, a former professional wrestler, to go to drug rehab, the state auditor said.
Tags: News, Mississippi, Department of Human Services, John Davis, Brett DiBiase


Ex-Mississippi official accused of embezzling money meant for poor

John Davis is accused among other things of paying for a former professional wrestler to go to a luxury drug rehabilitation center in Malibu.         [Author: Mississippi Clarion Ledger]
Tags: News, Mississippi, Malibu, John Davis, Mississippi Clarion Ledger


Queen Latifah’s The Equalizer Reboot Gets Pilot Order at CBS

Queen Latifah’s The Equalizer reboot gets pilot order at CBS According to TVLine, CBS has officially given a pilot order to creators Andrew Marlow and Terri Miller’s upcoming The Equalizer series, which is a reboot of the 1980s’ crime drama of the same name. The Equalizer reboot will be led by multi-award winning singer-actress Queen Latifah. This marks Latifah’s latest TV project since appearing in last year’s The Little Mermaid Live! and Fox’s musical drama Star which aired its final episo...
Tags: TV, Movies, Fox, TV News, Cbs, Queen Latifah, Miller, Denzel Washington, Latifah, Clarice, John Fox, Marlow, John Davis, Universal Television, Robert McCall, Edward Woodward


NBC Orders Drama Pilots ‘Echo,’ ‘At That Age’

NBC has picked up two more drama pilots for the 2020-2021 season. Universal Television will produce both pilots. The first is titled “At That Age.” It is described as an exploration of an African-American family’s legacy. After the Cooper family’s golden child suffers a catastrophic event, seven family members face a foundational shift, make life-altering […]
Tags: Nbc, Cooper, John Davis, Universal Television, Malcolm D. Lee, NBC Orders Drama Pilots ` Echo


For the King: Movies to inspire passion & protest for justice this Martin Luther King Day

With the advent of another election year, the racial, gender and sexual injustice of the Trump administration still rampant, and the overture of Trump’s impeachment trial all at hand, life can get more than a little overwhelming. Thank goodness, then, for the movies, which can help distract us from the news…or help us channel our anger into something productive. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired us to do the same. The movies listed here commemorate the struggle for equality in America by remindi...
Tags: Hbo, UK, New York, Supreme Court, Entertainment, Abc, White House, Iraq, Alan Moore, Lifestyle, America, San Francisco, Selma, Milk, Oscar, Stephen Fry


Queen Latifah to Star in CBS’s The Equalizer Reboot Series

Queen Latifah to star in CBS’s The Equalizer reboot series According to Deadline, CBS is in the process of developing a reboot of the 1980s’ crime drama series The Equalizer with multi-award winning singer-actress Queen Latifah attached to lead. Created by Andrew Marlowe and Terri Miller, the network has officially given the project a pilot production commitment. RELATED: Horror Drama Evil Renewed For a Second Season at CBS The Equalizer reboot will be new take on the classic series and film...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Cbs, Queen Latifah, Miller, Denzel Washington, Latifah, John Fox, Marlow, John Davis, Universal Television, Robert McCall, Edward Woodward, CBS TV Studios, Terri Miller


The Jungle Cruise Trailer Brings the Disney Ride to Life!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Jungle Cruise trailer brings the Disney ride to life! Walt Disney Studios has revealed the official trailer for the Jungle Cruise movie! Base on the popular ride from Disney Parks you can check out the Jungle Cruise trailer in the player below! Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, Amazon-jungle expedition starring Dwayne Johnson as the charismatic riverboat captain and Emily Blunt as a determined explorer on ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Emily Blunt, Walt Disney Studios, Jesse Plemons, John Fox, Disney Parks, Jungle Cruise, John Davis, ComingSoon, Movie News, Dany Garcia


