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Posted on Apr 19 2011

Viola Davis Stars in ‘The Help’ Trailer (Video)

Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, “The Help” stars Emma Stone (star of the breakout hit, “Zombieland”) as Skeeter, a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives—and a small Mississippi town—upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent... Read More »
Posted on Apr 18 2011

Win a Role in Steve Harvey’s New Film

Sony Pictures is casting for a film based on Steve Harvey’s new book, ‘Act like a lady, think like a man.’ We’re searching for someone to play an age between 18 and 50 for both a male role and a female role. When submitting your audition, please choose whether you will be auditioning for the male role or the... Read More »
Posted on Apr 17 2011

Samuel L. Jackson debuts on Broadway as Martin Luther King Jr.

New York, NY – It was announced today that Samuel L. Jackson will make his Broadway debut starring as Dr. Martin Luther King in the Broadway production of the new play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall directed by Tony Award Nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun). The Mountaintop will begin performances on September 22, 2011, at... Read More »
Posted on Apr 16 2011


To celebrate our re-launch, we’ve compiled a short list of buzzworthy films debuting in 2011. Black Actors (and moviegoers) have something to be happy about this year. I WILL FOLLOW (Currently in theaters) The independent little film that could. Written and Directed by Ava DuVernay. Starring Omari Hardwick and Sali Richardson-Whitfield. Opens in Washington, D.C. April 15th. MADEA’S BIG... Read More »
Posted on Apr 15 2011

Diahann Carroll, Kerry Washington Pose for ‘O’ Magazine

Dynamic actress Kerry Washington and the legendary Diahann Carroll grace the pages of the May 2011 issue of 'O' magazine. Source: Read More »
Posted on Mar 02 2011

Where Are All The Black Actors?

THR Investigates Hollywood's Lack Of Black Actors. Read More »
Posted on Nov 16 2010

Watch Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard in ‘Winnie’ Trailer

The film centers around Winnie Mandela's life and her role as South Africa's controversial former first lady. Read More »
Posted on Sep 01 2010

Paula Patton Joins Cast of new ‘Mission: Impossible’ Movie, Writes her own scene.

Paula Patton ('Precious') has signed onto the new Mission: Impossible movie as the female lead. Read More »
Posted on Aug 21 2010

Denzel Washington in ‘Unstoppable’ Trailer

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Posted on Aug 13 2010

‘Blood Done Sign My Name’ Has An Amazing Cast

It’s pretty rare to have the opportunity to profile an entire cast of professional black actors in one film, especially a film about blackness and racial equality. Blood Done Sign My Name is an extraordinary film based on an autobiogrophical book written by Timothy B. Tyson, the son of a white preacher that tried to bring racial unity to... Read More »
Posted on Aug 12 2010

Fearless Magazine: Class of 2010

Fearless Magazine celebrates black actresses in a Young Hollywood-style photo shoot. Actresses profiled included TV star Tiffany Hines (‘Nikita‘), tv star Jennifer Freeman (‘My Wife and Kids“), film star Monique Coleman (“High School Musical“), tv star Kyla Pratt (“One on One“), film star Naturi Naughton (“Fame“), tv star Tia Mowery (“Sister, Sister” and “The Game“), film star Chyna Layne... Read More »
Posted on Jul 26 2010

Exclusive Photo: Jennifer Hudson in ‘Winnie’ has an exclusive first-look image of Jennifer Hudson in the upcoming Winnie Mandela biopic. The epic motion picture “Winnie” is currently filming on location in South Africa. The Oscar® winner heads up the cast in the role, with Academy Award® nominated actor, Terrence Howard (“Crash”), in the role of Nelson Mandela. Canadian artists are Elias Koteas (“Shutter Island”),... Read More »
Posted on Jul 24 2010

Help Save The Life of Young ‘Lion King’ Star Shannon Tavarez [UPDATED]

UPDATE 11/2/10: It saddens us to announce the passing of Shannon Tavarez. She was only 11 years-old. The future was looking extremely bright for 10 year-old aspiring actress  Shannon Tavarez when she landed the role of Nala in the Broadway production of “The Lion King.” Shannon was diagnosed with  leukemia soon after and is in dire need of a... Read More »
Posted on Jul 23 2010

Rutina Wesley Discusses ‘True Blood’

Actress Rutina Wesley was recently profiled in a video interview with Young Hollywood TV.  Wesley plays Tara Thornton, the potty mouthed, no nonsense best friend of lead character Sookie Stackhouse on the hit HBO vampire drama True Blood. The Juilliard alum dished about her audition process, and how her sense of humor made her stand out from the crowd. Her sense... Read More »
Posted on Jul 17 2010

Watch Morgan Freeman in New ‘RED’ Trailer

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Posted on Jul 16 2010

Angela Bassett in ‘Green Lantern’ Promo Pics

Angela Bassett pictured in new promo pics for the upcoming blockbuster 'Green Lantern.' The films also stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Tim Robbins. Read More »
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