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FLY News: Kerry Washington Joins The Cast of ‘Cars 3’!

The cast of the upcoming animated feature Cars 3 is boasting some major star power for it’s third race around the track. Today we learn that in third film of the famed Disney/Pixar franchise, Kerry Washington will joining the likes of Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and Mater (Larry The Cable Guy).

DO THE MATH — In Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3,” Kerry Washington lends her voice to Natalie Certain, a highly respected statistical analyst who knows her numbers. Book-smart and mathematically gifted, Certain is a fresh voice in the racing world. While she may earn top marks in her ability to evaluate a racer’s stats, she could be underestimating the importance of determination. “Cars 3” opens in U.S. theaters on June 16, 2017. ©2017 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Washington lend her voice to the character Natalie Certain, a statistical analyst for RSN (Racing Sports Network).

Also new to the crew will be Nathan Fillion (Castle, Modern Family) who will voice the character Sterling, Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black) as Miss Fritter and Cristela Alonzo (The Angry Birds Movie) as Cruz Ramirez.

Cars 3 races into theaters June, 16th!

Synopsis: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turn. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Directed By: Brian Fee

Produced By: Kevin Reher

Executive Producer: John Lasseter

Written By: Robert L. Baird (Story and Screenplay) & Dan Gerson (Screenplay)

Cast: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin, Michael Wallis, Paul Dooley, Michael Keaton, John Ratzenberger

Music Composed By: Randy Newman

PHOTOS: DISNEY/PIXAR 

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‘SECRET LIFE OF PETS’: Celebrities and their Furry friends

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Kevin Hart’s love for pets and his rescue dog is no secret. Now you can find him voicing an adorable rabbit with wicked tendencies in his new film SECRET LIFE OF PETS in theaters July 8, 2016. “Make me the person my dog thinks I am,” goes the famous saying. And for those living in the limelight, that expression is undoubtedly true. Dogs, cats, and occasional guinea pigs prove to be devoted sidekicks to the famous and infamous. Since it’s Furry Friday, here is a list of hot celebrities with their furry friends.

Check it out after the jump…

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Kennedy Center Honors 2015: Aretha Franklin & Cece Winans Tributes Carole King & Cicely Tyson with EPIC Performances [Video]

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If you missed the Kennedy Center Honors 2015 televised ceremony then you’re in for a treat, as we have full coverage right here for you!

Honorees Cicely Tyson received a glorified performance from our favorite inspirational alto, Cece Winans as she performed the classic hymn “Blessed Assurance”. Carole King also was musically recognized by Aretha Franklin (with clutch and fur coat in tow) as she echoed the consistent soulful sounds of “(You Make Me Feel) A Natural Woman”, which King co-wrote.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Usher, Viola Davis, Kerry Washington and more were completely moved by both performances. The entire arena was on their feet and practically in tears; a moment no one will every forget.

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Kerry, Viola and Tyler Perry were also involved in Cicely’s tribute.

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Check out both visual memories below:

Cece Winans & Terrance Blanchard Peformance

Aretha Franklin Performance

In case you missed the ceremony watch it in full HERE.

Photos: CBS

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FLY Roundup: Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington & SJP Cover Glamour, The Stream Wars, Rihanna The Prankster and Jazmine Sullivan’s Gift For Songwriting

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Some of y’all may have missed the FLY moments of the week, but no worries because we’ve got you covered! We are going to fill you in on all the juicy entertainment news and drama that you didn’t catch. Go ahead, get in there…

 

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#PowerWomen: Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington And Sarah Jessica Parker Grace Cover Of Glamour Magazine

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What a great way to start the week! Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kerry Washington are soon to be seen on the cover of Glamour Magazine in May 2015! Try and keep calm as you drool over this beautiful picture of the trio dressed in very simple outfits looking absolutely stunning.

Photos by Patrick Demarchelier and the cover and spread styled by Laura Ferrara, we can not wait to see more shots! It is also worth mentioning that these 3 have teamed up for a project that has yet to be revealed. I guess we have to try our best and wait until May to find out what…

 

-StayFLY

[FLY Girl Cherri]

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Watch: Angie Martinez Talks with Taraji P. Henson About ‘Baby Boy’ Sequel, Kerry Washington, Season 2 of ‘Empire’ & more

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Making her rounds in the name of Empire, actress extraordinaire Taraji P. Henson aka Cookie Lyon headed over to Power 105.1 and speaks with Angie Martinez.

During the sit-down conversation, Angie digs up some info on the season finale of he hit series, Taraji talks Kerry Washington, 50 Cent, ‘Baby Boy 2’, handpicking Derek Luke for the role on ‘Empire’, winning the NAACP Award and so much more.

Cookie Lyon has “stolen” her entire life, she says:

“It’s overwhelming, going to the store is not going to the store anymore.  I used to do my groceries before, but I had to hire an assistant.”

Check out the FULL interview below:

The Angie Martinez Show airs on New York’s Power 105.1, weekdays from 2pm – 6pm, and on Miami’s The Beat 103.5, middays from 10am–2pm tomorrow to hear Fans can also access The Angie Martinez Show through iHeartMedia.com iHeartMedia app.

 

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Kerry Washington & Eminem for Saturday Night Live! [Video]

Set your DVR’s this weekend as Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Detroit’s own Eminem will gracing the set of Saturday Night Live. Check out this promo clip which displays a very jolly Kerry but a speechless Eminem. Lol! Peep the promo vid below…

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Fly-LIGHTs: Kerry Washington For Ebony Magazine

Kerry Washington looks absolutely STUNNING on the cover of the March 2013 issue of Ebony Magazine!

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Red Carpet Fly-Lights: The 2013 Golden Globes

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The Red Carpet was filled with hits and misses during last night’s 2013 Golden Globe Awards! Take a walk with us, as we see who’s look was HIT and who looked HIT …. lol. Let’s go …

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Fashion Fly-Lights: Kerry Washington, Jada Pinkett-Smith & Solange Knowles

It’s a complete FASHION Attack in these streets! Last Night, three of our favorite Fly Girls were spotted out and about and the results were pretty damn FLY! Take a look for yourself!