biopics

Huey Newton Biopic, ‘Power to the People,’ On the Way!

Former NBA baller Matt Barnes appears to have made the transition from sports to the…

Hattie McDaniel, First African-American to Win an Oscar, Has Biopic On the Way!

A biopic about the life of Hattie McDaniel, the first African-American actress to receive an…

Chadwick Boseman Shares Why He Almost Passed on ‘Marshall’

EBONY October cover star Chadwick Boseman is no stranger to playing real-life superheroes. From funk…

all eyez on me

The New ‘All Eyez On Me’ Trailer Takes Us Deeper Into Tupac’s Life

Music biopics are all the rage lately with films like Straight Outta Compton raking in big bucks…

Forest Whitaker to Executive Produce Angela Davis Biopic

According to Variety, Forest Whitaker has joined Codeblack Films’ untitled Angela Davis film project as an executive…

new edition

5 Things You Should Know About ‘the New Edition Story’

It’s the biggest production in BET history, according to the network’s President of Programming, Stephen…

Grace Jones’ Life Is Finally Getting the Big Screen Treatment

Grace Jones, the legendary gender-bending musician and fashion icon, has lived an extraordinary life. Born…

Teyonah Parris Brings the 80s, and Miki Howard’s Story, to Life

Biopics are tricky. The family or the artist or the estate of a deceased person…

Open Letter About Nina Simone Doesn’t Mince Words

Aaron Overfield, the website content manager of NinaSimone.com, delivers a scathing criticism of Cynthia Mort…