Vondie Curtis-Hall will direct the upcoming Paul Robeson biopic with shooting set for early next year. “Robeson” is being produced by Richard Akel through his Four Stars International in association with Fred Pittman and his Brookdale Entertainment Group.
I first became familiar with Kasi Lemmons from her role as an FBI trainee in 1991’s “The Silence of the Lambs”–one of my favorite movies–but upon careful inspection, I soon realized that Lemmons also was one of the four women with whom Spike Lee’s character Half-Pint was hoping to score in 1988’s “School Daze.”
Oprah Winfrey, Octavia Spencer, and Lupita Nyong’o are among the six actresses chosen for The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual ‘Actress Roundtable.’
A much-anticipated remake of the classic comedy “Uptown Saturday Night,” starring Will Smith and Denzel Washington, is still in the works, according to a new report from Variety.
Fans already excited about Don Cheadle’s upcoming Miles Davis biopic “Kill the Trumpet Player” should welcome some new casting news. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” star Zoe Saldana has reportedly been cast opposite Cheadle as Frances Davis, the legendary jazz musician’s first wife, who appeared on Davis’ iconic “Someday My Prince Will Come” album cover.
Don Cheadle will play Miles Davis in a biopic the actor has long planned on the innovative jazz pioneer.
Based on the true story of famed civil rights leader and labor organizer Cesar Chavez, actor Michael Peña brings to life the titular character who co-founded the United Farm Workers union alongside Dolores Huerta (portrayed by Rosario Dawson) in 1962.
By Jake Coyle, AP, NEW YORK — Reginald Hudlin, director of films like “Boomerang” and “House Party,” never expected to be going to the Oscars as a best-picture-nominated producer of a slavery-era spaghetti Western by Quentin Tarantino. “I didn’t think it was happening when it was happening,” Hudlin says, laughing. The wide-ranging career of the 51-year-old filmmaker […]
There’s been some conceptual skepticism about “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D,” but it doesn’t make sense: if there was ever a fairy tale sequel that was meant to be made as a blood-and-guts action adventure, it’s Hansel and Gretel. After all, the Brothers Grimm classic isn’t about raven-haired princesses and sweet woodland creatures, it’s […]
The French-language drama “Amour” was chosen Sunday as the year’s best film by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, whose prizes are among a flurry of year-end honors that help sort out the Academy Awards race.