While many have debated whether the next James Bond should be black, it looks like its next villain may be.
I see why my father and millions of others really like Bruno Mars. This multitalented musician totally jammed Sunday during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime show, attracting a record-setting 115.3 million viewers.
It seems Oprah Winfrey wastes no time. Her network, OWN, recently acquired the network television rights to “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” from The Weinstein Company.
Black British actors and performers of African descent lead the way at the Golden Globes, with acting nominations for Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o and Barkhad Abdi.
Well, well, well, ABC’s “Scandal” has cast Khandi Alexander as Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Lewis. This news was quite unexpected. Many people, myself included, had been wagering to see who would be cast in the much-talked about role.
Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
Nine-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis toted a plush, dog-shaped purse with jeweled handles as she rubbed shoulders with Oprah Winfrey and Alfre Woodard.
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Soloist/146852/1086664725/The-Soloist%3A-Steve-Meets-Nathaniel/embed 580 476] The Soloist Narcissistic journalist Robert Downey Jr. has a life-changing experience when he befriends a homeless schizophrenic (Jamie Foxx) who was once a promising cellist at Julliard. (more…)