Posted on Nov 04 2016

Andrew Bachelor Lands Lead Role in Fox’s Navy SEAL Comedy

Viral video star Andrew Bachelor (aka King Bach) has landed a lead role in the upcoming FOX comedy B Team. Read More »
Posted on Nov 01 2016

Simone Missick Will Reprise Her ‘Luke Cage’ Role in Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ Series

Luke Cage actress Simone Missick is set to reprise her role of Misty Knight in Marvel’s The Defenders series, which will debut on Netflix in 2017. The actress will see her hard-edged detective character inserted into the Avengers-style mashup series that will unite all of Netflix’s Marvel heroes, including Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, and Iron Fist. Marvel Television... Read More »
Posted on Oct 28 2016

Watch Joy Bryant Play Eleanor Holmes Norton in Amazon’s ‘Good Girls Revolt’ Series Trailer

Bryant's character is based on the real-life lawyer who brought suit against Newsweek and won. Read More »
Posted on Oct 19 2016

Lyriq Bent Joins Cast of Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series

Lyric Bent has been cast in a leading role in the Netflix original series She Gotta Have It. Read More »
Posted on Oct 01 2016

Nia Long Joins Netflix’s ‘Dear White People’ Series

Nia Long has joined the cast of Netflix’s ‘Dear White People,’ a comedy series based on filmmaker Justin Simien’s critically-acclaimed, Sundance award-winning satirical indie film of the same name. Set among a diverse group of students of color as they navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college where racial tensions are often swept under the rug, ‘Dear White People’... Read More »
Posted on Sep 29 2016

BET’s ‘The New Edition Story’ Super Trailer Debuts

BET has released a super trailer for their three-part biopic, The New Edition Story, which documents the rise of the legendary 1980s R&B group that launched the careers of Bobby Brown and Bell Biv DeVoe. The film will star Woody McClain as Brown, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray (Empire) as Michael Bivins, singer Luke James as Johnny Gill, Elijah Kelley (The... Read More »
Posted on Sep 26 2016

New ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer Unleashes Mahershala Ali and Alfre Woodard

Luke Cage is this year’s most radical superhero series simply because the lead characters are all black folks, which means Marvel Studios had to get it right. In the series, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) is an ex-con trying to rebuild his life after a botched experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin — and the show’s latest... Read More »
Posted on Dec 31 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 Sep 25 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 May 08 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 Jan 07 2014

Carlon Jeffery to Star in Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Cloud 9’

Carlon Jeffery, best known for his role as Cameron Parks on the Disney Channel series “A.N.T. Farm,” has joined the cast of Cloud 9, an inspirational movie set in the world of competitive snowboarding. Executive-produced by Ashley Tisdale, and starring Luke Benward and Dove Cameron. The movie tells the inspiring story of two snowboarders who must overcome self-doubt to... Read More »
Posted on Dec 31 2013

Top 10 Best Performances of 2013

As we near the end of 2013, is taking a look at some of the most outstanding performances of this past year. It’s been a remarkable and groundbreaking year for black actors in the entertainment industry, and it was pretty difficult narrowing down our picks to just 10 from three different categories: television, film, and stage. Our editors,... Read More »
Posted on Dec 30 2013

Imani Hakim Set to Play Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas in Biopic

Imani Hakim, best known for her role as Tonya Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom “Everybody Hates Chris,” is set to star in the Lifetime Original Movie The Gabby Douglas Story (working title), produced by Sony Pictures Television. The movie details the inspiring true story of the international gymnastics phenomenon, who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African-American ever... Read More »
Posted on Dec 27 2013

‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Season 2 Trailer

The new promo trailer for The Haves and The Haves Nots‘ Jan 7th return has arrived online and the new season looks even more juicer than the last.   Taking a cue from All My Children, the drama-heavy soap opera released a new trailer that showcases the racier moments in the upcoming season, in addition to several new ads... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

First Look at Kevin Daniels in USA’s ‘Sirens’

USA Networks has released the key artwork and promo trailer for Denis Leary‘s new comedy series “Sirens.” The show follows a group of EMTs, whose sometimes silly, self-righteous and even self-destructive personalities make them unqualified for sustaining relationships, friendships and most occupations. Kevin Daniels plays Hank, a gay paramedic who works with his best friend Johnny (Michael Mosley) as they zip... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

Nia Long Joins WEtv’s Legal Drama ‘The Divide’

The formerly untitled Richard LaGravenese/Tony Goldwyn pilot has found a name, a love interest, and a new network. Nia Long has joined the cast of “The Divide,” a legal thriller that centers on Adam Page (Damon Gupton), a District attorney who uncovers new evidence that prompts the reinvestigation of a high-profile murder case involving white defendants and black victims.... Read More »
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