Vivica A. Fox
Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress, producer and television host. Fox began her career on Soul Train in (1983–1984). Then she eventually continued her career with roles on the daytime television soap operas Days of Our Lives (1988) and Generations (1989–1991), subsequently shifting to the prime-time slot starring opposite Patti LaBelle, in the NBC sitcom Out All Night (1992–1993). Fox's breakthrough came in 1996, with roles in two box-office hit films, Roland Emmerich's Independence Day and F. Gary Gray's Set It Off.
Vivica A. Fox
Vivica Anjanetta Fox
July 30, 1964
South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, producer, host|
(m. 1998; div. 2002)
Fox subsequently has starred in films Booty Call (1997), Soul Food (1997), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Kingdom Come (2001), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Boat Trip (2002). Fox played Vernita Green in Kill Bill, and played supporting parts in films like Ella Enchanted (2004). Fox had the leading roles in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal (1998), and CBS medical drama City of Angels (2000). From 2003 to 2006, she co-starred in and produced the Lifetime crime drama series, Missing, for which she received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Fox has also produced a number of straight-to-video films.
Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is African-American. Her parents relocated to the Benton Harbor, Michigan, area soon after her birth. Fox is a 1982 graduate of Arlington High School in Indianapolis and subsequently graduated from Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, with an AA degree in Social Sciences.
In 1982, Fox relocated to California in order to attend Golden West College. While in California, she was a dancer on Soul Train from 1983 to 1984, and also appeared in the music video for R&B group, Klymaxx's hit single, Meeting in the Ladies Room. Afterwards, she started acting professionally, first on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives in 1988 playing Carmen Silva. After making her debut as a hooker in Oliver Stone's war drama film Born on the Fourth of July (1989), she was cast as Emily Franklin in the pilot episode of ABC comedy series, Living Dolls, a spin-off of the sitcom Who's the Boss? but was replaced with Halle Berry for the remaining episodes. Later that year, Fox was cast as Maya Reubens, the leading character in the NBC daytime soap opera Generations. The series broke new ground as the first soap opera to feature from its inception an African-American family.
In the early 1990s, Fox began appearing in prime time television, playing guest-starring roles on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Beverly Hills, 90210, Family Matters, Matlock and Martin. In 1992, she was cast as Patti LaBelle's fashion-designer daughter, Charisse Chamberlain, on the NBC sitcom Out All Night. In addition to her role, she returned to soap operas with role of Dr. Stephanie Simmons on CBS' The Young and the Restless during 1994–95. In 1995, she had a cameo role in the comedy film Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.
In 1996, Fox played Will Smith's character's girlfriend, Jasmine Dubrow, in the epic science fiction disaster blockbuster Independence Day, directed by Roland Emmerich. The film grossed over $800 million worldwide. Fox received an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss with Smith, and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. Later that year, she played Francesca "Frankie" Sutton in the crime action film Set It Off opposite Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Kimberly Elise. Directed by F. Gary Gray, Set It Off became a critical and box office success, grossing over $41 million against a budget of $9 million. In 1997, Fox starred in three movies: Booty Call, a Columbia Pictures comedy opposite Jamie Foxx; the superhero film Batman & Robin; and 20th Century Fox's critically acclaimed comedy-drama Soul Food. The latter was a major box office success. For her role, Fox received her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture nomination, and MTV Movie Award for Best Performance.
In 1998, Fox starred alongside Halle Berry, Lela Rochon and Larenz Tate in the romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love, playing one of the three wives of singer Frankie Lymon. The following year, she appeared in stoner comedy horror Idle Hands, and Teaching Mrs. Tingle with Helen Mirren. Fox had additional leading roles on television. She also takes a leave of absence on Out All Night to starred opposite Arsenio Hall in the short-lived ABC sitcom Arsenio in 1997, and returned to Out All Night after her show was canceled. After she left the cast shortly after Out All Night ended its run in 1998, she was lead actress in the short-lived Fox sitcom Getting Personal in 1998. She played Queen of Sheba in the British television film Solomon in 1997. In 2000, she starred alongside Blair Underwood in the short-lived CBS medical drama, City of Angels.
