Janelle Monáe Will Star As Josephine Baker In Upcoming A24 Series ‘De La Resistance’

Janelle Monáe Will Star As Josephine Baker In Upcoming A24 Series ‘De La Resistance’ For those who did not know that the iconic Josephine Baker was once a spy, entertainer and entrepreneur Janelle Monae will show you in an upcoming series. According to Deadline, the eight-time Grammy nominee and SAG winner Monaé is slated to… Continue reading Janelle Monáe Will Star As Josephine Baker In Upcoming A24 Series ‘De La Resistance’

Producer Will Packer Makes Oscars History By Employing an All-Black Production Team

Movie and television producer Will Packer made history over the weekend when he led the first all-Black production team in Oscars history. From #OscarsSoWhite in 2015 to #Oscars Black af in 2022: EPs: Will Packer + Shayla Cowan Trophy presenters: 87th Mister + Miss NCAT Co-hosts: Regina Hall + Wanda Sykes Red Carpet: Terrence J… Continue reading Producer Will Packer Makes Oscars History By Employing an All-Black Production Team

Is 50 Cent Leaving Starz?

One thing entertainment executive Curtis Jackson (You might know him as 50 Cent) can do well and that’s bring attention to any situation! The G-Unit boss is threatening to leave the Starz network and take his successful franchise shows with him. The always thinking forward 50 Cent expressed his disappointment with Starz after finding out… Continue reading Is 50 Cent Leaving Starz?

300 Entertainment Launches Film and Content Division 300 Studios

300 Entertainment, the company owned and operated by longtime industry executive Kevin Liles has expanded as it launches a film and content division, 300 Studios. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 300 Studios will be run by Liles, who is the chairman and CEO of 300 Entertainment and Elektra Music Group. He has hired former Viacom… Continue reading 300 Entertainment Launches Film and Content Division 300 Studios

Spike Lee Will Become First Black Director to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at 2022 Directors Guild of America Awards

The accolades and acknowledgments keep coming for the New York Knicks’ biggest fan! Filmmaker and esteemed director Spike Lee has another award being bestowed upon him this year. The Directors Guild of America will be presenting the proud Brooklyn, New Yorker with the Guild’s top honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion… Continue reading Spike Lee Will Become First Black Director to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at 2022 Directors Guild of America Awards

Will Smith Lauded for Giving Bonuses to ‘King Richard’ Cast Members

Will Smith has always been celebrated for his generosity over the course of his career and has been acknowledged once again for what he has done recently for some of his co-workers on the upcoming biopic King Richard.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smith, according to reports, was paid a hefty salary of up to… Continue reading Will Smith Lauded for Giving Bonuses to ‘King Richard’ Cast Members

‘Colin in Black & White’ Limited Series by Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay to Premiere on Netflix October 29

Last July it was reported that streaming giant service Netflix had announced that filmmaker Ava DuVernay and social activist/former professional football player Colin Kaepernick have joined together to present a limited series on Kaepernick’s high school years titled, Colin in Black & White. The series focuses on the former San Francisco 49er quarterback’s formative high… Continue reading ‘Colin in Black & White’ Limited Series by Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay to Premiere on Netflix October 29

Trailer For ‘King Richard’ Shows Will Smith Playing Role of Venus and Serena Williams’s Father

Trailer For ‘King Richard’ Shows Will Smith Playing Role of Venus and Serena Williams’s Father Can a man who portrayed the Greatest of All Time be solid enough to play the father of two of the greatest athletes of all time? Well, we are about to find out as the former rapper, Fresh Prince, who… Continue reading Trailer For ‘King Richard’ Shows Will Smith Playing Role of Venus and Serena Williams’s Father

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine On Board to Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic ‘What’s Going On?’ That Was Picked Up By Warner Bros.

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine On Board to Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic ‘What’s Going On?’ That Was Picked Up By Warner Bros. The “Beats By Dre” duo of Andre Young, also known as Dr. Dre, and former Interscope Records honcho Jimmy Iovine is particularly busy these days. Earlier this week, it was reported that the… Continue reading Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine On Board to Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic ‘What’s Going On?’ That Was Picked Up By Warner Bros.

Tiffany Haddish Will Produce and Star in Florence ‘Flo-Jo’ Griffith Joyner Biopic

Tiffany Haddish Will Produce and Star in Florence ‘Flo-Jo’ Griffith Joyner Biopic Girl Trap actress Tiffany Haddish is running things to get a biopic moving! Haddish is partnering up with Game1 and Al Joyner to bring the story of famed Olympian, Florence Griffith Joyner to the screen. The biopic was announced by Game1 on their… Continue reading Tiffany Haddish Will Produce and Star in Florence ‘Flo-Jo’ Griffith Joyner Biopic

ESPN Announces Derek Jeter Documentary Series

ESPN Announces Derek Jeter Documentary Series ESPN has announced recently that a multi-part documentary series is being produced about New York Yankees legendary first baseman and current chief executive officer and part-owner of the Miami Marlins, Derek Jeter. ESPN Films will air the multi-part documentary series about and featuring Jeter titled, “The Captain.” The series,… Continue reading ESPN Announces Derek Jeter Documentary Series

PBS to Premiere MUHAMMAD ALI 4-Part Documentary September 19, 2021

MUHAMMAD ALI, a new four-part documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, will air on PBS September 19-22, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings). The new series, which was in development for six years, was also written and co-directed by Sarah Burns and David McMahon, whose previous collaborations with Burns include THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE (2012),… Continue reading PBS to Premiere MUHAMMAD ALI 4-Part Documentary September 19, 2021

Jamie Foxx Set to Portray Boxing Champion Mike Tyson in Limited Series Directed By Antoine Fuqua

Jamie Foxx Set to Portray Boxing Champion Mike Tyson in Limited Series Directed By Antoine Fuqua After sharing his disgust for Hulu producing an unauthorized biopic based on his life, Mike Tyson is now getting the chance to get his story out with his involvement. According to Variety, multi-talented entertainer, Jamie Foxx will be playing… Continue reading Jamie Foxx Set to Portray Boxing Champion Mike Tyson in Limited Series Directed By Antoine Fuqua

Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic

Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic Talented and seemingly busy Regina King has been tasked with playing the role of the political icon, Shirley Chisolm. Participant, the leading media company dedicated to bringing inspirational stories to the masses that will motivate them to engage in positive social… Continue reading Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic

BALLOON MAN Documentary to Premiere On-Demand February 2, 2021, Engaging Virtual Series, ‘Beyond Balloon Man’ Available Now

BALLOON MAN Documentary to Premiere On-Demand February 2, 2021, Engaging Virtual Series, ‘Beyond Balloon Man’ Available Now   The documentary film BALLOON MAN, set to premiere on-demand on February 2, 2021, today announced an engaging new virtual series, Beyond Balloon Man, which will explore important, and topical themes unearthed within its story. The series includes… Continue reading BALLOON MAN Documentary to Premiere On-Demand February 2, 2021, Engaging Virtual Series, ‘Beyond Balloon Man’ Available Now

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