‘Winnie Mandela’ Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson Gets Late-Summer Release Date

Image Entertainment acquired the film at Cannes and will open it in theaters Sept. 6. Winnie Mandela stars Jennifer Hudson as the longtime wife of South African activist-turned-President Nelson Mandela (Terrence Howard) who fights … Read More »

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Jennifer Hudson In Talks For ‘American Idol’ Judge Gig

By | Friday May 24, 2013 @ 11:06am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

This would be a first — an Oscar winner at the American Idol judging table. Sources have confirmed that Idol alumna Jennifer Hudson is in conversations with Fox about joining the talent show, which launched her career, next … Read More »

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Cannes: Image Entertainment Acquires Rights To Winnie Mandela Biopic

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2013 – Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to Winnie Mandela at the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival. Budgeted at $15 million, the film is an adaptation of Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob’s biography Winnie Mandela: A Life and is written and directed by Darrell J. Roodt. Winnie Mandela stars Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls; Sex in the City) and Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow; Red Tails; Iron Man) and will be released in theaters Fall 2013. The film is presented by TD Jakes, and produced by André Pieterse (Ironwood Films) and Michael Mosca (Equinoxe Films). Bill Bromiley, Chief Acquisitions Officer for Image Entertainment, made today’s announcement.

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Hot TV Clip: ‘Smash’ Season 2

By | Monday November 19, 2012 @ 10:48pm PST

NBC’s Smash returns for its second season on Tuesday, February 5 with a slew of new recurring guest stars including Jennifer Hudson, Sean Hayes and Jesse L. Martin, and new showrunner Josh Safran. You can watch a first-look clip here. Please note — the video auto plays. Read More »

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‘The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete’ Underway With Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright And Anthony Mackie

By | Monday July 23, 2012 @ 12:35pm PDT
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The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete Jennifer HudsonState Street Pictures has teamed with iDeal Partners on The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete. The George Tillman Jr-directed film stars Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, and … Read More »

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Jennifer Hudson To Recur On NBC ‘Smash’

By | Friday June 22, 2012 @ 3:58pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

She already has an Oscar, a Golden Globe a Grammy. Now Jennifer Hudson is going for an Emmy. The Dreamgirls co-star is set to appear in a multi-episode arc on NBC’s musical drama Smash next season, beginning … Read More »

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Garrett Hedlund, Jessica Brown Findlay, Amy Adams Among ‘Lullaby’ Ensemble

Fine artist Andrew Levitas will make his feature directing debut with Lullaby, the ensemble drama that’s now cast Garrett Hedlund, Richard Jenkins, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard and Amy Adams. Andrea Stone-Brokaw of Ananta Productions and Cary Brokaw … Read More »

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