May 18: There’s a Story in Everything: Zinemaking & Comic Workshop

There's a Story in Everything: Zinemaking & Comic Workshop https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theres-a-story-in-everything-zinemaking-comic-workshop-tickets-61593988277 by DC: The Social Power of Music presented by Smithsonian Folklife Festival Description Learn to make zines, a universal form of self expression, with Smithsonian illustrator and comic artist Evan Keeling. This t...
Tags: Comics, Time, Smithsonian, John Davis, Mike Rhode, Evan Keeling, Social Power of Music, Comic Workshop, Fugazi Curated by University of Maryland, Carni Klirs, Mount Pleasant Street Northwest Washington DC


Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time Acquired by Sony

Once Upon a One More Time: Sony Acquires Britney Spears musical Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures acquired the screen rights to Britney Spears’ Once Upon a One More Time musical after winning an auction. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], ...
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Britney Spears Musical ‘Once Upon a One More Time’s’ Film Rights Land at Sony

Sony Pictures has won screen rights to the Broadway-bound “Once Upon a One More Time,” a fairy tale featuring classic songs from Britney Spears, sources have confirmed to Variety. John Davis’ Davis Entertainment will produce the film along with Spears and her manager, Larry Rudolph. Neither a writer nor a director has yet been attached. […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Sony, Britney Spears, Sony Pictures, Spears, John Davis, Larry Rudolph, Davis Entertainment, Once Upon a One More Time


Sony Music’s Odd, Surreal, Fantastic Push Into Games

It plays like Mario Kart and it looks like … well, it looks like nothing you’ve probably played before. “Gensou Skydrift” is a classic kart racing game designed by some of the people who worked on Nintendo’s “Mario Kart Double Dash.” But instead of controlling Nintendo characters driving karts, players control a pair of young […]
Tags: Features, Nintendo, Mario Kart, Sony Music, Pax, John Davis, PAX East, Unties, Tiny Metal, Pax East 2019, Gensou Skydrift


16 Cool People I Met At Pollstar Live! [Kosha Dillz]

From agents to artists and tour buses to trucks, Pollstar Live! is the gathering of the tribe for the touring industry. This was the first year that new grand poobah Ray Wadell and the Oak View Group were in charge, and they left their stamp in nothing but positive ways. Hypebot and our sister company, the Skyline Artists Agency were there. But so was Kosha Dillz, and this man knows how to work a room. _____________________________ By indie rapper Kosha Di...
Tags: Music, Florida, Usa, UK, Hollywood, Mexico, America, Los Angeles, Dave, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Portland, Dave Grohl, Rob, Wu Tang, Atlantic City


Current and former KW agents react to ‘ghost agent’ purge

In the wake of an exclusive report by Inman on Tuesday, agents have begun to speak out about Keller Williams’ long-time practice of keeping so-called "ghost agents" on the rosters, with some speculating the number of inactive agents could be far higher than official estimates.
Tags: Productivity, Radio, Agent, Industry News, Inman, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, John Davis, Brokerage, Agent Count, Ghost Agents, Total Agents


KW associates react to ‘ghost agent’ purge

In the wake of an exclusive report by Inman on Tuesday, agents have begun to speak out about Keller Williams’ long-time practice of keeping so-called "ghost agents" on the rosters, with some speculating the number of inactive agents could be far higher than official estimates.
Tags: Productivity, Radio, Agent, Industry News, Inman, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, John Davis, Brokerage, Agent Count, Ghost Agents, Total Agents


Keller Williams orders purge of thousands of ‘ghost agents’

Keller Williams has been growth-obsessed over the past decade, but according to multiple sources, the 190,000 plus agent ranks are filled with former agents and sometimes even deceased agents in one instance. Multiple sources told Inman that it’s been an unspoken company policy at Keller Williams to keep agents on the roster, long after they are no longer associated with the company.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Exclusive, Inman, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, John Davis, Brokerage, Select, Market Centers, Agent Count, Ghost Agents


