[VIDEO] Somebody Save Us! Sleighted By “Sleight (@SleightTheMovie)!”

Superhero movies are all the rage right now in the film industry. Our summers, and holiday seasons, are now dictated by Disney and Warner Bros., courtesy of the characters owned by Marvel and DC Comics, respectively. Every now and then an indie superhero film pops up and we are pleasantly surprised. In the case of Sleight, however, we were not!

First, Sleight is NOT  a superhero film by any means.

Second, the story is very slow–slow to build, slow produce, and slow to deliver any worthwhile connection to the film. The plot centers around, Bo (Jacob Latimore), an intelligent young man whose life takes a darker direction when his mother suddenly passes and he has to raise his younger sister. He takes to the streets become a street magician and drug dealer. His former occupation is described as him performing “tricks,” feats that appear to be magic but are actually courtesy of an electromagnet he has embedded in his arm (think low grade Tony Stark when his arc reactor began poisoning him).  He soon finds himself in over his head when he double crosses Angelo (Dule Hill), the drug lord who employs him, and must find a way to protect himself and those he loves.

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#Trending! “Roseanne” Reboot in The Works w/ OG Cast Members Roseanne Barr (@therealroseannebarr), John Goodman, & Sarah Gilbert (@THEsaragilbert)!

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We are loving the revival of past sitcoms!

First Boy Meets World, Full House, Gilmore Girls, That’s So Raven, and now it looks like Roseanne will be rebooted as well!

To sweeten the pot it seems original cast members, Roseanne Barr (Roseanne Conner), John Goodman (Dan Conner), and Sara Gilbert (Darlene Conner) are on board!

via Variety:

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The project is currently being shopped to both broadcast networks and streaming services. Tom Werner and Bruce Helford will return as executive producers, with Barr and Gilbert also executive producing. The original series ran for nine seasons on ABC and was widely praised for its portrayal of working class Americans. The series followed the Conner family as they tried to scrape out a living in the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois. The series also starred Laurie Metcalf–who won multiple Emmys for her portrayal of Roseanne’s sister, Jackie–as well as “Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki and Estelle Parsons.

Barr was also nominated for four Emmys during the shows run, winning one, in addition to five Golden Globe nominations, again winning one. Goodman received seven Emmy nominations for the series, along with four Golden Globe nominations, of which he won one. Gilbert received two Emmy nominations for the series, losing out both times in the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category to Metcalf.

Of course, Gilbert and Goodman staged their own mini-reunion of the series back in March. Goodman appeared on the CBS daytime show “The Talk,” on which Gilbert is a co-host. During the episode, the pair revived their beloved characters, Dan and Darlene Conner, for the first time since the original series ended in a sketch that took place in the Conners’ iconic living room.

Revivals of old shows are all the rage of late. Fox debuted “24: Legacy” in January, while a new season of “Prison Break” began airing on the network in April. Last year, Netflix debuted a four-episode continuation of “The Gilmore Girls,” with more episodes potentially on the way. In addition, NBC is producing a new 12-episode run of “Will & Grace,” which will air during the 2017-2018 season, while Showtime is preparing to launch new episodes of David Lynch’s cult classic series “Twin Peaks.”

We hope the rest of the cast will at least make guest appearances. Although we know Glenn Quinn who played “Mark Healey,” will not as he passed in 2002. Still, we cannot wait to see what the Conner Clan has been up to after all these years!

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey”  Fanning

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Rasheeda (@RASHEEDA) Keeps It Real On “The Real!” Speaks On Future of Marriage to Kirk Frost!

The entire Love & Hip-Hop franchise is marred by just about every stereotype you can think of when it comes to women in the rap industry. Thanks to this popular reality franchise they are usually side chicks, groupies, or strippers making a come up. Thus, we are happy when little glimmers of hope like Yandy Smith-Harris and Rasheeda are on the show fighting for their families and success. However, in the current season of Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, the latter is now embroiled in controversy as her husband/manager, Kirk Frost, is rumored to have fathered a child a with another woman!

An affair of any kind is tumultuous for any couple, but when you add cameras to that it only makes things worst.

