‘Genius’ Season 3 Casts Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin

The third season of “Genius” on the National Geographic channel has found its Aretha Franklin. Cynthia Erivo will play the Queen of Soul in the “Genius: Aretha,” which will be the first authorized scripted series about the life of the singer.

Viola Davis and Colin Farrell in Widows.

‘Widows’ Sneak Previews Set This November

20th Century Fox’s “Widows” will have sneak previews nationwide on November 26 and 27. The intense heist movie starring a staggering , impressive cast composed of Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Jon Bernthal, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Garrett Dillahunt, Carrie Coon, Jacki Weaver, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Liam Neeson puts women at the core of this gripping crime caper set in a ruthless reality.