Since news broke last year that Lee Daniels was directing a Richard Pryor biopic, fans were excited to see who would play the beloved comedian. Nick Cannon went public with his desire for the role, going so far as to grow out his afro and beard to resemble Pryor’s. Although Mike Epps was ultimately chosen for […]

Lee Daniels is bringing hip-hop and drama back to primetime television like never before. His new series Empire is the talk of the town and everyone from TV critics to social media has been praising the hit FOX series as the next big thing. The show follows a hip-hop record label and the family that runs […]

Where do we begin? After infamously parting ways with Jay Z in 2004, Dame Dash made it clear that he doesn’t feel entitled to “nothing [Jay Z’s] got.” Apparently, the same sentiment does not go out to Lee Daniels, as Dame is suing the famed director for $25 million of what he’s got. Whoa. TMZ reports […]

Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels has picked up his lens for a new project, but this time, it’s not for the silver screen. You can find his latest work inside the glossy pages of CR Fashion Book, where the filmmaker tried his hand at shooting a fashion editorial for the very first time, casting Joan Smalls as his […]

Comedy, drama, action, romance – The Butler has it all! Director Lee Daniels takes viewers back to the 1960s, a racially turbulent time in America’s history.  The film follows Cecil Gaines, played by Forest Whitaker, as he serves as a butler to eight United States presidents. During his time as a butler in the White House […]

Oprah Winfrey may have decided to star as an alcoholic wife, but a murderer she is not and may never be! According to recent reports, Lee Daniels approached the multimillionaire about playing a serial killer in another movie before he offered her her current role as Gloria Gaines in the highly anticipated movie The Butler. In […]

Pose! Jessica Szohr looks amazing in stripes at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for the premiere of Breaking Bad‘s final episodes! Gwen Stefani and the family enjoy a nice scoop of ice cream in the UK. Rachel Roy shows support for Oprah at the special advanced screening of Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Oprah is […]