Film

Posted on Jan 31 2012

Go Behind The Scenes of “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” with Idris Elba (Video)

Idris Elba takes us behind the scenes of his upcoming blockbuster Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance in a new video clip. Viewers get an inside look at some of the physical stunts and camera tricks it took to make such an advanced film. Elba plays Moreau, a religious but alcoholic monk. His journey in this film is to seek... Read More »
Posted on Jan 31 2012

Will and Jaden Smith to begin filming M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘After Earth’ next week; Scheduled for Jun. 2013 release

Indian-American director M. Night Shymalan has confirmed production on his new film, 1000 A.E. (After Earth) will begin next week (Feb. 6) in Costa Rica. The film, which stars Will Smith and son Jaden Smith, is “set 1,000 years into the future, a young boy navigates an abandoned and sometimes scary Earth to save himself and his estranged father... Read More »
Posted on Jan 27 2012

Sanaa Lathan Named New Face of Pantene, Dishes on ‘Best Man 2’ and upcoming projects

The stunningly beautiful Sanaa Lathan recently sat down with Ebony.com to discuss her new endorsement deal with Pantene Pro-V Nature Fusion (and dismiss some pesky rumors.) The actress also dished on her upcoming projects– including the highly anticipated Best Man sequel. On the Best Man sequel: EBONY.com: There seems to be a Best Man 2 in the works, can... Read More »
Posted on Jan 24 2012

Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal Appear in ‘Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day’ Poster + Trailer

The gorgeous new poster for TD Jakes‘ Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day was released recently. The poster features the two main characters portrayed by Blair Underwood and Sharon Leal. The actors play a loving couple in search of their missing daughter (played by Zoe Carter.) The official synopsis reads: In this dramatic thriller, shot on location... Read More »
Posted on Jan 24 2012

Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks Appear in First Official Image from “Sparkle”

The first official movie still has been released for Sony Pictures’ Sparkle remake. Set in Detroit during the 1960s, the film is about three sisters who form a singing group and face hardships on their road to stardom. The film features a unique cast which includes Tika Sumpter, Derek Luke, Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Carmen Ejogo, and Mike Epps.... Read More »
Posted on Jan 23 2012

“Red Tails:” What the Critics are saying

The all-black film “Red Tails” just smashed the box office over the past weekend with over $19 million in ticket sales. The film is based on the true story of the heroic Tuskegee Airmen, who were the first group of black soldiers trained as fighter pilots in World War 2. The film stars Terrance Howard, David Oyelowo, Cuba Gooding... Read More »
Posted on Jan 23 2012

Watch Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Teaser Trailer (Video)

Director and black indie film revolutionist Ava DuVernay released the Sundance trailer for her sophomore effort, Middle of Nowhere. DuVernay pulled together an impressive cast for her new film which includes the likes of rising star David Oyellowo, Lorraine Touissant, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Omari Hardwick, and Edwina Finley. The director made headlines around the world last year with the success... Read More »
Posted on Jan 07 2012

Anthony Mackie discusses his role in “Man on a Ledge” (Video)

Anthony Mackie sits down for a four-minute interview to discuss his character in the upcoming film “Man on a Ledge.” He plays a cop and former friend of a suicidal man threatening to jump off of the ledge of a hi-rise building. The actor reveals that his main objective is to talk Nick (played by Sam Worthington) off of... Read More »
Posted on Jan 05 2012

Noel Clarke Joins “Star Trek 2”

Brit actor-director Noel Clarke, who has a recurring role on the BBC’s hit series “Doctor Who,” has been cast in J.J. Abrams’ Paramount tentpole “Star Trek 2.” He joins franchise newcomers Alice Eve and Peter Weller in the sci-fi sequel, which is skedded for release on May 17, 2013. Paramount had no comment on the casting. While the details... Read More »
Posted on Jan 02 2012

New “Safe House” Poster Featuring Denzel Washington (Photo)

Universal Pictures has released the new poster for the highly anticipated action flick Safe House starring Denzel Washington as a renegade CIA agent and Ryan Reynolds as the rookie. Movie buffs will notice this exact poster design from another Universal CIA action flick. Hint: Bourne Ultimatum. “Safe House” is due in theaters everywhere on February 10. RELATED ARTICLES: First... Read More »
Posted on Dec 29 2011

Top 10 Best Performances of 2011

As the year comes to an end, we highlight some of the spectacular performances by black actors that made a lasting impression on us this year. This isn’t a popularity contest, so there may be people you expect to see who are deliberately missing from the list. 1. Oliver Litondo as Kimani N’gan’ga Maruge in “The First Grader” 2.... Read More »
Posted on Dec 28 2011

Watch Idris Elba in the new ‘Prometheus’ trailer

Idris Elba appears in the epic one minute trailer for Ridley Scott‘s new sci-fi film Prometheus. From the looks of this teaser trailer, the film definitely looks like a 2012 blockbuster. Elba will play Captain Janek, the leader of the expedition on the Prometheus space ship. Watch the trailer below: “Prometheus” will open in theaters on June 8, 2012.... Read More »
Posted on Dec 28 2011

New Posters For “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” (Co-Starring Anthony Mackie, Jaqueline Fleming) hit the web

Timur Bekmambetov‘s new film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is gearing up for it’s 2012 debut with new promotional posters. Although none of the black actors are featured in the posters, they’re still pretty cool to see. Anthony Mackie plays William Johnson, the president’s driver and friend. Jaqueline Fleming (The Ledge) stars as Harriet Tubman, and Benjamin Walker will play... Read More »
Posted on Dec 27 2011

Michael Ealy in new images from ‘Underworld: Awakening’ (Opening Jan. 20)

Michael Ealy appears in some really striking new high resolution images from the latest installment of the Underworld franchise. The film’s official synopsis reads: When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind. Underworld: Awakening hits theaters on Jan. 20,... Read More »
Posted on Dec 22 2011

Michael B Jordan Talks ‘Red Tails’ (Video)

Rising star Michael B. Jordan (“Friday Night Lights”) sits down for a behind the scenes video chat about his next big film project, Red Tails . The actor stars alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, David Oyelowo, Nate Parker, Marcus T. Paulk, Andrew Royo, Tristan Wilds, and other notable black actors in the upcoming epic about the Tuskegee Airmen.... Read More »
Posted on Dec 15 2011

Watch Tyler Perry’s first “Good Deeds” Trailer

Tyler Perry released the first trailer for his forthcoming drama Good Deeds today and it seems more toned down than we expected. Perry plays a wealthy fiance who develops complicated feelings for a struggling single mother. Gabrielle Union, Thandie Newton, Brian White, Rebecca Romaijn, and Cuban actor Eddie Cibrian co-star. “Good Deeds” hits theaters on February 24, 2012. Are... Read More »
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