In 2001, Fox had starring roles in three films. First was Kingdom Come, a comedy-drama starring LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett Smith and Whoopi Goldberg. She played the lead in the romantic comedy Two Can Play That Game, and had supporting role in the independent comedy-drama Little Secrets. In 2002, she starred alongside Miguel A. Núñez Jr. in Juwanna Mann, and with Cuba Gooding Jr. in Boat Trip. In 2003, Quentin Tarantino cast her as Vernita Green in his two-part martial arts film Kill Bill.
From 2004 to 2006, Fox co-produced and starred as FBI special agent Nicole Scott in the Lifetime television crime drama series Missing. She received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role in 2006. Also in the 2000s, she produced (and played the leading roles) several films, include Motives, The Salon, Getting Played and Three Can Play That Game. From 2007 to 2009, she had the recurring role in the HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm as a mother of a family displaced by a hurricane and taken in by Larry and Cheryl.
Fox was a judge on The WB's talent show The Starlet. Fox participated in the third season of ABC's hit television show, Dancing with the Stars, she was voted off after the fourth week. In 2009, Fox served as celebrity spokesperson for the newly revamped Psychic Friends Network. After receiving backlash for her involvement with the network, Fox denied any involvement with the company, despite having filmed a commercial and promo video which had already gone to air. Fox also hosted her own VH1 reality series Glam God with Vivica A. Fox (2008), TV Land's The Cougar (2009), and Lifetime's Prank My Mom (2012). She was contestant on The Apprentice in 2015.
In the late 2000s and 2010s, Fox had supporting roles in poorly received by critics movies such as The Hard Corps (2006) alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kickin' It Old Skool (2007) starring Jamie Kennedy, and Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008) with Jessica Simpson. On television, Fox had guest star roles on Law & Order, Drop Dead Diva, Melissa & Joey and Raising Hope. As regular, she starred in the syndicated sitcom Mr. Box Office alongside Bill Bellamy and Jon Lovitz.
In 2013, she took part in the Christian sports drama film Home Run. The film had a limited release on April 19, 2013 in the United States and has grossed over $2.8 million. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film received 45% positive reviews from 11 critics. She also gave her voice to the direct-to-DVD animated movie Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright. On October 1, 2013, she was a supporting role in the christmas movie So This Christmas, alongside Eric Roberts.
In 2014, she participated in the acclaimed and parodic TV movie Sharknado 2: The Second One. Later, the same year, she was one of main actress of the action film starring Mercenaries, alongside Kristanna Loken, Brigitte Nielsen, Cynthia Rothrock, Zoë Bell, and Nicole Bilderback.
In 2015, she was cast as Cookie Lyon's sister for the second season of the Fox prime time soap opera, Empire. She was recurring cast member as of the second season and was promoted to series regular for its six and final season. In parallel, she was acted in the comedy-drama film Chocolate City, alongside Robert Ri'chard, Michael Jai White, Carmen Electra. In the United States, the film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on May 22, 2015. Freestyle Releasing handled the theatrical release with Paramount Home Entertainment handling the video on demand and home media release of the film. The film also debuted on BET on June 10, 2015. She also took part in the crime action thriller The Good, the Bad, and the Dead, starring Johnny Messner, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo and Michael Paré. She was present in the thriller movie True to the Game, based on Teri Woods' novel of the same name.
In 2016, she reprised her Independence Day role in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day: Resurgence. The film was released on June 24, 2016. That same year, it was announced that she would portray the president of the United States in the science fiction film "Crossbreed", making her the first African-American woman to portray the role in a feature film. At the same time, she was cast in the television film The Wrong Roommate.
On January 4, 2017, Lifetime launched the premiere of Vivica's new venture "Vivica's Black Magic" which was an exotic male review. At the same time, she had a supporting role in the movie Chocolate City: Vegas Strip guest-starring Robert Ri'chard, Michael Jai White, Mekhi Phifer, Ginuwine and Melanie Brown. The movie is available since August 12, 2017 on Netflix. Fox appeared as Cheer Goddess in the film Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack. She also starred in the tv biopic Bobbi Kristina, based on the life of the Whitney Houston daughter's Bobbi Kristina. Furthermore, she was acted in the independent drama film Jason's Letter. The film made its premiere on June 11, 2017 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover.
Vivica's Every Day I'm Hustling (St. Martin's Press, 2018) is a "part memoir, part inspirational" book that focuses on her career and relationships. The same year, she appeared in the famous tv movie The Last Sharknado: It's About Time. She appeared in the movie erotic romantic thriller Kinky. The film was released in the United States on October 12, 2018, by Patriot Pictures. She also starred in two Christmas movies, Christmas with a View, starring Patrick Duffy and A Wedding for Christmas.
In 2019, she starred in several David DeCoteau TV movies, including The Wrong Stepmother, The Wrong Boy Next Door, The Wrong Mommy, The Wrong Tutor and The Wrong Cheerleader. She appeared as Dr. Angela Foster in the TV series The Bay. She was starred in the drama movie Fire And Rain. She was played in two christmas tv movie 2nd Chance for Christmas and Christmas Matchmakers starring Dorian Gregory.
In 2020, she starred in the movie Arkansas, alongside Liam Hemsworth, John Malkovich and Vince Vaughn. On 20, March, 2020, she starred in the movie Hooking Up. She starred in the movie True To The Game 2, starring Tamar Braxton. The movie will be releasing the 10 april 2020. and will star in the upcoming movie Rev.
In December 1998, Fox married singer Christopher "Sixx-Nine" Harvest. The couple divorced in 2002. Fox later dated rapper 50 Cent in 2003. In November 2011, Fox and club promoter Omar "Slim" White broke off their ten-month engagement. Fox has stated that she regrets that she did not have children, and that it is her biggest regret in life.
|1989||Born on the Fourth of July||Hooker – VA Hospital|
|1995||The Tuskegee Airmen||Charlene||Television film|
|1996||Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood||Ashtray's Mother|
|Independence Day||Jasmine Dubrow||MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss shared with Will Smith|
Universe Reader's Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Genre Motion Picture
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
|Set It Off||Francesca "Frankie" Sutton|
|Batman & Robin||Miss B. Haven|
|Soul Food||Maxine Chadway||Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Actress|
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance
|Solomon||Queen of Sheba||Television film|
|1998||Why Do Fools Fall in Love||Elizabeth "Mickey" Waters|
|1999||Idle Hands||Debi LeCure|
|A Saintly Switch||Sara Anderson|
|Teaching Mrs. Tingle||Miss Gold|
|2000||Hendrix||Faye Pridgeon||Television film|
|2001||Double Take||Shari||Uncredited cameo|
|Kingdom Come||Lucille Slocumb||Nominated – BET Award for Best Actress|
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
|Two Can Play That Game||Shante Smith||Nominated – BET Award for Best Actress|
Black Reel Award for Best Actress
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
|2002||Juwanna Mann||Michelle Langford||Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture|
|Boat Trip||Felicia||Nominated – BET Award for Best Actress|
|2003||Ride or Die||Lisa||Producer|
|Kill Bill: Volume 1||Vernita Green / Jeanie Bell / Copperhead||Nominated – BET Award for Best Actress|
Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress
|Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time||Future Monique||Television film|
|2004||Ella Enchanted||Lucinda Perriweather|
|Kill Bill: Volume 2||Vernita Green / Jeanie Bell / Copperhead|
Nominated – Black Reel Award for Best Independent Film
|2005||The Salon||Jenny Smith||Producer|
|2006||Getting Played||Andrea Collins|
|The Hard Corps||Tamara Barclay|
|Citizen Duane||Miss Houston|
|2007||Kickin' It Old Skool||Roxanna Jackson|
|Motives 2||Constance Simms||Direct to video|
|Father of Lies||Barbara Robinson|
|Three Can Play That Game||Shante Smith||Producer|
|Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare||Dotty Tortoise||Voice|
|Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous||Sgt. Louisa Morley|
|2009||The Slammin' Salmon||Nutella|
