Network responds to company's demand for $5 million for name.
Danny Strong says he was ready to write the hit show's screenplay after 45 minutes with Yeezus.
Eminem, Kanye West, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and others hit with litigation.
The actor will play the legendary comedian's father in the Lee Daniels-directed film.
The Oscar winner said she was supposed to play Taraji P. Henson's character, Cookie.
Actor feels censorship is a "gate for bigotry."