"The Inspection" Star Jeremy Pope Reflected On Auditioning And Getting Rejected For "Empire"
"I was thinking, I'm about to sing, I'll be the middle son..., and I didn't get it."
"The Wonder Years" Reboot Is Happening With A Black Family And This Should Be Interesting
Get ready for a fresh perspective on the '60s.
Lee Daniels Was “Beyond Embarrassed” After Supporting Jussie Smollett But Still Has Doubts
“We weren’t there. I can’t judge him,” Daniels said when asked about the former Empire star.
Jussie Smollett Is Officially Not Coming Back To "Empire" After Chicago Scandal
Empire's cocreator has seemingly closed the door on Smollett forever.
Jussie Smollett Has Been Suspended From "Empire"
The producers issued a statement on Friday, one day after Smollett was arrested for filing a false police report.
Lee Daniels Doesn't Believe He Needs To Be Grateful For A Seat At The Table
"I built this fucking table," said the Empire creator on AM to DM.
New York City Is Doing Something To Try To Diversify Writers Rooms
"As a matter of social justice and industry self-interest, it is imperative that stories told on television reflect the diversity of audiences."
Madonna Says In Court Filing That Sean Penn Never Hit Her
Madonna refuted rumors and tabloid reports in a court declaration Thursday, saying ex-husband Sean Penn never hit her.
Sean Penn Sues "Empire" Creator Lee Daniels Over Domestic Abuse Comments
The actor filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit on Monday in New York.
Lee Daniels Says There Will Be An "Empire" Prequel Spin-Off
"There's so much ripe story that we've talked about already — about Cookie's family, what makes her her."
Get Ready To See Mariah Carey On "Empire"
Co-creator Lee Daniels just announced that the actor and singer will appear on the hit Fox series.
Inside "Empire," The Most Talked-About Show On Television
Creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong and showrunner Ilene Chaiken talked to BuzzFeed News about being at the helm of network TV’s biggest success story in years, how they made it happen, and their hopes for Season 2 (Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington, and Spike Lee, to name a few).
What "Empire" Means For Blackness On Television
Fox's new series has broken ratings records — and it's also broken ground in terms of its portrayal of race, queerness, and women on television. But that doesn’t mean it's perfect, as BuzzFeed Entertainment Senior Editor Kelley Carter, BuzzFeed LGBT Editor Saeed Jones, and BuzzFeed Staff Writer Ira Madison III discuss.
With a $25 million opening weekend, Lee Daniels' The Butler is the first big awards movie of the year. But Kick-Ass 2, Steve Jobs, and Liam Hemsworth lose, huge.
The Bizarre Hollywood Squabble Over The Title For "The Butler"
UPDATED: How Oprah, Lee Daniels, and a black-and-white silent film from 1916 landed at the center of a very public battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company.