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Posted on Feb 14 2013

Don Cheadle’s ‘Iron Man 3’ Character Poster Debuts

Don Cheadle is officially a badass! Marvel Studios just released a brand new ‘Iron Man 3’ character poster featuring Cheadle as Iron Patriot. Cheadle plays James Rhodes, a colonel in the U.S. Airforce and a jet pilot. He’s also Tony Stark/Iron Man’s (Robert Downey Jr.) best friend. If this new poster is any indication, it looks like Cheadle has an increased role in the sequel... Read More »
Posted on Jan 14 2013

Golden Globes 2013: Red Carpet Arrivals (Photos)

There was a glimmer of black star power last night at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards  in Beverly Hills. Big names like Halle Berry, Chris Tucker, Kerry Washington, Denzel Washington, Thandie Newton, Omar Sy and Rosario Dawson hit the red carpet. Newbie actress Olivia Washington (Denzel’s 21 year-old daughter) also graced the red carpet for the first time. Halle Berry hit the carpet with... Read More »
Posted on Dec 31 2012

Top 10 Best Performances of 2012

It’s that time of the year again when we reflect on the top 10 best performances by a black actor in film, television and theater projects released over the past year. Blackactors.net editors, writers and contributors have come up with a list of names who we honestly, whole heartedly believe gave the most compelling performances of 2012. Our list... Read More »
Posted on Nov 26 2012

Don Cheadle is the man of the hour (Video)

Don Cheadle is a man of expensive taste. The actor flexed his modeling muscles during a cover shoot for The Hollywood Reporter magazine’s Watches supplement, wearing some of the world’s most exquisite timepieces. Some of the luxe watches previously seen on Showtime’s House of Lies—in which Cheadle was nominated for an Emmy for his portrayal of a relentless management... Read More »
Posted on Nov 18 2012

Jamie Foxx Set to Host ‘SNL’ Dec. 8

Oscar winner Jamie Foxx is on the comeback trail. The former In Living Color star has signed on for a new television gig: Foxx has been tapped to host the late night sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live with special musical guest NeYo on Dec. 8. Foxx, who started out as a stand up comic, previously hosted Saturday Night... Read More »
Posted on Nov 13 2012

‘Django Unchained’: Jamie Foxx Looks Tough In New Poster

A brand new poster for Quentin Tarantino‘s spaghetti western Django Unchained has been released online—and there’s no noose anywhere in sight! The new poster, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, features a grimacing Jamie Foxx alongside the two other main characters. Foxx, who won an Oscar award for his portrayal of Ray Charles in Ray, plays a freed (or kidnapped) slave... Read More »
Posted on Oct 08 2012

2012 NAACP Theatre Awards Nominations Announced

The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 22nd Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. The awards include 32 categories that encompass local and equity nominations. This year’s awards show will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 6 P.M. at the famous Directors Guild of America in Hollywood, California. This year’s nominations include “Twist” – an American... Read More »
Posted on Sep 28 2012

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 Sep 24 2012

10 Reasons Why Zoë Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

Zoë Saldana (“Star Trek,” “Guess Who”) has been cast as the late Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic. Sadly, the Afro-Latina actress has received backlash for not being “dark enough” to play the legendary singer. Despite Saldana’s prominent African facial features, some angry “fans” have started a petition to get the actress booted from the project. Blackactors.net editors are... Read More »
Posted on Sep 13 2012

‘Black Nativity’ gets shelved due to lack of black leading men

Bad news alert! The film adaptation of Langston Hughes‘ gospel play, ‘Black Nativity,’ is being called off due to trouble casting a leading man. The film was scheduled to start production next month with Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Oscar nominee Angela Bassett set to star in supporting roles. However, when Samuel L. Jackson and a few other famous... Read More »
Posted on Aug 24 2012

Garcelle Beauvais to Guest Star on ‘Psych’

Garcelle Beauvais is set to guest star as Dulé Hill‘s second love interest in one episode on the upcoming 7th season of USA’s hit dramedy “Psych.” Beauvais will play Miranda, who is described as “a confident radio station owner who aggressively flirts with Gus (Hill) even though she knows he’s spoken for.” Beauvais, best known as Jamie Foxx‘s love... Read More »
Posted on Aug 14 2012

Garcelle Beauvais joins Jamie Foxx in action thriller ‘White House Down’

Roland Emmrich‘s upcoming presidential action thriller White House Down has elected it’s first family. Garcelle Beauvais will join Jamie Foxx, Lance Reddick, Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the ensemle cast. White House Down centers on a secret service agent (Tatum) who saves the day when terrorists take over the white house and put the first family in danger. Foxx is playing the President  of the United States and Beauvais... Read More »
Posted on Aug 14 2012

Black Actors When They Were Younger (Photos)

Ever wondered what your favorite black actor looked like when they were young? Check out our gallery below. James Earl Jones Jr. Samuel L. Jackson Michael Ealy A young Harry Belafonte on the left Denzel Washington Idris Elba Taye Diggs Diahann Carroll Morgan Freeman Kerry Washington Cuba Gooding Jr. Angela Bassett Courtney B. Vance Laurence Fishburne Eddie Murphy Phylicia... Read More »
Posted on Aug 11 2012

E. Roger Mitchell cast in ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

Great news! Another black actor will be joining The Hunger Games franchise. E. Roger Mitchell has been cast in the sequel Catching Fire as Chaff, a middle aged tribute and former winner from District 11. Catching Fire sees Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) returning to the Hunger Games arena for a special Quarter Quell Games. In a... Read More »
Posted on Aug 06 2012

2012 Hoodie Awards: Blue Carpet Arrivals (Photos)

The HOODIE AWARDS is the brainchild of Steve Harvey and television/radio producer Rushion McDonald. The show honors local businesses, religious and neighborhood leaders, churches and high schools for their contributions and excellence within their own neighborhoods. This award show, best described as the Oscars with an urban flair features a diverse and ultra talented group of celebrities, actor, athletes,... Read More »
Posted on Jun 28 2012

Ron Cephas Jones set for Public Theater’s ‘Richard III’ mobile tour

The Public Theater has announced that it will present Shakespeare’s Richard III at community venues throughout New York City this summer prior to a three-week run at it’s Lafayette Street theater. The Mobile Shakespeare Unit will tour prisons, senior centers, homeless shelters, and other public locations throughout the city from July 16-Aug. 3. Ron Cephas Jones will lead in... Read More »
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