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Posted on Sep 23 2011

Watch Queen Latifah, Courtney B Vance, and Keke Palmer in ‘Joyful Noise’ Trailer

Queen Latifah is returning to the big screen in the new Todd Graff-directed comedy Joyful Noise. Noise tells the story of an unlikely partnership between two strong-minded women who are forced to work together to save a small town Gospel Choir after budget cuts threaten to shut them down. Latifah joins a diverse cast which includes Courtney B. Vance,... Read More »
Posted on Sep 23 2011

Watch Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje in Cinemax’s New Action Series ‘Strike Back’ [VIDEO]

British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje made an appearance as a ruthless crime leader in last week’s episode of Cinemax’s new action drama Strike Back. As you can see from the clip above, it looks pretty intense. The show follows an elite black ops team, also known as Section 20 within the British government that focuses on bringing down top priority... Read More »
Posted on Sep 23 2011

Broadway’s ‘Memphis’ Coming To Theaters

Memphis, a Broadway musical starring Montego Glover and Derrick Baskin will be available to audiences worldwide as it hits cinema screens on every continent, in a multi-year licensing deal with Supervision Media and Broadway Worldwide. The aim is for live performances to hit movie screens across the U.K. & Ireland on Nov. 24 with S. Africa, Hong Kong and... Read More »
Posted on Sep 23 2011

Morgan Freeman Gets Political, Slams Tea Party

From Huffington Post: Morgan Freeman laid down the chips on the Tea Party in a new interview with Piers Morgan that is due to air Friday night. The Oscar-winning actor sat down with the British TV host and, amongst other things, discussed his belief that the right wing Tea Party’s anti-Obama stance is rooted in racism. When asked by... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2011

Taraji P. Henson Is A ‘Person of Interest’

Oscar nominated actress Taraji P. Henson is the leading lady of the new CBS cop drama, Person of Interest. VIDEO: Taraji P Henson Talks ‘Person of Interest’ at Comic-Con Henson plays Detective Carter, a sharp cop who did two tours of duty in Iraq and now works in New York City and has her eye on one person of... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2011

Martin Lawrence Is Headed Back To TV

It’s being reported that Martin Lawrence recently inked a deal with CBS and it’s studio, CBS Television Studios to create a comedy series on the network. The deal calls for the studio and network to develop a show for the comedian to star in. This will mark the actor’s first return to television since his infamous run as Martin... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2011

Paula Patton Joins Indie Film ‘Disconnect’

Paula Patton has joined Disconnect, a new indie film to be directed by Murderball‘s Henry Alex Rubin. The drama is centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today’s wired world. The actress joins a list of hot stars which include True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgard, and Horrible Bosses star Jason Bateman. Patton’s acting credits include TD... Read More »
Posted on Sep 21 2011

Derek Luke Cast As Male Lead in ‘Sparkle’

Derek Luke has been cast as the male lead role in the forthcoming remake of Sam O’Steen‘s 1976 film Sparkle, reports BlackFilm. CASTING: Open casting call for ‘Sparkle’ in Detroit, MI Luke will play Stix, a role originally played by Miami Vice‘s Philip Michael Thomas. The film revolves around Sparkle (Jordin Sparks), a member of a singing trio trying... Read More »
Posted on Sep 21 2011

Angela Bassett, Samuel L Jackson Discuss ‘Mountaintop’ With Brooklyn Theater Students

Broadway’s ‘Mountaintop’ stars Angela Bassett and Samuel L Jackson sat down with director Kenny Leon and playwright Katori Hall to discuss the prolific play with theater students from the Brooklyn High School of the Arts. The Mountaintop opens on Broadway Sept 22 for preview performances, and will officially open on Oct 13 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. For... Read More »
Posted on Sep 21 2011

Halle Berry Injured While Filming ‘Cloud Atlas’

Halle Berry was released from a medical center in Spain after the actress broke her foot while shooting her new film ‘Cloud Atlas.’ It’s unclear how she broke her foot, but sources say she may have actually injured herself on a property where she was staying. PHOTO: Halle Berry on Set of ‘Cloud Atlas’ We recently posted images of... Read More »
Posted on Sep 21 2011

Rockmond Dunbar Says There Is No Black Hollywood, Claims White Hollywood Has “Accepted” Him

Actor Rockmond Dunbar, best known for his portrayal of Kenny on Showtime’s Soul Food, has come under fire for questionable statements made during an interview with The UrbanDaily. The actor discussed his distaste for Black Hollywood and called for a cancelation of the actual term. While Dunbar praised “White Hollywood” for “accepting” him, the actor slammed Black Hollywood staples... Read More »
Posted on Sep 20 2011

‘Oklahoma!’ Opens With An All-Black Cast

Oklahoma! opens today at Portland Center Stage in Portland, Oregon. The African-American production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, starring Rodney Hicks and Brianna Horne, begins previews Sept. 20. The musical is set in an all-black town with a huge cast of talented people. Oklahoma! will officially open Sept. 23 and continue through Oct. 30. Get tickets here. MEET THE CAST OF ‘OKLAHOMA!’ Sumayya... Read More »
Posted on Sep 19 2011

63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards [Photos]

Check out red carpet photos from the 2011 Emmy Awards. Read More »
Posted on Sep 19 2011

Anika Noni Rose Guest Stars on ‘Law & Order:SVU’

Anika Noni Rose (“Princess and the Frog,” “Dream Girls”) will guest star on the upcoming season premiere episode of  Law & Order: SVU this week.  Rose verified  the news on her twitter account today. Directed by Breaking Bad’s Mike Slovis, the episode will revolve around a hotel maid being assaulted by a high powered European. Sounds familiar? According to Shadow and Act via... Read More »
Posted on Sep 19 2011

Keith David Films ‘Cloud Atlas’ With Halle Berry

RELATED ARTICLES: Halle Berry on set of ‘Cloud Atlas’ Emmy Winer Keith David To Host Acting Workshop at Morehouse College 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 »