In The News

27 Jul
Uri Singer - Producer
The new emotional and unsettling trailer for FilmRise’s Marjorie Prime evokes some Black Mirror vibes and has drawn comparisons to Spike Jonze’s Her. Even so, the film based on the acclaimed Jordan Harrison play stands on its own as it has More...
26 Jul
Boots Riley – Director, Writer; Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers
Danny Glover, David Cross and Patton Oswalt have joined the cast of writer/director Boots Riley’s directorial debut Sorry to Bother You which is currently shooting in Oakland. The feature drama is about a black telemarketer with self-esteem More...
25 Jul
25 Jul
National Lampoon - Production Company
In a deal worth just under $12 million, PalmStar Media has acquired all the assets of National Lampoon. That includes the trademark, and a library of print, audio and movie content spanning nearly 50 years. Raj B. Singh and Kevin Frakes will be More...
25 Jul
Andrew Levitas - Producer, Metalwork Pictures - Financier
John Wells has come attached to direct the Vietnam War drama Khe Sanh. The script is being witten by Jason Horwitch, whose credits include the YouTube Red series Impulse, Luke Cage and Southland. Pic tells the story of the last great, unsung More...
24 Jul
Ryan Coogler - Director
Who was happier to see new “Black Panther” footage at San Diego Comic-Con: The fans or the cast? It was a close call as the audience in Hall H on Saturday leapt to its feet, while the star-studded ensemble grinned and joined together for a group More...
24 Jul
Zainab Johnson - Talent
For years, black women in Hollywood have found that the easiest, perhaps the only, path to major stardom is through dramatic roles. From Cicely Tyson to Viola Davis, Halle Berry to Kerry Washington, black women may not have been showered with More...
19 Jul
Ryan Coogler - Director
Ryan Coogler knows what’s at stake. “I’m a fan myself. And I find … I’m honored, man, to be on a project that people care about this much,” the director says. Black Panther is much more than a comic book movie. This is the historic first black More...
14 Jul
Ryan Coogler - Director
Behold the kingdom and the power. Black Panther graces EW’s annual Comic-Con preview issue, featuring an exclusive set visit beyond the border of Wakanda — the fantastical African nation where Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa rules over a secretive More...
12 Jul
Ronny Chieng - Creator, Writer, Talent
With so much TV to devour, it’s tough to get through it all so leave a comment with your recommendations for the year so far. Each one of our picks has details of how you can watch it right now but keep in mind a few shows come with an “it’s More...

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