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Chris Rock To Reboot 'Saw' Franchise

Chris Rock will reportedly collaborate with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures on the next Saw movie. Rock has written the story and will executive produce. The film will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV. “I’ve been a fan of Saw since the first film in 2004." Rock stated, "I am excited by...

MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations: Full List

The MTV Movie & TV Awards are coming up and the nominees have been revealed! Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame and HBO’s Game of Thrones are leading with the highest number of nominations (four per title). The list of nominees also includes Spike Lee's Blackkklansman and Jordan Peele's thriller Us. Both are nominated for Best Movie among others. The ceremony...

Anthony Anderson Stars In New Netflix Film "Beats"

The Black-ish star is set to play an ex-music manager in Netflix's upcoming South Side musical drama. Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black), Emayatzy Corinealdi (Roots), and Khalil Everage (The Chi) also star in the movie.     Directed by Chris Robinson (The New Edition Story), Beats follows an agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy (Everage) and a...

HBO Releases New Trailer and Poster for "Euphoria"

HBO has released the full-length trailer for Euphoria, its upcoming teen series based on the Israeli drama of the same name. Created by Sam Levinson, the show “follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love, and friendship.” Zendaya will headline. Storm Reid, Maude Apatow, Algee Smith,...

ABC's 'Black-Ish' Renewed for Season 6; Spinoff 'Mixed-Ish' Ordered

ABC has officially renewed the Emmy nominated series Black-ish for season six and greenlit its prequel spinoff Mixed-ish. Per Hollywood Reporter, set in the 1980s, Mixed-ish revolves around a young version of Tracee Ellis Ross' character Rainbow Johnson (played by Arica Himmell) as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family and the dilemmas they faced...

Regina King Inks A First Look Deal With Netflix

Oscar winner Regina King has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with Netflix. According to a press release, King will produce content for the streaming giant through her Royal Ties production company. Committed to her promise of working with more women behind the camera, King is bringing her sister, Reina King, along to serve as Head of Production. “Regina King is a multi-faceted...

STX Films Releases The First Trailer For '21 Bridges' Starring Chadwick Boseman

STX Films released the first trailer for its new intense cop drama starring Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. The cast also includes Sienna Miller, Stephan James, Keith David with Taylor Kitsch and J.K. Simmons.  Directed by Brian Kirk and produced by the Russo Brothers, the thriller follows an embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick...

‘Brian Banks’ Trailer Released

As a teenager, Brian Banks was accused and jailed for a crime he did not commit. Now we get to see his story come to life. Based on a true story, Brian Banks follows the journey of a 16-year-old football prodigy (played by Aldis Hodge) whose life soon turns upside down when he...

Will Smith Faces His De-Aged Self in Ang Lee's New 'Gemini Man' Trailer (Video)

Paramount Pictures just dropped the first trailer of the futuristic sci-fi drama titled Gemini Man. In the clip, an elite assassin Henry Brogin (Will Smith) is hired to eliminate a man. Things get interesting when he learns that his target is a younger version of him who can predict his every single move. “I’m 50-years-old now, and the...

'See You Yesterday' Official Trailer Released

Netflix released the first trailer for the new Spike Lee-produced sci-fi drama See You Yesterday starring Eden Duncan-Smith (Roxanne, Roxanne) and Dante Crichlow. The pic is based on a short film of the same title, which was released back in 2017 and was a finalist at the HBO Short Film Competition at the American Black Film Festival. Helmed...

Ava DuVernay's ARRAY is Opening a Movie Theater in Los Angeles

A distribution company, arts and advocacy collective, a post-production facility and now a movie theater. Ava DuVernay-founded multimedia company ARRAY is expanding yet again! The announcement was made on Monday via Twitter, "It's official! We have some exciting news that we've been waiting to share with you all!"   It's official! We have...

HBO's 'Insecure' Will Not Return Until 2020

Sad news for Insecure fans - HBO announced that the hit show, sadly, will not return for its fourth season this year. Although for a good reason: the show creator, Issa Rae, is booked an busy! "Well, Issa became a big movie star!" HBO programming chief Casey Bloys said, "We’re not...

Sterling K. Brown Joins Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

Sterling K. Brown will join The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as a recurring cast member on season 3. The two-time Emmy winner announced the news via Twitter on Monday.  "I'm going to do a little show," he said, "Maybe you heard of it: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The Palladinos were kind enough to write a little something for...

Netflix Releases The Trailer For Upcoming Beyonce Film 'Homecoming'

Netflix released the trailer for Beyonce's new documentary-style film. The clip features behind-the-scenes videos from rehearsals, as well as rare footage of the twins -Rumi and Sir Carter. As described by the streaming giant, Homecoming is an 'intimate, in-depth look at Beyonce's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance [which] reveals the emotional road...

Oscar Winning Costume Designer Ruth Carter To Work On "Coming To America" Sequel

The sequel to our beloved comedy Coming To America is in pre-production and Oscar winner Ruth Carter (Black Panther) is on board to create the costumes for the cast. As we reported back in January, in Coming To America 2, Akeem learns about a long lost son and must return to America to meet his...

