Nate Parker screened his film The Birth of A Nation at Sundance, and immediately following a bidding war ensued. The film, about Nat Turner, who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831, according to Parker, is an unsanitized telling of the revolt in which at least 55 whites were killed.  Parker wrote, directed, produced and starred […]

DENVER — Multi-Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning artist, songwriter and producer, Israel Houghton takes his signature brand of music and ministry to cinemas with…

Fathom Events, RGM-NewBreed, Sovereign Agency and RCA Inspirational bring you Israel Houghton & NewBreed – Covered: Alive in Asia to select cinemas nationwide for a special one-night event on Tuesday, January 19. It’s an event that features the premiere of Alive in Asia, the must-see multi-concert event by Israel Houghton & NewBreed, plus  an exclusive Q&A session captured […]

Films about some of history’s most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman sparked attention this week. Rumors flew that singer Beyonce Knowles would help develop and star in the film about Baartman, who was taken into the slave trade and put on display in […]

Even after almost 60 years in business, the Alvin American Dance Theater is still breaking ground as a modern dance company.

The hashtag #BoycottStarWarsVII began to trend on Twitter shortly after the trailer was released. Snagging J.J. Abrams as director, The Force Awakens boasts actors Daisy Ridley and John Boyega as the main leads.

It’s time for Leo to do it again. The acclaimed actor will be putting on his producer hat to team up with Jennifer Davisson and handle Paramount’s movie on the Volkswagen clean diesel scandal, Variety reports. DiCaprio and Davisson will be producing through their Appian Way banner. The movie will be based on Jack Ewing’s upcoming book, which […]

John Boyega wowed movie lovers with his role in Attack The Block, so when rumors started to fly that he snagged the lead in the new Star Wars film, many people were happy for him. But others, not so much. Some didn’t like the idea of a Black guy playing a Storm Trooper. Well, John talked about the […]

via War Room, filmed outside of Charlotte, was busy taking over the box office nationally last week.  Continuing its success War Room helped unseat “Straight Outta Compton” as the most popular movie in North America over the long holiday weekend, according to final figures released Tuesday. Accompanying the blockbuster is an equally Stellar soundtrack that […]

The box office reign of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has been thwarted by faith-based film War Room. The Sony/Affirm’s has risen to the No. 1 spot, winning in both the 3-day and 4-day scenario with respective estimates of $9.24M and $12.1M. Filmed in Charlotte and Concord, War Room, has a mostly African America cast and tells the […]

The author of the upcoming James Bond novel has issued an apology for dismissing Idris Elba for the spy role by calling him "too street."

Hollywood’s favorite couple is putting on their production hats for a new teen comedy, Shadow and Act reports. Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith landed…