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Lupita Nyong’o Rocks $45 Shoes to Golden Globes


Stars pulled up to the Golden Globes wearing their Sunday’s best. Lupita Nyong’o looked stunning (as always) and if you liked her shoes, you might be glad to know that they’re affordable. The Black Panther star arrived at the Los Angeles event in an electric blue Calvin Klein dress with silver detailing and a strapless […]

Lupita Nyong’o Unveils Cover Of Her New Children’s Book


With the release of Black Panther and US, both critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, Academy award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is more popular than ever. Now the 12 Years A Slave actress has authored a children’s book entitled Sulwe to add her growing resume. Sulwe is illustrated by Vashti Harrison. Nyong’o took to Twitter to […]

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Projecting $40M Box Office Opening


Jordan Peele’s upcoming thriller, Us is eyeing a potential $35-$40 million box office opening. That’s a little over the $33.3 million Get Out raked in for its $4.5 million budget. Jordan Peele’s directorial debut ultimately grossed around a 5.3x multiple of $176M stateside ($255.4M worldwide), four Oscar nods including Best Picture and a win for […]

Jordan Peele’s Upcoming Thriller, ‘Us’ to Star Lupita Nyong’o

Jordan Peele's Upcoming Thriller, 'Us' to Star Lupita Nyong'o

Jordan Peele is eyeing his directorial follow-up to his Oscar-winning film, Get Out. Peele announced his forthcoming movie entitled, Us, which will be “another original and provocative thriller.” Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o is in talks to star in the film alongside her Black Panther co-star Winston Duke and The Handmaid’s Tale star, Elisabeth Moss. Advertisement Jordan made the announcement […]

Lupita Nyong’o Sponsored 600 Children in Kenya to Watch ‘Black Panther’


Lupita Nyong’o, star of the ground-breaking Marvel film Black Panther, joined in on the #BlackPantherChallenge, created by Frederick Joseph, which raises money for kids across the country to see Black Panther in theaters. The actress who plays the role of Nakia in Black Panther, lent a helping hand to her hometown of Kisumu, Kenya and sponsored 600 children to […]

Lupita Nyong’o to Play Trevor Noah’s Mother in Upcoming Biopic

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Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o announced on social media that she will star in a new film based on comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show,’ Trevor Noah‘s life. Nyong’o will play the role of Noah’s mother, Patricia, in the biopic which spawned from the autobiography Born a Crime that the comedian […]

Lupita Nyong’o And Michael B Jordan Caught Flirting

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Words by Nick Slay Black Panther’s ticket sales may not be the only magical thing about this blockbuster film. On a long deleted series of tweets recovered by The Shade Room, it seems the playful banter between the two Black Panther co-stars might have escalated. From a harmless bet on the set of the movie, […]

Black Panther Makes A Nod To The Boko Haram Kidnapping in Nigeria

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Black Panther has been said to be the most anticipated movie release during Black History Month for more reasons than one. One reason being that the director Ryan Coogler managed to incorporate everything in the film, from politics, world issues, romance, comedy and of course, Marvel. One topic that got the proper representation was the […]

Lupita Nyong’o Calls Out Grazia For Photoshopping Her Kinky Coils

Lupita Nyongo Calls Out Grazia For Photoshopping Her Kinky Coils

Lupita Nyong’o thought she was granted a chance to unapologetically show women who share her alike features the power of their beauty when she graced the cover of UK fashion/beauty magazine Grazia, only to find the publication distort her image into a more “Eurocentric” impression. Disappointed that @GraziaUK edited out & smoothed my hair to […]

Charlie’s Angel Reboot May Star Lupita Nyong’o, Kristen Stewart

Charlie's Angel Reboot May Star Lupita Nyong'o, Kristen Stewart

Charlie’s Angels are coming back to kick butt! Hollywood has been dusting off classic films and repurposing them to appeal to millenials. Even Coming to America is getting a sequel three decades later. The latest flick set for a reboot is Charlie’s Angels. The 2000 action comedy film based on the television series is getting […]

New JAY-Z’s “4:44” Trailer Features Lupita Nyong’o


RocNation founder JAY-Z is gearing up for the release of his studio album 4:44 and dropped off another visual titled “MaNyfaCedGod.” This one features Lupita Nyong’o who is also a part of the 4:44 film. This black-and-white video features Nyong’o breaking down into tears as somber sounding music plays in the background. Previous visuals have featured actor Mahershala […]

Rihanna And Lupita Nyong’o Will Co-Star In New Ava DuVernay Movie

As it turns out, Netflix listens to what the people want. After an excessive number of suggestions from Twitter users that Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o, Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay should team up for a joint project, all four of the ladies agreed they’re “down” to do so. The deal was sealed at the 2017 Cannes […]

Michael B. Jordan’s Role in the Upcoming ‘Black Panther’ Film Revealed


San Diego Comic Con 2016 has been full of surprises, as expected. One of these surprises is some details on Michael B. Jordan‘s role in the upcoming Black Panther film. Back in May it was reported that Jordan would be joining the cast with little more detail than that. Yesterday,  at SDCC 2016 it was announced Jordan will […]

Lupita Nyong’o Is The New Face Of Tiffany & Co.

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Ever since the world was introduced to the brilliance of Lupita Nyong’o she’s been winning. With two Star Wars movies under her belt, a remix on a Disney Classic, and campaigns with some of the best fashion designers in the world, it’s hard to ignore her impact on modern entertainment. This week the actress added to […]

Will Hamilton Sweep The Tony Awards This Sunday?


The 70th Annual Tony Awards will air live from the Beacon Theater in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The show will be hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden (probably best known for his late night show and über viral “Carpool Karaoke” segments). Hip Hop musical Hamilton is nominated for a groundbreaking 16 […]

#BlackPantherSoLIT: 10 Best Twitter Reactions to The Black Panther Cast


Earlier this year, we began to get word of the developing motion picture adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther. Recently, as more news has rolled out surrounding the cast–both established and potential members–the people have already spoken. The verdict? It’s lit. As Chadwick Boseman is set to reprise the role he took on in Captain America: […]

Watch the Trailer For ‘Queen of Katwe,’ Starring Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita Nyong’o‘s price went way, way up after she won the Academy Award for her role in 12 Years a Slave in 2014, and she’s got several high profile projects on the horizon. One of them is the Disney-helmed Queen of Katwe, a based-on-a-true-story film about a struggling mother striving for excellence in the slums […]

Key Lessons From LaLa Anthony At The Tribeca Film Festival


The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival has an extensive schedule of exclusive panels and screenings, with special keynote speakers providing audiences with first hand tips to help you excel in film, media, art, gaming, and even activism. The Tribeca Talks platform conducted a Daring Women Summit on Wednesday, April 20 which celebrated the most influential women […]