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Spin-Off from”Black-Ish” to “Mixed-Ish”, Latifah’s Bringing the Magic:Black Hollywood Wrap Up

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Queen Latifah Takes Us “Under the Sea” For Live Little Mermaid TV Event  Disney is cashing in on “The Little Mermaid” reboots and its banking rapper, actress Queen Latifah can help draw in some new fans.  ABC announced the next project on tap for its Live TV spectacular is none other than “The Little Mermaid”.  Queen Latifah will be joining the cast as none other than the sea witch herself ‘Ursula’ and judging from her recent post, she’s up to the role.


Latifah is an old veteran to Disney’s Live productions after having starred as the Wizard in “The Wiz” live broadcast a couple of years ago.  Disney caused a fervor when it recently announced a film remake of “The Little Mermaid” would star Black actress Halle Bailey as Ariel.  The mouse network is sticking with the trend of bucking tradition and casting another non-White actress in the title role for the TV production.  Auli’i Cravalho who is Hawaiian and Puerto Rican will be swimming into the fins of Ariel.  The live production is being categorized as a concert that will combine songs from both the original animated film and the Broadway production.  “The Little Mermaid” Live on ABC is scheduled to November 5.

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Mariah’s “In the Mix” For “Black-ish” Spin-Off    ABC’s megahit “Black-ish” changed the face of sitcom TV inspiring several shows that focus on the lives of different cultures and ethnicities.  Now, the show is spawning its first real spin-off “Mixed-ish”.  The show will take us back to ’80s where before Rainbow Johnson was coping with life as a Mom raising Black kids and was herself a kid growing up as part of a mixed-race family.  Actress Arica Himmel stars as Bow Johnson, Tika Sumpter as her mother and Mark-Paul Gosselaar as her dad.  Singer Mariah Carey has been tapped to sing the theme song “In the Mix”, but as a bi-racial woman, Mariah wants to do more.  Rolling Out says “The “Hero” hitmaker is to sing the theme tune for the upcoming “Black-ish” spin-off…She is also hoping her involvement with the project will be something more.”  That something more according to showrunner Karen Gist might actually involve a role in at least one episode. Gist adds, “We want this show to be about identity…what we hope to do is shine a light on those who feel othered. Hopefully, that’s all the audience.” Tracee Ellis Ross who plays the grown-up version of Rainbow in “Black-ish” is on board as executive producer and says “Mixed-ish” is tackling a rarely told story as biracial narratives are not often seen on TV.  “Mixed-ish” airs this fall on ABC.

For this week’s look at some of your Hollywood favorite celebs, that’s a wrap!

 

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    Kina

    August 10, 2019 at 6:06 am

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    Kina

    August 10, 2019 at 6:06 am

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    Shawn J.

    August 6, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    When that new spin-off from ABC’s “Black-ish” airs this fall, I’m definitely gonna watch!

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    NBA is fixed

    August 6, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    When black people claim they’re bi-racial, that’s their way of attempting to deny what they really are; black. These people go to great lengths to distance themselves from the black race, but at the same time desperately try to fit in with the white race. #TameraMowry. When it’s convenient for their career, such as playing the role of the comic book hero Storm, they quickly identify as being black. #AlexandraShipp. Comedian Paul Mooney said it this way, “Everybody wants to be black but nobody wants to be black.”

    For your information, Tracee Ellis Ross’ real name is Tracee Silberstein. She uses her dad’s last name. Gorgeous Tika Sumpter has a baby by a white man.

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    NBA is fixed

    August 6, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    The greatest gift God gave us is melanin. The tv show Mixed-ish was created to destroy our melanin and the black family.

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