TV & Film

TCM, AAFCA, Black Experience on Film

Turner Classic Movies & The African American Film Critics Association Team Up for ‘The Black Experience on Film’

by Christina Santi   Aug 28, 2018

The African American Flim Critics Association (AAFCA) and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) have joined forces for The Black Experience on Film, an month-long programming initiative that... Read More

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy to Welcome 10th Child, 2nd With Girlfriend

by Teddy Grant   Aug 28, 2018

Eddie Murphy will become a dad for the 10th time, PEOPLE reports.  The actor’s girlfriend, Paige Butcher, debuted her baby bump this month in Los... Read More

Vanessa Bell Calloway, EBONY

Vanessa Bell Calloway Says She Wanted to Play Lisa in ‘Coming to America’

by Christina Santi   Aug 24, 2018

Vanessa Bell Calloway sat down with EBONY to discuss her how she built her more than 30 year-long résumé since appearing in Coming to... Read More

Janet Jackson, Black Girls Rock

Janet Jackson to Be Honored at ‘Black Girls Rock’

by Teddy Grant   Aug 24, 2018

Black Girls Rock will honor Janet Jackson with the rock star award at this year’s show, per The Associated Press. Organizers called Jackson a “phenomenal... Read More

Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum

‘Chewing Gum’ Star Michaela Coel Says She Was Sexually Assaulted When Writing Show

by Teddy Grant   Aug 23, 2018

Michaela Coel, the star of the hilarious British comedy Chewing Gum, revealed that she was sexually assaulted when writing the show, Deadline reports. Coel... Read More

Dinner for two, Tristan "Mack" Wilds

Check Out Trailer for Tristan ‘Mack’ Wilds TV One Film ‘Dinner for Two’

by Teddy Grant   Aug 22, 2018

Actor Tristan “Mack” Wilds stars in the upcoming TV One original movie Dinner For Two where he plays Chris, a man planning a “last supper”... Read More

Jay Ellis, Insecure, Top Gun

Former ‘Insecure’ Actor Jay Ellis Cast in New ‘Top Gun’ Film

by Christina Santi   Aug 22, 2018

An online petition was launched when news broke that Jay Ellis would not return to Season Three of the HBO series, Insecure. Fans can calm... Read More

Black Panther, Netflix

‘Black Panther’ Hits Netflix in September

by Teddy Grant   Aug 22, 2018

Netflix users will soon be able to watch as much of Black Panther as they want. Marvel’s Black Panther will hit the streaming service... Read More

Denzel Washington Says He Cried Watching ‘Black Panther’

Denzel Washington Says He Cried Watching ‘Black Panther’

by Christina Santi   Aug 20, 2018

Denzel Washington has been working in Hollywood for more than 40 years. According to CinemaBlend, the Academy Award winner revealed that watching the Black Panther... Read More

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Inks $100M Netflix Deal

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Inks $100M Netflix Deal

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

On Thursday, Netflix formally announced signing Kenya Barris, the creator of Black-ish and the spinoff series Grown-ish, to a $100 million, multiyear TV deal.  According to Variety,... Read More