Soul songstress Mary J. Blige’s career is picking up quite a bit of steam these days as she flips the switch from singing to acting.  Blige has been struck by drama fever, landing the role of Dr. Betty Shabazz in the upcoming TV film “Parallel Lives.” The film is set to portray the lives of Dr. Shabazz andCoretta Scott […]


A year ago, Tim Story’s filmmaking career was in deep freeze. Even though the director had enjoyed a groundbreaking hit in 2002 with “Barbershop” and had a pair of successful “Fantastic Four” superhero movies, he ran aground in 2008 when he directed “Hurricane Season,” an inspirational drama about a high-school basketball coach whose ragtag team […]

The latest installment of Men in Black hits theaters this weekend.  I generally don’t listen to the critics, I rather make up my own mind.  On the otherhand, it cost so much to see a film in theaters, you may need help to decide whether to wait for the DVD or see the bootleg man.  Just […]

In 1968, Director George Romero sought out a cast for his newest horror movie called “Night of the Living Dead.” Unlike his other films, Romero wanted to include an African-American hero. The chosen actor to fight the zombies was Duane Jones. In his role as Ben, Jones became the first African-American to be cast as […]

Lady Soul, Aretha Franklin, is letting it be known that she has picked what she calls a “strong contender” to play her in an upcoming biopic.  Who is that woman?

With 21 Jump Street hitting theaters this weekend, Ice Cube talks about his role and the latest info on the next “Friday” movie. Read all about it and check out the trailer for the movie version of the old tv show.

Courtesy of WOLBaltimore In what became Whitney Houston’s last big screen role, she stars at Effie, the mother in the upcomingSparkle, Everyone who worked with Whitney on the set of Sparkle talks about how she was “back”. Her voice was on point, her weight had picked up and her spirits were high! Take a look at some […]

Last year was a good year for Nick for the most part, if you don’t count the illness to end the year and begin the new! Seems like Nick is ready to get 2012 popping. Check out what his film directing debut will be about here.

From Warner Brothers Films started filming a biopic based on Aaliyah’s life in March 2010. The film will be directed by Bill Condon, the director behind the award-winning blockbuster, Dreamgirls. Canadian singer and former girlfriend of highly popular rapper Drake, Keshia Chanté (pictured below) is set to play the late singer. Chanté bares a […]

Rihanna has signed on to star in her first feature film. Variety announced that “Love The Way You Lie” singer will star in Universal’s Battleship, inspired by the classic game of the same name.

VIA CBS NEWS: Moviegoers can prepare to dig a little deeper into their pockets when they want to see another picture. Starting Friday, ticket prices at a number of theaters across the country will rise as theater owners try to cash in on a booming box office and healthy demand for 3-D movies like “Avatar” […]

VIA EURWEB: Terrence Howard has secured a spot in the Lake Bell and Josh Lucas-led indie thriller “Little Murder,” reports Variety. The film is set in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and centers on a disgraced detective (Lucas) who gets an unexpected shot at redemption when the ghost of a beautiful cellist (Bell) solicits his […]