Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer and Ariana Debose Join Demi Lovato for Drama Film ‘Tow’

Octavia Spencer and Ariana Debose Join Demi Lovato for Drama Film 'Tow'

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer and Ariana DeBose (West Side Story) are starring alongside Demi Lovato and Rose Byrne in Tow, an upcoming drama feature film currently in production.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As reported in Deadline, the film also stars Dominic Sessa. Tow dramatizes a true story based on the experiences of Amanda […]

Octavia Spencer and ‘Ted Lasso’ Star Hannah Waddingham to Co-Star in New Prime Video Action Series

Octavia Spencer and 'Ted Lasso' Star Hannah Waddingham to Co-Star in New Prime Video Action Series

Prime Video has tapped Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) and Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso, Game of Thrones) to co-star in an untitled television series.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The project emerged as an original pitch from series creator and executive producer Tessa Coates. We know this will be an eight-episode series top lined with 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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Hey y’all!  I’m sitting out here in the backyard drinking […]

Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood and Garrett Morris Join Cast of ‘Madam CJ Walker’

Tiffany Haddish to Launch She Ready Internship Program

Comedian Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood, and Garrett Morris will join Octavia Spencer in the Netflix limited series,  Madam CJ Walker. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Haddish will play Lelia, the daughter of Sarah Breedlove and her late first husband. Blair Underwood will play Charles James Walker, Sarah’s husband, who supports her and helps her run […]

[WATCH] Octavia Spencer Spooks Even the Toughest Critics in ‘Ma’ (Trailer)


Not known for her ability to scare viewers, award-winning actress Octavia Spencer Spencer takes her talents to a new horror thriller and might feel the same after watching the Ma trailer that just dropped. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. […]

Octavia Spencer to Star in LeBron James Produced Netflix Series on Madam C.J. Walker

Octavia Spencer LeBron James

Netflix has officially picked up a limited series directed by Octavia Spencer and LeBron James about the first Black female self-made millionaire in America, Madam C.J. Walker, Variety reports. The media service provider made the announcement on Sunday during a press tour. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Spencer is set to star in the series […]

‘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

hidden figures feature

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information AMC Theater, the Streeterville theater located in downtown Chicago, hosted the red carpet event, where media and ticket holders previewed 25-minutes of […]

Watch the Trailer For ‘Hidden Figures,’ Starring Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae

hiddenfigs hersource

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and Octavia Spencer have joined forces to teach us a part of history many of us never knew. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s upcoming book of the same title, Hidden Figures, tells the untold true story of the three Black women who helped launch the first American astronaut John […]

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. Visit […]

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.