Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique has filed suit against streaming giant Netflix, alleging that they discriminated against her as a black woman. The lawsuit states that Netflix offered the star $500,000 to appear in a one-hour comedy special, while signing multi-million dollar deals with other comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Ellen DeGeneres.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took to Instagram to announce the release date for his forthcoming DC superhero film, “Black Adam.” The film will drop December 22, 2021.
“Walking Dead” star Christian Serratos has been cast as the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla in a new Netflix series titled “Selena: The Series.” Netflix released a first look clip of Serratos, shown in one of Quintanilla’s most famous outfits and sporting her trademark red lipsticked look while singing her hit with Los Dinos titled “Como La Flor.”
Comedian Ricky Gervais is returning to host the the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards, marking his 5th time as host of the ceremony. Gervais hosted the Golden Globes 2010-12 and returned for a fourth time in 2016.
Will Ferrell is returning to Saturday Night Live and will be joining the “Five-Timers Club.”