Concussion Starring Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw In theaters December 2015.
Creed Starring Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, and Phylicia Rashad. In theaters November 25th, 2015
Ride Along 2 Starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. In theaters January 2016.
The Hateful Eight Starring Samuel L. Jackson
The Perfect Guy Starring Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Ealy. In theaters September 11, 2015.
Straight Outta Compton Starring Jason Mitchell, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge, and Corey Hawkins. In theaters August 14, 2015.
Samba Starring Omar Sy.
Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient Afrian artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. He however is not a vampire. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower (Zaraah Abrahams) that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, and status in our seemingly sophisticated...
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Posted on 25 Sep 2015   TV

‘The Leftovers’ Season 2: First Look at Kevin Carroll, Regina King, Jovan Adepo, Jasmin Brown and Darius McCrary (VIDEO)

HBO’s highly-acclaimed drama series, “The Leftovers,” returns for season 2 this fall with a more diverse cast and we couldn’t be more excited. The series, created by Damon Lindelof, follows the lives of people after a global event in which many people disappeapred. The network released a featurette video (shown above) introducing the new black characters. According to the... Read More »
Posted on 20 Sep 2015

Viola Davis Wins Emmy for ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

Viola Davis made history on Sunday night when she won an Emmy for her leading role in ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder.” The actress is the first black woman ever to win the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series. Davis beat out nominees Taraji P. Henson in “Empire,” Claire Danes in “Homeland,” Robin Wright... Read More »
Posted on 13 Sep 2015

Reg E. Cathey wins Emmy for ‘House of Cards’

Reg E. Cathey won an Emmy on Saturday for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama for his role as Freddie in “House of Cards.” Cathey beat out nominees Michael J. Fox in “The Good Wife,” Alan Alda in “The Blacklist,” F. Murray Abraham in “Homeland,” Beau Bridges in “Masters of Sex,” and Pablo Schreiber in “Orange Is The New Black.”... Read More »
Posted on 09 Sep 2015

‘Empire’ cast pose for GQ (Photos)

“Empire” stars Trai Byers, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, and Jussie Smollett were photographed by Peggy Sirota for a GQ Style fall trend layout. The actors took over the historic Chicago Athletic Association for the shoot and posed in several of its locations within the hotel. On Fox’s breakout hip-hop soap opera, “Empire,” a trio of brothers are locked in a... Read More »
Posted on 09 Sep 2015

‘How Did We Get Here?’ Web Series Trailer (VIDEO)

The British minds behind the popular Youtube web series Brothers With No Game are giving us a look into black love with a new drama web series titled How Did We Get Here?. The British based series, which stars Stephan Boyce and Kamara Bacchus, is described as a “complicated love affair between childhood sweethearts.” The series also stars Monique... Read More »
Posted on 04 Sep 2015

Watch Idris Elba in ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Trailer (VIDEO)

Netflix has released the intense first trailer for their original feature film, Beasts of No Nation. The film, directed by True Detective‘s Cary Fukunaga, stars Idris Elba as an African warlord and Abraham Attah as his child protege. The official film synopsis reads: BEASTS OF NO NATION is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala,... Read More »
Posted on 03 Sep 2015

Lupita Nyong’o to make New York Stage Debut in Danai Gurira’s ‘Eclipsed’

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of ECLIPSED, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience begins previews at The Public Theater... Read More »
Posted on 01 Sep 2015

Broadway star Kyle Jean-Baptiste mourned in Central Park (VIDEO)

Several hundred mourners gathered in Central Park on Monday to celebrate the life of Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the history-making actor who died August 28 after falling from a fire escape. He was the first black actor to play Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway. Jean-Baptiste will also be honored at the Imperial Theatre on Tuesday evening when they dim... Read More »
Posted on 31 Aug 2015

Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ Trailer Is Electrifying

The trailer for Will Smith‘s NFL medical drama, Concussion, debuted today to the delight of football fans everywhere. The film is described as a “David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to... Read More »
Posted on 31 Aug 2015

