Interviews

Posted on 28 March 2013   Film, Interview, UK

Idris Elba Says His Mandela Biopic Is ‘Hands Down The Best’

Idris Elba sat down with UK’s Guardian for a very insightful interview about his career at the launch of the Tanqueray Gin Palace in London. The Thor actor discussed, among other things, his role as the legendary political activist-turned-South African president Nelson Mandela in the upcoming biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Here are some of the highlights from the interview. On comparing his portrayal of Mandela with that of Morgan Freeman (Invictus) and Terrence Howard (Winnie):... Read More »
Posted on 26 October 2012   Film, Interview

Exclusive: Vanessa Bell Calloway Discusses Upcoming Projects, Legendary Acting Career

Vanessa Bell Calloway, the actress who famously barked like a dog while jumping up and down in Coming to America, returns to the screen in a big way this season with numerous mainstream and independent projects coming out. Last year she was featured in the Image award nominated series “Hawthorne” and “Detroit 187.” This year she’s following that up... Read More »
Posted on 15 October 2012   Interview, TV

‘Major Crimes’ Star Kearran Giovanni Talks Season 2 Expectations, Doing Her Own Stunts (Exclusive)

Blackactors.net caught up with the Louisiana born, Texas--raised beauty who took us behind the scenes of her new life in La La land and gave us a glimpse of what it's really like to work on a hit TV show. Read More »
Posted on 28 September 2012   Interview, TV

Russell Hornsby on Being Black in Hollywood, ‘Grimm’ Season 2, and New Film (Exclusive)

Hornsby sat down with BLACKACTORS.net for a lively discussion about the new season of 'Grimm,' his love for August Wilson, and why it's such a challenge for black actors in Hollywood. Read More »
Posted on 19 September 2012   Interview

Denzel Washington Graces The Cover Of GQ

Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington graces the cover of the October 2012 issue of GQ. Washington sat down for an interview to discuss his early career, his influences, and what role made him nervous. When asked which actor has influenced him, the actor cites Robert De Niro. “There’s a scene in The Godfather II. De Niro’s in a theater.... Read More »
Posted on 05 June 2012   Interview, TV

Carlon Jeffery on His ‘A.N.T. Farm’ Character, Inspiration, and His Rising Career

On A.N.T. Farm, Carlon Jeffery (best known for his role on Heroes) plays Cameron, the mischievous older brother of musical prodigy Chyna Parks, who sometimes overcompensates in order to escape his sister’s shadow. In the Season 2 premiere of A.N.T. Farm, entitled “Creative ConsultANT,” Cameron devises a hilarious plan in order to watch a children’s film at the local... Read More »
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