When people talk about Black Hollywood, it’s always about how we have to fight and struggle to land noteworthy roles. However, we need to be honest with ourselves. Some of the movies we push our community to see films that don’t live up to the hype. Our friends at MadamNoire.comfelt similar to us and wrote a […]
It looks as if actor Idris Elba has just scored his dream role of playing Nelson Mandela in the biopic Long Walk To Freedom now that the project has been green lit for production. According to The Hollywood Reporter: The backers said the feature, directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) and based on Mandela’s autobiography of the […]
[YOUTUBE LINK] Remember how far we’ve come. From Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim: “The Road We’ve Traveled”. This film gives an inside look at some of the tough calls President Obama made to get our country back on track. Featuring interviews from President Bill Clinton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Elizabeth Warren, David Axelrod, Austan Goolsbee, and […]
Though Whitney Houston may have been taken too suddenly and too soon, at least her fans can take comfort in knowing that she has one final work pending now posthumous release: the movie Sparkle, which she costarred in alongside Jordin Sparks. Read more: Eonline.com
Kate Beckinsale is back with a vengeance, with her latest “Underworld” movie opening at No. 1 this weekend. Opening in second place was “Red Tails” from executive producer George Lucas, about the Tuskegee Airmen who were the first black fighter pilots to serve in World War II. It made an estimated $19.1 million, according to […]
Known as one of the most successful black filmmakers in Hollywood, Tyler Perry foresees a major shift in films starring an all African American cast. Perry recently penned an open letter on his site stemming from George Lucas’ recent statement on the lack of support that he received during the making of ‘Red Tails,’ stating that films starring an […]
Here are the first movie posters spotted at theaters for the upcoming Men In Black 3 movie starring Will Smith as Agent J and Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K. The movie directed by Barry Sonnenfeld hits theaters May 2012.
Actresses Ashley Shante and Squeaky Moore are hoping their new film “Father’s Day?” will encourage discussion about what they call “the elephant in the room,” namely the absence of black fathers from an alarming number of African-American homes.
Source: The Washington Post By Neely Tucker LOS ANGELES — Taraji Penda Henson, the pride of Southeast D.C., the Oscar- and Emmy-nominated girl from the block gone big-time, is working. She’s trying to keep the sweat from showing. On this evening in late June, the 40-year-old is stepping out of a black SUV on Hollywood Boulevard […]
I was privileged enough to view a screening of a documentary about the famed Tuskegee airmen over the weekend. Also in attendance, were some of the actual Red Tail pilots such as Dr. Roscoe Brown, as well as the stars from the upcoming George Lucas- produced movie Red Tails Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. […]