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Forest Whitaker Set to Star in New EPIX Series ‘Godfather of Harlem’

Forest Whitaker is set to start in the new EPIX original series Godfather of Harlem, which is set to premiere on Sunday, September 29. Godfather of Harlem is the story of legendary crime boss Bumpy Johnson, portrayed by Whitaker, and how he returned from a ten-year prison stint to find his Harlem neighboorhood in shambles […]

Forest Whitaker to Star in Upcoming EPIX Mini-Series ‘Godfather of Harlem’

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker is set to star in the upcoming EPIX miniseries Godfather of Harlem, depicting legendary crime figure Bumpy Johnson. Godfather of Harlem, written by Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, “is inspired by the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten […]

Forest Whitaker, Johnny Depp Star in ‘City of Lies,’ Based on Notorious BIG Unsolved Murder [Trailer Inside]

May 21, 2018 marked Notorious BIG, one of the most influential hip hop figures to date, 46th birthday, the same day Global Road Entertainment released the highly anticipated trailer for City of Lies, based on the emcee’s unsolved slaying. Starring Hollywood heavyweights Forest Whitaker and Johnny Depp, the provocative thriller will reveal a never-before-seen look […]

Snoop Dogg Isn’t Watching “Roots,” Calls Out Hollywood For Slave Films

While many were tuned into the highly touted NBA Western Conference Finals Game 7 last night, many others were watching the remake of Roots that premiered on the History Channel. The 8-hour, four-part miniseries stars Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, T.I., and Derek Luke. Hip Hop legend and WWE Hall of Famer Snoop […]

ROOTS Premieres Tonight, Stars T.I.

The remake of the classic 1977 miniseries, Roots, is scheduled to premiere tonight [Monday, May 30] on the History Channel. Starring Malachi Kirby, Anika Noni Rose, Laurence Fishburne, and Forest Whitaker, the reboot also features T.I., who is reuniting with producer Will Packer, plays “Cyrus.” “Cyrus,” a slave fighting for freedom in the Union Army, was initially a no go for […]

The ‘Dope’ Movie NYC Premiere Screening Recap

TheSource.com attended the NYC premiere of the newest soon to be Hip Hop classic ‘Dope’ movie Produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker and Ex-Produced by Pharrell Williams, Dope, starring Shameik Moore as “Malcolm”,  Zoe Kravitz as “Nakia”, Rakim “ASVP Rocky” Mayers, Chanel Iman as Lily, Kiersey Clemons as Diggy, Blake Anderson as Will, Tony Revolori as Jib, Rick Fox as […]