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NEW MOVIE ALTER: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Celebrity Sightings In New York City - October 25, 2012

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Courtesy of HBO, the life of Henrietta Lacks is getting the movie treatment,. It was announced that the film titled “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” will premiere April 22.

Oprah Winfrey stars in the film as Deborah on a search to learn about her mother whose cells helped advance modern medicine and create the first immortal human cell line. The film chronicles Deborah’s discovery and how the unauthorized use of Lack’s cells lead to breakthrough in medicine.

How Long Could You Go Without Your Phone?

Fun fact: Pop singer 25 year old Ed Sheeran has shared on the Ellen show that he hasn’t had a cell phone in over a year

He says “I still don’t have a phone number, I bought an iPad and I just work off of email. It’s so much less stress. I don’t wake up in the morning and have to answers 50 messages of people asking for something.”

Congrats To Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah  is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year’s American Black Film Festival Honors ceremony.

The American Black Film Festival Honors will air on BET and Centric at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22, hosted by actress Regina Hall. Other honorees include Terrence Howard.

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Queen Latifah Is Starting A New Series About Bible Stories

Queen Latifah never stops working and her new project is focused on one of the world’s oldest books. The mogul will produce Fox’s The Scroll, a Bible-themed drama project

 

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