Michael B. Jordan In Talks to Star in Denzel Washington's ‘Journal for Jordan’

Michael B. Jordan is in talks to star in a new drama titled Journal for Jordan, which will be directed by Denzel Washington, Variety reported. The movie is based on the true story of journalist Dana Canedy’s love affair with First Sergeant Charles Monroe King. King kept a journal full of poignant life...

Jordan Peele's 'Twilight Zone' Trailer Released

CBS All Access has released the highly anticipated trailer for the Twilight Zone reboot and we could not be more excited! It appears that the new Jordan Peele - produced streaming series will bring back some of the familiar themes with an added modern twist. The sci-fi classic's cast includes Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Kumail Nanjiani (The...

Angry Birds 2 Teaser Trailer & Poster Released

The Angry Birds are back in this newly released teaser trailer and poster for The Angry Birds Movie 2. The original animated film debuted at #1 in 50 countries around the globe back in 2016. This new teaser trailer introduces Zeta, a new character voiced by Leslie Jones (SNL, Ghostbusters) who teams up with the ruler of the...

Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield in talks to star in Ryan Coogler-produced "Jesus Was My Homeboy"

  Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield are in talks to star in Jesus Was My Homeboy - a film inspired by Black Panther party member Fred Hampton, Deadline reported.   Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) and Charles D. King's MACRO will produce,  Shaka King (Newlyweds) will direct. Kaluuya will star as activist Hampton and Stanfield will play William O’Neal, the man who betrayed Hampton to the FBI. Jesus Was My Homeboy will...

Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner Screens His Directorial Debut 'Broken Ground' At The 2019 Pan African Film Festival

Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, better known by the stage name Xzibit, premiered his directorial debut Broken Ground during the 27th Annual Pan African Film Festival (PAFF). Real 92.3’s Big Boy hosted a Q&A immediately after the screening. Other guests included DJ Battlecat and Comedian Alex Thomas. The digital music series starring James Savage (Jayo Felony)...

Common & Sherri Shepherd Host The PAFF Red Carpet Premiere of 'Hats'

Common and Sherri Shepherd hosted the red carpet screening of Hats on Monday. The short film capped off this year's annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival. Directed by Sadé Clacken Joseph, the 14-minute USC film project follows the story of an imaginative, young, black aspiring baseball player (Dante Brown) struggles to...

Lee Davis' TV One Original Film 'Loved To Death' Premiered At PAFF

The Pan African Film Festival hosted a special screening of TV One's upcoming original film titled Loved To Death in Los Angeles on Friday. The Davis Lee-directed relationship drama stars hip hop pioneer MC Lyte, Tobias Truvillion, McKinley Freeman, Malinda Williams, and Chrystee Pharris. The story follows a newly engaged couple Chuck Everette and Deborah Ross, whose...

NAACP Image Awards: 'Black Panther' Tops Film, 'Black-Ish' Leads TV Nominations

Winston Duke and Logan Browning announced the nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards early Wednesday. Marvel's Black Panther scored a total of 13 nods, including outstanding motion picture. ​Other top projects nominated across film​ are If Beale Street Could Talk, BlacKkKlansman, Crazy Rich Asians, and The Hate U Give. In Television, Atlanta, Black-ish (9) and its spinoff Grown-ish, Dear White People, and Insecure, were...

'MA' trailer: Octavia Spencer Is terrifying in this new thriller (Video)

Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is a loner, who is looking to make new friends. She agrees to purchase alcohol for a group of teenagers and even offers them to party in her basement. What can go wrong? This newly released trailer for Ma shows how fun times with friends under random adult supervision can...

'Black-ish' Prequel Spinoff Centered on Tracee Ellis Ross' Character Rainbow Johnson Might Be in the works

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Black-ish character Rainbow (Bow) Johnson might be getting her own spin-off soon. According to Deadline, The current fifth season of Black-ish will include a Rainbow-centric episode. The episode, which is already casting to film in March, will feature flashbacks to a teen version of Tracee Ellis Ross character of Rainbow. This episode could become...

‘Bad Boys’ Spinoff Series ‘LA’s Finest’ Gets a Premiere Date

Bad Boys spinoff L.A.'s Finest, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, has an official premiere date! The series is set to debut on Monday, May 13, and run for 13 episodes as a Spectrum Original for Charter Communications. In L.A.’s Finest, Union reprises her role as Syd Burnett from 2003’s Bad Boys II, who is now an LAPD detective paired with...

PAFF Premieres Will and Jada-Pinkett Smith - Produced 'Sprinter'

Sprinter, from executive producers Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, was selected for this year's Pan African Film Festival. The screening is part of the annual event, which showcases various films and artwork by black creatives. The indie drama follows the story of a Jamaican young man named Akeem, who wants to qualify for the...

Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Roundtree and Jessie T. Usher Team Up In New 'Shaft' (Trailer)

New Line Cinema has released the official trailer for the fifth installment of the action comedy franchise. The movie was written by Kenya Barris (Black-Ish, Girls Trip) and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Rountree, Jesse T. Usher, and Regina Hall.  Barbershop's Tim Story is directing. The movie’s synopsis reads (via IMDb): “John Shaft Jr. (Usher),...

'The Sun Is Also a Star' trailer released. Charles Melton And Yara Shahidi fall in love in one day

In the exclusive trailer of The Sun Is Also a Star, Natasha (played by Grown-ish’s Yara Shahidi) claims she does not believe in love. Daniel (Riverdale’s Charles Melton), whom she just met, bets he can make her fall in love with him in the next 24 hours. The film is an adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s 2016 novel....

BET teases upcoming 'Being Mary Jane' movie

She is coming back!  Mary Jane Paul, the successful cable news anchor will return to our screens one last time. It's been reported that the BET series, which wrapped back in 2017, will make its final return as a two-hour movie.  The new teaser trailer, which was released on Wednesday, shows Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union) standing...

'Atlanta' Season 3 Delayed

The third season of Atlanta was expected to return in 2019. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen. The network executives John Landgraf and John Solberg confirmed the delay during the Television Critics Association tour. “I don’t know whether we’ll have ‘Atlanta’ or not,” Landgraf said. “The writers are back working right now, thank God.” He also stated the...

'The Young and The Restless' Star Kristoff St. John found dead at 52

Kristoff St. John, star of the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless, was found dead Sunday, TMZ reported. The actor's body was discovered by one of his friends, who came to check on him at his San Fernando Valley home. Police and paramedics were called to the scene where St. John...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Teaser Debuts During Super Bowl

Marvel has finally released a new teaser of the Avengers: Endgame during the Super Bowl. In the new video, Captain America (Chris Evans) declares, “Some people move on, but not us.” Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) made an appearance in the trailer as well.  While Avengers: Endgame will...

Watch The First Official Trailer For 'Hobbs and Shaw'

Hobbs and Shaw is the first spinoff from the Fast and Furious cinematic universe.  The first official trailer reintroduces the popular duo — Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), who team up to fight against a new supervillain Brixton, played by Idris Elba.  Two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, federal...

First Look Trailer: Ava Duvernay's CBS Limited Series 'The Red Line'

CBS released an official first look trailer for its eight-episode event series The Red Line, from executive producers Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti. It will debut on Sunday, April 28. As described on the series' official site, The Red Line begins with the mistaken shooting of a black doctor at the hands of a white cop and unfolds...

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...