Rasheeda was interviewed on Fox’s The Real today and spoke on her marriage and its future.

Check out a clip from the show below:

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[PHOTOS/EVENT RECAP] Signal 23 TV’s “About Him Season 2: The Revolution” Premiere Party!

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It has been a wild ride as we counted down twenty-three long days to the season premiere of Signal 23 TV’s About Him Season 2: The Revolution!

Well now the show is out and Sunday night we were in the mix of one amazingly poppin’ premiere party! It all went down at Atlanta’s very own Suite Food Lounge.  Media sponsored by Rolling Out, The drinks were wonderful, the ambiance was positive and crazy cool, but the best part was meeting the amazing cast of this highly anticipated web series! Yep, our boy Gary Lavard is back as the face of About Him in a new role, with a set of new and familiar faces to tackle homophobia, isolation, and true love against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic of the eighties.

The Series

As you recall, the new season of the series on the network will not be a continuation of the first season. Gary Lavard is now “Dustin,” a gay college student hopelessly in love with campus hottie, “Armani” (Chris June). For Dustin it is love at first sight and he wants nothing more than to be with his dream boy, but is haunted by memories of homophobia and his own painful lessons in what it means to be Black and gay in this time period. Dustin is inquisitive and hopeful, but like so many gay men has filled his emptiness and pain with man after man. He prays Armani is the one. His prospects finally seem to be looking better when he finds himself in an African-American Studies class with Armani and the two reluctantly hit it off–with a little nudge from his best female friend (or friend-girl, as The Kidz like to say).

The budding couple’s pleasure is soon tainted by pain, however, when while trying to hook up they witness a hate crime so graphic and vile you will feel your heart wrenching. For Dustin love will always be “About Him,” but he may soon learn everything comes with a price and sometimes with a fight. Let The Revolution begin…

We have to say this is by far the best web series we have yet to see. It was worth the wait and anticipation. The story line’s timing is right on, especially in a renewed age of social activism. This series reminds us of darker times when being gay was deemed wrong on every level and systemic homophobia was rampant. Henderson Maddox has truly outdone himself with this piece of work. Be sure you subscribe to Signal 23 TV’s Vimeo  to catch the first two episodes now by clicking here! Happy viewing!

The Premiere Party

Our very own Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning was on location to check out the premiere party and screening and the web stars were out in full effect. Gary Lavard, Valerie Payton, Sherrod Willis, Rion Deshon, Darius Lavale,  and Zahir Roberts along with newbies, Corey Thompson, Levi Erik, Danny Rowe, Jaquay Wilkerson, Thomas Mackey, and Toni Bernard were all there in full effect! Check out some of the pictures below!

Photo Credits: Henderson Maddox, Sr. of Madd Studios

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

#Fashion Crush- Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian)

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“All hail the queen!” That’s what I’m usually thinking whenever I see the ubiquitous Kim Kardashian.

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With over 98 million followers on instagram, Kim Kardashian is hands down the most popular of the Kardashian Klan. Now in its 13th season Keeping up with the Kardashians has become a global phenomenon all centered around the gorgeous Kim and her wacky family.  In recent years, however, the attraction that keeps me watching has not been e the family but to anticipate what Kim might be wearing in the next scene.  We watched Kim go from tight Herve Leger bandage dresses and sky high Louboutins to only wearing the most expensive haute couture from french houses such as Givenchy and Balmain, the latter in which Kim has become best friends with the designer. Most would argue this is thanks, in large parts, to her husband Kanye West, who has been a darling to the fashion industry ever since he collaborated with french house, Louis Vuitton, to design limited edition sneakers back in 2009.

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A once shunned figure in the fashion industry, it is now expected to find Kim front row at some of the most acclaimed fashion shows, usually cheering on little sister Kendall Jenner. What a life those Kardashians/Jenners live right? I can admit my love of Kim Kardashian has been a guilty pleasure of mine.  Anytime she steps out she never ceases to amaze me with her fashion choices. As a fashion lover, one could only dream of living the life, or even having a sliver of whats in her closet.

