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steel-magnolias-lifetime-remake.jpgWhen you’re remaking a movie as classic and beloved as the tearjerker “Steel Magnolias,” you have to walk a fine line between paying tribute to the film and merely imitating the original performances. It was easy for Alfre Woodard to make her part all her own, though, considering she hadn’t seen “Steel Magnolias.”

It’s Woodard’s dirty little secret, which actually works to her advantage. She explains… Continue reading 'Steel Magnolias' remake stars Queen Latifah and Alfre Woodard talk updating the classic

Movie Review: Sing Praises for Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in Joyful Noise

Review in a Hurry: Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer face off for the ultimate churchy showdown. The fairly predictable story about a choir that dreams of winning the National Joyful Noise Competition impresses with song and dance numbers that soar. And we’re saying it: No matter… Continue reading Movie Review: Sing Praises for Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in Joyful Noise

Queen Latifah EssenceCourtesy ESSENCE

Her clothing line for HSN is selling like crazy, but Queen Latifah says finding clothes as a plus-size woman was at one time a constant struggle.

“A lot of manufacturers don’t respect the curvaceous woman,” she laments in the January issue of ESSENCE. “They don’t respect our dollar or our shape.” Thankfully, she’s found an understanding vendor in HSN. “[It’s] been… Continue reading Queen Latifah Building Respect for the ‘Curvaceous Woman’


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There’s about to be a new Queen of daytime talk: Oscar-nominated actress/singer Queen Latifah will be the host of her very own syndicated talk show.

The yet-to-be-titled show — which will be produced by Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment (she’ll serve as executive producer alongside co-founder Shakim Compere), James Lassiter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment (Overbook’s Miguel… Continue reading Queen Latifah to host syndicated daytime talk show in 2013

Alec Baldwin comes face-to-face with Olivia Wilde’s Evil Queen as Queen Latifah channels her inner Sea Witch in a newly-released campaign promoting Disney Theme Parks. The portraits are the latest […]