READ: Ex-Keller Williams CEO John Davis’s open letter

Former Keller Williams CEO John Davis insisted in an open letter to Inman that he resigned from the real estate franchise last week and was not fired.
Tags: Fired, Radio, Resigned, Exclusive, Industry News, Inman, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, John Davis, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Exp Realty, Glenn Sanford, Ex Keller Williams


READ: Ex-Keller Williams CEO John Davis’ open letter

Former Keller Williams CEO John Davis insisted in an open letter to Inman that he resigned from the real estate franchise last week and was not fired.
Tags: Fired, Radio, Resigned, Exclusive, Industry News, Inman, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, John Davis, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Exp Realty, Glenn Sanford, Ex Keller Williams


I Dug a Green Grave and Learned the Truth About the Dirty Death Industry

ESSEX, NEW YORK—I’m standing with John Davis in front of his grave. It was the very first grave he dug three years ago in the firm soil of the Adirondacks in a place known as Spirit Sanctuary. He had planned to be buried on his land, but he became so enamored with this exact spot, tucked among willows and behind a…Read more...
Tags: Death, Lifehacks, Climate Adaptation, John Davis, Life and Death, Green Burial, Conservation Burial, ESSEX NEW YORK


John Davis & Matthew Caws – “We Are In The Wild And We Are Home”

In 1996, when Nada Surf toured alongside Superdrag, Matthew Caws met John Davis. Since then, Caws has ridden the Nada Surf wave of eight studio albums and a cult following. And after Superdrag dissolved, came back in 2009 with Industry Giants, and then ended for good in 2014, Davis turned his efforts towards his shoegaze … More »
Tags: Music, Davis, Premiere, John Davis, Nada Surf, The Lees Of Memory, Superdrag, Matthew Caws, CAWS, Industry Giants


I Dug a Green Grave and Learned the Truth About the Dirty Death Industry

ESSEX, NEW YORK—I’m standing with John Davis in front of his grave. It was the very first grave he dug three years ago in the firm soil of the Adirondacks in a place known as Spirit Sanctuary. He had planned to be buried on his land, but he became so enamored with this exact spot, tucked among willows and behind a…Read more...
Tags: Death, Science, Climate Adaptation, John Davis, Life and Death, Green Burial, Conservation Burial, ESSEX NEW YORK


Overlord Director Julius Avery to Helm Flash Gordon Film!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Overlord director Julius Avery to helm Flash Gordon film! Overlord director Julius Avery has made quite the impression with his zombie-war flick, and has now been tapped by Fox to write and direct an update of Flash Gordon, according to Deadline. Once upon a time, Matthew Vaughn was poised to direct the remake, but ultimately vacated the director’s chair for a producer credit alongside John Davis and Hearst. Created by Alex Raymond in 1934, Flash Gordon began life as a s...
Tags: Movies, Nazis, Zombies, Ted, Fox, Serial, World War 2, Remake, Seth Macfarlane, Reboot, Flash Gordon, Gordon, Mongo, Alex Raymond, John Davis, Matthew Vaughn


‘Overlord’ Filmmaker Julius Avery to Direct ‘Flash Gordon’ Movie

Fox has hired “Overlord” director Julius Avery to write and direct a “Flash Gordon” movie. The studio had been in negotiations in 2015 with “Kingsman” director Matthew Vaughn to helm “Flash Gordon.” Vaughn will now produce with John Davis and Hearst Entertainment & Syndication Group. Fox senior vice president Matt Reilly is overseeing “Flash Gordon” […]
Tags: News, Fox, Flash Gordon, Kingsman, Gordon, John Davis, Matthew Vaughn, Julius Avery, Overlord, Matt Reilly, Gordon Vaughn, Hearst Entertainment Syndication Group Fox


