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  1. Get to Know the Main Gay Character in Lee Daniels' 'Empire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 |

    ... doing some crazy shit - being passed off as legit drama (never forget MoNique in Precious, Helen Mirren in Shadowboxer , or Nicole Kidman in The Paperboy ). Although Henson will definitely continue to get attention since she's playing a sort of drag ...


  2. Terrence Howard Talks Auditioning For 'Empire,' Filming Show's Most 'Difficult Scene'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Switched

    ... Oscar, making her the first African-American woman to do so. In 2006, Daniels made his directorial debut with "Shadowboxer, which starred Oscar-winners Cuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren. His latest directing gig, "Precious," was amongst the best of ...


  3. Filmmaker Lee Daniels extends his 'Empire' to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | USA Today

    ... episode, overseen by veteran producer Timbaland. While the button-pushing filmmaker behind provocative dramas Shadowboxer and The Paperboy may seem better suited to HBO or Showtime, Daniels says it was a deliberate choice to make Empire on a ...


  4. Stephen Dorff Signs With ParadigmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Deadline

    ... since, with credits ranging from vampire actioner Blade to John Waters' Cecil B. DeMented , Lee Daniels' Shadowboxer , Sofia Coppola's Somewhere , Michael Mann's Public Enemies , and Oliver Stone's World Trade Center . Dorff starred in recent indie ...


  5. Gay Iconography: Lee Daniels' Unique Film PerspectiveRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Towleroad

    ... always told that I was nothing because I was gay." Daniels' first time in the director's chair was for 2006's Shadowboxer . He'd go on to be known for his dark, sexual stories verging on camp, and Shadowboxer - with Helen Mirren and Cuba Gooding, ...


  6. Film Executive Wants Part Of Damon Dash's Lawsuit DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    ... was never compensated for them. Among the films he took part in were Lee Daniels' The Butler , The Paperboy and Shadowboxer .


  7. Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Damon Dash Sues Filmmaker Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... on his investment. After encountering similar resistance to efforts to get an accounting of Daniels' next film, "Shadowboxer," Dash alleges he was offered, both orally and in writing, producer credits and ownership rights to any of Daniels' upcoming ...


  8. Details Emerge About Dame Dash's Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Director Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    ... interest. He also alleges the filmmaker asked to shift the repayment of the $2 million to an investment in his Shadowboxer project. In exchange for keeping quiet about being owed money, to avoid bad press in light of Lee's upcoming projects, and ...


  9. Damon Dash Moves Forward in Lawsuit Against 'Butler' Director Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Billboard

    More details have emerged in Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash's lawsuit against Lee Daniels over the Oscar-nominated filmmaker's work on such films as The Butler, Precious, The Paperboy, The Woodsman, Shadowboxer and Tennessee . As we noted in August, Dash filed a summons that outlined his claims of having written and oral agreements with Daniels.


  10. Damon Dash names Kanye West as potential witness in suit against Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... "Tennessee" by assuring her "that Lee was a competent and talented producer," even though his previous flick "Shadowboxer" had flopped. The suit, which asks for unspecified damages, contends that Dash never got a return on the $2 million he pumped ...


  11. Ten recent movies that I wish had been directed by Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... results with such unlikely couples as Cuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren or Joseph-Gordon Levitt and Mo'Nique in Shadowboxer . Transcendence What a premise-Rebecca Hall falls in love with an A.I. system because it contains elements of her dead ...


  12. Damon Dash Sues 'The Butler' Director Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Black Enterprise

    ... "broken promises." Dash says he got producer credit on some of Daniels' early films like "The Woodsman" and "Shadowboxer," but wasn't compensated for the work. He also didn't get any credit for Daniels' later films, the suit alleges. Dash invested ...


  13. Dame Dash Sues Lee Daniels For $25 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 |

    ... ers. The former Roc-A-Fella honcho was credited on movies Daniels crafted like 2004's "The Woodsman" and 2005's "Shadowboxer" with Cuba Gooding Jr. Dash says he was never paid for those efforts.


  14. Record producer Damon DashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Billboard

    ... with the producer/director covered such projects as The Butler , Precious , The Paperboy , The Woodsman , Shadowboxer and Tennessee . Last week, Dish told one hip-hop site that he invested $2 million so that Daniels could produce The Woodsman a ...


  15. Damon Dash 'suing Lee Daniels for $25m for not sharing profits'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... invested millions in several of Lee's films. In addition to The Butler, Daniel has directed such hits as 2005's Shadowboxer with Helen Mirren and Cuba Gooding Jr, 2009's Precious with Gabourey Sidibe and Paula Patton, 2012's The Paperboy with Nicole ...


  16. Damon Dash files $25 million suit against Lee DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... on some of the early films, like the 2004 film "The Woodsman" starring Kevin Bacon and the 2005 crime thriller "Shadowboxer" starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren, he says he was not compensated for the work. In an interview published last week ...