From TheLoop21.com: Last year, BET Networks and Johnson & Johnson made a commitment to support emerging African-American filmmakers through the BET original series and short film competition Lens on Talent.
From BlackVoices.com: Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry is mad as heck these days. Someone stole his credit cards and racked up nearly $30,000 in charges.
From TheRoot.com: HBO Films announced that it has acquired the rights to Rebecca Skloot’s non-fiction bestseller “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” and will develop a film for HBO based on the book.
From BlackVoices.com: Terrence Howard has been tapped to play opposite Jennifer Hudson as South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela in the movie titled ‘‘Winnie.’
From BlackVoices.com: Lionsgate has announced that director-producer Tyler Perry will reprise his signature role as the straight-shooting Madea in ‘Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family.’ The film is adapted from his new stage play, ‘Madea’s Happy Family,’ which is currently on tour in the United States. “It’s very important to me to make movies that […]
From BlackVoices.com: Glenn Beck thinks social or economic justice are code words for Nazism or communism, and he called President Barack Obama a racist, but he can’t get enough of Madea?
From SeattleTimes.com The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, running April 17-25, is all over town this year.
From TheDailyVoice.com: Is it already the end of the road for Hollywood’s newest black stars?
Image is everything. Whoever said that was apparently right, especially in the Los Angeles area, home of the movie industry, the recent Academy Awards and the annual Wadsworth Elementary School Black History Month parade. All have been in the news lately highlighting the continuing controversy over representations of blackness. The controversy is centered on one […]
From AllHipHop.com: Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit has inked a deal with VH1 to produce a made for TV comedic drama about two best friends and their views on relationships.
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