|Hollywood & Wine||Jackie Johnson|
|There's a Stranger in my House||Harmony's mother|
|Shark City||Veronica Wolf|
|2010||Trapped: Haitian Nights||Violet Martin|
|Junkyard Dog||Samantha Deatherage|
|Miss Nobody||Nan Wilder|
|Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed||Janet|
|The Land of the Astronauts||Studio Executive|
|Farewell Mr. Kringle||Zoe Marsden||Television film|
|Lord, All Men Can't Be Dogs||Lisa|
|A Holiday Heist||Dean Erma|
|Cheaper to Keep Her||Morgan Mays|
|Annie Claus is Coming to Town||Lucy|
|Searching for Angels||Nurse Carter|
|1 Out of 7||Devon|
|In the Hive||Billie|
|Solid State||Agent Fox|
|Cool Cat Stops Bullying||Herself|
|Caught on Tape||Nadine|
|The Pastor and Mrs. Jones||Mrs. Jones|
|Line of Duty||Agent Montelongo|
|Queen City||Lady Midnight|
|It's Not You, It's Me||Gina|
|Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright||Lotte Lavoie||Voice|
|The Power of Love||PJ Payton|
|So This Is Christmas||Sharon|
|A Christmas Wedding||Sharon Douglas|
|2014||Whatever She Wants||Vivian Wolf|
|Looking for Mr. Right||Della|
|Sharknado 2: The Second One||Skye||Television film|
|Mercenaries||Donna "Raven" Ravena|
|30 Days in Atlanta||Wilson's Wife|
|2015||Chocolate City||Katherine McCoy|
|Assassin's Game||The Target|
|Blaq Gold||Mayor Morgan Hardaway||Television film|
|6 Ways to Die||Veronica Smith|
|Carter High||Mrs. James|
|A Royal Family Holiday||Mona Levi||Television film|
|Royal Family Christmas|
|The Good, the Bad and the Dead||Imani Cole|
|Cool Cat Saves the Kids||Herself|
|2016||The Stepson – Evil in the House||Renee Chamberlain|
|True to the Game||Shoog|
|The Wrong Roommate||Detective Valdez||Television film, also producer|
|Independence Day: Resurgence||Jasmine Dubrow||CinemaCon Award for Best Ensemble|
|The Wrong Child||Renee|
|Summer in the City||Alyssa||Television film|
|A Husband for Christmas||Brooke Harris|
|2017||Jason's Letter||Sammi Brooks|
|The Wrong Student||Gibson||Television film, also producer|
|Chocolate City: Vegas Strip||Katherine McCoy|
|Bobbi Kristina||Pat Houston||Television film|
|The Sky Princess||Moon Queen||Voice|
|Garlic & Gunpowder||Mayor Brown|
|Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack||Cheer Goddess||Direct to video|
|Lust For Murder||Gibson||Television film|
|A Christmas Cruise||Pam|
|2018||Cool Cat Kids Superhero||Herself|
|The Wrong Cruise||Claire Tanner||Television film, also producer|
|The Last Sharknado: It's About Time||Skye||Television film|
|The Wrong Friend||Principal Atkins||Also producer|
|Christmas with a View||Lydia||Television film, also producer|
|A Wedding for Christmas||Ms. Reynolds||Television film, also producer|
|The Wrong Teacher||Ms. Burns||Television film, also producer|
|2019||Crossbreed||President Ellen Henricksen|
|The Wrong Stepmother||Ms. Price||Television film, also producer|
|The Wrong Boy Next Door||Detective Watkins||Television film, also producer|
|The Wrong Mommy||Samantha||Television film, also producer|
|The Wrong Tutor||Carol 2019||Television film, also producer|
|The Wrong Cheerleader||Coach Flynn||Television film, also producer|
|Christmas Matchmakers||Kate||Television film|
|Fire and Rain||Casey|
|2020||The Wrong Housesitter||Debbie||Television film, also producer|
|True To The Game 2||Shoog|
|Humble Pie||Christine Robinson|
|A Beautiful Distraction||Claire|
|Hooking Up||Cindy Brighton|
|2021||Aquarium of the Dead||Clu|
|True to the Game 3||Shoog|
|1988||Days of Our Lives||Carmen Silva||Recurring role|
|China Beach||Toffee Candette||Episodes: "Lost and Found" and "Lost and Found: Part 2"|
|1989||Who's the Boss?||Emily Franklin||Episode: "Living Dolls"|
|1989–1991||Generations||Maya Reubens||Series regular|
|1991||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Janet||Episode: "It Had to Be You"|
|Beverly Hills, 90210||Sherice Ashe||Episode: "Ashes to Ashes"|
|1992||Family Matters||Halawna||Episode: "Jailhouse Blues"|
