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Posted on Jun 25 2011

Links Of The Week: 06.25.11

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ close to landing Jamie Foxx Black Mafia Family Movie Headed for the Big Screen Actress Caryn Ward (Ross) Fantasy Wedding Derek Luke: The Doctor is in! Minorities At The Movies Fill Seats, But Not Screens‎ Will Smith Wants Emma Thompson to Adapt “Annie” Remake for Daughter... Read More »
Posted on Jun 24 2011

Gina Torres Lands Role in USA’s ‘Suits’ Series

Gina Torres is headed back to the small screen in an exciting new role. The former “Xena” star has been cast in a meaty role in USA’s new legal drama, Suits. Torres will play Jessica Pearson, the boss of a top New York City law firm. The show follows Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into... Read More »
Posted on Jun 24 2011

Lenny Kravitz Talks New Acting Gig ‘Hunger Games’

Kravitz will play the role of Cinna, the fashion stylist and ally of lead character Katniss Everdeen. "I'm really excited to be playing Cinna," he says. "Reading the book, I'm seeing everything – the Capitol, the arena, all this stuff. This world is going to be incredible." Read More »
Posted on Jun 23 2011

‘Smallville’ Actor Sam Jones Sentenced To Jail

'Smallville' actor Sam Jones III, was sentenced to one year in prison for his role in a drug ring. Federal agents raided Jones' house back in 2009. Read More »
Posted on Jun 22 2011

Idris Elba Joins Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim,’ not Django

Idris Elba, the burgeoning actor who played Russell “Stringer” Bell on The Wire, has joined Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim. The Sci-fi film is about a group of humans defending the planet against an alien source through the use of robotic mechas. Shooting begins in Toronto this fall. Elba was one of the few names rumored to be in... Read More »
Posted on Jun 22 2011

Cynthia Erivo Cast As Lead In ‘Sister Act’ UK Tour

The stage play 'Sister Act' will start it's UK tour with newcomer Cynthia Erivo as lead Deloris van Cartier. Read More »
Posted on Jun 22 2011

Screen Actors Guild Presents ‘The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History..Our Future’

The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History Our Future," held at Screen Actors Guild in Los Angeles, featured Don Cheadle, John Singleton, Marla Gibbs, Taraji P. Henson and casting director Chemin Sylvia Bernard, and was moderated by Wayne Brady. Read More »
Posted on Jun 21 2011

38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (Photos)

Contrary to what you saw on the television broadcast, black folks were in attendance at the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Some of the attendees included Denise Vasi (All My Children), Shemar Moore, Texas Battle (Bold And The Beautiful), Debbi Morgan (All My Children), and Angell Conwell (The Young & Restless). Read More »
Posted on Jun 21 2011

Angela Bassett Will Climb Broadway’s Mountaintop With Sam Jackson

Producers Jean Doumanian and Sonia Friedman announced June 21 that Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Angela Bassett will portray Camae opposite the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. of Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson in the Broadway debut of The Mountaintop. Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

Jay Z Visits Will Smith On ‘Men In Black 3’ Set

Will Smith is still in New York City shooting his highly-anticipated sci-fi action film ‘Men In Black 3’ with Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones. Smith’s business partner and friend, rap mogul Jay Z, was spotted on set yesterday sharing a few laughs in between takes. Both men are partners in a joint film venture with releases planned for... Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

New Haitian Online Crime Series ‘Touye Pwen’

The new online series “TOUYE PWEN” (the name is Haitian for Kill Point, and is pronounced to-ye pwin), written and directed by R.L Scott, focuses on Haitian-American culture in Los Angeles. The series focuses on “four friends who grew up on the mean streets of New York and find themselves in Los Angeles through horrid ircumstances. All members of... Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

Samuel L Jackson Reads A Book, Avengers Script Stolen

Samuel L Jackson went on the Late Show with David Letterman to read his new anti-children's book, "Go The Fuck To Sleep." Jackson will also be starring in the new Marvel Studios superhero all-star film The Avengers as Nick Fury. Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

Cedric The Entertainer and Taraji P Henson Talk ‘Larry Crowne’

Funny man Cedric The Entertainer (The Honeymooners) and Academy award-nominated actress Taraji P Henson (Benjamin Buttons) sat down to discuss their roles in the upcoming film Larry Crowne. Read More »
Posted on Jun 20 2011

Broadway actor Colman Domingo Set for Special Performance to Benefit LGBT

Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys) is set to perform at the annual Spirit of Pride event on June 20th at New York City’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in honor of the LGBT community. The special event begins at 7pm and will include short plays by noteworthy people that focus on the persistent threat... Read More »
Posted on Jun 18 2011

Links Of The Week: 06.18.11

Solange, Tika Sumpter, Carmelo, Sanaa, Taraji, Amar’e, & More Get FAB In The City Anthony Mackie Joins The Cast Of “The Gangster Squad” Black Actors are ‘forced to leave Britian for America’ Jaleel White: Steve Urkel From ‘Family Matters’ Talks Money, Physical Maturation, William Shatner Will Angela Bassett Climb Broadway’s Mountaintop? ... Read More »
Posted on Jun 16 2011

Blair Underwood Takes On Broadway in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Weeks after news of NBC's 'The Event' being cancelled, news is circulating about Blair Underwood's new gig on Broadway. Read More »
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