Disney’s Jungle Cruise Release Date Moves To 2020

Disney’s Jungle Cruise release date moves to 2020 With typical flair, star Dwayne Johnson has announced a new release date for Disney’s live-action Jungle Cruise, starring himself and Emily Blunt. Originally scheduled for October 11, 2019, the film will now come out in the more competitive summer slot of July 24, 2020. Check out the Jungle Cruise release date announcement video below! The move takes the film out of a crowded fall date that already features the animated The Addams Family, Zomb...
Tags: Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, San Andreas, Johnson, Whitehall, Emily Blunt, Paul Giamatti, Sony Pictures Animation, Jack Whitehall, Ramirez, John Fox, Edgar Ramirez, Jungle Cruise, John Davis, Green Lantern Corps


Eddie Murphy Cast in New Line’s Grumpy Old Men Remake

Eddie Murphy cast in New Line’s Grumpy Old Men remake A Grumpy Old Men remake is currently in the works at New Line, and Oscar nominee Eddie Murphy (Dreamgirls, Dolemite Is My Name) is set to star with Tim Story (Ride Along) directing, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Murphy would play one of the feuding seniors made famous by Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in the 1993 comedy about a lifelong battle between two neighbors that only gets worse when a new female neighbor (Ann-Margret) moves...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Walter Matthau, New Line, Samuel L Jackson, Jack Lemmon, Eddie Murphy, Murphy, Ann Margret, New Line Cinema, John Davis, ComingSoon, Movie News, Grumpy Old Men, Rudy Ray Moore, Netflix Story


Eddie Murphy to Star in Comedy Inspired by ‘Grumpy Old Men’

Eddie Murphy has joined New Line’s untitled comedy that is inspired by “Grumpy Old Men,” the 1983 film starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Tim Story is directing and producing through his The Story Entertainment company, along with John Davis through his Davis Entertainment company. Davis was a producer on the original 1983 movie. Sharla […]
Tags: News, Davis, Jack Lemmon, Eddie Murphy, John Davis, Grumpy Old Men, Sharla, Davis Entertainment, Walter Matthau Tim Story


Disney’s Jungle Cruise Wraps Filming with Cast & Crew Video

Disney’s Jungle Cruise wraps filming with cast & crew video Disney has released a new video on Twitter featuring Jungle Cruise stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, and the production crew in announcing that the upcoming adventure movie has wrapped filming. You can check out the video below!   “It’s very bittersweet to have something so uniquely special come to an end — but myself and my one and only virtuoso, Emily Blunt proudly say, that’s an official wrap of our epic Disney’s @JungleCruise.”...
Tags: Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, San Andreas, Johnson, Whitehall, Emily Blunt, Paul Giamatti, Jack Whitehall, Walt Disney Studios, Ramirez, John Fox, Edgar Ramirez, Jungle Cruise, John Davis, J D Payne


New Behind-the-Scenes Photo for Disney’s Jungle Cruise!

New behind-the-scenes photo for Disney’s Jungle Cruise Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to share a new behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Disney’s upcoming adventure movie Jungle Cruise. The photo features Johnson happily holding an Anaconda along with his co-star Jack Whitehall which also gives us the first look on Whitehall’s character. Check out the photo below! RELATED: Check Out the Massive Jungle Cruise Film Set in New Video! The new film also stars Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Return...
Tags: Movies, Instagram, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, San Andreas, Johnson, Jack, Whitehall, Paul Giamatti, Jack Whitehall, Ramirez, John Fox, Edgar Ramirez, Jungle Cruise, John Davis, J D Payne


‘Bewitched’ Reboot From ‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris and Yamara Taylor In the Works at ABC

The time has come for yet another reboot. This time: Bewitched. Black-ish creator Kenya Barris recently ended his deal with ABC to head to Netflix, but as he was leaving, he took time to sell ABC on a Bewtiched reboot. The new take on the sitcom will feature an interracial blended family. Barris developed the new Bewitched with Black-ish writer and producer Yamara Taylor. The 1960s sitcom Bewitched is back, again. Deadline has the news regarding the new Bewitched reboot from Barris and Taylo...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Abc, America, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Taylor, Samantha, Black, Darren, John Fox, Barris, John Davis, Darrin, Kenya Barris