04:57 PM EDT 11/19/2013
Originally posted 04/21/2008 06:00PM
In a page out of Hustle and Flow, Academy Award-nominated star Terrence Howard hosted a lunchtime listening session Monday for his debut album: Terrence Howard – Me and the Band of Kings.
Howard, dapper in a three piece gray suit, drummed his chopsticks along to the 11-song disc as it played for a room full of journalists at the Sony Club in New York. The album chronicles everything from broken relationships on "It's All Game" to self-reflection on "Plenty" and the celebration of love on his single, "Love Makes You Beautiful."
Howard told the audience that he began writing songs at age 16 in his "rainbow colored notebook," and discussed recording an "emotionally sobering" song that began as a letter to his ex-wife. The collection of songs is highly reminiscent of a live, big band, jazz feel, which Howard backs up by playing the guitar.
The album is currently slated for a September release.
Originally posted 12/12/2007 04:30AM
Talk about the cat's meow: Terrence Howard is coming to Broadway, to star with Dreamgirls' Anika Noni Rose in a revival of Tennessee Williams' dramatic classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, a rep for the show tells PEOPLE.
The 1955 Tony-winning play was turned into a 1958 movie starring Paul Newman, as Brick, and Elizabeth Taylor, as Maggie the Cat – whose marriage to the alcoholic Brick, a former school football hero Down South, is crumbling.
The new production, set to open Feb. 12 at the Broadhurst Theatre, will also star James Earl Jones, as Big Daddy, and Phylicia Rashad, as Big Mama, and be directed by Rashad's sister, Debbie Allen.
– Stephen M. Silverman
Originally posted 01/16/2006 06:00AM
Desperate Housewives star James Denton had to get the thumbs-up from one important woman before he agreed to host the 2006 Miss America pageant: his wife, Erin. "She's a pretty liberal feminist and you can imagine the questions that I got – 'Now, are you sure this is what you want to do?' " he says. "But at the same time she's saying, 'Well, I'm not sure this is the right way to represent women,' she ran for Miss Shakopee in high school in Minnesota. So, I got her over a barrel."
Originally posted 12/07/2005 06:00AM
Demi Moore just may become the next Estee Lauder. The actress recently revealed that she's developing a skincare line with Beverly Hills cosmetologist Terri Lawton – and judging by her appearance, she could certainly be the spokeswoman for it as well.
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