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Thinking back to the beginning of her career, who could have imagined that Paris Hilton’s best friend would one day out shine her in every way.  The brand that was the Hilton sisters has long been eclipsed by all things Kardashians. From makeup lines (Kylie), denim lines (Khloe), and uber successful apps and video games, it’s hard not to be affected in some way by the Kardashian sisters and even harder not to notice the influence they, or more especially Kim, has had on fashion or even in the way people search for fame and fortune these days.

Kim Kardashian with sister Kourtney both in Balmain

All things aside, its easy to see that Kim Kardashian is right where she always strived to be. A household name, a fixture in the fashion world, and the wife of a mega famous hip hop star, how could you not sit back and smile all while counting your millions from a couture filled closet. With the Met Gala approaching I’m tingling with excitement and anticipation over what this beauty has in store for us next.

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#CelebrityCrush-Jordan Calloway (@JordanCalloway1)

Good morning lovelies! While most people dread Monday morning I sit back and grin like a Cheshire cat because I know what Mondays entail over at HeyMikeyATL. They include a quick bio on Hollywood and the leading men that come along with the glory and today is surely no different. Today’s bae is a baby-faced Bad Boy but don’t go by just his looks. His resume has a voice all its own and slowly but surely he’s making his way to the big screen and our hearts.

Actor Jordan Calloway is our #CelebrityCrush for today!

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Jordan was born with movies and Entertainment in his blood. His mother is esteemed actress Tony Calloway and his father is none other than cinematographer Joseph W. Calloway and his aunt is actress Vanessa Bell Calloway. Jordan’s first parley into the acting realm happened when he was just ten years old on an episode of the hit show “The Parkers”. Jordan then followed that up with a starring role on the Nickelodeon show ‘Unfabulous’ which aired from 2004-2007. On the show Jordan starred as Zack Carter-Schwartz, lead character Addie’s best friend who was on the basketball team and an environmental advocate.

In 2014, Jordan starred in the sequel to Nick Cannon’s “Drumline: A New Beat”. There he portrayed the love interest and rival of Alexandra Shipp’s character. These days we can catch Jordan Calloway stealing the show on the CW’S live action adaptation of the beloved comic series ‘Archie’ which has been titled “Riverdale” for television. On the show Jordan plays Chuck who is an ultra sexy but uber evil jock a role I would have never guess he’d take simply because of his dazzling smile and charisma.

Jordan Calloway’s bad boy portrayal mixed with his undeniable sexy makes for the perfect combination in any #BaeDay candidate.

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Not The Father? Drake (@Drake) Denies Knocking Up Instagram Model!

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Drake and Layla Lace

Drake is many things–a “rapper,” singer, actor, and at times a comedian–however, he is not a father,  and it is something pretty adamant about.

Apparently an Instagram model (there are just so many of those nowadays) took to social media last week alleging Drake is the father of her unborn child. Well Drizzy is definitely letting the world know he is NOT the father of her child!

via TMZ:


It’s interesting … Layla Lace posted earlier this week that Drake knocked her up in London and went radio silent once she told him. But she has since scrubbed all traces of the allegations.

There have been rumblings Drake’s team went nuts on her and threatened her with a lawsuit unless she removed the posts. Not true. He’s never even met her.

Our sources say Drake’s team never reached out to Layla much less threatened her … they believe she did it for attention and when people talked about her there was no need to keep the posts up.

Well it looks like Drake is not playing at all! We checked too and she definitely got rid of her post. You can read it yourself by clicking here, thanks to HollywoodGossip.com. We are just wondering what she was thinking by posting this on Instagram. The easier task would be to actually have the baby and allow DNA to prove the rest. Someone should tell Layla that in the world of entertainment groupies and jump offs rarely get anywhere without unquestionable proof.

Layla is by no means a bad looking woman. However, one has to question her motives. Drake probably did stop talking to her, and maybe he even was a true asshole to her, however, those antics does not a baby daddy make of the former Degrassi star. What do you guys think? Drizzy definitely hit it, but is he the father? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

Written By: Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning

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