André Holland to lead upcoming Netflix series 'The Eddy'

Moonlight's Andre Holland is set to lead Damien Chazelle’s (La La Land) new Netflix musical drama titled The Eddy.  Per Deadline, The Eddy is an eight-episode set in contemporary multicultural Paris revolving around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them. The show will be shot in France and...

Lupita Nyong'o's Children's Book To Be Released in October

Lupita Nyong'o is about to officially become a published author, y'all! Back in January of 2018 we first heard that the Black Panther star is writing her debut children's book titled Sulwe (which means star in Nyong’o’s native language), aimed for younger readers between the ages of 5 and 7....

Denzel Washington in Talks to Star in Macbeth Film

Denzel Washington is in talks to star in the new screen adaptation of Shakespeare's classic Macbeth, Deadline reported. He will join his fellow Academy Award winner Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Joel Coen, who received an Oscar nomination for Netflix's anthology The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, will write and direct. Per Macbeth's storyline, a Scottish lord becomes convinced by a...

Zendaya Teases New HBO Series 'Euphoria'

HBO has released a teaser trailer for Euphoria, a teen drama starring Zendaya (as Rue, a teenage drug addict), Storm Reid, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith, Alexa Demie, Barbie Ferreira, and Hunter Schafer.  Adapted from the Israeli series of the same name, the show follows a story of high...

'Shazam!' Celebrates Young Excellence At The Incredible Kid Day Event

We were honored to attend the celebration of young excellence that took place in Hollywood on Sunday, March 23. A beautiful group of people of various ethnic backgrounds was recognized for making a positive impact in their communities. All awardees were nominated by amazing organizations like Jack and Jill of America, Hispanic Heritage Foundation,...

Tim Story To Direct Warner Bros. Tom & Jerry Movie

Our favorite cat and mouse duo is officially coming to the big screen! Warner Bros. recently announced the release date for the upcoming Tom & Jerry film, which will be helmed by the Ride Along director Tim Story. According to Variety, the plan is to shoot in the real world with animated versions of...

Aretha Franklin 'Amazing Grace' Documentary Film Will Be screened At Civil Rights Museums And Black Churches

The concert movie titled Amazing Grace starring the late Aretha Franklin is set to premiere across the country at the end of March, Variety reported. The documentary will be screened at numerous locations including the Smithsonian in Washington (March 28), the Martin Luther King Jr. Museum in Atlanta (March 26), the Civil...

'Aladdin' First Full Trailer Released!

It is a whole new world, indeed! The first full-length trailer for Disney's live-action Aladdin dropped on Tuesday. The plot centers on street urchin Aladdin (Mena Massoud), beautiful and courageous Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), very blue Genie (Will Smith), and the evil Jafar (Marwan Kenzari). The two-minute and fourteen-second clip gives us a closer...

Idris Elba To replace Will Smith In ' The Suicide Squad' Sequel

Idris Elba will be joining The Suicide Squad, replacing Will Smith.  According to the reports, Smith could not reprise his role as Deadshot due to scheduling conflicts, so Warner Bros. had to find a replacement before production starts in September. Casting information for The Suicide Squad sequel has yet to be revealed, though, many believe Margot Robbie...

Shameik Moore, Ashton Sanders & Dave East to Star in Upcoming Wu-Tang Clan Scripted Drama Series

A 10-episode scripted drama series titled Wu-Tang: An American Saga is being developed exclusively for Hulu. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series is based on one of hip-hop's most influential groups and is inspired by the philosophical books The Wu-Tang Manual and its sequel, Tao of Wu, written by Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA.     Co-created by RZA...

Will Smith To Portray Serena And Venus Williams' Father in A New Biopic

No days off! Besides having three movies dropping this year (Aladdin, Spies In Disguise and Gemini Man) and shooting Bad Boys For Life, Will Smith is set to take on a new role. The Fresh Prince will portray Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, in a new biopic, Deadline exclusively reported. Although...

Tyler Perry's 'A Madea Family Funeral’ Earns $27.1 Million On Its Opening Weekend

Tyler Perry is ending the Madea franchise on a high note. The final installment titled A Madea Family Funeral earned an unexpected $27.1 million domestically this weekend, which only proves that the gun-toting grandmother is still relevant and very much loved. In a recent interview with CNN, Perry shared why he chose to say goodbye...

Aquaman's Yahya Abdul-Mateen II In Talks To star In Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot

 Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in talks to play the villain in the reboot of the classic horror film, produced by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele, Variety exclusively reported. Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) is set to direct. It was previously announced that Atlanta's star Lakeith Stanfield was also approached by Peele to star in the remake as...

Shonda Rhimes' 'Grey's Anatomy' Makes History As The Longest Running Primetime Medical Show

Image courtesy of Paul Hebert/ABC Grey’s Anatomy is making television history. Its upcoming 332nd episode titled We Didn’t Start the Fire will officially make ABC's series, which has been on for fifteen seasons, the longest-running primetime medical drama in the history of television, surpassing NBC’s ER (with 331 episodes). Created and exec-produced by Shonda Rhimes, The series currently stars Ellen Pompeo...