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‘Needle in A Timestack’ Director & Star on Making A Sci-Fi Love Story | Watch

*“Needle in a Timestack” is a time-bending sci-fi love story, directed by Oscar-winner John Ridley and starring Leslie Odom Jr. (“Hamilton,” “One Night in Miami”) and Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”). The film’s tag line asks, “if love is in the form of a circle, what lines would you cross to be with your soulmate?” Nick (Odom) and Janine […]

‘Many Saints of Newark’ Cast Talks Tackling ‘The Sopranos’ Legacy | Watch

 *New Line Cinema’s “The Many Saints of Newark” is the highly-anticipated feature film prequel to David Chase’s groundbreaking, award-winning HBO drama series ”The Sopranos.” Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the […]

Leslie Odom Jr. Says ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Movie Shows ‘Truth’ About Racism

*Leslie Odom Jr. is set to star as Harold McBrayer in the upcoming prequel to “The Sopranos” titled “The Many Saints of Newark,” and he says the film shows the truth about racism. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Leslie said: “We’ve had years of watching Mob stories malign us in that way. So […]

Leslie Odom Jr. Tapped to Star in Universal’s ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy

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*Universal is reportedly dropping $400 million to start a new “Exorcist” trilogy starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn. Burstyn appeared in the 1973 original film and will reprise her role as Chris MacNeil. Odom will play a father who turns to MacNeil for help after his child becomes possessed.     David Gordon Green is directing […]

Leslie Odom Jr., Wife Write ‘Second Chance’ Inspired by His Father-In-Law (Watch)

*Bayer Aspirin has linked up with Leslie Odom Jr. to celebrate heart attack survivors and their second chance at life with a special song, called “Second Chance,” inspired by Odom’s father-in-law – and heart attack survivor – Stuart K. Robinson. Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson, singer and actress, used the rhythm of her father’s heartbeat […]

‘One Night in Miami’ Celebrates Four Woke Legends

*Regina King’s debut feature film as a director,  “One Night in Miami,” is riveting. Not only is it an outstanding display of filmmaking and creativity, but an awesome show of courage and balls. She did not choose to make a quick buck with pole dancers for the salacious and lascivious crowd. Nor did she feel […]

Eli Goree & Leslie Odom Jr. on Working with Regina King on ‘One Night in Miami’ / WATCH

 *“One Night in Miami” is the feature film directorial debut, from Academy Award-winning actress Regina King. The film tells a fictionalized version of events following the 1964 heavyweight championship victory of Cassius Clay (Eli Goree) in Miami. After the win, Clay celebrated with Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir,) Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), and Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) […]

Leslie Odom Jr. & Nicolette Robinson Talk ‘Love in the Time of Corona’ / WATCH

 *How has your love life evolved since the early days of the pandemic? Freeform’s  new romantic-comedy limited series, “Love in the Time if Corona” takes an interesting look at that question. In one of the first productions to take place during the Covid-19 pandemic, the ensemble-led show was shot using remote technologies from the […]

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A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “It’s up to you to bring yourself to the attention of powerful people around you. They’re not going to find you on their own.” — Richard Parsons EUR BIRTHDAYS Aug. 6: Singer Randy DeBarge of DeBarge […]

Mike Epps and Leslie Odom Jr., Captivate Festival of Books Crowd (PHOTOS)

*Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the nations largest literary festival is one for the history books. It is hard to believe that this was the 23rd annual installment. The book festival was held April 21-22, on the beautifully maintained campus of the University of Southern California. The Festival of Books […]

‘Hamilton’ Star Leslie Odom, Jr. to Sing ‘America The Beautiful’ at Super Bowl LII

[videowaywire video_id=”46YQDD1KBZFCBL05″] *Leslie Odom, Jr., best known for his Tony Award-winning role in the Broadway smash “Hamilton,” will take his pipes to Minnesota next month to belt “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LII. The performance will air live on NBC prior to kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4. As previously announced by […]

Jill Scott, Andra Day, Leslie Odom Jr. Set for 2017 Jazz at the Bowl

*Jill Scott will make her Hollywood Bowl debut this summer when she joins the Robert Glasper Experiment on Aug. 16 for the 2017 Jazz at the Bowl summer series. Herbie Hancock, the L.A. Phil’s creative chair for jazz, guides the concerts, which kick off on July 19. In addition to Hancock himself with Kamasi Washington […]

Queen Latifah, Leslie Odom Jr. Honored at Princess Grace Awards Gala (Pics)

*Queen Latifah and Leslie Odom Jr. received their honors at the Princess Grace Awards gala in New York City on Monday night. Naomi Campbell hosted the event, which presented Princess Grace Awards to 21 emerging artists. The supermodel also presented Latifah with her honor, saying of her co-star in the upcoming Lee Daniels Fox series “Star”: […]