Is your kid a star?   BEREA, Ohio — 20th Century Fox is searching for a boy to play a lead role in an upcoming movie. According to a news release issued by Angela Boehm Casting, the film is looking for Caucasian boys age 4 to 7 to play the lead role in The Boy Who […]

How different would the Black pop culture world had been if we never had the iconic characters Rudy Huxtable or Steve Urkel played by their original actors? Well it almost happened! According to Entertainment Weekly, Family Matters star Jaleel White told the publication that The Cosby Show producers were this close to casting Rudy as a little boy with him in the role. “In 1984, I […]

CLEVELAND — Have you ever wanted your face in the spotlight? A casting call will be held Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Global Center for Health Innovation. The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee is looking for local faces to grace temporary signage that will welcome visitors in town for the […]

If “ethnic casting” is a problem for some movie fans, Zoe Saldana is reminding everyone that Hollywood has an old habit of whitewashing characters of color. Many comic fans were highly upset when Michael B. Jordan was cast as the Human Torch in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. He’s Black, but the character has always […]

What should be a celebration of the amount of faces of color we’ve been able to experience on prime time TV has turned into a whine session on Deadline about Black actors in lead roles of shows that are killing the ratings game right now, as if we don’t deserve the roles in the first […]

  Academy-award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo are once again teaming up for the silver screen. The two are currently in talks to star in Disney’s Queen Of Katwe. Deadline is reporting the film will focus on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a young girl from the ghettos of Uganda who becomes a chess prodigy with the assistance […]

David Oyelowo  was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film Selma, and it looks like his 2015 will be even busier. Variety reports that Oyelowo is in talks to starring alongside Oscar-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o  in the cinematic adaptation of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah, a story of a Nigerian immigrant couple […]

Monica Bellucci joins the long list of beloved Bond girls, which includes favorites like Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Rosamund Pike, Eva Green, and Terri Hatcher. There is one thing in particular about Bellucci, however, that sets her apart from the dozens of Bond girls before her – her age. At 50 years old, Monica Bellucci […]

Things are really starting to come together for Lifetime as it’s finally locked down a title for Aaliyah‘s biopic and cast some key roles! For a minute there, things weren’t looking to good the film, which has been freshly dubbed “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” Her family was not here for the concept (they’ve since decided […]

VH1 is looking to recreate the success of the TLC biopic CrazySexyCool with a sequel to Nick Cannon’s 2002 flick Drumline, and it’s starring LeToya Luckett! The network announced the cast of the new original movie, titled Drumline: A New Beat, in a press release this week. Along with the “Single Ladies” star, the Nick […]

The force will be upon us once again as “Star Wars Episode VII” heads back to the big screen in December 2015.  J.J. Abrams (who resurrected the “Star Trek” franchise) has jumped ship to helm Hollywood’s most iconic sci-fi franchise, when “Star Wars” creator George Lucas opted not to return. “Star Wars” original cast members […]

  *Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. and Jane Alexander will star in the six-hour miniseries adaptation of “The Book of Negroes,” based on the novel by Lawrence Hill. Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin and Allan Hawco will also star in the production, set to air on BET in the U.S. and Canada’s CBC. […]