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Posted on Apr 22 2011

Online Casting: Tupac Shakur [April 30 deadline]

Morgan Creek Productions and Skee TV are holding an online casting call for the highly anticipated Tupac film. The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua (‘Training Day,’ Brooklyn’s Finest,’ and ‘Tears of the Sun’). The casting is for the lead role of the late rap Icon Tupac Shakur. The audition process includes recording yourself reading a provided monologue... Read More »
Posted on Apr 22 2011

New Indie Film ‘L.U.V’ Features Ensemble Cast

“L.U.V” tells the day-long story of a shy 13-year-old boy named Woody, who in search of his family, finds companionship with his troubled ex-con uncle, played by Common. Candis co-wrote the script with Justin Wilson. With production slated to begin this week, Common, who also will produce the pic, joins a list of actors that includes Dennis Haysbert, Danny... Read More »
Posted on Apr 22 2011

Weekend Entertainment Guide: 4.22.11

Things to do this weekend in NYC, Washington DC, San Diego, Boise, ID, and Los Angeles. Read More »
Posted on Apr 22 2011


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Posted on Apr 21 2011

Coming Soon: Eddie Murphy ‘A Thousand Words’

Breaking News: Paramount Studios to release Eddie Murphy flick A Thousand Words on January 13, 2012. The film has already been released in a few countries outside of the United States. Kerry Washington and John Witherspoon co-star in the comedy. The film is directed by Brian Robbins. Read More »
Posted on Apr 21 2011

Sister Act Broadway Opening Night [Photos]

Whoopi Goldberg’s Broadway adaption of Sister Act officially opened last night to a warm reception. Get tickets here . Photos: Getty/Peter James Zielinski Read More »
Posted on Apr 21 2011

Amandla Stenberg and Dayo Okeniyi join ‘The Hunger Games’

Black actors are landing more Sci-fi action roles as of late. The latest casting buzz is for the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ blockbuster “The Hunger Games” trilogy. Could this be the new Twilight phenom? Here’s a synopsis of the film: In a not-too-distant future, North America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced... Read More »
Posted on Apr 20 2011

Tyler Perry Madea’s Big Happy Family L.A Premiere

Tyler Perry brought out the new Black Hollywood for the premier of his new film ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family.’ Some familiar and not-so-familiar faces were seen on the purple carpet. Good Mernting! Read More »
Posted on Apr 20 2011

Watch Michael Jai White in ‘Mortal Kombat: Legacy’ (Video)

Michael Jai White is back at it again with another action epic. White joined the cast of Kevin Tancharoen‘s Mortal Kombat online series in a leading role. The official synopsis reads: Mortal Kombat: Legacy brings to life the complex and rich history of the gaming world of MORTAL KOMBAT. Shao Kahn and Shang Tsung are obsessed with reigning over... Read More »
Posted on Apr 20 2011

Diddy Guest Stars on ‘Hawaii Five-O’ (Video)

Diddy (billed under his real name, Sean Combs) played action star last night on ‘Hawaii Five-0’ (Monday, 10PM on CBS), appearing as Reggie Cole, a New York detective investigating the murder of his wife. In the episode, Cole is trying to protect his son while on the run, operating under cover for the FBI. He is undercover in Hawaii,... Read More »
Posted on Apr 20 2011

US air traffic controller suspended for watching Samuel L Jackson film

The controller’s microphone was inadvertently activated, transmitting the audio of the movie – the 2007 crime thriller “Cleaner” Read More »
Posted on Apr 19 2011

Viola Davis Stars in ‘The Help’ Trailer (Video)

Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, “The Help” stars Emma Stone (star of the breakout hit, “Zombieland”) as Skeeter, a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives—and a small Mississippi town—upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent... Read More »
Posted on Apr 18 2011

Win a Role in Steve Harvey’s New Film

Sony Pictures is casting for a film based on Steve Harvey’s new book, ‘Act like a lady, think like a man.’ We’re searching for someone to play an age between 18 and 50 for both a male role and a female role. When submitting your audition, please choose whether you will be auditioning for the male role or the... Read More »
Posted on Apr 17 2011

Samuel L. Jackson debuts on Broadway as Martin Luther King Jr.

New York, NY – It was announced today that Samuel L. Jackson will make his Broadway debut starring as Dr. Martin Luther King in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award Nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22, 2011, at... Read More »
Posted on Apr 16 2011


To celebrate our re-launch, we’ve compiled a short list of buzzworthy films debuting in 2011. Black Actors (and moviegoers) have something to be happy about this year. I WILL FOLLOW (Currently in theaters) The independent little film that could. Written and Directed by Ava DuVernay. Starring Omari Hardwick and Sali Richardson-Whitfield. Opens in Washington, D.C. April 15th. MADEA’S BIG... Read More »
Posted on Apr 15 2011

Diahann Carroll, Kerry Washington Pose for ‘O’ Magazine

Dynamic actress Kerry Washington and the legendary Diahann Carroll grace the pages of the May 2011 issue of 'O' magazine. Source: Read More »
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