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Exclusive: Paris Jackson to Present at GLAAD Media Awards

31 March 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Paris Jackson is one of the many stars who will be celebrating the Lgbtq community's biggest night on Saturday.

Et can exclusively confirm that the 18-year-old model and daughter of the late Michael Jackson will be presenting at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

Watch: Paris Jackson Is 'Very Scared' of Increased Attention Following 'Rolling Stone' Tell-All

The model will take the stage to present the award for Outstanding Comedy Series, which will go to Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Grace and Frankie, Modern Family, One Mississippi, The Real O'Neals, Steven Universe, Survivor's Remorse, Take My Wife or Transparent. See the full list of nominees Here.

Jackson is the latest to join the star-studded lineup of previously announced presenters Mary J. Blige, Josh Hutcherson, Jeffrey Tambor, Jussie Smollett and Tatiana Maslany.

Related: Troye Sivan to Become Youngest Recipient of GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award

GLAAD kicked off the event-filled weekend »

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Mary J. Blige on the ‘Overwhelming Disrespect’ That Led to Her and Kendu Isaacs’ Divorce

30 March 2017 10:35 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Mary J. Blige is opening up about what led to her emotional divorce from her husband of 12 years, Kendu Isaacs.

Speaking to Power 105.1’s Angie Martinez, the singer shared that an alarming amount of “overwhelming disrespect” led her to start questioning her relationship with Isaacs.

“I can sense that I’m not what you want anymore,” said Blige, adding that her husband began to ask her about trivial matters like why she never cooked or why she didn’t style her hair a certain way.

“You start to realize that this man doesn’t want you and he’s just »

- Stephanie Petit

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Carey Mulligan to Star in BBC Miniseries Directed by S.J. Clarkson

22 March 2017 10:02 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Carey Mulligan in “Suffragette

Carey Mulligan is teaming up with another woman director. Two months after her latest film, Dee Rees’ “Mudbound,” premiered at Sundance comes word that the Oscar nominee will star in “Collateral,” a BBC miniseries helmed by S.J. Clarkson. Deadline broke the news.

Described as “a modern-day state of the nation project which takes place over four days,” “Collateral” is penned by David Hare (“Denial”) and will begin production in April.

Mudbound,” Rees’ follow-up to her Emmy-nominated TV Movie “Bessie,” earned rave reviews at Sundance and scored the the biggest deal at the fest. Netflix shelled out $12.5 million for the drama, set in the post-wwii South. The film centers on two families “pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy and an unrelenting landscape as they simultaneously fight the battle at home and the battle abroad,” Deadline previously summarized. Along with Mulligan, the cast includes Jason Clarke (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Jason Mitchell (“Straight Outta Compton”), Mary J. Blige (“The Wiz Live!”), Rob Morgan (“Stranger Things”), Garrett Hedlund (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), and Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul”).

Mulligan received an Oscar nomination in 2010 for her role in “An Education,” a coming-of-age story about a precocious teen directed by Lone Scherfig. She most recently appeared in Sarah Gavron’s “Suffragette,” a period drama that depicts British women’s fight for voting rights.

“When will [the film industry] catch up with the fact that [women-centric] films do well? It’s just like what Cate Blanchett said at the Oscars. The hunger for female-driven stories is there. You just have to make the films,” Mulligan told Women and Hollywood while promoting “Suffragette.” “This shock over how these films do so well is a bit tired now. Jennifer Lawrence can open movies like any male star.”

Clarkson’s directing credits include episodes of “Jessica Jones,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “House,” “Dexter,” and Netflix’s upcoming superhero ensemble series “The Defenders.”

Carey Mulligan to Star in BBC Miniseries Directed by S.J. Clarkson was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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2018 Oscar Predictions

9 March 2017 11:15 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Director

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actor

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

It’s early days yet, we know. But awards season 2018 got started at Sundance, and will continue at Cannes.

Check out our early speculation, based on credible filmmakers, promising ensembles and Oscar-savvy distributors, of what might be in store when the next award season rolls around in the fall of 2017.

