Lifetime is once again throwing their hat into the biopic arena. The network has released the trailer for the upcoming movie, “Whitney”, starring Yaya Alafia (“The Butler”) in the title role, which marks screen legend Angela Bassett’s directorial debut on Jan 17. The film will focus on Houston’s rise to stardom from her humble start in a New Jersey church choir, to becoming one of the world’s greatest and beloved singer and her romance to R&B bad boy Bobby Brown portrayed by “Into The Storm’s” Arlen Escarpeta. Read more on Hello Beautiful…
Republicans are airing sexual ignorances this week. Representative Steve King of Iowa has “never heard of” statutory rape causing pregnancy; Senate nominee Tom Smith thinks ”having a baby out of wedlock” is “similar to” rape; and, of course, there’s Todd Akin. Have these guys never watched “Law & Order: SVU” or browsed movie listings on Lifetime? Rape narratives are a primetime TV staple these days, rivaled in volume only by Real Housewives and Ryan Seacrest’s face.
To speed the sexual education of the GOP, we have paired ten Republicans’ ill-conceived rape comments with cinematic antidotes from the Lifetime TV oeuvre. Movie night at the Tampa Hilton, anyone? Read more…
Wow, Lifetime made this movie faster than I could snap my fingers and say, “Where’s my royal wedding invitation?” The network announced in late January that they would be making a flick about Prince William
and Kate Middleton
‘s courtship at St. Andrews and beyond. Now it is set to air on April 18, just 11 days before the couple ties the knot. The movie stars Nico Evers-Swindell, of “NCIS: Los Angeles,” as Prince William and British actress Camilla Luddington, who has appeared on “Days of our Lives,” as Kate. And it looks like it might be semi-good. Even if they didn’t take our plot suggestion
, “Kate falls in love with William’s twin brother, who has been hidden from the media all his life because he has that disease where you can’t stop hiccuping.” [People
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