When Whitney Houston’s biopic aired on Lifetime this year, many people felt like the movie didn’t do the late singer justice. Now, Houston will return to television in a new light. According to reports, Hologram USA will bring the singer back as a hologram for a world tour special. Alki David, CEO of Hologram USA and FilmOn, will work with the family to create a hologram and will show the concert through both digital and cable outlets. “I was heartbroken when Whitney passed away in 2012,” said David. “The opportunity to help share her spectacular gifts with the world again is exactly what I hoped for when I built the hologram business. We’ve got technology that’s causing a seismic shift in the entertainment industry, and a wonderful partnership with Pat Houston and the estate — I’m confident we’ll create the ultimate celebration of Whitney’s amazing artistry.” Read more.
BMW Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
BMW found themselves in hot water after several employees claimed they experienced racial discrimination within the company. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the luxury car brand settled a lawsuit with these employees and plans on paying them $1.6 million and giving them jobs. Read more.
Rapper Redman Joins the Film Industry
Hip-hop star Redman is going beyond the mic and will dabble in the realm of film. Redman, whose real name is Reginald “Reggie” Noble, will serve as the in-house music video and commercials director for a production company called Benetone Films. “Redman’s genius and illustrious knack for creativity combined with our passion for production is undoubtedly going to result in an exciting, promising and fruitful future for all,” said Rachvin Narula, CEO of Benetone Films. Read more.
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