Sundance introduced the first potential feature contenders: Michael Showalter’s big Amazon Studios sale, “The Big Sick,” a true romance starring writer-actor Kumail Nanjani, as well as Geremy Jasper’s New Jersey rap musical “Patti Cake$” (Fox Searchlight), starring breakout Australian actress Danielle MacDonald and returning veteran Cathy Moriarty (“Raging Bull”), Sony Pictures Classics’ elegiac gay romance “Call Me By Your Name” , directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Armie Hammer, “Homeland” breakout Timothée Chalamet, »

- Anne Thompson

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

9 March 2017 11:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Newcomers often have a chance to shine in the Oscar race for Best Supporting Actress (see Alicia Vikander and Lupita Nyong’o). So we may see some fresh faces emerge as contenders as the year rolls on. This early in the game, we’re keeping an eye on various heavy-hitter scene-stealers in supporting roles.

Read More: 2018 Oscar Predictions

Two highly anticipated actress-director reunions to watch are Julianne Moore and Todd Haynes and Kirsten Dunst and Sofia Coppola. Moore was nominated for Best Actress the last time she worked with Haynes (“Far From Heaven”), and went on to win for “Still Alice.” Never-nominated Dunst plays one of several southern ladies who take in a wounded soldier (Colin Farrell) in Coppola’s remake of “The Beguiled” (Focus Features).

Michelle Pfeiffer makes a comeback in Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!” (Paramount), while past nominees Michelle Williams and Naomi Watts return in two real-life stories, »

- Anne Thompson

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'The Voice' Interviews: Kawan DeBose on Being Compared to Prince and Opening for Mary J. Blige

7 March 2017 7:07 AM, PST | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

The Voice recently returned for its 12th season. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Alicia Keys and Gwen Stefani are all on hand to coach a new group of singers looking to make it in the music industry.

BuddyTV took part in a conference call with the advancing artists from night four of the Blind Auditions. Taylor Alexander shared why he sang a Cher song, Kawan DeBose reacted to Adam's Prince comparison and Aaliyah Rose admitted if she's nervous to be on the show at such a young age. Also, what did the contestants reveal about working with the likes of John Legend, Mary J. Blige and Ludacris? Read on to find out.

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- editor@buddytv.com

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9 Major Changes Between Before I Fall the Movie and the Book

3 March 2017 2:55 PM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

We love a good book-to-movie adaptation, but chances are, if you've read the book, you've got an eagle eye out for the inevitable differences from the pages. Before I Fall is no different; the central story remains the same, but tweaks have been made throughout. Before you panic, Sam is still one of the most popular girls in school, she still dies in a car crash and then repeatedly wakes up the next day (though it's not as clear in the film how many times she relives the day), and she still has a sh*tty boyfriend and a supercute guy crushing on her. We chatted directly with author Lauren Oliver about some of the changes - take a look and see if you caught them all! 1. Little things throughout Sam's day are different. Kent writes her a poem instead of drawing her a sketch, the parking space isn't an »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Chance the Rapper Added to Star-Studded Essence Festival 2017 Lineup

1 March 2017 8:25 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on Essence.com.

Where can you find a 2017 Grammy winner, a dedicated community activist and a future young music mogul all in one?

Essence Fest 2017, of course!

Adding to this year’s already star-studded Essence Fest lineup, Chance the Rapper will bring his many musical talents to New Orleans this July, where he will headline an unforgettable night on the Essence Fest mainstage for the very first time among some of the other biggest names in music today.

Essence Festival 2017 ticket packages are on sale now! For more info about tickets, accommodations and the latest news, »

- Rachaell Davis

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13 films that could be in the running for an Oscar in 2018

28 February 2017 12:07 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Like it or not, the awards race 2018 is already underway.

Painful as it may sound, the awards marathon is at least a 12-month proposition these days. With Sundance in the rear-view mirror, the talk of potential 2018 Oscar candidates is already underway in industry circles.

Below, Screen runs through 13 films that could be heading to the dance this time next year (the Oscars will be held one week later in 2018, on March 4).

Downsizing

Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig and Christoph Waltz (all previously nominated) star in awards perennial Alexander Payne’s social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself. Currently in post-production, the film is slated for a December 22 release through Paramount, which is financing. Payne’s last six films have been Oscar-nominated.

mother!

Black Swan and Requiem For A Dream director Aronofsky returns to a more intimate setting after 2014 blockbuster Noah with the story of a couple »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Star Sightings: Jay Z and Rihanna Bond, Kourtney Kardashian Parties With 'Diddy' and More!

