Daniels Finds His “King!”

18 03 2010

Oscar nominee and Black Reel Award winning director Lee Daniels is assembling the cast for his next film, “Selma,” his follow-up to the critically-acclaimed “Precious.”  Daniels has cast little know British actor David Oyelowo to play Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Trailer Park | The Lovely Bones

5 08 2009

With his first movie since the Oscar-winning trilogy, “Lord of the Rings,” Peter Jackson adapts a sensational book into what looks like a adventurous and suspenseful thriller, “The Lovely Bones.” Read the rest of this entry »

Eye Candy | Taraji P. Henson

23 07 2009

Fresh off of receiving her first Oscar nomination less than a year ago and with a new movie opening this fall, life has been very good for DC’s own, Taraji Penda Henson! Read the rest of this entry »

Oscar Cover Girls | Davis and Henson

8 04 2009

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While neither Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson were able to take home Oscar gold at this year’ past ceremony, the two remain connected as evidence of both them gracing the May cover of Ebony Magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

First Look | Law Abiding Citizen

28 03 2009

Here are some of the first images from the upcoming Jamie Foxx vehicle, “Law Abiding Citizen.” Read the rest of this entry »

Latifah’s Next Role is “Wright” On Time!

28 03 2009

queen-latifahDisney may have given up on a physical therapist Cinderella, but Fox Searchlight didn’t, and now Queen Latifah will be putting on the nurse’s scrubs and hoping for romance in “Just Wright.” Read the rest of this entry »

Black Film Classics | A Soldier’s Story

13 03 2009

25 years ago, a talented ensemble of actors created a classic piece of cinema, “A Soldier’s Story, that resonates with as much power today as when it was first released in 1984. In an orbit of talented stars, veteran Adolph Caeser’s searing performance was the center of this powerful drama. Read the rest of this entry »

Bassett Preps for Her Directorial Debut!

5 03 2009

Following in the footsteps of colleagues such as Laurence Fishburne and Denzel Washington, Oscar-nominated actor Angela Bassett is making the transition to working behind the camera. Read the rest of this entry »