Chris Tucker Says ‘Rush Hour 4’ Is In The Works

Chris Tucker has confirmed 'Rush Hour 4' is in the works. In his recent interview on Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore’s Winging It podcast, the 47-year-old actor revealed - the action comedy franchise will return to the big screen. “It’s not in pre-production. We’re working on a few things [for] the script." The actor...

LeBron James Helped Negotiate Octavia Spencer’s Equal Pay On New Netflix Series

Octavia Spencer and Lebron James are co-executive producing the upcoming Netflix series Madam C.J. Walker. In her recent interview at Sundance, the actress revealed that the NBA star “had to intervene” during negotiations over the pay she would receive for the series. “I have to say when I was negotiating my deal for...

‘Black Panther’ Returns To Theaters For Black History Month

Black Panther, the ninth-highest release of all time, is returning to the big screen in February for a one-week screening at 250 AMC Theatres locations. “Black Panther is groundbreaking for many reasons, including the rich diversity of voices behind its success,” Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger stated in a press release. “The story also...

Robin Thede, Issa Rae and Lauren Ashley Smith Team Up For ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’

Robin Thede, the first Black woman to serve as head writer on a late-night show (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore), and Insecure creator Issa Rae will collaborate on the new HBO-ordered project titled A Black Lady Sketch Show. Writer and producer Lauren Ashley Smith will join them as well.      Deadline reported, Thede, who...

Lakeith Stanfield Might Star In Jordan Peele's Upcoming 'Candyman' Reboot

Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele, who is set to produce the reboot of the horror classic Candyman, has reportedly approached Atlanta's native Lakeith Stanfield to star as the main protagonist. Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) is set to direct. The original film was released in 1992 and is based on Clive Barker's short story titled The Forbidden.     In the remake, Stanfield will reportedly play an artist...

"Empire" Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Chicago Attack

Empire star Jussie Smollett was brutally attacked by two men late Monday night, TMZ reported.  The actor arrived in Chicago around 2 AM and stopped by Subway. Shortly after he walked out of the sandwich shop, someone yelled, "Aren't you that f***ot 'Empire' n*****?"  The two attackers -- both white and wearing ski masks -- viciously...

Taraji P. Henson Receives A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame (Video)

Taraji P. Henson has marked a new career milestone today when she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Oscar-nominated actress is known for starring in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Hidden Figures, Acrimony, Proud Mary, and TV drama Empire. Her new comedy What Men Want will...

Kevin Hart Signs On To Lionsgate's 'Monopoly' And Sony's 'Fatherhood'

Kevin Hart, indeed, hustles hard! The star of recently released drama The Upside has signed on to two more projects - the live-action feature Monopoly and Fatherhood, Sony's adaptation of memoir Two Kisses for Maddy. Inspired by the iconic board game, Monopoly will be directed by Tim Story (Ride Along) and...

Taraji P. Henson To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Oscar-nominated actress, 48, will be honored in the category of motion pictures with a star on Hollywood Boulevard. Henson is known for her roles in Hidden Figures, Think Like A Man, Acrimony, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, and her upcoming comedy What Men Want, which will hit theaters on...

Trailer For 'Fast Color' Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Video)

The trailer for Fast Color, a new superhero woman-led drama starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, was released on Thursday. The actress, also known for Beyond The Lights, plays Ruth, a woman who has been on the run since her superpowers were discovered. Now, years after abandoning her mother and daughter, she returns...

The 'Bad Boys' Will Smith And Martin Lawrence Are Back In Action

Will Smith, 50, and Martin Lawrence, 53, are back two decades later and we couldn't be more excited! The two actors were photographed on the set of their highly-anticipated Bad Boys for Life in Atlanta. The movie will hit theaters in January 2020. Check out the behind the scenes photos below.          

Watch: Trailer For Jordan Peele's Show 'Weird City' (Video)

Award-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele released the trailer for his new sci-fi comedy Weird City. The YouTube Original series is a satirical anthology that follows the lives of different characters in the not-too-distant future metropolis of Weird, where the middle class has disappeared and only the rich (living “above the line”) and...

'The Upside' Beats 'Aquaman' With $19.6 Million Opening Weekend

The Upside, a movie about the bond that forms between a wealthy quadriplegic Phillip Lacasse (Bryan Cranston) and his caretaker Dell Scott (Kevin Hart) opened at $19.59 million this weekend, replacing three-week reigning Aquaman. The film is directed by Neil Burger ( Limitless) and written by Jon Hartmere. Nicole Kidman co-stars as...

Marsai Martin Is Making History As The Youngest Executive Producer In Hollywood

Texas-born Black-Ish star Marsai Martin is about to become the youngest executive producer in Hollywood. The 14-year-old actress will get the official title when her upcoming comedy Little, which she stars in alongside Regina Hall and Issa Rae, hits theaters in April. The story follows Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall) is a...

Eddie Murphy Returns With 'Coming To America 2', Craig Brewer Will DIrect

Craig Brewer (Dolemite Is My Name) is set to direct the sequel of the 1988 hit comedy Coming To America, Deadline exclusively reported. Black-Ish creator Kenya Barris was recruited to re-write the script and exec. produce the sequel. Eddie Murphy will star and produce. “After many years of anticipation, I’m thrilled that Coming to...

The Official Trailer for 'Little' starring Regina Hall and Issa Rae (Video)

Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall) is a business mogul, who, one morning, wakes up as the 13-year old version of herself (Marsai Martin). Jordan's assistant April (Issa Rae) takes upon herself the role of young Jordan's guardian, while together they try to figure out a way to bring things back to...

Jordan Peele’s Thriller ‘Us’ Will Open SXSW Film Festival

Oscar-winning director Jordan Peele is set to premiere his second horror-thriller Us at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival on March 8. The plot of the movie is described as follows, "Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson (Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o) take their children to their beach house, hoping...

'The Five Heartbeats' Is Coming To Broadway

The Five Heartbeats, Robert Townsend's story about the trials and tribulations of a band of five talented guys in a musical group during the rise of Motown, is on its way to Broadway, Deadline exclusively reported. The movie was released by 20th Century Fox back in 1991, and the documentary on...