Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer Admits to Lying About Her Age in Celebration of Her 50th Birthday


There are conflicting reports about Octavia Spencer’s age online. Some outlets say her birthday is May 25, 1972, meanwhile, others report that it’s on May 25, 1970. But the Academy Award-winning actress decided to come clean on the big 50th. “Hey y’all!  I’m sitting out here in the backyard drinking some sangria, eating some potato […]

‘Hidden Figures’ TV Series in Development Stages at Nat Geo


Television is adding more #BlackGirlMagic in the near future, as new reports reveal that a TV series to the 2016 film Hidden Figures is in development at National Geographic. In the report by Variety, Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing the Nat Geo series. Chernin and Topping also directed the film, which was nominated for […]

Taraji P. Henson Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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Hollywood starlet Taraji P. Henson attended the Chicago International Film Festival, talking her new role as NASA’s math genius, space scientist and American physicist Katherine Johnson, at a panel discussion. AMC Theater, the Streeterville theater located in downtown Chicago, hosted the red carpet event, where media and ticket holders previewed 25-minutes of 20th Century Fox’s new film, […]

Octavia Spencer Talks New Film, ‘Hidden Figures’


America has been taking strides to better the unequally structured justice system. With a change in society comes a change in Hollywood. The industry and actors struggling against being typecast have made an effort to change how things are done. They are asking for more roles for African-Americans, lead roles for African-American women and more. The […]

Mpho Koaho Talks New Film “Black Or White,” Working With Octavia Spencer & More


“Black or White” is the story of a grandfather (Academy Award winner Kevin Costner) who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter.  When her paternal grandmother (Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer) seeks custody with the help of her brother (Anthony Mackie), the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply.