Welcome To THE TEA with Mirika C!

If you’ve followed me throughout my blogging career, I’ve written about some of everything, but now, I’m bringing it directly to my official site with THE TEA. Along with my novels, novellas and short stories, you will be able to get some of the latest news going on wherever, and you will get it right here with me, Mirika Mayo Cornelius, or my blogging handle, Mirika C. Enjoy!

Sanaa Lathan Coming To FOX In New RACE-DRIVEN Series

October 7, 2015

If you haven’t already heard the big news for our The Perfect Guy star Sanaa Lathan, FOX is developing a show and she will be the star of it all.  Sticking with the director of Love & Basketball, Gina Prince-Bythewood, the series will take on racism but in a flip flop manner by using the […]

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Nicki Minaj Comedy Coming To ABC & It’s All About Her LIFE!

September 29, 2015

Nicki Minaj has been just about everywhere when it comes to entertainment…or so we thought.  It looks like Minaj is headed to ABC in a yet untitled project that focuses on her life, from birth in Trinidad to her rearing in America.  We will get a comedic look at her life in 30 minutes per […]

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50 Cent Developing New Projects For STARZ, Watch Omari Hardwick In CHAPTER & VERSE

September 29, 2015

We’ve already fallen in love with the STARZ hit show POWER, with 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) as executive producer and actor for the show.  Now things could be getting even better because the word out is that 50 Cent just signed onto a brand new deal with the network to bring new projects for the […]

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MUST WATCH: Very First Live Action THE JUNGLE BOOK Movie Teaser Trailer

September 15, 2015

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m major when it comes to The Jungle Book. I had the book as a child, and it was the only story that varied from the rest, thus a keeper. Well, Disney’s very first The Jungle Book movie LIVE ACTION movie trailer has finally made its move to […]

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MUST WATCH: CREED – Official Trailer Number 2, Starring Michael B. Jordan As Apollo Creed’s Son

September 14, 2015

Here is another brand new trailer for what is soon to be a number one movie at the box office (I just know these things)- CREED! Starring Michael B. Jordan as Apollo Creed’s son, the trailer goes into more of the story and conflict that Creed’s son will face as he takes to the boxing […]

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Joseph Sikora of POWER Talks His Journey In Acting, White Privilege & Racism Overall

August 19, 2015

I just checked out this up close and personal that April Walker had with Power actor Joseph Sikora, but we all know I want to call him Tommy Egan. He plays my favorite character on the show only because even though he’s a hot head, when it comes to the criminal mind, he seems to […]

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Morris Chestnut Talks ROSEWOOD, The Perfect Guy And More In Short New Orleans Interview!

August 6, 2015

For the Morris Chestnut fans, just in case you missed his interview about all the work he’s doing for this year – and I mean he’s really turned things up a notch – check him out as he gives the run down to FOX8. For more detail on any of these shows, click here because […]

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Watch the Trailer for ROSEWOOD, the New TV Series Starring Morris Chestnut!

August 3, 2015

I’ve been exceptionally busy but I wanted to drop in to show those who haven’t seen the latest for ROSEWOOD starring Morris Chestnut, you know that show I gave you the deets on back in March. It’s catch up time. Here is the trailer that I skipped by as I have been finishing my novel […]

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Watch Fear of The Walking Dead Full Trailer Now

July 14, 2015

So listen, I figured some madness went on in that run down building when the guy with the white shirt took off when the teaser trailer hit weeks ago. As you watch the full trailer for Fear of The Walking Dead, just know that they don’t know what it is just yet that caused the […]

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Watch the Official CREED Movie Trailer, Starring Michael B Jordan

June 30, 2015

The official movie trailer for CREED starring Michael B Jordan is freshly released, and it is already a must see for all of us who fell in love with ROCKY. Now, we get to see APOLLO CREED’s son step into the ring and BOX! Prepare for busted eyes and worried mothers when you watch this […]

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MOVIE TO SEE: CARTEL LAND Brought To Us By Director Of THE HURT LOCKER, Kathryn Bigelow

June 30, 2015

Who wants to see Cartel Land? Me of course, and you may want to watch this documentary as well as it follows the lives of those in Mexico fighting with and against the cartels. It’s a fairly dangerous sight to watch just in the trailer alone, however, it gives a very close and in depth […]

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Find Out What Happens WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, Starring Theo Rossi, Morris Chestnut & Regina Hall

June 30, 2015

So there’s this new thriller slash mystery slash drama all rolled up in one to release on September 16 of 2016 starring Theo Rossi, Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall titled WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS, and don’t you want to find out what happens? I do. The gist of the movie is about a surrogate mom […]

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FEAR the WALKING DEAD Promo – Nick Escapes. Possible Scenarios?

June 22, 2015

I can’t wait for Fear the Walking Dead to premiere. I am already a dang walker myself with The Walking Dead, so why not just throw a fear in front of it to add to my addiction. For those of you who haven’t watched the Nick Escapes Fear the Walking Dead promo, you see him […]

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THE MOVIE GO-SEE: The Perfect Guy, Starring Sanaa Lathan & Morris Chestnut (Trailer)

June 7, 2015

So the trailer for The Perfect Guy starring Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut and Michael Ealy looks like a definite winner, just like I thought about it when I first caught wind of this thriller. I’m personally a fan of the romance gone nuts as any of you know from reading my novels AIN’T QUITE WHAT […]

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“I’ll Get Back To Making You Laugh. I Promise You” – Comedian Tracy Morgan In Today Show Interview

June 1, 2015

Our hearts stopped when we the news broke of Tracy Morgan and others, such as his longtime friend James McNair, suffering multiple injuries and even death after a tracker trailer slammed into their vehicle months ago. It was this accident that left Tracy Morgan in a coma and many broken bones. Thankfully, he was able […]

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Azealia Banks Snags Starring Role In Upcoming RZA Directed Film

May 27, 2015

It looks like the many times controversial and very talented Azealia Banks has landed a role in the upcoming movie that I believe is titled Spoken Word, and she has the starring role of Coco. Spoken Word is being directed by RZA known from Wu-Tang Clan, and if you don’t know, RZA is no stranger […]

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Barbershop 3 In the Works With Ice Cube, Common, Cedric And The Crew!