22 February 2017 4:49 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Jay Z and Rihanna shared a candid handshake at the annual Roc Nation pre-grammy brunch, celebrating with a Rolodex of celebrity guests, including Big Sean, Adrien Brody, Nick Jonas and Kelly Rowland in Beverly Hills on Feb. 11.

From one pre-grammy party to the other, Sean 'Diddy' Combs hosted his own star-studded Grammy's Weekend After Hours party at his private residence in Los Angeles serving Ciroc vodka and DeLeon Tequila, where Mary J. Blige posed for a pic with the rapper.

Kourtney Kardashian, Corey Gamble and French Montana were also spotted enjoying the night out.

Cee Lo Green and his new alter ego, Gnarly Davidson made an appearance at Primary Wave's annual pre-grammy party on Feb. 11 on the luxurious rooftop of the London Hotel in Los Angeles, while Moesha star Brandy Norwood, brother Ray J and his wife Princess Love celebrated her 38th birthday and gathered several guests around to sing a rendition of Happy Birthday to her »

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Essence Festival 2017: Mary J. Blige Announces Star-Studded Night of All-Female Performers

21 February 2017 7:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on Essence.com.

Essence Festival is no stranger to bringing you musical experiences unlike any other and this year, we’re raising the bar even higher.

Among the many surprises in store from our star-studded 2017 artist line up is an unforgettable night of music and sisterhood, spearheaded by the queen of Hip Hop Soul herself, Mary J. Blige. For the first time ever, both the Essence Festival mainstage and superlounges will feature an all-female roster of music icons, current trailblazers and rising starlets who will own the night.

Essence Festival 2017 ticket packages are on sale now! »

- Rachaell Davis

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Canadian Icon Joni Mitchell Makes Rare Appearance At Star-Studded Pre-Grammys Party

12 February 2017 9:31 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Touted by some as one of the greatest songwriters of all-time, Canadian icon Joni Mitchell got a front row seat for Clive Davis’ pre-Grammys party. Related: Beyonce Renders Viewers Speechless At 2017 Grammys The star-studded event preceeding the 2017 Grammy Awards boasted an impressive roster of performers, including: Mary J. Blige, Maren Morris, Dnce and […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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Folk Music Icon Joni Mitchell Makes Rare Public Appearance After 2015 Stroke at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammys Gala

12 February 2017 3:46 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Folk singer and music icon Joni Mitchell made a rare public appearance over the weekend, attending the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Los Angeles where she being honored, according to her website, "as one of the greatest songwriters whose work has touched everyone in the music industry."

Record producer Clive Davis, who hosts the annual Grammys pre-party, recounted some of the 73-year-old singer's many accomplishments in his speech.

Watch: Paris Jackson Wows in Low Cut Gown at Clive Davis Pre-grammy Gala, Hangs With Kardashians

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"She really is the quintessential true artist with a creative mind," Davis said, according to EW. "She communicates not only through her music but through her expressive artwork and photography. She's a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She's been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy in 2002. Because she's truly one of a kind, she holds a special place in the heart of everyone in this »

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Pre-grammy Gala Honors Bet's CEO Debra L. Lee (Photo Gallery)

12 February 2017 6:48 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Hollywood's biggest stars showed up in force Saturday night for a pre-grammy gala ... all to celebrate the woman in charge of Bet. The 2017 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons honored Bet's CEO Debra L. Lee with the annual honor ahead of Sunday night's 59th Grammy Awards. Celebs were in no shortage ... Britney Spears, Paris Jackson, John Legend, Apple CEO Tim Cook Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa, Ringo Starr, Jared Leto, Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Mary J Blige »

- TMZ Staff

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Remembering Whitney Houston’s Greatest Live Performances on the 5th Anniversary of Her Death

11 February 2017 9:21 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This weekend is set to be bittersweet for music lovers. While Beyoncé and Adele contend for hardware at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, another golden-voiced superstar will also be on many minds. Whitney Houston tragically passed away five years ago on Feb. 11 at age 48.

With hair as big as her vocal range, relive the diva’s glory days with these seven incredible live performances.

