*Idris Elba all but confirmed he’s starring in the upcoming “Star Trek Beyond” movie by appearing in a charity video with his co-stars Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin and John Cho. The video plugs a new initiative that will benefit organizations like Make s Wish, St. Jude Children’s […]

Author Josh Levs has been standing up for fathers since he fought and won his own battle for paternity leave. From JoshLevs.com: When journalist and fatherhood columnist Josh Levs was denied fair parental leave by his employer after his child was born, he fought back—and won. In the process, he became a leading advocate for modern […]

Octavia Spencer is taking on the role of a lifetime as she has been tapped to play God in the film adaptation of “The Shack.” The Oscar-winning actress is linking up with Forrest Whitaker to bring the Christian novel to life. As of this weekend, Variety.com reported that she was in final negotiations for the […]

*Cicely Tyson is headed to Shondaland. The veteran actress has been tapped to guest star opposite Viola Davis in ABC’s “How To Get Away With Murder,” reports Deadline.com. Details of her character have not been released, but as of now she’s scheduled to appear in one episode. The legal drama from Shonda Rhimes recently got […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Armond Budish, newly elected Cuyahoga County Executive, held a news conference Wednesday at the Cuyahoga County Administrative Headquarters to discuss his plan of action once in office. During his campaign he focused on jobs. “We have thousands of jobs right now in Cuyahoga County that are open and not filled. That’s […]

Hip-Hop personality Amber Rose is making moves towards a legitimate acting career. Wiz Khalifa‘s wife was recently featured in Nick Cannon’s directorial debut “School Dance.” She plays one of the girls in the Sweet Girls clique, the baddest women in high school. While the film hits theaters today, Amber Rose is already moving on to […]

In case you were wondering, this is real life,. You are not having a nightmare. You did read the headline correctly. Actor/performer Jaden Smith has signed on to star in a film titled “The Good Lord Bird” where he will play a cross-dressing slave. According to reports, Smith will play the role of Henry “Onion” […]

*She’s taking her critical acclaim, award wins and love by the public to the top! Lupita Nyong’o had a meeting with “Star Wars VII“ director J.J. Abrams about starring in the upcoming epic fantasy film. Nyong’o just took home her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for “12 Years a Slave” two weeks ago and is riding […]

*In Rome Thursday to promote the premiere of his film “Fruitvale Station,” the Italian press asked Michael B. Jordan about the racial backlash surrounding his casting in the upcoming “Fantastic Four” film. “It was expected. You kinda know going into it that people are used to seeing something one way, it’s a continuity thing more […]

  *Alfre Woodard’s character in “12 Years a Slave” is brief (one scene), but unforgettable. The veteran actress plays Mistress Harriet Shaw, a formerly enslaved woman who rises through the Southern caste system to become the wife of a wealthy plantation owner. “She is a woman who, like all women during this period, whether they […]

*Picture, if you will, Mariah Carey as a slave. A field slave named Hattie Pearl at that. Actually you don’t have to wrap your brain around that thought at all ’cause the photo above is all you need to reference. But really, what are we talking about? Once again, Carey is hooking up with Director […]

*Chris Rock is giving one fan the chance to play a bit part in his upcoming film “Finally Famous,” which also stars Rosario Dawson and Gabrielle Union. The winning bidder will be invited to bring a friend for a meet-and-greet with Rock, and they will be treated to an exclusive tour of the set. Rock’s […]