Bill Bellamy Snags FOX Role, Jason Derulo Lands iHeart Hosting Gig + Nate Parker to direct New Screenplay

Bill Bellamy, Nate Parker, Jason Derulo

Bill Bellamy, Nate Parker, Jason Derulo

Comedian, Host, & Actor Bill Bellamy new role has the Def Comedy Jam star putting a comedic spin on a real life issue: interracial marriage.

Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

Courtesy of FOX, the untitled sitcom will feature Bellamy as an ex football star with a white wife who has 2 odd sons and the process of them combining their lives as a family, according to Deadline. The show, (previously coined My White Wife & Kids) is written by Chris Chase & directed by Malcolm D. Lee and does not yet have a premiere date.

Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo

And in other news, pop star chart topper Jason Derulo will host the 3rd Annual I Heart Radio Music Awards, Entertainment Weekly reports. Derulo confirmed in a statement,

iHeartRadio has been such an important supporter of mine, and I’m thrilled and honored to be hosting this year’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. 2015 was an incredible year for so many talented artists. It’s going to be a great night of celebration and performance for music fans all across the country, and I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of it.

The ‘Want To Want Me’ singer will follow the footsteps of superstar Jamie Foxx who was the shows previous and only host. Other than getting to enjoy Derulo possibly taking off his shirt, expect dope performances from the likes of Chris Brown, Fetty Wap, Demi Lovato and more.

Nate Parker

Nate Parker

Meanwhile, the mega success at Sundance Film Festival of Nate Parker’s movie Birth Of A Nation is still fresh and yet he has already began writing his next project. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Parker will pen the story of 2 impoverished & disabled high school wrestlers from Ohio; Dartanyon Crockett & Leroy Sutton, and the ESPN producer, Lisa Fenn, who chronicled their story through one of the most watched specials in the sports networks history. Parker is charged with bringing the Emmy award winning piece to the big screen and introduce our hearts to Sutton who lost both legs as a child and Crockett who is legally blind but were able to fight adversity and become accomplished respected wrestlers. No word on a release date but we’re definitely looking out.

By –@mskay_marie

Authored by: Kellie Williams