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Regina King Remembers Her Late Son as a ‘Guiding Light’ on His Birthday

Regina King Remembers Her Late Son as a 'Guiding Light' on His Birthday

Regina King remembers her late son, Ian Alexander Jr, on Instagram, a year after he committed suicide. Visit for more information Ian would have turned 27 this year. On Instagram, King shared a video of her letting off an orange sky lantern, sharing an emotional tribute. “January 19th is Ian’s Worthday,” King wrote. “As […]

Regina King Named Co-Chair of the Met Gala

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The Met Gala is set to return and will have Regina King as a co-chair. The high fashion event is set for Monday, May 2, bringing together celebrities and fashion elite together at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Visit for more information According to Vanessa Friedman of The New York Times, King will co-chair […]

Black Girl Magic: Issa Rae and H.E.R. Lead The 53rd NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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Issa Rae and H.E.R. lead the pack in nods at The 53rd NAACP Image Awards. Visit for more information Issa Rae, Regina King, and Jennifer Hudson are the leading contenders for motion picture categories at this year’s NAACP Image Awards. The nominees were announced Tuesday, and leading the list with 12 nominations each was […]

[WATCH] Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘The Harder They Fall’ Featuring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King

Netflix Releases Trailer for 'The Harder They Fall'

Netflix has announced a new film, The Harder They Fall, which is produced by Shawn “JAY Z” Carter” and stars Jonathan Majors, Delroy Lindo, Zazie Beetz, LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King, Deon Cole, Idris Elba, and more. Visit for more information The ensemble cast will tell the story of Nat Love (Majors) who discovers his […]

Regina King to Star as Shirley Chisolm in Upcoming Biopic

Regina King to Star as Shirley Chisolm in Upcoming Biopic

Regina King is set to portray America’s first Black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm, in the upcoming biopic, Shirley, which she is also producing. Visit for more information The film will be helmed by John Ridley and production is expected to begin later this year. The movie will show Chisolm’s historic 1972 Presidential campaign which is […]

[WATCH] Regina King Impersonates ‘Gorilla Glue Girl’ On SNL

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Last night, Oscar award-winning actress Regina King joined Kenan Thompson on Saturday Night Live to continue the jokes on Tessica Brown and her gorilla glued hair. Visit for more information Brown and her glued hair has been the gift that keeps on giving in the media. Joining the jokes, Regina King impersonates Brown in […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Poetic Justice’ Opened in Theaters 27 Years Ago

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On this date in 1993, the “good girl loves bad boy” hood flick Poetic Justice appeared for the first time on silver screens around the country. Starring the late Tupac Shakur and Janet Jackson, Visit for more information There’s no question that Tupac built an impressive film repertoire during his career, boasting a filmography […]

Regina King Promises to Employ 50% Women in Everything She Produces

Regina King to Star as Shirley Chisolm in Upcoming Biopic

After winning the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk on Sunday night, Regina King delivered a moving speech. Visit for more information She thanked a number of people, including Jenkins, and highlighted how influencers use their platforms to call out social […]

Ice Cube, Marlon Wayans, Mike Epps and More Honor John Witherspoon


News of star actor and comedian John Witherspoon’s death rocked the Internet Wednesday (Oct. 30) morning. His family confirmed the news to Deadline. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman […]

Regina King to Star in New HBO Drama ‘The Watchmen’


As the epic drama Game of Thrones is coming to an end, HBO has been at work developing a new series that will hopefully have the same devoted following and critical acclaim. HBO has released the official trailer of The Watchmen, based on the comic book saga of the same name by Alan Moore and […]

Regina King Lands Netflix Deal for Her Production Company

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Netflix continues to add star power to their roster of talent, announcing a new partnership with Oscar-winning actress Regina King. Visit for more information King and her production company Royal Ties has partnered with the streaming giant to produce both original series and films. Making it a family affair, King will bring in her […]

2019 Oscars Showcase Dazzling Display of Diversity


As the 2019 Oscars cap off a film season where competition was stiff and talent were plentiful, one thing is for certain- the success of the film industry over the past year is obviously due to a greater amount of racial, ethnic, gender, and lifestyle diversity than ever before. Visit for more information A […]

Regina Hall is the First Black Woman to Win NYFCC’s Best Actress Award

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Regina Hall has made Hollywood history on Thursday (Nov. 29) as she became the first Black woman to win the Best Actress Award in the 83-year history of the New York Film Critic’s Circle Awards. The honor was given for her performance in the critically acclaimed film, Support The Girls. The NYFCC is viewed by […]

Regina King Takes Home Third Emmy for Canceled Series, ‘Seven Seconds’

Regina King Takes Home Third Emmy for Canceled Series, 'Seven Seconds'

The Emmy awards which were held this Monday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles had some amazing highlights. One unforgettable moment was Regina King being crowned with lead actress in a limited series. Visit for more information King knocked out her competition which included Jessica Biel for USA’s, The Sinner, Laura Dern for HBO’s, […]

[Watch] ‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Channels James Baldwin For New Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Channels James Baldwin For New Film 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

Barry Jenkins made history with his film Moonlight and now the director is set out to do it again by releasing the first trailer for his first film since winning Best Picture during the 2017 Oscars. Visit for more information If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, is the story of Tish, […]

Regina King Inks 2 Year Production Deal With ABC Studios

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Emmy-winning American Crime co-star Regina King has signed a two-year deal with the studio behind the acclaimed John Ridley limited series, ABC Studios, for her production company Royal Ties. King’s sister, Reina King, will serve as development executive as the two develop and produce new projects. Visit for more information King won two back-to-back […]