Plus, Wendell Pierce joins the cast of MLK biopic, Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo to recieve ASCAP awards, new trailer for Annie released.
Oprah’s OWN is set to honor Dr. Maya Angelou this Sunday with a special lineup. The network will air Angelou’s Super Soul Sunday and Oprah’s Master Class episodes and her appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and the network premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball. The special broadcasting will start at 5 p.m. EST and lead up to the season premiere of Oprah’s Master Class with Whoopi Goldberg, Sunday June, 1. [OWN]
The Wire star Wendell Pierce has joined Ava DuVernay’s Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma. Pierce will portray Reverend Hosea Williams, King’s confidant and lieutenant in the civil rights movement. Selma is currently filming in Atlanta. [HollywoodReporter]
Jermaine Dupri and Ne-Yo will be honored at the 27th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul awards. The performing arts organization will present Dupri with the ASCAP Founders Award and Ne-Yo with the Golden Note award. [Billboard]
The latest trailer for upcoming reboot Annie was released Thursday. Watch as Jamie Foxx channels Daddy Warbucks and Quvenzhane Wallis talks big hair.
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