|1993||Matlock||Celebrity Patient at Clinic||Episode: "The Obsession"|
|1992–1993||Out All Night||Charisse Chamberlain||Series regular, 20 episodes|
|1994–1995||The Young and the Restless||Stephanie Simmons||Series regular|
|1995||Martin||Patrice||Episode: "The Ex-Files"|
|The Watcher||Elizabeth||Episode: "Second Chances"|
|1996||Soul Train||Herself||Guest host, two episodes|
|Living Single||Tina||Episode: "Do You Take This Man's Wallet?"|
|1997||Arsenio||Vicki Atwood||Series regular, 7 episodes|
|1998||Getting Personal||Robyn Buckley||Series regular, 18 episodes|
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
|1999||Cosby||Anita||Episode: "War Stories"|
|The Hughleys||Regina||3 episodes|
|2000||City of Angels||Dr. Lillian Price||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|2001||The Proud Family||Margaret (Voice)||Episode: "Seven Days of Kwanzaa"|
|2002||My Wife and Kids||Kelly Kyle||Episode: "Sister Story"|
|2003||Ozzy & Drix||Ellen Patella (Voice)||6 episodes|
|The Twilight Zone||Adelaide Tyler||Episode: "Memphis"|
|Tremors||Delores||Episode: "The Key"|
|The Parkers||Claire||Episode: "Kimmie Has Two Moms"|
|2004||Alias||Toni Cummings||Episodes: "After Six" and "Legacy"|
|2004–2006||1-800-Missing||FBI Agent Nicole Scott||Series regular, 37 episodes, also co-executive producer|
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2006)
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (2005)
|2005||Loonatics Unleashed||Black Velvet (Voice)||Episode: "The Cloak of Black Velvet"|
|2006||All of Us||Beverly Hunter||Episodes: "Surprise, Surprise: Part 1" and "Surprise, Surprise: Part 2"|
|2007–2009||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Loretta Black||11 episodes|
Nominated – NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2008)
|2008||Law & Order||Kate Tenny||Episode: "Sweetie"|
|Glam God with Vivica A. Fox||Host||Executive producer|
|2009||'da Kink In My Hair||Karen||Episode: "Oil's Well That Ends Well"|
|2010||True Jackson, VP||True's Mom||Episode: "Pajama Party"|
|2010–2013||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Angel Dynamite/Cassidy Williams||Voice, 20 episodes|
|2010||Drop Dead Diva||Maria Ellis||Episode: "The Long Road to Napa"|
|2011||Melissa & Joey||Tasha||Episode: "Toledo's Next Top Model"|
|The Protector||Captain Lisa Novak||Episode: "Ghosts"|
|2011||Miss Universe 2011||Judge||Miss Universe 2011|
|2012||Raising Hope||Sara Louise||Episode: "Hogging All the Glory"|
|Prank My Mom||Host||15 episodes|
|2012–2015||Mr. Box Office||Casandra Washington||Series regular, 36 episodes|
|2013||The Eric André Show||Herself||Episode: "Jodie Sweetin; Vivica A. Fox"|
|2015–2016||Mann & Wife||Michelle||Recurring role|
|2015||Sofia the First||Carol (voice)||Episode: "Carol of the Arrow"|
|2015–2020||Empire||Candace Mason||Recurring (seasons 2–5), series regular (season 6)|
|2018–2019||The Bay||Dr. Angela Foster||4 episodes|
|2018||Face the Truth||Herself||Talk Show Host/Moderator|
|2019||To Tell the Truth||Panelist|
|2012||Hitman: Absolution||Lasandra Dixon|
Music video appearancesEdit
- Klymaxx – "Meeting in the Ladies Room" (1984)
- Rick James – "Glow" (1985)
- Randy & the Gypsys – "Perpetrators" (1989)
- LL Cool J – "Strictly Business" (1991)
- 2Pac – "Papa'z Song" (1993)
- Aretha Franklin – "Honey" (1994)
- Toni Braxton – "You're Makin Me High" (1996)
- Puff Daddy & the Family – "Been Around the World" (1997)
- Foxy Brown – "Big Bad Mamma" (1997)
- Kelly Price – "As We Lay" (2000)
- Brian McKnight" Shoulda Woulda Coulda"(2003)
- B2K – "Girlfriend" (2003)
- 50 Cent – "Do You Think About Me" (2010)
- Jaheim – "Age Ain't A Factor" (2013)
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- Loderhose, Gary; Price, Nelson; Hunter, William Addison; Hunter, William Young (March 15, 1999). Far, Far from Home: The Ninth Florida Regiment in the Confederate Army. Emmis Books. ISBN 9781578600977. Retrieved March 15, 2018 – via Google Books.
