Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Versatile actress and reality-star La La Anthony will be joining the cast of A&E’s crime drama, “Unforgettable.” Anthony will play the role of Delina Michaels, who is described as an up-and-coming medical examiner successful in everything but love. “Unforgettable” is now in its fourth season. [DEADLINE]
HBO’s “Confirmation” has added a two more familiar faces to its all-star lineup! Jeffrey Wright and Jennifer Hudson have both been cast in the TV movie about the controversial Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Hudson will play Angela Wright, the woman who worked with Thomas at the EEOC and who issued a key statement about Thomas’ comments about women. Wright will portray Charles Ogletree, the legal counsel to Hill during the hearings. The two award winning-actors join previously announced stars Kerry Washington and Wendell Pierce. [THR]
KeKe Palmer is officially a Pink Lady! The 21-year-old actress and Broadway starlet has signed on to play the role of Marty Maraschino in Fox’s upcoming “Grease: Live!” special. The role, which was made famous by Dinah Manoff, is described as a man hungry high school senior that has the hots for older men and members of the military. Palmer most recently starred in another adaptation of a Broadway classic, “Cinderella.” She joins actresses Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens. [YAHOO NEWS]
“Being Mary Jane” star Gabrielle Union has been cast in the upcoming thriller, “Sleepless Nights.” The film is a remake of the 2011 French film “Nuit Blanche” which follows Vincent Downs, a corrupt cop played by Jamie Foxx, who races to save his son’s life, when gangsters kidnap him for a shipment of cocaine Downs stole from them, all while Internal Affairs is investigating him. Union’s role in the film has not been confirmed. [INDIE WIRE]
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