Remake

Taye Diggs was killed off of FOX Empire by Jussie Smollett but it seems he doesn’t have any hard feelings about that because he thinks that Lee Daniel’s Empire should bring Jussie Smollett back!! Taye Diggs sat down for an interview to talk about Jussie Smollett, dating and the movie that had all women running […]

Last night, a modern adaptation of Boomerang aired on BET and while most diehard Boomerang fans were at first hesitant with the show (me, ya boy was one of those people), a lot of people instantly became fans of the show. From its clever homages to the original (shoutout to the row machine and the […]

After months of teasers, Disney has finally released the first official trailer for the Aladdin live-action remake. The TV spot, which aired Sunday night during the 2019 Grammys, introduced audiences to Will Smith’s blue Genie. “You really don’t know who I am?” Smith says in the preview. “Genie, wishes, lamp—none of that ringing a bell?” The remake will arrive about […]

Watch what you say in front of the mirror. It looks like our favorite homicidal urban legend will soon be back on the big screen. Word is Lakeith Stanfield is in talks to star in Candyman. Produced by Jordan Peele the film is said to be a sequel to the 1992 horror classic. Based on […]

Lifetime has announced several made-for-television movies it is picking to air in the coming months.  One of the them is a contemporary take of a classic 19th century Jane Austen novel, though set in a church called “Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta.”  Several of Hollywood’s favorites are set to appear in the remake include Reginald VelJohnson […]

Oprah Winfrey and Lee Daniels are reportedly looking to get a remake of the 1983 classic Terms of Endearment in the works. The film, based on the book of the same name written by Larry McMurtry, followed the 30-year relationship between a mother and daughter and earned itself 11 Academy Award nominations, ultimately winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best […]

Kenya Barris, the creator of Black-ish, is bringing a remake of White Men Can’t Jump to the silver screen. Barris will team up with Blake Griffin of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers and Ryan Kalil of the NFL‘s Carolina Panthers, who will be producing the project under their Mortal Media banner along with Noah Weinstein, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  As for […]

BURBANK, Calif. – The king will return. Disney is remaking its beloved 1994 animated film “The Lion King” as a live-action movie. The company announced the new project on its website Wednesday. “We can officially confirm that The Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of ‘The Lion King’ on […]

Spike Lee‘s career-defining cinematic debut She’s Gotta Have It is coming back, this time as a TV series. Netflix has ordered a 10-episode “contemporary update” of Lee’s award-winning 1986 film, the streaming platform announced Thursday. Lee will direct the series, which he developed alongside his wife and executive producer Tonya Lewis Lee. “SHE’S GOTTA HAVE […]

‘Roots’ has come back to our screens for a more-detailed look at Kunta Kinte’s background and bloodline.   The remake of Roots is giving us a richer look at Alex Haley’s family tree, and tonight was just the first chapter. Off top, the story seems a little fuller–more rounded out. This isn’t to say that […]

I vividly recall the original iteration of the TV miniseries Roots. It was January 1977, and I was 17. Like most young people that age, my life was rapidly growing independent of my parents, who were increasingly consumed by the vagaries of their workplaces. Yet, when the series debuted, it was must-see TV in the […]

Fifteen years ago, Denzel Washington became an Oscar Award winning actor with the film, “Training Day” directed by Antoine Fuqua. Thirteen years later, the pair reunited for “The Equalizer” and fans have only had to wait two years for the duo to reconnect for the remake of “The Magnificent Seven.” The original film from 1960 starred Yul […]