Debbie Allen, Abby Elliott (Getty)Here's the latest small screen casting news from around the web:• Abby Elliott, who recently announced that she would not be returning to Saturday Night Live this season, has scored a role on How I Met Your Mother. Elliott will play a crazy girl named Janeane whose insanity proves irresistible to one member of the HIMYM gang. (via EW)• Debbie Allen is returning to Grey's Anatomy, and she'll be pulling double duty both in front and behind the camera. Allen...Read Full Story
Anika Noni Rose recovered from the awkward styling of her Academy Awards after-party look in this shimmering gown by Ina Soltani. This dress looks a lot like the Armani Privé gown Anne Hathaway wore to the 2010 Oscars, doesn't it?The NAACP Image Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of people of color in the arts. The show also attracts plenty of fabulous fashion. We've posted pictures and fashion credits for the best dressed celebrities at the NAACP here. The 42nd NAACP Image...Read Full Story
Anika Noni Rose is the voice of Tiana in the Disney animated movie The Princess and the Frog, which opens in wide release in theaters today. Princess Tiana is the first African American Disney princess, and the family flick is being screened for children from the Boys & Girls Club at Walmart stores in multiple states, according to CNN. The film is loosely based on the ED Baker novel The Frog Princess, which was then turned into a Grimm Brothers fairytale, The Frog Prince. The Disney movie...Read Full Story
Anika Noni Rose is an actress known for her role in "Dream Girls" and as the voice of Tiana, in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog." She is the first African American Disney princess. See more about Anika Noni Rose here.