A New Role for Octavia Spencer - The Color Brief January 17
Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of the forthcoming ensemble comedy, Fairy Tale Ending.
Plot details are currently unknown but several big names are attached, including Seth MacFarlane, who will produce.
Spencer will join Bryce Dallas Howard, with whom she worked on 2011’s The Help.
She was most recently seen in the feel-good holiday film Instant Family. She has several high-profile projects in the works, including a Madam C.J. Walker TV series, in which she’ll play Sarah Breedlove.
In other news…
The worlds of sports and entertainment have collided. L.A. Sparks President and COO Christine Simmons has become the Academy’s new COO. She fills a role that has remained vacant for five years. [Read more]
TBS’ The Last O.G., starring Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish, returns for its second season April 2. The series was co-created by Jordan Peele, and the new season will feature cameos from Rakim, Talib Kweli, and Method Man.
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