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Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer, says keep hope alive when looking for love a second time around. During an interview with theGrio’s Natasha Alford, Packer talked about his new unscripted dating show “Ready to Love” show on OWN and opened up about what it was like for him finding love again in his second marriage. “There […]

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Are the odds in your favor when you’re dating later in life? Hollywood hitmaker Will Packer and funnyman Nephew Tommy seem to think so. Packer and Nephew Tommy came through to talk with me about their new grown and sexy dating series “Ready To Love,” which premieres on OWN TV next week. Watch us have […]

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The thrill is far from gone. In its 22nd year, the Urbanworld Film Festival started strong with a screening of the upcoming comedy Night School, starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish and directed by Girls Trip hit-maker Malcolm D. Lee.

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It looks like the Flossy Posse will reunite for a Girls Trip sequel and we are so here for it. Regina Hall hinted that the follow up to the incredibly successful comedy is in the works which means we may be in for more big laughs and it seems like Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish will definitely […]

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A new trailer for Night School just dropped and we’re already bracing ourselves for the film’s debut. The film is based on a story written by its star, Kevin Hart, who will team up with longtime friend and Hollywood “It” girl Tiffany Haddish for the film based on a band of misfits who enroll in adult education […]

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Taraji P. Henson wants to make you laugh. That’s what we found out when we visited the set of her latest film, What Men Want, in Atlanta. Of course, over the years, she’s given us flashes of humor, especially as the outlandish Cookie Lyon on Empire, but Henson has rarely done outright comedy and never […]

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We have been waiting a while for Will Packer and James Lopez to give us the first glimpse of their upcoming film, What Men Want and the first official trailer for the flick that stars Taraji P. Henson has finally arrived. Taraji P. Henson says the “angry black woman” stereotype is used to silence women […]

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  Issa Rae is on fire and shows no signs of slowing down. The actress is gearing up for the third season of her hit show, Insecure and riding high after her recent Emmy nomination. We caught up with the talented beauty at #Insecurefest in Los Angeles over the weekend to find out how she […]

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The second trailer for Night School is here, and the pairing of Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart is as delicious as we’d hope it would be.

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There’s tons of talent headed to the big screen thanks to the latest round of casting news. Jamie Foxx, Regina Hall, Viola Davis, Mike Epps, and Issa Rae are all set to star in upcoming films and we can’t wait until their release dates. BET recently announced that Jamie Foxx will be hosting the BET […]

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Will Packer ready to steal the boxoffice with a new heist movie based on a true story. Will Packer Productions’ has partner with Discovery Communications and Universal for a new action comedy entitled Fight Night. The true story, written by Lars Jacobson, centers around a ridiculously daring heist in the 1970s. “This gives me the ability to tell […]

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The 49th annual NAACP Image Awards took place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday evening and the stars came out in droves. The event took place on Martin Luther King’s birthday and the significance of the day was not lost on the numerous celebrities who took time to take a stand once they got […]

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Hollywood producer Will Packer and director Malcolm D. Lee are no strangers to the American […]

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(Producer Will Packer tells #theGrioLIVE’s Natasha Alford and Gerren Keith Gaynor about this new film “Warrior Queen”) Powerhouse Hollywood producer Will Packer’s newest project will show that black history didn’t start with slavery. NBC Universal has picked up Warrior Queen, a true story centered on a young African queen in ancient Egypt named Amanirenas. Queen Amanirenas ruled over […]

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Will Packer is doing it for the culture — always. He’s well on his way to becoming one of the most successful contemporary TV and film producers in Hollywood. Straight Outta Compton, Think Like A Man, and the Ride Along franchise are all his, and he’s currently executive producing BET’s Being Mary Jane. The Florida […]

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In the highly anticipated holiday movie Almost Christmas, Gabrielle Union plays a divorcee who comes home for the holidays and gets pursued by an old flame (Omar Epps). Through lots of awkward moments and laughs, the two figure out whether they have what it takes to try love again. Both Union and Epps know a […]

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Almost Christmas hits theaters November 11th, just in time to bring holiday cheer! Director David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim) and Executive Producer Will Packer (This Christmas) spoke with theGrio about why their movie is unlike any other holiday film. They also talk about why Almost Christmas focused on a father (Danny Glover) as a central character […]

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