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MGM+ Renews Fourth Season of ‘Godfather of Harlem’

MGM+ Renews Fourth Season of 'Godfather of Harlem'

Production will kick off next year in New York for the fourth season of the epic series Godfather of Harlem, starring famed actor and series lead Forest Whitaker.  Visit for more information Co-created by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, Season 4 picks up the story of Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker) and his violent campaign for […]

MGM+ Releases The Trailer For ‘Godfather Of Harlem’ Season 3

EPIX Releases Trailer for 'Godfather of Harlem' Season 3 Premiering on Jan. 15

Godfather of Harlem tells a story inspired by infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) who in the early 1960s returned from 11 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles.  Visit for more information MORE: Tekashi, Nipsey and Bumpy Johnson: Forrest Whitaker Gives New Slant On Harlem Notorious Black Gang […]

[WATCH] Epix Releases Trailer Of Season 2 of ‘Godfather Of Harlem’

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Epix has recently announced that next Spring will bring in the sophomore season of Godfather Of Harlem. Visit for more information Inspired by the life of 1950s Harlem crime boss Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson, who is played by Forest Whitaker, shows Johnson’s return to the streets in the 60s after a stint in prison to […]

Usher Joins the Cast of Ku Klux Klan Movie ‘Burden’ With Forest Whitaker

Usher Joins the Cast of Ku Klux Klan Movie 'Burden' With Forest Whitaker

Usher is set to star in the movie Burden, starring Forest Whitaker, about a pastor who raised an orphan that was raised by the Ku Klux Klan. Visit for more information The singer is set to play a character name Clarence but his role is unknown. “Every character specifically has a journey of their […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

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

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Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker is set to star in the upcoming EPIX miniseries Godfather of Harlem, depicting legendary crime figure Bumpy Johnson. Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information Starring Hollywood heavyweights Forest Whitaker and Johnny Depp, the provocative thriller […]

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

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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. Visit for more information 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 […]

The ‘Dope’ Movie NYC Premiere Screening Recap

dope movie feature attended the NYC premiere of the newest soon to be Hip Hop classic ‘Dope’ movie Visit for more information 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 […]