The Birth of a Nation Starring Nate Parker. In theaters Oct. 7
Southside With You Starring Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter. In theaters August 26th.
The Magnificent Seven Starring Denzel Washington. In theaters Sept. 23
When The Bough Breaks Starring Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall and Jaz Sinclair. In theaters Sept.2016
Queen of Katwe Starring Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo. In theaters Sept. 23
Kicks Starring Jahking Guillory, Mahershala Ali. In theaters Sept. 9
All Eyez on Me Starring Demetrius Shipp Jr., Danai Gurira, Kat Graham and Hill Harper. In theaters Nov. 11th
Race Starring Stephan James. In theaters February 19, 2016.
The Birth of a Nation
Southside With You
The Magnificent Seven
When The Bough Breaks
Queen of Katwe
All Eyez on Me
Posted on 15 Aug 2016   Film

‘Hidden Figures’ Trailer: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe break barriers

20th Century Fox released the first trailer for the new film Hidden Figures. The film, directed by Theodore Melfi, tells the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the... Read More »
Posted on 31 Dec 2015

Top 10 Best Performances of 2015

10. Chiwetel Ejiofor as Loomis in ‘Z for Zachariah (Photo: Roadside Attractions/Facebook) Ejiofor gives a restrained performance in this little known film and we loved every minute of it! The role of Loomis required vulnerability and strength, which Ejiofor delievered with such an amazing grace. 9. Idris Elba as Commandant in “Beasts of No Nation” (Photo: Netflix) Elba commanded... Read More »
Posted on 17 Nov 2015

Enter for a Chance to Win Two Tickets to the Red Carpet Premiere Screening of “Creed” in LA

We’re giving away a pair of passes (2 tickets) to the red carpet premiere screening of “Creed,” which will be held on Thursday, November 19 in Los Angeles. The grand prize includes* exclusive entry for two into the premiere being held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood. How to enter: Create an I Fight For graphic at Read More »
Posted on 09 Oct 2015

First Look at Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in ‘Miles Ahead’ (VIDEO)

Here’s your first look at Don Cheadle playing Jazz legend Miles Davis in the upcoming biopic Miles Ahead. The film, which marks Cheadle’s directorial debut, follows the musician throughout a five year period in the late 1970s when Davis disappeared from the music scene. The film also stars Emayatzy Corinealdi (Middle of Nowhere) as ex-wife Frances Taylor. Miles Ahead... Read More »
Posted on 25 Sep 2015

‘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 »
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