Posted on May 31 2012

Watch Nate Geez, Darius ‘Shangela’ Pierce in indie romcom ‘Body of a Barbie’ (Video)

A funny, charming romantic comedy short recently caught our attention. Written and directed by Lena D. Waithe, Body of a Barbie follows a drag queen performer (Rupaul’s Drag Race‘s Darius ‘Shangela’ Pierce) who picks up a mysterious young man (Nate Geez) one late night and brings him home. The video synopsis reads: “Damian has the body of a Barbie... Read More »
Posted on May 29 2012

Tony nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph gives advice to young actors (Video)

Tony award nominee Da’Vine Joy Randolph recently sat down with Backstage to offer up some advice to young actors trying to make it in the business. In the new clip, Randolph warns aspiring actors to be at the top of their game before going after gigs in New York City as they will face fierce competition. Randolph made her... Read More »
Posted on May 10 2012

Must Watch: Lark Voorhies talks ‘Saved By The Bell,’ acting career (Video)

The internet is buzzing about a new video interview with former Saved By The Bell star Lark Voorhies. After nearly 20 years since the hit show ended, Voorhies has reemerged in Hollywood with a new look. The actress sat down with Yahoo’s The Yo Show to discuss her acting career and what she’s up to now. Entertainment Weekly reports... Read More »
Posted on May 03 2012

DeVaughn Nixon Talks ‘The Bodyguard,’ New Show on Freeform

It’s been 20 years since he played Whitney Houston‘s young son in the The Bodyguard, but DeVaughn Nixon has been keeping busy in the entertainment industry. The actor sat down with Michael Yo for an interview on ‘The Yo Show’ to discuss his experience working on that film, and what he’s been up to ever since. The now 28-year-old... Read More »
Posted on Apr 25 2012

Chadwick Boseman Discusses Playing Jackie Robinson in ’42’ (Video)

Chadwick Boseman discusses his big break into Hollywood. The newcomer was recently cast in the leading role of baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the upcoming Legendary Pictures biopic ’42.’ Madame Noire caught up with the actor at last year’s American Black Film Festival to discuss how he researched his exciting new role and prepared for the project. The cast... Read More »
Posted on Apr 25 2012

Watch Malik Yoba teach an acting class (VIDEO)

As we announced last year, Malik Yoba offered actors the chance to take his renowned acting course at Long Island University. In a new video posted online today, the ‘Why Did I Get Married’ actor is shown teaching his class the fundamentals of acting, including scene study, improvisation, character breakdown, audition techniques, cold reads, acting for film, television, theater... Read More »
Posted on Apr 23 2012

Former ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Star Alfonso Ribeiro Starts ‘Carlton Dance’ Flash Mob (Video)

Alfonso Ribeiro, best known for his portrayal of the preppy Carlton on NBC sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ was video taped inciting a flash mob at Universal Studios City Walk in Hollywood. Ribeiro was “leading a group that tried to break the record for the most people in North America flash mobbing at the same time,” according to... Read More »
Posted on Apr 22 2012

Watch Samuel L Jackson’s New Apple Commercial (Video)

Samuel L. Jackson is the latest celebrity to star in Apple’s new batch of iPhone 4S commercials. The commercial shows Jackson using Siri, the iPhone voice command system to manage his daily life, including creating reminders, searching for grocery stores, and pulling up metric conversions. WATCH: RELATED ARTICLES: ‘Single Ladies’ star Timon Kyle Durrett in new Cadillac Commercial Flex... Read More »
Posted on Apr 02 2012

Join the ‘Sparkle’ Live Chat with Mike Epps and Jordin Sparks

Start Time: Broadcast ended Mike Epps and Jordin Sparks will join in a live video chat to discuss their new film ‘Sparkle,’ and answer questions from fans. Sparkle follows three girls who form a singing group and struggle with fame and drug addiction. Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, and Tika Sumpter also star. Sparkle hits theaters on August 17. Read More »
Posted on Mar 29 2012

Sharon Leal Talks “Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day” (Video)

Sharon Leal sat down with AMC theaters to discuss her new film Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day, which will be released April 13. During the interview, it’s mentioned that the film was shot and distributed by a team made up of entirely African-Americans. The film, directed by Neema Barnette, centers on a husband (Blair Underwood) and... Read More »
Posted on Mar 23 2012

Blair Underwood and the cast of “A Streetcar Named Desire’ Discuss The Play (Video)

The Greene Space presented an hour-long conversation on the new take on Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire. Joining the discussion was two-time Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, in his Broadway debut as Stanley, Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) as Stella, Nicole Ari Parker (“Soul Food”) as Blanche, Wood Harris (“The Wire”) as Mitch and Director Emily Mann... Read More »
Posted on Feb 22 2012

Watch David Alan Grier and the cast of “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” Perform ‘Aint Necessarily So’ on “Late Night” (Video)

David Alan Grier and the ensemble cast of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to perform “Ain’t necessarily so” from their hit Broadway revival. “Late night” is currently celebrating the great white way by featuring performances from popular Broadway productions during it’s Broadway week. Grier, who is a two-time Tony nominee... Read More »
Posted on Feb 16 2012

‘Single Ladies’ star Timon Kyle Durrett in new Cadillac commercial

Timon Kyle Durrett, the former on-screen love interest of Stacey Dash‘s character on the VH1 series Single Ladies, appears in one of the most dramatic car commercials we have ever seen. Shot last year, the commercial is for the all-new Cadillac SRX Luxury Crossover SUV and it’s currently in nationwide rotation here in the U.S. Durrett’s life flashes before... Read More »
Posted on Jan 30 2012

Terrence Colby Clemons: “Sh-t Black Actors Say” (Video)

Watch a new parody video from stage and screen actor Terrence Colby Clemons. The actor puts a twist on the popular Youtube viral video series by playing on some of the many stereotypes (and challenges) associated with aspiring Black Actors. According to his website bio, Clemons “graduated with a BA in Theatre and Spanish from Morehouse College, and was... Read More »
Posted on Dec 27 2011

Watch the first full episode of Showtime’s “House of Lies” Starring Don Cheadle (Video)

Showtime released the full premiere episode of their new primetime drama series “House of Lies” starring Don Cheadle as a cut-throat business consultant ahead of it’s original cable premiere date. Viewers get an eyeful as the opening scene shows a butt naked Cheadle in bed with his ex-wife. As for the episode synopsis: Marty (Cheadle) and The Pod consult... Read More »
Posted on Nov 23 2011

Watch ‘Milk + Honey’ Ep. 2

In the second episode of executive producer Idris Elba‘s online series Milk + Honey, we get to see a more serious side of the characters. Nia (Asha Kamali) will reunite with her long time love, Will (Lance Gross). When Eva (Debbie Allen) puts Nia’s talent to the test in her acting class, the sassy Alicia (Emayatzy Corinealdi) takes the... Read More »
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