Posted on Aug 29 2012

Black Actors In National Commercials (Videos)

Here are some of the best national commercials currently featuring black actors.What are some of your favorite commercials? Let us know in the comment section. Omari Hardwick appears in the new Lexus ES 350 commercial. ‘Great Debaters’ actor Denzel Whitaker has a small cameo in the new Samsung Galaxy commercial. ‘Single Ladies’ actor... Read More »
Posted on Aug 23 2012

Watch Idris Elba on Webcam Tonight (Live Video)

British actor Idris Elba is inviting fans to join him tonight for a live video web chat. 8:00pm EST Update:Web session ended. 7:56pm EST Update:Idris just premiered the new video for his new song ‘Robot.’ He appears at the very end. 7:48pm EST Update:Idris just took some questions: “Is Luther Season 3 done?” He hasn’t filmed it yet. Another... Read More »
Posted on Aug 13 2012

Watch ‘Awkward Black Girl’: Season 2, Episode 3

The third installment of IAmOther‘s The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl is here! In the new webisode, we see J’s (Issa Rae) hilarious mother drop by her apartment unannounced and derail her plans to seduce white Jay (Lyman Johnson) with sexy new lingerie. Still struggling with personal and work related issues, J is faced with a new challenge–she must... Read More »
Posted on Aug 09 2012

Nikki Crawford, Melvin Abston star in futuristic ‘H+’ web series (Videos)

Nikki Crawford and Melvin Abston appear in the first two episodes of Warner Bros.’ new web series H+. The digital series, produced by Bryan Singer (“The Usual Suspects,” “X-Men: First Class”), is set in the near future and follows people who have computers implanted in their heads. When someone puts a virus into the system, people start dying. The... Read More »
Posted on Jul 30 2012

‘Twilight’ actor Edi Gathegi stars in ‘Hawken’ Web Series (Video)

Edi Gathegi, the Kenyan actor who famously played dreadlocked vampire Laurent in the first two Twilight movies, will star in an action/shooter video game web series titled ‘Hawken.’ According to MTV, the live-action series follows a “squad of mechanical pilots tasked with seeking out a missing VIP who has the secret to curing the Hawken virus which has decimated... Read More »
Posted on Jul 26 2012

Watch King Bachelor’s Pad: Episode 3 – “Sherlock Homeboy” Guest Starring Tamala Jones

The latest webisode of King Bachelor’s Pad introduces viewers to Sherlock Homeboy (played by Andrew Bachelor), who is described as a “modern take” on the classic Sherlock Holmes character. In the video, Sherlock Homeboy arrives to a crime scene with one intention: to torture his ex-girlfriend (Tamala Jones) on the job. Share your thoughts on this episode below. Read More »
Posted on Jul 18 2012

Watch ‘The Skinny’ Starring Jussie Smollett and Shanika Warren-Markland (Full Movie)

Is gay cinema the new champion of black Independent film? Filmmaker Patrick Ian Polk‘s latest project, The Skinny, introduces viewers to a new group of up-and-coming black actors in a very intriguing full-length feature film that explores the taboo subject of gay relationships in the black community. The ensemble cast includes Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Shanika Warren-Markland (“Demons Never Die”), Jussie... Read More »
Posted on Jul 12 2012

Watch ‘Awkward Black Girl’: Season 2, Episode 2

J (Issa Rae) is still having major issues in her personal and professional life in the second episode of Awkward Black Girl. Worried about letting her relationship jitters get in the way of her blossoming relationship with White J, she lets her hair down for an intimate evening with her new love interest. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned.... Read More »
Posted on Jul 11 2012

Donald Faison Discusses His Career (Video)

Donald Faison recently appeared on The Yo Show to discuss his new TV gig on The Exes, his past work as an actor, and his new passion–stop motion animation. Faison also discusses his pet project Black Storm Trooper, a rambunctious animated web series. The recently engaged actor even hinted at plans to venture off into directing. Yahoo reports: Actor... Read More »
Posted on Jul 04 2012

Watch King Bachelor’s Pad: Episode 2 – “Hunger Games”

Comedian and actor Andrew Bachelor is back with his wacky brand of funny in the second episode of the ‘King Bachelor’s Pad’ sketch comedy series. In the first skit, Bachelor stars as a radio personality who panics after his phone prank goes horribly wrong. We then see Bachelor as a reluctant District 5 tribute in a Hunger Games spoof.... Read More »
Posted on Jul 02 2012

Sumayya Ali and David Hughey discuss the challenges of being a Broadway swing (Video)

Sumayya Ali and David Hughey guest star in the premiere episode of Standing By, a new web series about Broadway understudies and swings. The actors discuss their careers and the challenges of being ready to go on at any moment in the Tony award-winning production of The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess. Ali is a swing and covers the roles... Read More »
Posted on Jun 28 2012

‘Sparkle’ Cast Reunites to ‘Celebrate’ Whitney Houston In New Music Video

The stunning cast of the upcoming Sparkle remake show off their dace movies in a new music video for  the late Whitney Houston‘s  ‘Celebrate,’ an original  new song off the film’s soundtrack. The video stars Jordin Sparks with Derek Luke, Tika Sumpter, Carmen Ejogo, Mike Epps and Brely Evans. Sparkle hits theaters August 17. RELATED ARTICLES: ‘Sparkle’ trailer featuring Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Tika... Read More »
Posted on Jun 27 2012

Watch ‘Beauty and the Beat,’ an Urban Musical

Onetime American Idol contestant Todrick Hall reimagined Beauty and the Beast, and, suffice it to say, there are a lot fewer snooty villagers. The ensemble cast includes Youtube stars Iman ‘Alphacat’ Crosson, Glozelle Green, and DeStorm Power. Read More »
Posted on Jun 14 2012

Watch ‘Awkward Black Girl’: Season 2, Episode 1

Issa Rae returns in the critically acclaimed webseries The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The actress stars as J, the awkward black girl struggling to balance work related issues and her complicated personal life. In the season two premiere, we see J and White Jay attempt to get more intimate as she deals with the insecurity of her ex... Read More »
Posted on Jun 12 2012

‘Black Panther’: Watch the Complete First Season Starring Djimon Hounsou, Kerry Washington

After rumors began swirling last week about a film adaptation of Marvel Comic’s Black Panther, we researched the character and came across a pretty cool B.E.T/Marvel animated series based on the African comic book hero. The animated series, written by Reginald Hudlin, delivers some racy and unexpected dialogue. In a pivotal scene in the series, African tribe leader T’Challa... Read More »
Posted on Jun 05 2012

‘King Bachelor’s Pad’: Episode 1 – Last Wish (Guest Starring Robert Ri’chard)

Robert Ri’chard (“One on One,” “Vampire Diaries”) stars in the hilarious premiere episode of a new sketch comedy webseries King Bachelor’s Pad. The series will feature guest appearances by some of Black Hollywood’s finest, including Tamala Jones (“Castle”) and Neil Brown Jr. (Battle Los Angeles), in future episodes. The series, as described in a press release, will take “modern... Read More »
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