Exclusive: Alvin Ailey Presents a Stirring Tribute to Rep. John Lewis, Choreographed by Jamar Roberts
It’s nearly impossible to adequately express the range of feelings and emotions that occur when we lose someone as pivotal to our history as the late Rep. John Lewis. For creatives, it’s a type of block usually dissolved by expressing oneself in another way—through art.
Relax, Relate, Release Because Debbie Allen Is Directing A Different World for 'Zoom Where It Happens'
The theme song for the beloved HBCU-based series A Different World notes that “it’s a different world than where you come from!” That lyric couldn’t be truer than in 2020, where our “different world” consists of virtual events in lieu of in-person events.
Have you ever wondered what a Black version of Misery (the 1990 classic starring James Caan and Kathy Bates) would be like? Well...enter Spell, directed by Mark Tonderai (House at the End of the Street).
For many child stars, their transition into adulthood is rife with financial struggles, diminishing roles and a myriad of other problems that far too often make headlines for all the wrong reasons. So revisiting the origins of that strife can be a painful experience that oftentimes they have no desire to revisit.
It looks like Michael B. Jordan may be following in the helming footsteps of his predecessor, Sylvester Stallone, for Creed 3. Stallone not only starred as the titular character of his 1976 film Rocky but ended up directing its sequels, Rocky II, Rocky III, and Rocky IV.
Little Fires Everywhere Star Lexi Underwood Cast as Princess of New Disney Hip-Hop Cinderella Film Sneakerella
Lexi Underwood, the impressive newcomer who delivered her own acting performance to remember next to Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon’s masterful ones in Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, is the latest young Black star to be tapped by Disney to play a modern-day princess.
Actress Niecy Nash already has one hell of a resume. The 50-year-old has shown us her comedy chops for years on shows like Reno 911!, Claws and Never Have I Ever. And of course, her roles on When They See Us and Mrs. America put her considerable dramatic talents on display. Now, the gifted entertainer is in line to…
Fresh off the presidential debate (which, was tamer than that first disaster, yet I was still left wishing the mute button was utilized more), it’s time for some more escapism. In case you missed it, we already wrote special pieces about the trailers for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom starring Viola Davis and Chadwick…
The HBIC Is Back: Tiffany Pollard Is Debuting an I Love New York Reunion Special Hosted by Vivica A. Fox
Every so often, there is a diamond in the rough-ass year known as 2020. This time, it’s Tiffany “New York” Pollard with great news. Thirteen years after its second season finale (a third season was shelved), we are getting a reunion special for I Love New York!
The countdown to Election Day is narrowing and each day counts—not just the day on November 3, but every single day leading up to it (shout-out to early voters).
Tamar Braxton Accuses WE TV of Using Her Pain to Drive Ratings With New Braxton Family Values Trailer
Tamar Braxton slammed WE TV, the network that broadcasts her family’s reality TV show Braxton Family Values, after it aired a teaser trailer featuring reactions to Tamar’s suicide attempt in July.
You may not tune into anything on the streaming platform, but if you’re active on social media (or your work Slack), you’ve at least heard the name Quibi, specifically because everyone routinely talked about how they don’t know anyone who watches anything on the streaming platform, which launched earlier this year.
Academy Dialogues Exclusive Clip: Ava DuVernay Has a Rare Discussion About Craft With Julie Dash and Euzhan Palcy
Thursday nights have been always been the time for peak drama, thanks to Shonda Rhimes’ TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday) primetime TV event featuring the likes of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder. The characters in her stories typically go through some kind of dramatized conflict (or countless…