getty image Queen Latifah and Jill Scott are returning to Lifetime, this time for a movie about the Flint Water Crisis. The nation was deeply concerned about the crisis in Flint, Michigan, at the top of 2016 as we learned that politicans had allowed the tap water to be rendered undrinkable. We were shocked to […]

Gospel singer Fred Hammond is making a new movie to reach those who feel they’ve been forgotten by God. Hammond, the 56-year-old who was inducted into the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Hall of Fame Saturday, released the trailer for his upcoming film “The Choir” last week. In the trailer that he debuted on social media, […]

Mali Music and Briana Babineaux recently wrapped up filming for I Am Your Keeper, the first of 10 movies in Joel Kapity’s “I Am” series. Telling by the trailer, it looks real and intense. The Joel Kapity film follows the story of violence in Chicago’s inner-city, where Jamal Whitney (Mali Music) finds himself torn between street life and faith […]

Allegedly, Dr. Dre does not want to be viewed as “BEATS BY DRE” in the forth coming movie about his baby mama, R&B singer Michel’le, “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge and Michel’le”. It’s being reported that Dre has sent a letter to Sony to “Cease and Desist”. My take on this is….maybe they should not have […]

Propelled by the popularity of Paula Hawkins’ best-seller, the fast-tracked big-screen adaptation of “The Girl on the Train” led North American theaters in ticket sales with $24.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Less successful wasNate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation,” which moviegoers largely greeted with a shrug after a 17-year-old […]

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman said that he remains an agnostic ahead of this week’s release of his next film, faith-infused “Ben Hur,” but said nonetheless that the movie offers virtues such as redemption, tolerance and love that inform humankind. Freeman admitted in an interview with AFP in Los Angeles that he is still an agnostic, but […]

On Wednesday, Star Trek Beyond stars boldly went where no Star Trek Beyond stars have gone before – to the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed actors Chris Pine, Simon Pegg and Karl Urban to 1600 Penn Ave. for a special screening of Star Trek Beyond, the anticipated new installment in the sci-fi film franchise. […]

The story of Jesus Christ is coming to virtual reality for the first time. Autumn Productions and VRWerx announced plans Wednesday to release the live-action film “Jesus VR — The Story of Christ” on all major VR platforms this Christmas. The 90-minute movie will depict such events as Jesus’ birth, baptism, crucifixion and resurrection in […]

Last year, Smith honored Ali at Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year ceremony, where the Legacy Award was renamed the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. On stage, the Suicide Squad star recalled what it was like to play the three-time World Heavyweight Champion in the 2001 film. “There’s no doubt that he was a […]

Black women have been dominating in film and television in 2016 and it’s only getting better. Fresh off of the jaw-dropping Empire season 2 finale, Taraji P. Henson is gearing up for the release of her latest big screen role in the upcoming film Hidden Figures. Also starring Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer and Grammy-nominated entertainer Janelle […]

Today the hustle and bustle of  downtown Cleveland is a little faster and a bit more furious. And it’s not just because the Cleveland Cavaliers face the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. (Cavs won Game 1) Filming for “Fast and Furious 8,” the latest installment in the “Fast and Furious” […]

The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them.” This powerful quote from Liberian president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is shown in the beginning of the trailer for Disney’s Queen of Katwe, a new film starring Oscar Award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o. The film follows the true […]