April 30, 2015

Ever since 2014, I’ve been hearing news about the upcoming Barbershop 3 movie. Well, it’s definitely coming with Ice Cube, the rapper/ actor Common who has been in several back to back movies – Selma, Run All Night with Liam Neeson and now this along with his television projects – and the latest addition comedian […]

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Idris Elba Definitely On For Star Trek 3 In Brand New Role (Video)

April 22, 2015

I’m not a Trekky or anything, and I’ve never been though I come from a rather long span of Trekkers. This time, I may make take all that back because Idris Elba is more than likely definitely playing a brand new character in Star Trek 3! I hear the applause from my house. So…the verification […]

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Michael B. Jordan On Promo For Creed, Talks Playing Such An Important Role As Apollo Creed’s Son

April 21, 2015

Creed, the movie that I can’t wait for starring Michael B. Jordan as Apollo Creed’s son, Adonis Creed, in this spin off from the hit movie franchise ROCKY, is coming to the theaters on November 15th, and the star sat down on Jimmy Kimmel to talk about training for the film and understanding what he […]

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Jamie Foxx Reveals New Album Cover & Title Plus Talks His “Civil Rights” Feet (Video)

April 20, 2015

Every single day I find something that makes me laugh and Jamie Foxx is that person today. He announced his new album title by the way – Hollywood which is due out May 19th- and also expresses why and how he levels his look and what he sings about to match his age. Check it […]

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M. Night Shyamalan Talks Wayward Pines & Notes on a Possible Unbreakable 2 Movie

April 19, 2015

So Wayward Pines is the series that I’m waiting on watching, along with Power of course. Again, Wayward Pines, as I mentioned before but maybe not in these same words, has a magnificent storyline, and it has me pumped to see what’s in between all of it.  May 14th on FOX is when the show […]

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An Event Well Worth It – Pose n Post Symposium, Hosted by Chrisette Michele – the Columbia, SC Edition

April 14, 2015

As I approached the black benches that lined the walkway to SOCO, the venue for the Pose n Post Symposium in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by R&B singer and flower child Chrisette Michele, I was greeted by a life sized poster of the songstress that had already become the face of […]

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Chris Tucker Starring With Vin Diesel In New Movie, Pinocchio Is Coming Live-Action And Mariah Carey Starring In Christmas Flick!

April 9, 2015

So there is much buzz going around about Mariah Carey and this brand new upcoming movie idea she actually sold to New Line.  Mariah Carey will star in the movie which is said to be set a Christmas time, which we all know is the singer’s favorite season of the year if we base it […]

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Get Your Hopes Up! Learn To EXPECT SOMETHING GOOD In Joyce Meyer’s New Book!

April 8, 2015

Joyce Meyer, one of my favorite Christian authors and ministers, is on tour, and my plans are to go see her on Saturday as she has released a brand new book that’s to your left – Get Your Hopes Up!: Expect Something Good to Happen to You Every Day. I’ve been a fan of her […]

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Become Empowered At Pose N Post Symposium Featuring Chrisette Michele!

April 5, 2015
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R&B singer Chrisette Michele, Rich Hipster, The Mane Choice and Lamik Cosmetics are coming to Columbia, SC as a part of their Pose N Post Symposium, 8 city tour on April 12th. Some of the best in the business as far as branding and empowerment will be there such as fashionista and jewelry designer Ambrosia […]

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Watch the Latest Trailer For STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON – In Theaters August 14th

April 2, 2015

You’ve already seen the above trailer for the August movie Straight Outta Compton, so now get a reveal of the latest trailer for the movie below. There was so much controversy behind all of the men who made up NWA, their style of music and what it stood for to them and many others. I […]

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Cissy Houston Gives Radio Interview & Update On Bobbi Kristina’s Condition

March 27, 2015

For those of us who are pulling and praying for Bobbi Kristina and needed to hear word about her via a direct source, here is Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy, who sat and spoke in a radio interview with WBLS about her granddaughter who was found in the bathroom unconscious and not breathing. Right now, Bobbi […]

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Get the Full Background On Lucious Lyon and Cookie in the #Empire Documentary!

March 27, 2015

Okay, so they have this Empire marketing down! Get the background stories on the characters Lucious Lyon and Cookie (Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson) along with the rest of the family right now in this documentary style promo.

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Get Ready, Set, Go For LEGO’S The Billion Brick Race Spinoff!

March 26, 2015

If anyone knows anyone about me, I’m a huge Lego fan, so I became delighted out of my skin to hear about The Billion Brick Race which happens to be the spin-off Lego movie being written and directed by Jason Segel and Drew Pierce. The other movie I’m looking forward to is The Lego Movie […]

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Snoop Dogg Bringing A Series Based Out Of Los Angeles To HBO

March 20, 2015

Word is that rapper Snoop Dogg, who also has acting creds under his belt which include his latest appearance on FOX’s hit show Empire, is attempting to bring a Los Angeles based series to HBO.  Snoop Dogg will be executive producer on this budding show which will be centered on family in a clash with […]

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