Music icon was named Billboard Magazine's Songwriter of the Decade in 2011
The "Persons of Interest" alum joins Terrence Howard in the new pilot
The duo from "The Butler" reunites on the small screen
A new person will be celebrated each day during Black History Month
Lee Daniels, Wes Craven and Jim Sheridan also on board to direct biblical series
"My earliest memories were coming down the stairs in my mother's high heels at six years old while my dad's playing cards with the buddies"
The award will recognize her portrayal of Gloria Gaines alongside Forest Whitaker in "The Butler," as well as her overall career
A PGA panel rules that the late Ziskin, along with Lee Daniels and Pamela Williams, produced the movie; Cassian Elwes and Buddy Patrick are rejected
A dirty dozen of nuggets from Monday night's gala
The action star's sci-fi thriller debuts with $18.7 million. "Instructions Not included" and "We're the Millers" neck-and-neck for third
Box office analysis: The Weinstein Company seized the chance to score with summer's under-served moviegoers
Lee Daniels' film has its eye on Oscar and critics say it shows
One member compared the reception at the film's official AMPAS screening to last year's reaction to Best Picture nominees "Lincoln" and "Les Miserables"
"The idea that I could play Nancy Reagan was too much to resist."
Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey star in the historical drama
The writer-director won Best Director at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature, "Middle of Nowhere"
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The Oscar-winning actor plays a butler who has served eight U.S. Presidents while working in the White House
Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron grunt and grope their way through a movie that should have been more serious — or way more campy
Forest Whitaker stars as a butler who worked for eight different presidents
One group says Ben Wheatley's "Sightseers" is Toronto's best movie, while "The Paperboy" and Jared Leto's rock documentary also premiere
Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" divides critics with its mix of camp and trash
"Patch Adams" star Robin Williams to play Ike in film about a White House servant who worked for eight First Families
As summer to turns to fall, U.S. moviegoers will get to see Nicole Kidman pee on Zac Efron in Lee Daniels' film
Some critics think Lee Daniels' steamy Southern potboiler is so bad it's good, but most say it's just plain awful
Nicole Kidman says she gave herself over to the graphic scenes in Lee Daniel's pulpy "The Paperboy," which has become the talk of the Croisette
Daniels' historical epic will center on an African American White House butler and will star Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey
The Cannes Film Festival unveils a lineup long on English-language films, with stars like Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
Series based on Jacqueline Susann's novel will be written and directed by "Precious" producer Lee Daniels
Southern-set erotic drama will feature Matthew McConaughey, Tobey Maguire, Sofia Vergara and Zac Efron