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Posted on Jun 06 2011

Antoine Fuqua Quits Tupac Biopic

BREAKING: As we posted information for the Tupac casting contest which ended last month, ‘Training Day’ director Antoine Fuqua was in place to direct the biopic under Morgan Creek Productions. Now the New York Times has learned that Fuqua has departed the project for reasons unknown at the moment. We’re guessing that casting didn’t go as planned. Read More »
Posted on Jun 06 2011

Morgan Freeman Looks ‘Through A Wormhole’ With Science Show

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Freeman calls his mind-expanding series “Through the Wormhole,” but he doesn’t recommend you take the title literally. “Here’s the thing about going into a wormhole: Where are you going to come out?” He chuckles. “And if you go in, you can’t be worrying about getting back. So I don’t know about that.” What Freeman... Read More »
Posted on Jun 04 2011

Links Of The Week 06.04.11

‘Nigga’ Will Never Be Funny… Especially in The Hangover Part II TV diversity apparent in stars, not script Legendary TV and Stage Actress Clarice Taylor Dies Zoe Kravitz Doesn’t Like The ‘Hollywood Assholes’ Jada Pinkett Smith Hears Wedding Bells on New Season of TNT’s “HAWTHORNE” Kyle Massey & Bristol Palin Dating... Read More »
Posted on Jun 04 2011

Nelsan Ellis, Rutina Wesley Return For ‘True Blood’ Season 4

Nelsan Ellis (Lafayette) and Rutina Wesley (Tara) return to our television screens this month in an all-new season of True Blood. Read More »
Posted on Jun 04 2011

Watch Michael Clarke Duncan, Taraji P Henson in ‘From The Rough’ Trailer

New Trailer Starring Taraji P Henson, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Henry Simmons Read More »
Posted on Jun 02 2011

Patina Miller’s Journey To Broadway [Video]

In the clip, Miller opens up about her childhood upbringing and the road that has led her to the magical world of Broadway. Read More »
Posted on Jun 02 2011

Halle Berry Cast In ‘Higher Learning’ TV Series

BREAKING: Halle Berry may be headed to cable television in the new Dreamworks drama ‘Higher Learning.’ We’re not sure if this is a tv adaption of the John Singleton film, but Berry will be playing a college professor. The series is written by Lee Rose and will air on a cable television channel such as HBO or Showtime. Photo:... Read More »
Posted on Jun 02 2011

Keenen Ivory Wayans to Receive American Black Film Fest’s Icon Award

Keenen Ivory Wayans has been chosen to receive the festival’s annual Entertainment Icon Award. The fest, now in its 15th year, runs from July 6-9 in Miami. Read More »
Posted on Jun 01 2011

Breaking News: Jennifer Hudson joins ‘The Three Stooges’

Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has signed on to play a nun in the highly-anticipataed The Three Stooges film. Hudson will play the role of Sister Rosemary. Read More »
Posted on Jun 01 2011

Watch Full ‘Single Ladies’ Movie Episode

Watch the full movie episode of 'Single Ladies' starring LisaRaye McCoy and Stacy Dash. Read More »
Posted on Jun 01 2011

Jackie Robinson Biopic Gets Greenlit

Legendary baseball star Jackie Robinson is getting the big-screen biopic treatment from writer-director Brian Helgeland (A Knight’s Tale), who calls the athlete’s story “powerful and inspiring.” Robinson had a major impact not just as a ballplayer but as a civil rights pioneer, breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was also... Read More »
Posted on Jun 01 2011

Idris Elba Tweets Casting News

British Actor Idris Elba tweeted about meeting a director for a part and it sent the web into a frenzy. "Having one of the biggest meetings of my professional life today," wrote Elba. "meeting a very controversial director for a very controversial part." Most news and media outlets assumed he was referring to Quentin Tarantino and... Read More »
Posted on May 31 2011

Isaiah Mustafa Channels Superhero Luke Cage In Video

A new promotional video trailer featuring Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Cage has been released Read More »
Posted on May 28 2011

Links of the Week: 05.28.11

Study: Most African-Americans Gravitate Toward Mainstream Movies X-clusive: Twilight star Edi Gathegi talks fanatic fans and evolutionary mutations. New urban play holds mirror to African-American teens New African American TV Network Launches to Compete with BET & TVone ‘Dark Girls’ Documentary Exposes Skin-Color Bias ‘Single Ladies’: Another ‘Girlfriends’ in the making?... Read More »
Posted on May 27 2011

Wesley Snipes Wants To Hear From Fans

Award-winning actor Wesley Snipes was sentenced to three years in jail for not filing his taxes back in 2008. A panel of judges in the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld Snipes’ 2008 sentencing on three misdemeanor counts of failing to file tax returns. Snipes finally surrendered to federal custody in December 2010 after years of appealing the... Read More »
Posted on May 27 2011

New Photos of Zoe Saldana In ‘Colombiana’

New photos were recently released of Zoe Saldana from the highly-anticipated film Colombiana. The still shots show Saldana in some action-heavy scenes from the new film. In the action film Colombiana, Zoe Saldana plays Cataleya, a young woman who has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into... Read More »
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