Film

Posted on Aug 26 2012

Joy Bryant Talks New Film ‘Hit & Run’ (Video)

Joy Bryant sat down for on-screen press interviews for her new film ‘Hit & Run,’ which is currently playing in select theaters. The actress discussed everything from the tough character she plays in the new film to her Ivy League background–and learning stunt driving. Check out the videos below. Read More »
Posted on Aug 25 2012

Connor Cruise Is Armed and Dangerous In ‘Red Dawn’ Trailer (Video)

Connor Cruise (son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman) stars alongside Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) in the upcoming teen action thriller Red Dawn, which hits theaters Nov. 21. In Red Dawn, a city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky – shockingly, the U.S. has been... Read More »
Posted on Aug 24 2012

Denzel Washington May Star Alongside Brad Pitt in ‘Candy Store’

Denzel Washington is reportedly in talks to star opposite Brad Pitt (also in talks) in Stephen Gaghan‘s upcoming film Candy Store. Candy Store, which is said to be in early stages, is described as “a ‘two-hander’ crime thriller with meaty roles for the two main characters. A highly trained deep-cover operative starts his life over in Brooklyn as a beat cop... Read More »
Posted on Aug 22 2012

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Cast as Villain in ‘Thor’ Sequel ‘The Dark World’

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, best known as the menacing Adebisi on HBO’s “Oz,” has landed a double role in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World. The Brit actor has been added to the cast as one of the lead villains, playing the dual roles of Algrim the Strong and Kurse. The character Algrim the Strong is described in the comicbooks as the... Read More »
Posted on Aug 22 2012

Set Photo Roundup: Kenan Thompson on set of ‘They Came Together,’ Jennifer Hudson shoots several projects, Jeffrey Wright and Julito McCullum film ‘Mister and Pete’

Kenan Thompson on the set of his new film ‘They Came Together.’ Jennifer Hudson in uniform on the set of her new film ‘Lullaby’ Jeffrey Wright in wardrobe as a homeless vet on the Brooklyn set of ‘The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete’ Jordin Sparks and Julito McCullum film ‘The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete’ Jennifer Hudson... Read More »
Posted on Aug 21 2012

Morris Chestnut Lands Roles in ‘The Hive’ and ‘Kick Ass 2’

Morris Chestnut is getting back in the game. After a cameo appearance in Think Like a Man earlier this year, the actor has landed roles in the upcoming Kick-Ass sequel and the mystery action thriller The Hive. Deadline first confirmed that Chestnut was cast as the male lead in Sony’s The Hive, opposite Oscar winner Halle Berry. The film,... Read More »
Posted on Aug 20 2012

Forest Whitaker featured in first official image for Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler” (Photo)

The first official still from Lee Daniels‘ upcoming period drama The Butler was released today via Variety. In the new image, we see a silhioutee of Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as Eugene Allen, a butler who served several presidents in the White House. The film is currently being shot in New Orleans and has an all-star cast that includes, among... Read More »
Posted on Aug 20 2012

Naomie Harris’ ‘Skyfall’ Character Poster Revealed

Sony Pictures has released a new set of Skyfall posters featuring Naomie Harris‘s Eve character. Dressed down for her close-up, Harris portrays a hardcore M16 agent who carries out a lot of physically demanding tasks. If the trailers are anything to go by, it seems as though Harris may end up becoming one of James Bond’s lovers. Have a look below and check... Read More »
Posted on Aug 18 2012

‘Sparkle’: What moviegoers are saying

Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil‘s remake of the 1976 film Sparkle is receiving mixed, but mostly positive, reviews from moviegoers on twitter. Sparkle marks the final film performance of the late Whitney Houston and the first for former American Idol finalist Jordin Sparks, who plays the titular character. The film earned an impressive A cinema score with moviegoers... Read More »
Posted on Aug 16 2012

Joy Bryant Joins ‘About Last Night’ Remake, Talks New Film ‘Hit and Run’

Joy Bryant has landed the female lead role in the currently untitled Screen Gems’ romantic comedy that is based off of David Mamet‘s play “Sexual Perversity In Chicago,” which was turned into the 1986 film About Last Night. In the original film, a man (Rob Lowe) and woman (Demi Moore) meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite... Read More »
Posted on Aug 14 2012

Garcelle Beauvais joins Jamie Foxx in action thriller ‘White House Down’

Roland Emmrich‘s upcoming presidential action thriller White House Down has elected it’s first family. Garcelle Beauvais will join Jamie Foxx, Lance Reddick, Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the ensemle cast. White House Down centers on a secret service agent (Tatum) who saves the day when terrorists take over the white house and put the first family in danger. Foxx is playing the President  of the United States and Beauvais... Read More »
Posted on Aug 14 2012

Terry Crews added to ‘Scary Movie 5’ cast

Get  ready for another crazy installment from the wildly popular Scary Movie franchise. Speaking with Blackfilm.com, actor Terry Crews revealed he will appear in the upcoming Scary Movie 5, which is scheduled for an April 2013 release. “I just finished a film called Atzec Warrior with Luis Guzman about the Lucha Libre movement. That was directed by Scott Sanders who did the funny film Black Dynamite.... Read More »
Posted on Aug 13 2012

Maria Howell Joins ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

What racist backlash? Lionsgate ignores the haters and casts a third black actor for it’s upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Maria Howell has been cast in the role of Seeder, a former Hunger Games winner from District 11. Seeder will compete in the Quarter Quell Games, which sees past Hunger Games champions compete in a vicious duel to the death. According to... Read More »
Posted on Aug 13 2012

Donald Faison in talks to join ‘Kick-Ass 2’

Donald Faison, best known for his breakout role in 1995’s Clueless, is reportedly in serious talks to join Universal’s Kick-Ass: Balls to the Walls. The gory and violent comic book adaptation will see returning cast members Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Nicolas Cage, and possibly Omari Hardwick resume their roles as powerless superheroes gone wild in the upcoming sequel. Faison will play the... Read More »
Posted on Aug 11 2012

E. Roger Mitchell cast in ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

Great news! Another black actor will be joining The Hunger Games franchise. E. Roger Mitchell has been cast in the sequel Catching Fire as Chaff, a middle aged tribute and former winner from District 11. Catching Fire sees Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) returning to the Hunger Games arena for a special Quarter Quell Games. In a... Read More »
Posted on Aug 10 2012

Nate Parker hung out with gang members to prep for ‘Red Hook Summer’

Like most serious actors, the cast of Spike Lee‘s Red Hook Summer did their research before shooting began. For  Nate Parker, 32, that meant spending time with real-life gang members. “Spike asked me if I would be interested in meeting real Bloods. I said, ‘yeah,’ so he got in touch with them,” he told Essence.com. “I don’t know how or what his connections... Read More »
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