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Bruce William Smith is a black animator who works for Disney and has worked on many tv shows and movies.

Bruce William Smith is a black animator who works for Disney and has worked on many tv shows and movies. Some including Thundercats, Sliverhawks, Rock-A-Doodle, Bebe Kids, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Proud Family, Tarzan, Emperor’s New Groove(The Movie), Space Jam, Winnie The Pooh and Princess and The Frog, Hair Love, Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph. […]

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 […]

Christian film ‘Breakthrough’ gets Oscar nomination; Chrissy Metz lands record deal

The 2019 blockbuster hit “Breakthrough” was nominated for an Academy Award on Monday, putting faith-based content on a platform where it’s rarely recognized. The movie, which is based on a true story, was nominated for Best Original Song for the emotional tune, “I’m Standing With You,” performed by lead actress in the film Chrissy Metz […]

Gayle King Responds to Kobe Bryant Interview Outrage: CBS Posted Clip “Out of Context”

King expressed her disappointment after the network shared a small portion of her interview with Bryant’s friend and former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, focusing on the late basketball player’s rape trial. Gayle King on Thursday morning took to social media to express her disappointment in CBS after the network shared a small portion of her […]

Spike Lee to Direct Film of Broadway Show ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’

The pic is planned for release later this year. Participant on Friday revealed that Spike Lee is set to direct a filmed version of the theatrical concert David Byrne’s American Utopia. The film, which will include live performance from the Broadway show, is planned for release later this year. Meanwhile, the stage production, which opened […]

Famous for its history of diversity, ‘Star Trek’ gets its first black female director

Hanelle Culpepper, the first African American woman to direct an episode of a Star Trek series, grew up about as culturally distant from Hollywood as, well, Earth is from Mr. Spock’s home planet of Vulcan. As a child in Troy, Alabama, Culpepper didn’t know any professional actors, directors, or producers. But even from a young […]

Sony Renames Movie Theater After John Singleton

The former Backstage Theater, the 102-seat primary theater on the studio’s Culver City lot, had been renamed the John Singleton Theater. Sony Pictures Entertainment, which released John Singleton’s breakthrough first film, is honoring the late filmmaker by renaming a movie theater after him. On Friday SPE announced that the former Backstage Theater, the 102-seat primary […]

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

ust 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 […]

‘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 […]