Headlines: Jennifer Hudson Cast in “Confirmation”

Kerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson & More to Star in HBO Film’s CONFIRMATION – HBO Films’ CONFIRMATION stars Kerry Washington (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for “Scandal”; “Django Unchained,” “Ray”), Wendell Pierce (HBO’s “Treme” and “The Wire”), Greg Kinnear (Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee for “As Good as It Gets”; “Little Miss Sunshine”), Jeffrey Wright (Emmy® and Golden Globe winner for HBO’s “Angels in America”; HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Eric Stonestreet (Emmy® winner for “Modern Family”) and Jennifer Hudson (Oscar® winner for “Dreamgirls”). Written by Susannah Grant (Oscar® nominee for “Erin Brockovich”) and directed by Rick Famuyiwa (“Dope,” “The Wood”), the film details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and modern-day race relations. – Read more at Broadwayworld.com

One Direction to appear on Family Guy – One Direction are now taking a break, but you will see the guys reunite this year in, of all places, Quahog. Yes, the ridiculously popular British-Irish boy band will appear in an upcoming episode of Family Guy, EW has learned exclusively. The episode, which centers on Chris running for homecoming king, features the foursome — Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson — in a campfire scene with Stewie, who tells them a scary story involving non-skinny jeans. Payne and Tomlinson were the only two band members who recorded lines of dialogue for the episode. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

The Voice’s Jordan Smith: My Fiancée Has Supported Me ‘Every Step of the Way’ – Even at ‘My Worst’ – On New Year’s Day, The Voice’s new champion got down on bended knee and proposed to longtime girlfriend Kristen Denny – a joyous milestone he reveled in at the People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday. “It feels wonderful,” he told PEOPLE on the show’s red carpet in Los Angeles. “We’ve been together for three and a half years, so this has been a long time coming. It’s something that we both wanted for a very long time. Now we’re reaching a point in our lives where it just feels right.” – Read more at People.com

The Voice winner Jordan Smith says his debut album will be ‘inspiring’ – “I’m in the studio now,” the newly engaged 22-year-old told EW at Wednesday’s People’s Choice Awards. “[I’ve] been there a couple days, working with David Foster.” “It’s an absolute dream to work with him. He’s an absolute legend,” Smith gushed. “He’s such a genius and it’s an honor to work with him. He’s incredible.” Smith debuted his sound at Wednesday night’s ceremony with a performance of “You Are So Beautiful,” accompanied by Wallace. “[It’s] a little sample of what to expect on the album,” he said. “And then hopefully this spring you’ll be able to hear some more of it.” – Read more at EW.com

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