The Harlem Candy Man And Rat Packer Sammy Davis Jr. Miniseries Is On Its Way

Last summer Lionel Richie confirmed his production company Rich Lion is producing about Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr. biopic and now it seems as if there is a miniseries for the Hollywood legend in the works as well, helmed by Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Gregg Bishop And Writers Guild Of America East To Celebrate The Success Of Made In NY

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop … Continue Reading →

Disability Advocates Stage Capitol Hill Summit On Hollywood Inclusion (Update)

On July 31, 2017, members of government and the Hollywood community gathered for a daylong summit on Capitol Hill hosted by RespectAbility, a nonprofit that seeks to fight stigmas and advance opportunities for people with disabilities, to discuss the forces behind those statistics and how to change them. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Empire” Casting Director Leah Daniels-Butler Speaks At Respectability Awards

Leah Daniels-Butler is a casting director and producer most notable for launching the careers of gifted actors like Best Actress Nominee and one-time Harem resident Gaborey Sidebe, star of the Academy Award winning film “Precious.” Continue Reading →