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Actress Jennifer Lewis has been added to the cast of “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” Touchstone’s Tina Turner biopic.

Lewis will play Turner’s mother Zelma Bullock. Angela Bassett plays Turner and Larry Fishburne is husband Ike Turner. Lewis’ one-woman show, “The Diva Is Dismissed,” re-opens Jan. 10 at the Hudson Backstage Theater.

Women in Film’s next executive luncheon will be held Feb. 9 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Century City. Guest speaker will be producer Kathleen Kennedy, who for many years was president of Amblin Entertainment.

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