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Posted on May 28 2012

The Best Movies To Watch on Memorial Day

Today, we honor the lives of the heroic men and women who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms and liberties. In an effort to spread awareness of the African-American war experience, we’ve created a list of incredible war films that reflect the stories of African-American war heroes. Here’s our list of the most significant war films that include... Read More »
Posted on May 23 2012

Samuel L. Jackson to host the 2012 BET Awards

Samuel L Jackson has been confirmed to host the 2012 BET Awards, which will air live July 1st on BET from LA’s Shrine Auditorium. Nominees for the Best Actor award are Don Cheadle (“House Of Lies,” “The Guard”), Common (“LUV,” “Hell On Wheels”), Idris Elba (“Luther”), Kevin Hart (“Laugh at my pain,” “Think Like a Man”), and Denzel Washington... Read More »
Posted on Apr 30 2012

Cassandra Freeman Joins ‘Single Ladies’ Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Cassandra Freeman (‘Kinyarwanda’) has joined the cast of VH1’s Single Ladies in a recurring role. The hourlong dramedy series, executive produced by Queen Latifah, revolves around the romantic relationships of three friends in high society Atlanta. Freeman, who starred alongside Denzel Washington in Inside Man, will play a single mother named Morgan Hayes. Her character moves to the... Read More »
Posted on Feb 15 2012

Black History Month Trivia Giveaway: Win a ‘Malcolm X’ Blu-ray disc set

It’s black history month and we’re celebrating by giving two of our lucky facebook fans a Blu-ray disc set of Spike Lee‘s ‘Malcolm X’ starring Denzel Washington. It’s been 20 years since the theatrical release of Lee’s epic film about the political icon. Warner Home Video and Mr. Lee are celebrating this landmark year with the first-ever Blu-ray premiere of... Read More »
Posted on Feb 15 2012

Black History Month Trivia Giveaway: “Malcolm X” Blu-Ray

It’s black history month and we’re celebrating by giving two of our lucky facebook fans a Blu-ray disc set of Spike Lee‘s ‘Malcolm X’ starring Denzel Washington. It’s been 20 years since the theatrical release of Lee’s epic film about the political icon. Warner Home Video and Mr. Lee are celebrating this landmark year with the first-ever Blu-ray premiere of... Read More »
Posted on Dec 01 2011

Viola Davis to Be Honored as Performer of the Year at Santa Barbara Film Festival

Viola Davis is still riding the wave of her latest film ‘The Help.’ The actress will be honored as Outstanding Performer of the Year at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in a tribute to be held on Jan. 27 at the Arlington Theatre. Davis has garnered Oscar buzz for her portrayal of Aibileen Clark, a domestic maid in Tate... Read More »
Posted on Nov 14 2011

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ Playing at Long Wharf Theatre

The Long Wharf production of the jazz classic Ain’t Misbehavin’  is receiving major buzz. After 33 years, the play is still attracting audiences and is more popular than ever. Hence, many productions are popping up all around the country. The latest production is currently playing at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven (thru Nov 20).  The show is receiving rave reviews for... Read More »
Posted on Nov 10 2011

Viola Davis discusses the role of black actresses in Hollywood (Video)

During a taped discussion of the Hollywood Reporter‘s Roundtable series, six of the award seasons’ leading actress contenders discuss all things Hollywood. The Help‘s Viola Davis discusses the role of black actresses in Hollywood, and how they’re often forced to overcompensate because of societal circumstances. Davis was asked if there are more roles for black actors and actresses now than before. Watch her... Read More »
Posted on Nov 10 2011

Tamara Tunie Victim of Million Dollar Fraud

Tamara Tunie, the actress best known for her roles in ‘Law & Order: SVU’ and ‘The Devil’s Advocate,’ has fell victim to a $1 Million ponzi scheme orchestrated by her former accountant. According to the Associated Press, Joseph Cilibrasi, who was also Tamara’s business manager for over ten years, pleaded guilty to grand larceny and other charges. He used... Read More »
Posted on Nov 02 2011

JB Smoove Takes Over WME (Video)

JB Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) appears in a comedy short for talent agency WME (formerly known as William Morris Endeavor). The agency is responsible for some of the world’s most famous black actors including Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, and Tyler Perry. The clip, written and directed by Geoff LaTulippe, was shot on location at WME. Smoove pokes... Read More »
Posted on Oct 06 2011

‘Law & Order’s’ Tamara Tunie Cast in ‘Flight’

Tamara Tunie (‘Law & Order: SVU’) has landed a role to appear alongside Denzel Washington in the new drama Flight. Director Robert Zemeckis has slated production to begin later this month in Atlanta. Written by John Gatins, “Flight,” centers on a alcoholic and drug-addicted pilot (Washington). When his plane’s engine malfunctions, the pilot manages to rescue the aircraft and... Read More »
Posted on Oct 02 2011

Don Cheadle in Talks to Join ‘Flight’

Director Robert Zemeckis is pulling together an impressive star-studded cast for the Denzel Washington led drama Flight. Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning actor, Don Cheadle is in final negotiations to join the film, which is being produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald for Paramount Studios. The script by John Gatins centers on an alcoholic and drug-addicted pilot (Washington) whose plane engine malfunctions, forcing him to... Read More »
Posted on Sep 18 2011

Links of The Week 09.18.11

TOP STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB Denzel Washington Reportedly Offered Lead Role in ‘The Secret in Their Eyes’ Remake Paramount Counting On Oscar Host Gig To Make Eddie Murphy’s Career Hot Again Hollywood: Not A Good Place For Minorities Boris Kodjoe Will Return In New Resident Evil Film Can You Guess James Earl... Read More »
Posted on Aug 18 2011

Will Smith Wanted For ‘Fantastic Voyage’ Reboot

Reports are swirling about Will Smith being courted for a big-budgeted James Cameron-produced remake of the 1966 sci-fi flick Fantastic Voyage. In the film, a diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew of scientists. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a... Read More »
Posted on Aug 05 2011

Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis Cover ‘Entertainment Weekly’

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer cover the August 12 issue of Entertainment Weekly. The actresses discuss their roles in the controversial film The Help, which is out in theaters on August 10. Defending her decision to play a maid in the film, Viola tells EW: “There are few movies coming out this year with African-American women in... Read More »
Posted on Jul 09 2011

Links Of The Week: 07.09.11

Around The Web Denzel Washington Discusses How Racism in Hollywood Could Have Changed His Career Laz Alonso Developing Film About Haiti Viola Davis was hesitant about ‘Help’ role Nelsan Ellis on True Blood’s Season of the Witches, Lafayette’s Mohawk, and Dodging the Marines Spike Lee tipped to direct Oldboy remake Where... Read More »
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