Category Archives: POPULAR

Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new series

Viola Davis is confirmed to play former First Lady Michelle Obama for the upcoming series First Ladies. The show will reportedly “peel back the curtain on the personal and political lives” of past First Ladies, according to Variety. It will focus on the East Wing, “where many of history’s most impactful and world changing decisions […]

Cast for ‘Space Jam 2’ revealed, including new Laker Anthony Davis

Details regarding the anticipated cast for “Space Jam 2” have been revealed, and one of LeBron James’ new teammates is expected to join him in the film. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported on Wednesday that Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis and Klay Thompson are among the NBA players expected to have key roles in the movie, […]

Denzel Washington Dedicates Life Achievement Award to His Wife: ‘I Wouldn’t Survive’ Without Her

Denzel Washington wouldn’t be where he is today without the love and support of his wife Pauletta. While being honored with the American Film Institute’s life achievement award on Thursday night, the Oscar-winning actor, 64, shared a touching tribute to his longtime love, who attended the event alongside two of their adult children, Malcom, 28, […]

Regina King Signs Mega Deal With Netflix, Will Produce Films And Series For The Streaming Giant

Regina King has signed a first look deal with Netflix. The multi-hyphenate is blossoming right now with her work in front of and behind the camera. She’s fresh off of an Oscar win for If Beale Street Could Talk and an Emmy win for her role in Netflix’s limited series, Seven Seconds. She’ll produce films […]

Julia Roberts was suggested to play Harriet Tubman by studio exec, says Harriet screenwriter

“When someone pointed out that Roberts couldn’t be Harriet, the executive responded, ‘It was so long ago. No one is going to know the difference.’” If you were to think of the most out-of-left-field actress to play Harriet Tubman in a movie, you still wouldn’t stumble upon the person one executive allegedly suggested. Harriet, the […]

Vanessa Bryant breaks silence after tragic loss of husband Kobe and daughter Gianna

Just three days after losing her husband Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant in a tragic helicopter crash, Vanessa Bryant broke her silence on social media, thanking the public for their support. Wednesday, the grieving wife and mother unlocked her previously private Instagram account, giving the public access to dozens of photos of her […]

Jay-Z says sitting down during the national anthem at the Super Bowl was not a protest

Jay-Z says he and Beyoncé were not protesting the National Anthem when they remained seated during Demi Lovato’s Super Bowl performance, they were working. Jay addressed the controversy at Columbia University on Tuesday when he was asked by a professor if the move was done to “convey a signal,” to which Jay replied “it actually […]

Tyler Perry ‘humbled’ after ‘A Fall From Grace’ draws 26 million viewers in the first week

Apparently wig-gate wasn’t enough to stop the Tyler Perry train from rolling. Despite the criticism that ensued after the Atlanta-based movie mogul’s film, “A Fall From Grace,” debuted on Netflix last month, viewers eagerly tuned in to see it. To be exact, 26 million people streamed the film in its first week. Perry shared a […]

Three big changes for Tyler Perry shows this upcoming season

One Tyler Perry show is ending, one is just beginning and another is returning. OWN announced this week that If Loving You Is Wrong will end following the fifth season, which premieres on March 10 at 10 p.m. The show chronicled the lives of neighborhood friends and enemies. In the promos to the final season, […]

‘Wild Seed’: Viola Davis Developing Adaptation Of Octavia Butler Novel At Amazon, Scripted By Nnedi Okorafor And Wanuri Kahiu

Amazon is developing an Octavia Butler novel as a drama series. The project comes to the streaming service courtesy of Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, whose JuVee Production has a first-look deal there. They will be developing Wild Seed, the first of Butler’s Patternist sci-fi series. The project will be written by author Nnedi Okorafor and Kenyan filmmaker and Rafiki helmer […]