Jennifer Hudson Dishes New CD and Black Nativity on The Talk (VIDEO)

An all-star cast, including Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, came together to bring the late Langston Hughes' poem Black Nativity to the big screen this holiday season. J-Hud paid a visit to The Talk this past week, where she discussed playing the estranged daughter of fellow Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett in the flick. She also dished her upcoming CD. Watch a clip of Hudson on The Talk below!

Sherri Shepherd on Jennifer Hudson Tragedy: “I’m sending a lot of prayers Jennifer’s way”

The View's Sherri Shepherd is weighing in on the murder of Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother, telling ET Online "I hope that in the midst of this, God will give [Jennifer] some kind of peace..I'm sending a lot of prayers Jennifer's way." For more on the tragedy visit USATODAY.

To watch the video clip visit ET Online.

UPDATE: Check out the news report after the jump.