Lena Waithe is the brains behind the upcoming film ‘Queen and Slim’ film starring Daniel Kaaluuya and Jodie Turner Smith.

This week the Emmy Award winner stopped by the studio to talk about the film and some of the inspiration behind it.

She also dished on her other projects including the third season of The Chi and the controversary surrounding Jason Mitchell.

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Taraji P. Henson stopped by the studio to discuss her new partnership with chocolate brand Kinder Bueno. While there, the Empire star also dished on the last season of Empire– and the possibility of a reunion show.

Henson also chatted about her upcoming Netflix project and wedding in 2020.

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Anderson .Paak has a new focus: immigration. The rapper has signed on to help those in need by putting on a concert series called Fighting Chance.

.Paak stopped by to discuss the events, his dedicaton to helping those trying to get on their feet, and his career in music.

The rapper also discusses his close relationship with music icon Dr. Dre and how he eneded up preforming with Smokey Robinson.

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has officially released his directorial debut, Farming, which follows his real-life story on how he was fostered out to a white working class families in the UK.

The actor stopped by the studio to discuss his project and his riveting experience.

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This week, acclaimed actress Alfre Woodard stopped by the studio to discuss her new Apple TV+ series, “See.”

In addition to discussing her role opposite Jason Momoa, Woodard also discussed her critically acclaimed role in Clemency with Aldis Hodge.

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Tarell Alvin McCraney is the man behind some of the most critically acclaimed coming of age stories– including the Oscar winning film, Moonlight.

Now, McCraney’s latest project is the new OWN series, David Makes Man.

McCraney stopped by the studio to discuss the series, his connection to the titular character and how this unique story is relatable.

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Candice Williams went on ABC News’ Debrief to discuss Tyler Perry Studios grand opening in Atlanta.