Hollywood Quick Hits: Will Smith, Kevin Hart & More!
REPORT: WILL SMITH AND KEVIN HART TO STAR IN AND PRODUCE 'PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES' REMAKE: Will Smith and Kevin Hart are reportedly teaming up to remake the 1987 Steve Martin and John Candy comedy Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. According to DatGrapeJuice.net, the two will producer the remake via Kevin's HartBeat Productions and Will's Westbrook Studios . Aeysha Carr of "Brooklyn 99" fame is set to pen the screenplay, a feat that will mark her feature writing debut. No release date has been announced. (DatGrapeJuice)
BARACK OBAMA SHARES HIS SUMMER PLAYLIST: Barack Obama has shared his annual summer playlist. He tweeted, "Over the past few months, I've spent a lot of time listening to music with my family. I wanted to share some of my favorites from the summer—including songs from some of the artists at this week's @DemConvention. Hope you enjoy it." He included selections from John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Leon Bridges, Billie Eilish, Drake, Summer Walker, Teyana Taylor and Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage (Remix)" featuring Beyonce and more. (Twitter)
'MARRIED TO MEDICINE' STAR TOYA BUSH HARRIS RESPONDS TO BACKLASH OVER SENDING HER SONS TO SCHOOL: Married to Medicine star Toya Bush-Harris has responded to the backlash she received after she announced on social media that her two sons are returning to school amid the coronavirus pandemic. When one fan wrote, "Girl. with all that money you spend on useless stuff u could have let them babies get homeschooled smh. Covid is real girl." Toya responded, "And you can let me parent my children and stop trying to judge, shame and voice useless comments on my IG!" (Jasmine Brand)
KARLIE REDD DENIES GETTING PLASTIC SURGERY ON HER FACE: Love & Hip- Hop: Atlanta star Karlie Redd has denied getting any plastic surgery on her face. She revealed on Instagram, "For those who swear I had all this surgery done to my face. I have never had surgery but here's my secret. @simonourianmd1 Cool Laser Treatment done to my face. He also did my lips… But NO Surgery." (Jasmine Brand)
FORMER BET PRESIDENT DEBRA LEE'S SON QUINN COLEMAN DIES AT 31: Quinn Coleman, the 31-year-old son of former BET president Debra Lee and Randy Coleman died suddenly on Sunday (August 16th). According to Variety, a cause of death has not been revealed. A statement from Lee's rep said, "Quinn was a loving son, brother, cousin and friend, a passionate DJ and A&R executive with a bright future ahead of him. Debra and her family are devastated by Quinn's passing and ask for privacy and respect as they grieve together." (Love B Scott)