The Greatest Love of All” — 1986

Houston crooned this George Benson track at her first Grammy Awards. Slightly tweaking his title for her debut album—dropping the “the”—she cemented her star wattage during this performance.

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- Katherine Richter

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The Top 9 Most Unforgettable Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever

3 February 2017 4:53 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Before Lady Gaga hits the Super Bowl Li stage on Sunday, Et is looking back at the stars who have made the biggest impact during the big game.

While the Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched live performance on TV in America today, it wasn't always such a big deal. For the first 24 years, the halftime show was primarily just marching bands and flag-spinning tributes.

Watch: Super Bowl Li: Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the Big Game!

When competing networks started counterprogramming is when the show's producers started booking big name acts, but the show would never be the same after Michael Jackson rocked the crowd at Super Bowl Xxvii.

1. Michael Jackson (1993)

If you grew up in the '90s, you remember this show. M.J. pulled off an unprecedented spectacular performance complete with the late Grammy winner exploding out of the bottom of the stage.

2. Britney Spears, 'N [link=tt »

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David Foster says Justin Bieber's an Absolute Lock at the Grammys (Video)

3 February 2017 4:19 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_i7txufqh"]] David Foster's betting the house Justin Bieber will win Big at the Grammys. The 16 time Grammy winner, who was leaving Craig's in WeHo Thursday night, was unaware Justin and other stars would be no-shows at the Grammys. David explains why the Biebs Must show. David -- a Canadian legend who's produced for Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston and Rod Stewart -- also tells us what time it is with him and Christie Brinkley. Read »

- TMZ Staff

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Sundance 2017 Breakouts: Here Are The Movies You Can Expect To See In Next Year’s Oscar Race

30 January 2017 11:54 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

On January 24, halfway through the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Sundance received its annual reconfirmation of its long-legged success: The Oscar nominations. This year it’s Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea,” and documentaries “Life, Animated” and “Oj: Made in America.” (Another five docs were shortlisted.)

Among its many other achievements, Sundance breaks out new talent. Agents, casting directors, producers, and filmmakers trawl screening rooms, looking for their next find. They network and party and pass buzz as they go, even when they must plow through blizzards to do it.

Here’s a look at what we might be celebrating this time next year. But remember, it’s a long long way from January to January.

Call Me By Your Name

The most obvious Oscar movie stood out from a sea of aspiring American indies, which is likely what Sony Pictures Classics had in mind when they scooped up the film »

- Anne Thompson

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Sundance 2017 Breakouts: Here Are The Movies You Can Expect To See In Next Year’s Oscar Race

30 January 2017 11:54 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

On January 24, halfway through the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Sundance received its annual reconfirmation of its long-legged success: The Oscar nominations. This year it’s Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea,” and documentaries “Life, Animated” and “Oj: Made in America.” (Another five docs were shortlisted.)

Among its many other achievements, Sundance breaks out new talent. Agents, casting directors, producers, and filmmakers trawl screening rooms, looking for their next find. They network and party and pass buzz as they go, even when they must plow through blizzards to do it.

Here’s a look at what we might be celebrating this time next year. But remember, it’s a long long way from January to January.

Call Me By Your Name

The most obvious Oscar movie stood out from a sea of aspiring American indies, which is likely what Sony Pictures Classics had in mind when they scooped up the film »

- Anne Thompson

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Netflix Buys Sundance Drama ‘Mudbound’ for $12.5 Million

29 January 2017 6:36 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Netflix has closed on multi-territory rights to “Mudbound,” a drama about life in the segregated South starring Carey Mulligan, Jason Mitchell and Mary J. Blige.

The film premiered to an enthusiastic standing ovation at the Sundance Film Festival last weekend. But the movie’s substantial budget (north of $10 million) made a sale close slowly, after a bidding war failed to materialize. Even so, Netflix spend $12.5 million on the film, making it the largest deal to come out of Sundance 2017.

The streaming service will release “Mudbound” in theaters and online simultaneously in the United States. It plans to give the film an awards push, as the film’s Park City debut already sparked buzz for next year’s Oscars.

Mudbound” stars Mulligan and Jason Clarke as a couple who relocate to rural Mississippi. Their lives become intertwined with a family of black sharecroppers, headed by Blige and Rob MorganGarrett Hedlund »

- Brent Lang and Ramin Setoodeh

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