Daily Buzz 8.25.11

    Shonda Rhimes sells news show to ABC

    Shonda Rhimes has added another show to her roster.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shonda has just sold an hour-long drama titled "Gilded Lillys" to ABC.

    Unlike her other three shows, this one won’t be a medical drama. Instead, "Gilded Lillys" will be set in 1985 and center on the people who own, visit and manage a luxury hotel in New York.

    The series will be written by K.J. Steinberg, who also written for the CW hit "Gossip Girl." Shonda and Betsey Beers will act as executive producers for "Gilded Lillys."

    Shonda will also be rolling out a legal drama called "Scandal" midseason.

    Isaiah Mustafa books ‘Charlie’s Angels’

    The man your man could smell like has wafted his way to a gig on ABC. TVLine.com reports that Isaiah Mustafa has been tapped for a recurring role on "Charlie’s Angels."

    Isaiah will play a hunky detective named Ray Goodson, who had to break his engagement to Kate (played by Annie Ilonzeh) after he found out she was a crooked cop. The pair run into each other when Charlie tasks his Angels with a case that Ray is already working.

    Will sparks fly? Is the chemistry still there? Find out when "Charlie’s Angels" premieres September 22 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

    Janet Jackson does Blackglama again

    Blackglama invited Janet Jackson to suit up once again. Janet owned the camera in her new "What Becomes A Legend Most?" campaign for the luxury clothing brand.

    While her last Blackglama phototshoot was all about elegant glamour, this time she’s taken on a much more modern glam look. Check her out in the video below!


    Queen Latifah bewildered by ‘DWTS’ rumors

    No disrespect, but Queen Latifah has too much going on to be competing on “Dancing With the Stars” right now, and she has no idea where that rumor came from.

    “I was chilling on a beach in Europe and all of a sudden I got a call that I’m doing … what? … who?” she told “Access Hollywood.”

    However, Queen said she might be on as a performer, as in singer, but not as one of the contestants.

    She also spoke to “Access Hollywood” about her flick Joyful Noise and more of her upcoming projects.



    Royce Reed posts hot, new pics

    Royce Reed shared some racy photos with her Twitter fans earlier this week.

    There’s still a question as to whether the “Basketball Wives” star will return for season 4, but if not, she could possibly begin a successful career as a calendar model.

    Click on the thumbnails below for larger images of Royce.



    —Sonya Eskridge and  Tracy L. Scott




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