The Black Women in Hollywood honoree will play a flight attendant in the film.
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- Black Women in Hollywood honoree Paula Patton has nabbed a new movie, this fall she will begin shooting Baggage Claim. Patton will play a 35-year-old flight attendant whose co-workers promise to get her hitched in 30 days or 3,000 miles. David Talbert is expected to direct the film adapted from his 2003 bestselling novel. [EURweb]
- This June, Bobby Brown is set to release his first solo album in 14 years. The Masterpiece is a "body of work that will take listeners on a musical journey," said Brown. The singer says he wants to bridge the gap between old R&B and new R&B. [Madame Noire]
- Yesterday, the President announced his support for same sex marriage in the United States. Immediately following the news, Hollywood reacted on Twitter. Russell Simmons tweeted, "Thank you Mr. President for your support on gay marriage…" While Taye Diggs had this to say, "I'm very proud to have a president who is vocal in support of same sex marriage. Today marks a watershed moment in American History." [Toofab]
- Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are going animated. The duo is teaming up for new project aimed to pay tribute to their twins Moroccan and Monroe. "We're both kids at heart," said Cannon. "So we love those types of stories and fantasy/fairy-tale type stuff." No further details were released. [Pop Crush]
- Actor Will Smith says he's not interested in doing another Bad Boys film unless it says something important to say. "At this point in my career, the material has to be right. Just because it's a popcorn movie doesn't mean you don't have something to say. To me, that's hugely important." He went on to admit that at his age, 43, he doesn't quite bounce back like he used to. [EURweb]