Films & Movies

TRAILER: ‘Crown Heights’ takes on a true story of wrongful conviction

We’ve heard many cases of wrongful conviction, from the Central Park 5 to Kalief Browder. Now, Amazon Studios and director Matt Ruskin takes on the case of Colin Warner, the Trinidadian born Brooklyn native who spent two decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. ‘Crown Heights’ follows Warner and his determined childhood friend,…… Continue reading TRAILER: ‘Crown Heights’ takes on a true story of wrongful conviction

Films & Movies · Women in Media

Alfre Woodard Added to the Cast of ‘Lion King’ Remake

Alfre Woodard, best known for her roles in Love & Basketball, True Blood, and most recently Professor Hughes in the Netflix film Burning Sands, is the latest actress cast in the live action remake of The Lion King. The Jon Favreau-directed film has added Woodard to voice Simba’s mother Sarabi. Alfre Woodard will be joining Donald Glover,…… Continue reading Alfre Woodard Added to the Cast of ‘Lion King’ Remake

Films & Movies · Industry Biz

Donald Glover Talks to the Hollywood Reporter about Atlanta, Star Wars, & Conquering Hollywood

Depending on how you’ve been introduced to Donald Glover, you may know him as Childish Gambino the rapper, Troy from Community, Paper Boi’s manager from FX’s Atlanta, the black guy they tried to get to play Spiderman, or Donald Glover, the stand-up comedian. It’s safe to say that Donald Glover is a multi-talented hot shot…… Continue reading Donald Glover Talks to the Hollywood Reporter about Atlanta, Star Wars, & Conquering Hollywood

Films & Movies · Industry Biz

Netflix buys Rihanna-Lupita N’yongo Scammer Movie Concept

What started as a Twitter fantasy about stars Rihanna and Lupita N’yongo, led to ‘aggressive negotiations’ at the Cannes Film Festival, as described by Entertainment Weekly. The movie concept, reportedly purchased by Netflix, will feature the Oscar Award-winning actress and Grammy Award-winning international recording artist. In a buddy movie concept, Rihanna scams rich white men while N’yongo…… Continue reading Netflix buys Rihanna-Lupita N’yongo Scammer Movie Concept

Films & Movies · Industry Biz

Eve’s Bayou, Kasi Lemmons, talks Mise-En-Scene, the Power of a ‘Great Script’, & more During ARRAY Rebel-A-Thon

Eve’s Bayou is an African American classic about girl-to-womanhood, sisterhood, infidelity, romance, and Black magic. All themes that are recurring constantly in the world, and relatable to most. Ava DuVernay’s independent film distribution company, ARRAY, held Rebel-A-Thon in honor of Woman’s History Month. For 12 hours, 30 women filmmakers answer inspiring film professionals questions regarding…… Continue reading Eve’s Bayou, Kasi Lemmons, talks Mise-En-Scene, the Power of a ‘Great Script’, & more During ARRAY Rebel-A-Thon