The 38-year-old Puerto Rican actress and television personality has landed a recurring role on Fox’s music-fueled drama series Star.
Anthony will portray Paola, the estranged mother of Angel (guest star Evan Ross) who also happens to have a connection to Jahil (Benjamin Bratt).
Co-created by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy, Star follows three talented singers – running from their pasts and desperate for a new start – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cutthroat music business.
Anthony’s recent television credits include Starz’s Powerand the Lifetime telepic The New Edition Story. She also has appeared in the recent features Double Play, Deuces and Destined.
She first earned national attention in the early 2000s as a VJ on MTV’s Total Request Liveand went on to host a number of reality shows for its corporate sibling VH1 including Flavor of Love. She also starred in the reality television programs La La’s Full Court Wedding and La La’s Full Court Life.
La La Anthony is bringing her Playbook to the big screen…
Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment and Codeblack Films are partnering to co-produce and co-finance an adaptation of the 37-year-old Puerto Rican actress and reality television star’s book The Love Playbook: Rules for Love, Sex, and Happiness.
Published in 2014, Anthony’s book became a New York Times bestseller.
The former star of VH1‘s La La’s Full Court Life channeled her life and love lessons into a personal playbook, offering no-nonsense advice on dating, love and marriage — advising women on how to take control of their relationships, rise above adversity and live their lives by their rules.
Anthony will also executive produce for the project through her LaLa Land company.
The 34-year-old Afro-Puerto Rican actress, television personality and disc jockey has been cast in Starz’s drama series Power.
The television project tells the story of wealthy New York City nightclub owner James “Ghost” St. Patrick (portrayed by Omari Hardwick), who wants to build an empire and turn the club into a Fortune 500 business, but there’s just one problem: He’s living a double life.
When he’s not in the club, he is the kingpin of the most lucrative drug network in New York for a very high-level clientele.
Anthony, the star of VH1′s reality seriesLa La’s Full Court Life, will portray LaKeisha Grant – childhood friend to Tasha St. Patrick (Naturi Naughto) and her closest confidant who is kept in the dark on certain aspects of Tasha’s life out of necessity.
Anthony’s recent credits include the films Think Like a Man and Baggage Claim.
VH1 has ordered a third season of the 33-year-old Nuyorican actress and reality television star’s series La La’s Full Court Life.
The new season will follow Anthony as she launches a new clothing line and travels to London to watch her husband, NBA star Carmelo Anthony, go for the gold at the 2012 Olympic Games as a member of the USA men’s basketball team.
The second season of La La’s Full Court Life averaged 1.6 million viewers.
The third season is set to launch early next year.
She’s already a successful reality star and actress, basketball wife and proud mother… And now La La Vazquez Anthony is preparing for another role: beauty mogul.
The 32-year-old Nuyorican star of VH1‘s La La’s Full Court Life, is partnering with Loren Ridinger of Market America/Shop.com to create her very own makeup line.
“Having my name on a cosmetics line has always been a dream, one I’m excited to share,” said Anthony, the wife to NBA basketball player Carmelo Anthony and mom to their 4-year-old son Kiyan. “Every girl always tries to find that perfect color or shade that suits their personality, and now she can do it easily and affordably.”
Aimed at filling a void in the makeup market, Motives for La La will focus on formulas and shades that are specifically for African American and Latina women.
The full line, which makes its debut at Market America’s 2012 World Conference next month, will include lipsticks, lip shines, eye shadows, blushes and shimmers.