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The Atlanta premiere of Lifetime's thriller "Single Black Female" was held at IPIC Theater over the weekend.

Single Black Female stars Raven Goodwin, Amber Riley, K. Michelle and Kevin Savage.

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Friend of the blog Tami Reed (left), of TalkingwithTami.com, posed with Raven at the Atlanta premiere. Tami was invited to interview the celebs on the red carpet.

Single Black Female was inspired by the 1992 thriller Single White Female starring Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh as the roommate from hell.

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In the updated version of SWF, written by Cleveland's own Sa'Rah Jones, Monica (Raven Goodwin) is reeling from the death of her beloved father and a difficult breakup. She is ready to move on with her life as she auditions for a new job as host of an afternoon talk show.

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When Monica hires a new assistant, Simone (Amber Riley), the two quickly become close friends. Simone moves in next door and completely immerses herself in Monica's life. But underneath her sweet exterior, Simone harbors a dark secret. As time goes on, cracks in Simone's façade begin to appear. Monica decides to sever ties once and for all with Simone, but Simone has other plans and is determined to take over Monica's life for good.

Single Black Female premieres Saturday, February 5 at 8p/7c on Lifetime.

See more pics from the Atlanta premiere HERE and watch the trailers below.
 

 

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From a press release:

The Lifetime original movie Miracle In Motor City, starring Tia Mowry, Mark Taylor and Smokey Robinson is set to premiere this Sunday, November 28 at 8/7c.

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Amber Dupont (Tia Mowry) bites off more than she can chew when she takes charge of her church's annual Christmas pageant and inadvertently promises to deliver a special performance by Motown Legend Smokey Robinson.

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When her best friends secretly enlist Amber's former flame Eddie (Mark Taylor) to help – the pair reconnect in a quest to find Smokey and convince him to appear.

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With the clock ticking, family, friends, and superstar Smokey Robinson come together to stage the most special pageant yet.

Miracle in Motor City
is produced by Cineflix Media with Tia Mowry, Charles Tremayne, and Jeff Vanderwal serving as executive producers. Gaylyn Fraiche consults on behalf of Tia Mowry. Alfons Adetuyi directs from a script by Rhonda Baraka.

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Janet Jackson fans never get tired of watching documentaries devoted to their idol.

A major documentary is planned to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Jackson's debut album.

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Jackson is the latest pop superstar to get the documentary treatment - Lifetime and A&E bosses in the U.S. will simulcast a new four-hour film, tentatively titled Janet, across two nights in 2022.

The documentary will chronicle her "musical success as well as her tumultuous private life", according to a press release obtained by WENN.com.

BACKGRID

The reclusive superstar will discuss her controversial 2004 Super Bowl appearance with Justin Timberlake, when she flashed a breast, and the death of her pop icon brother, Michael Jackson.

Deadline sources claim bosses at British production company Workerbee have been filming Jackson for over three years and have been granted exclusive access to archival footage, which will appear in the film.

A porn company issued a stern warning that child pornography is still illegal after searches spiked for a certain R. Kelly tape involving a minor.

Searches for the so-called "pee tape" spiked after Lifetime Network aired the six-hour docu-series Surviving R. Kelly earlier this month.

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Toni Braxton and Birdman at Lifetime Premiere of Faith Under Fire

Power couple Toni Braxton and Bryan "Birdman" Williams attended the New York screening of the Lifetime movie Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story on Tuesday. Toni plays Antoinette Tuff, the DeKalb County public school bookkeeper who calmly talked down a mentally deranged teenage gunman and prevented a school massacre in 2013.

Tuff was hailed as a hero and the movie is based on her memoir, “Prepared for a Purpose”, which she wrote in 2014.

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Michael Jackson

Lifetime Network released the full length trailer for the much-anticipated Michael Jackson biopic Searching for Neverland. The TV film is directed by Dianne Houston, and stars famed Michael Jackson impersonator Navi who has made a good living as the King of Pop over the years.

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Zendaya Coleman at the 2014 BET Awards

Singer/dancer Zendaya Coleman's decision not to play Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime Network biopic left many scratching their heads. The 17-year-old former Disney child star told reporters at the 2014 BET Awards that she abandoned the plum role because something was missing in the production.

“I felt like something with the production [wasn't] all the way there, the project wasn't all the way there,” she told reporters according to People. “If I'm going to do something for someone I care about so much, I have to do it the right way.”

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Zendaya seen all smiling while she was leaving the SiriusXM Radio in New York City

You win. Former Disney child star Zendaya Coleman has abandoned the coveted role as singer/actress Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime biopic.

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