‘Tupac’ Film Casting Lead Role

With the success of Dr. Dre and Ice Cube‘s Straight Outta Compton, producers are ramping up their search for the lead role in Morgan Creek’s Tupac Shakur biopic. Contrary to popular belief, the film has not yet found it’s star. Director Carl Franklin and Betty Mae Casting are still searching for that special someone who can bring that “Thug... Read More »
Posted on 29 Aug 2015

‘Les Misérables’ actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, an actor who made his stage debut in Broadway’s Les Misérables, has died at the age of 21. The news of his death was confirmed by producers of Les Miserables on Twitter earlier today. The company released the following statement: “The entire LES MISERABLES family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle,... Read More »
Posted on 16 Aug 2015

‘Danny and the Human Zoo’ Trailer Starring Kascion Franklin (Video)

A new trailer has hit the web for BBC One’s period drama, “Danny and the Human Zoo.” Newcomer Kascion Franklin stars as Danny Fearon, a talented teenager from a Jamaican family growing up in 1970s Dudley. The series is inspired by comedian and actor Lenny Henry‘s rise to fame. Henry, who wrote the programme, also stars in the show... Read More »
Posted on 08 May 2014

Terry Crews named new host of “Millionaire” game show

NEW YORK (AP) – Terry Crews is going in for Cedric The Entertainer as new host of “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.” Crews, an actor, former NFL player and Old Spice pitchman, will join the weekday game show starting this fall, according to its studio, Disney-ABC Domestic Television. He replaces comedian Cedric The Entertainer, who’s hosting the show... Read More »
Posted on 02 Mar 2014

Lupita Nyong’o Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role on Sunday night for her role as Patsey, a favored but abused slave in Steve McQueen‘s “12 Years a Slave.” Nyong’o beat out several high-profile actresses such as Julia Roberts of “August: Osage County,” Sally Hawkins of “Blue Jasmine,” June Squibb of “Nebraska,” and Jennifer Lawrence... Read More »
Posted on 24 Feb 2014

NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete Winners List

TELEVISION Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Kevin Hart, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Wendy Raquel Robinson, “The Game” Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Morris Chestnut, “Nurse Jackie” Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Brandy Norwood, “The Game” Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles” Outstanding... Read More »
Posted on 10 Feb 2014

Watch Tyrese Gibson’s ‘Django Unchained’ Audition Tape (VIDEO)

Gossip surrounding Quentin Tarantino‘s 2012 film Django Unchained has hit the internet yet again. We’ve now learned that Tyrese Gibson (Fast & The Furious, Baby Boy) was possibly in the running for the lead role of Django. The role eventually went to Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, but not before Gibson created his very own audition tape. In the tape,... Read More »
Posted on 16 Jan 2014

2014 Oscar Nominations: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Barkhad Abdi, and Lupita Nyonog’o Score Nods

The nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were just announced on January 16 at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences’ Beverly Hills headquarters. The cast and team behind 12 Years a Slave lead the nominations with 9 nods in most categories, including best actor and best supporting actress. The Nominees Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years... Read More »
Posted on 15 Jan 2014

Golden Globe Nominee Lupita Nyong’o Guests on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (VIDEO)

The stunningly beautiful Lupita Nyong’o stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday for a chat about her upbringing, acting career, and her shining moment from last weekend’s Golden Globes. Nyong’o talked about going from being a student at Yale to starring in 12 Years A Slave, to meeting people she’s starstruck over like Leonardo DiCaprio at The Golden Globes.... Read More »
Posted on 15 Jan 2014

Charles S. Dutton to receive PAFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) will honor prolific, award-winning actor/director Charles S. Dutton with Lifetime Achievement Award at the festival’s annual Night of Tribute awards ceremony. For the second year, the Night of Tribute will be part of the pre-show festivities for the awards ceremony of the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) on Friday, January 31, 2014, beginning... Read More »
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