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- Derreck Johnson (March 19, 2015). "Before 'Empires Cookie vs. Anika, there was 'Generations Doreen vs. Maya". Slate Magazine. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in The Hood". January 1, 1996. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Independence Day (1996) – Box Office Mojo". Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Set It Off (1996) – Box Office Mojo". Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Batman & Robin". June 20, 1997. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Soul Food". September 26, 1997. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Soul Food (1997) – Box Office Mojo". Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Why Do Fools Fall In Love". August 28, 1998. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- Arsenio Hall Returns to TV in New ABC Series Jet Mar 3, 1997
- "CBS Starts Prepping for 'City of Angels'". latimes. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Two Can Play That Game". September 7, 2001. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Two Can Play That Game (2001) – Box Office Mojo". Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- Jeff Otto (October 6, 2003). "An Interview with Vivica A. Fox". IGN. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Report: Vivica A. Fox, Mario Lopez to Appear on 'Dancing With the Stars'". Fox News. Archived from the original on October 18, 2006. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- Kelly, Liz (February 3, 2009). "Celebritology 2.0 – A New Psychic Friend: Vivica A. Fox". Voices.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved May 24, 2010.
- Kate Stanhope (November 18, 2015). "'Empire' Vivica Fox Cookie Sister Interview 'Independence Day 2'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- Alex Ben Block (May 7, 2012). "Bill Bellamy, Jon Lovitz, Vivica A. Fox to Star in Syndicated Sitcom". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Wyclef Jean & Akon Starring in Black November". Retrieved June 30, 2014.
- "Wyclef Jean and Akon will star in Jeta Amata's Nollywood production, Black November". All African Cinema. September 4, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
- Sharkey, Betsey (April 18, 2013). "Movie review: 'Home Run' overplays its morality pitch". Los Angeles Times. US. Archived from the original on April 12, 2020.
- "Home Run (PG-13)". boxoffice.com. Archived from the original on July 5, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2020.
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- "Scooby-Doo: Stage Fright: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Matthew Lillard, Wayne Brady, Peter Macnicol, Ariel Winter, Victor Cook, Alan Burnett, Jason Wyatt, Sam Register, Doug Langdale: Movies & TV". Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- "iTunes – Movies – Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright – Original Movie". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved August 20, 2013.
- Gencarelli, Mike. "Blu-ray Review "Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright"". August 7, 2013. mediamikes.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
- Rothman, Michael (February 22, 2014). "Meet the Cast of 'Sharknado 2: The Second One'". ABC News. US. Archived from the original on October 9, 2016.
- Mighty Peking Man (June 4, 2014). "The female Expendables are here! Cynthia Rothrock, Brigitte Nielsen, Kristanna Loken, Zoë Bell and Vivica A. Fox are Mercenaries". City on Fire. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- "Empire season 2: Vivica A. Fox cast as Cookie's sister – EW.com". Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Chocolate City". abandomoviez. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
- Chocolate City – Movie Trailers – iTunes
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- Collinson, Gary. "First trailer for 4Got10 starring Dolph Lundgren and Danny Trejo", www.flickeringmyth.com, published 08-21-2015. Retrieved 09-14-2015.
- McNary, Dave (October 13, 2015). "Columbus Short to Star in Romance-Drama 'True to the Game'". Variety.
- Dave McNary. "Vivica A. Fox Joins 'Independence Day 2'". Variety. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
- "Hollywood has never had a black woman play the President in a movie – until now". Retrieved September 27, 2016.
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- Saunders, Jeraldine (August 12, 2017). "Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 08/12/17 for 08/12/17". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- Cooper, Matt (February 5, 2016). "TV This Week Feb. 7 – 13: 'Super Bowl 50' on CBS". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- "Chocolate City 2: Vegas Battle". chocolatecity2vegasbattle.com. Archived from the original on August 14, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
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- Chen, Joyce (August 30, 2017). "'Bobbi Kristina' Biopic Unveils First Trailer: Watch". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
- Williams, Candice (October 6, 2017). "Cast of 'Bobbi Kristina' says film comes from 'place of love and respect'". Abcnews.go.com. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
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