Film

White Actor to Play Michael Jackson In Upcoming Film

by
In today’s ummm, really? news, British actor Joseph Fiennes has been cast as the King of Pop in an upcoming TV movie about a road-trip Michael Jackson supposedly took with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando just after 9/11. Here’s how the Guardian breaks it down: Details of the improbable trip emerged in...

Watch: “Didn’t I Ask For Tea?” Is A Film By And About Black Women

by
Searching for clean and decent housing that costs less than one soul per month in an area where you don’t feel obligated to carry a sword while building a new relationship and trying desperately to save a friendship are issues we can probably all relate...

Here’s Your First Look At Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary, ‘Off the Wall’

by
It’s hard to believe, but this June will mark the seventh year since Michael Jackson passed away. Since his death, Jackson’s popularity has only increased, and next month, Spike Lee will unveil his new documentary about the King of Pop. The film, “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown...

Beyoncé To Write And Star In Her Own Film Based On South Africa’s “Hottentot Venus”

by
Beyoncé has her heart set on winning an Oscar. According to The Sun, she plans on taking matters into her own hands by writing and starring in a film about Saartjie Baartman, a South African woman who was exploited in London freak shows against her...

Chadwick Boseman To Play Thurgood Marshall In Upcoming Film

by
Chadwick Boseman has quickly become this generation’s go-to guy for portraying historical figures after gaining critical acclaim for his role as Jackie Robinson in 42 and James Brown in Get On Up, but this latest casting has a few people scratching their heads. According to Deadline, Boseman has...