Black Actors | 4/90 | Where Black Hollywood is celebrated.Black Actors
Posted on Mar 02 2014

Lupita Nyong’o Wins Oscar for ’12 Years a Slave’

Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role on Sunday night for her role as Patsey, a favored but abused slave in Steve McQueen‘s “12 Years a Slave.” Nyong’o beat out several high-profile actresses such as Julia Roberts of “August: Osage County,” Sally Hawkins of “Blue Jasmine,” June Squibb of “Nebraska,” and Jennifer Lawrence... Read More »
Posted on Feb 24 2014

NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete Winners List

TELEVISION Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Kevin Hart, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Wendy Raquel Robinson, “The Game” Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Morris Chestnut, “Nurse Jackie” Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Brandy Norwood, “The Game” Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles” Outstanding... Read More »
Posted on Feb 10 2014

Watch Tyrese Gibson’s ‘Django Unchained’ Audition Tape (VIDEO)

Gossip surrounding Quentin Tarantino‘s 2012 film Django Unchained has hit the internet yet again. We’ve now learned that Tyrese Gibson (Fast & The Furious, Baby Boy) was possibly in the running for the lead role of Django. The role eventually went to Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, but not before Gibson created his very own audition tape. In the tape,... Read More »
Posted on Jan 16 2014

2014 Oscar Nominations: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Barkhad Abdi, and Lupita Nyonog’o Score Nods

The nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were just announced on January 16 at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences’ Beverly Hills headquarters. The cast and team behind 12 Years a Slave lead the nominations with 9 nods in most categories, including best actor and best supporting actress. The Nominees Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years... Read More »
Posted on Jan 15 2014

Golden Globe Nominee Lupita Nyong’o Guests on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (VIDEO)

12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday for a chat about her upbringing, acting career, and her shining moment from last weekend’s Golden Globes ceremony. Nyong’o talked about a number of topics, including her time at Yale, and being starstruck over Leonardo DiCaprio at The Golden Globes. “During one of the commercial... Read More »
Posted on Jan 15 2014

Charles S. Dutton to receive PAFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) will honor prolific, award-winning actor/director Charles S. Dutton with Lifetime Achievement Award at the festival’s annual Night of Tribute awards ceremony. For the second year, the Night of Tribute will be part of the pre-show festivities for the awards ceremony of the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) on Friday, January 31, 2014, beginning... Read More »
Posted on Jan 13 2014

First look at Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in ‘Get On Up’ (PHOTO)

Here’s a first look at Chadwick Boseman as James Brown on the set of his new film, Get On Up. Boseman, who received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Jackie Robinson in the biopic 42, will play the Godfather of Soul in the new biopic. The film, directed by The Help’s Tate Taylor, will tell the story of Brown’s... Read More »
Posted on Jan 09 2014

2014 NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

TELEVISION Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series • Andre Braugher – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX) • Cedric The Entertainer – “The Soul Man” (TV Land) • Don Cheadle – “House of Lies” (Showtime) • Dulé Hill – “Psych” (USA Network) • Kevin Hart – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET) Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series • Aisha Tyler – “Archer”... Read More »
Posted on Jan 07 2014

Carlon Jeffery to Star in Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Cloud 9’

Carlon Jeffery, best known for his role as Cameron Parks on the Disney Channel series “A.N.T. Farm,” has joined the cast of Cloud 9, an inspirational movie set in the world of competitive snowboarding. Executive-produced by Ashley Tisdale, and starring Luke Benward and Dove Cameron. The movie tells the inspiring story of two snowboarders who must overcome self-doubt to... Read More »
Posted on Jan 03 2014

Oscar Nominee Juanita Moore Dead at 99

NEW YORK (AP) — Juanita Moore, a groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner’s friend in the classic weeper Imitation of Life, has died. Actor Kirk Kelleykahn, her grandson, said Moore collapsed and died Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 99, according to Kelleykahn. Accounts of her age have differed... Read More »
Posted on Dec 31 2013

Top 10 Best Performances of 2013

As we near the end of 2013, is taking a look at some of the most outstanding performances of this past year. It’s been a remarkable and groundbreaking year for black actors in the entertainment industry, and it was pretty difficult narrowing down our picks to just 10 from three different categories: television, film, and stage. Our editors,... Read More »
Posted on Dec 30 2013

Imani Hakim Set to Play Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas in Biopic

Imani Hakim, best known for her role as Tonya Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom “Everybody Hates Chris,” is set to star in the Lifetime Original Movie The Gabby Douglas Story (working title), produced by Sony Pictures Television. The movie details the inspiring true story of the international gymnastics phenomenon, who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African-American ever... Read More »
Posted on Dec 27 2013

‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ Season 2 Trailer

The new promo trailer for The Haves and The Haves Nots‘ Jan 7th return has arrived online and the new season looks even more juicer than the last.   Taking a cue from All My Children, the drama-heavy soap opera released a new trailer that showcases the racier moments in the upcoming season, in addition to several new ads... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

First Look at Kevin Daniels in USA’s ‘Sirens’

USA Networks has released the key artwork and promo trailer for Denis Leary‘s new comedy series “Sirens.” The show follows a group of EMTs, whose sometimes silly, self-righteous and even self-destructive personalities make them unqualified for sustaining relationships, friendships and most occupations. Kevin Daniels plays Hank, a gay paramedic who works with his best friend Johnny (Michael Mosley) as they zip... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

Nia Long Joins WEtv’s Legal Drama ‘The Divide’

The formerly untitled Richard LaGravenese/Tony Goldwyn pilot has found a name, a love interest, and a new network. Nia Long has joined the cast of “The Divide,” a legal thriller that centers on Adam Page (Damon Gupton), a District attorney who uncovers new evidence that prompts the reinvestigation of a high-profile murder case involving white defendants and black victims.... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

Golden Globes 2014: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, and Kerry Washington Among Nominees for Awards

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards last week and a pretty impressive group of black talent have scored nods. The nominees were presented by actors Zoe Saldana, Aziz Ansari,and Olivia Wilde at the Beverly Hilton. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A... Read More »
Page 4 of 90« First...«23456»102030...Last »