15-year-old actress Marsai Martin is producing a comedy film dubbed Queen.
Idris Elba will star in an all-Black Western film produced by Jay-Z.
Howard University has teamed up with Amazon Studios to create a program focused on diversifying the entertainment industry.
Spike Lee will direct a film that is inspired by hip-hop and Shakespeare.
11-year-old actor Evan Alex is writing his own horror film.
Ryan Coogler and his wife Zinzi Evans will produce a film based on the comic book series Bitter Root.
Chadwick Boseman will play the role of the first African samurai in a new film.
Sony Pictures Animation has teamed up with film director Matthew A. Cherry to release an animated film that celebrates Black…
Black producer Charles D. King’s media company has inked a first-look deal with Warner Bros.
Disney will debut a new live-action fairytale about an African princess.
MoviePass—a Black-founded ticketing platform—recently became the fastest-growing entertainment subscription service in history.
Victoria Mahoney recently made history by becoming the first Black female director for the Star Wars franchise.
Chance the Rapper and Dwayne Wade’s documentary “Shot in the Dark” illustrates what it’s like to come of age in…
A teen from Florida has raised $17,000 for young girls to see the film A Wrinkle in Time.
Zendaya will produce and star in a film about Anita Hemmings, the first Black woman to graduate from Vassar College.
Actor Anthony Mackie says his role in the Marvel franchise gave him the platform to address racial issues.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs will step down as president of the Academy’s Board of Governors.
Leave it to the Internet to turn #FlashbackFriday into a potential movie pitch session. A three-year-old photo has been making…
Hayma Washington is the first African-American to serve as CEO of the Television Academy in its 70-year history.
Hollywood’s favorite couple is putting on their production hats for a new teen comedy, Shadow and Act reports. Will Smith…
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