Arts & Entertainment

Coming 2 America Trailer: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return after 32 year hiatus

Coming 2 America trailer is released.  Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — From Zamunda to Wakanda now back to Zamunda. Amazon Prime executives released the official trailer for “Coming 2 America” on Tuesday and the sequel to the 1988 comedy looks fantastic. Set in the luxuriant royal kingdom of Zamunda, newly-crowned ruler Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted sidekick Semmi ...

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Marvel Studios: Trailer released for ‘Loki’ miniseries, ‘Falcon & Winter Soldier’ too

Marvel Studios release previews.  Blog King, Mass Appeal BURBANK — Officials with Marvel Studios released the trailer for “Loki” on Thursday in conjunction with an exclusive first look into “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” as Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their action-packed dramatis personae. Both miniseries are scheduled to premiere via Disney+ in 2021. If you recall, Tom ...

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Friday thespian Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who entertained us as ‘Deebo,’ is dead at 62.

Friday star Deebo found ‘deceased.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Tommy “Tiny” Lister has migrated to that big movie studio in the sky. The muscle-bound thespian, best known for his ruffian role as “Deebo” in Ice Cube’s “Friday” film franchise, was found dead inside his Los Angeles apartment on Thursday. He was 62. Officials with the L.A. County ...

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Black Lightning star vs. Illuminati?

China McClain is leaving ‘The CW.’   Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — China Anne McClain, who plays Jennifer Pierce in The CW superhero series “Black Lightning” raised eyebrows the other day when she released a video professing Christianity and how her faith in God coincides with the cancellation of the show. Despite three successful seasons, “Black Lightning” is calling it ...

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Red Table Talk: Will Smith, Janet Hubert ‘squashed’ their 30-year beef… finally

Fresh Prince stars ‘bury the hatchet.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — After nearly 30 years of going at each other’s throats, “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alums Will Smith and Janet Hubert (aka the original Aunt Viv) finally squashed their beef. During Friday’s special episode of “Red Table Talk,” a compunctious Will tried to elucidate what went awry between ...

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Actor Michael B. Jordan crowned People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2020

Jordan named “Sexiest Alive.” Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — According to People Magazine, Michael B. Jordan is the “Sexiest Man Alive” for 2020. The 33-year-old thespian was announced the winner Tuesday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The eye candy accolade also marks the magazine’s 35th anniversary of paying tribute to male beefcakes. During a celebratory chinwag with People, ...

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Asya Branch, Republican black lady in Mississippi, crowned “Miss USA” 2020

Asya Branch wins ‘Miss USA’ crown.  Blog King, Mass Appeal MEMPHIS — Asya Branch, a black chick who represents Mississippi, was crowned Miss USA on Monday during a pageantry that aired live from Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. But the 22-year-old beauty queen is catching hell for being a staunch Donald Trump supporter. Asya, a registered Republican, recently ...

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