Posted on Jul 18 2011

Watch Laurence Fishburne in ‘Contagion’ Trailer

Laurence Fishburne plays an important doctor in charge of controlling the pandemic and finding a cure in the new film 'Contagion.' Sanaa Lathan plays his wife. Opens Sept. 9 Read More »
Posted on Jul 11 2011

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Cast as Main Villain In Slyvester Stallone Action-Thriller

Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play the main villain, a powerful attorney who’s trying to cover up his scam to exploit poor neighborhoods Read More »
Posted on Jul 08 2011

Harry Lennix Cast as General Swanwick in ‘Man Of Steel’

Veteran character actor Harry Lennix is the latest to enlist in Zack Snyder’s Superman pic “Man of Steel. Read More »
Posted on Jul 08 2011

Naomie Harris’ Possible ‘Bond 23’ Role Revealed

Naomie Harris ('28 days Later') is in final talks for the role of MI6 agent Miss Moneypenny in the new, untitled James Bond film. Read More »
Posted on Jul 07 2011

First Look: Jesse Williams In ‘The Cabin In The Woods’ Artwork, Movie Stills

Jesse Williams (Grey’s Anatomy) can be seen in the newly released first image from the forthcoming film The Cabin In The Woods along with an updated poster. The film was shot in Vancouver last year. Williams plays Holden McCrea, a college scholar. Further details on Williams’ role in the film have not yet been revealed. The film also stars... Read More »
Posted on Jul 06 2011

Ving Rhames Joins Cast of ‘Seven Below’

Ving Rhames will star in the indie thriller Seven Below with Val Kilmer, Rebecca De Costa, and Luke Goss. The film centers around a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a horrific event took place 100 years prior. Though no official synopsis has been released as of yet. Principal photography was set to begin in... Read More »
Posted on Jul 06 2011

Phylicia Rashad, Rosie Perez, and Nelsan Ellis to star in ‘Gods Behaving Badly’

A new film starring Phylicia Rashad, Rosie Perez, and True Blood‘s Nelsan Ellis was announced today. The film is based on a novel by British writer Marie Phillips. Gods Behaving Badly is a comedy set in modern day New York about downtrodden Gods and Goddesses. The film begins principal photography this month in New York City, and features an... Read More »
Posted on Jul 06 2011

J.B. Smoove Cast In ‘The Dictator’

J.B. Smoove (or Jerry Brooks), best known for his role on the hit show Curb Your Enthusiasm is joining funny man Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat) in his new comedy The Dictator. The stand-up comedian and actor will play the role of “Usher” in the film. The film has already began filming in New York. No details have been provided... Read More »
Posted on Jul 05 2011

HuffPost Names Greatest American Actresses

HuffPost made a controversial post which asked its readers to vote for the Greatest American Actresses of all time. There was a short list of names to choose from. Not surprisingly, only four African-Americans were included in the list of 34—-which includes Angela Bassett, Ruby Dee, Whoopi Goldberg, and Cicely Tyson. “First cast as ladies in distres and objects of... Read More »
Posted on Jul 05 2011

Jamie Foxx Confirms He Is ‘Django Unchained’

He confirmed that he will indeed join the cast Read More »
Posted on Jun 29 2011

The Cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Middle Of Nowhere’

Ava DuVernay, the black director of the critically acclaimed Independent film I Will Follow (Available on DVD August 23rd), has wasted no time moving forward on her follow-up project. DuVernay’s new film, Middle of Nowhere, is expected to be released in theaters next year. Principal photography has already started in Los Angeles, and the director has set up a... Read More »
Posted on Jun 29 2011

Watch Paula Patton In ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ Trailer

One of the very first posts on the old Black Actors site was news of Paula Patton writing her own scenes in the new Mission Impossible film. Today, we get a look into how everything turned out in the first full-length trailer for the film. In Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Patton plays an up-and-coming new agent on Crusie’s team... Read More »
Posted on Jun 28 2011

Will Smith Offers Denzel Washington Lead Role in ‘The American Can’

Will Smith has been trying to get a film made about the Hurricane Katrina disaster for almost two years. Rumors swirled that Smith would star in The American Can film, but It’s now being reported by Vulture that he will strictly produce the flick and not actually star in it. It’s also being reported that Smith will offer the... Read More »
Posted on Jun 24 2011

Lenny Kravitz Talks New Acting Gig ‘Hunger Games’

Kravitz will play the role of Cinna, the fashion stylist and ally of lead character Katniss Everdeen. "I'm really excited to be playing Cinna," he says. "Reading the book, I'm seeing everything – the Capitol, the arena, all this stuff. This world is going to be incredible." Read More »
Posted on Jun 22 2011

Idris Elba Joins Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim,’ not Django

Idris Elba, the burgeoning actor who played Russell “Stringer” Bell on The Wire, has joined Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim. The Sci-fi film is about a group of humans defending the planet against an alien source through the use of robotic mechas. Shooting begins in Toronto this fall. Elba was one of the few names rumored to be in... Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

Jay Z Visits Will Smith On ‘Men In Black 3’ Set

Will Smith is still in New York City shooting his highly-anticipated sci-fi action film ‘Men In Black 3’ with Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones. Smith’s business partner and friend, rap mogul Jay Z, was spotted on set yesterday sharing a few laughs in between takes. Both men are partners in a joint film venture with releases planned for... Read More »
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