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Barack And Michelle Obama Unveil Initial Slate Of Their Netflix Projects

Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions, along with Netflix, have unveiled their initial slate of upcoming projects. The former President and First Lady signed a multi-year deal with the streaming service last spring.Seven projects are in the initial slate that span scripted and unscripted docuseries as well as feature-length films and documentaries. . ...Read Full Story

Fox’s ‘Empire’ Renewed For Season 6; Jussie Smollett Not Expected To Return

Fox’s “Empire” will return for a sixth season, but without cast member Jussie Smollett — at least for now. Fox Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV said in a joint statement: “by mutual agreement, the studio has negotiated an extension to Jussie Smollett’s option for Season 6, but at this time there are no plans for the character of Jamal to return to ‘Empire.” What this means is the studio isn’t including Smollett in the series, but is leaving open the possibility of his return.. ...Read Full Story