Fam, technology is getting wild out here! The latest update to Amazon’s popular voice-controlled digital assistant Alexa will soon include seasoned actor Samuel L. Jackson and his most prized asset: that voice! Advertisement From making Alexa a “doorbell concierge” to new podcast content, read about the more than 20 new Alexa features announced today at […]
He might’ve been “never scared” in his classic 2004 standup comedy special of the same name, but Chris Rock will definitely be trading in laughs for horrific screams when he debuts his Saw reboot next year. As an added bonus, it’s now being reported that we’ll see his revision of the epic horror series a […]
After debuting the first trailer for Shaft last month, Warner Bros. strips off the restrictions to deliver the NSFW trailer that really shows us the heart, hilarity and hardcore lewdness of America’s original Black action hero. View this post on Instagram Repost from @theshadowleague: Check out this exclusive clip of the cast of @shaftmovie discussing […]
He’s bad mutha — shut your mouth! After a 19 year wait, the Shaft franchise will release its latest installment on June 14. But unlike the previous Shaft films, the newest movie will feature three Shafts all at once. Richard Roundtree will reprise his role from the original 1971 film, Samuel L. Jackson is back […]
Director, George Nolfi has cast Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, and Nia Long to star in The Banker, a reality-based dramatization that Nolfi wrote with Nicole Levy. Romulus Entertainment is financing the film, with Brad Feinstein of Romulus (Fences, Beatriz at Dinner) producing. The Banker is about two African American business people, Bernard […]
This week Ed Gordon’s documentary Am I Black Enough debut on BounceTV and the Brown Sugar streaming service. This film interviews celebrities about the concept of race, colorism within the community and how ridiculous it is to define one’s Blackness. Cultural Identity has always been a sensitive subject for African-Americans. Mostly because of slavery, the […]
Words by Leslie Monet Chef Curry-with-the-pot is sharing some of his star power recipes becoming one of the latest VIP teachers of MasterClass. The online platform takes learning to another level using celebrity experts in varying industries to give their own rendition of how they’ve become successful. Steph Curry, among other greats like Samuel L. […]
The blonde beauty does it one time for the ladies, landing the number 10 spot on the list of the highest grossing movie stars of all time. Scarlett Johansson, 31, has raked in $3.3 billion dollars in total, making her the 10th highest grossing actress on the list following behind an all male list of actors. […]
Every successful person has had their fair shares of failures, but they also have the moments that built them up. Samuel L. Jackson, 67, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at last night’s [Sunday, June 26] 2016 BET Awards and his acceptance speech revealed exactly what and who drove him to be the successful man that he […]
It’s that time of the year again. June is almost over and the 15th annual BET Awards air tonight [Sunday, June 26] on BET Networks at 8 p.m. EST/7 p.m. CST. Among those receiving an award tonight is Samuel L. Jackson, who will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to […]
In September 2016 the nation’s capital is set to open the doors of another museum, rich with history of the African American culture. The National Museum of African American History is currently under construction on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The museum has a $270 million goal to reach to complete the construction and […]
Donald Trump is back on his bs and this time he swung on somebody that might just swing back. The Republican presidential candidate tweeted at actor Samuel L. Jackson on Tuesday, writing, “I don’t know @SamuelLJackson, to best of my knowledge haven’t played golf w/him & think he does too many TV commercials—boring. Not a […]
It’s undeniable the timeliness of Spike Lee‘s Chi-Raq is dead on. The timing is chillingly impeccable; released after the Windy City battles police corruption and political scandal that’ll make Olivia Pope blush. It’s a film that bulldozes politically correct agendas in a reality oozing with violence, crime and laughable injustice. A battle cry of sorts, […]
This week, Quentin Tarantino and the Weinstein Company released the second trailer for upcoming epic western, Hateful Eight. The movie, set in post-civil war Wyoming, follows bounty hunter John “The Hangman” Ruth (Kurt Russell) who’s escorting fugitive Daisy (Jennifer Jason Leigh) through the storm-battered state to her destination of Red Rock. It centers on eight […]
Pre-Production for the controversial Spike Lee film “Chiraq” is underway in Chicago. The cast gathered at the very first table read for the upcoming film. Most of the cast has already been confirmed: Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack,Wesley Snipes, Jeremy Piven, Common, Nick Cannon and Jennifer Hudson. “Chiraq” is described as a drama centered on the growing violence in Chicago. According […]
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class), “Kingsman: The Secret Service” tells a story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Last night a slew of stars attended the opening night of the revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raison In The Sun” starring Denzel Washington, Latanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose, Stephen Mckinley Henderson, David Cromer, Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Jason Dirden, and Sean Patrick Thomas at the Barrymore Theatre.
The wait is finally over! “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is now playing. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, the film stars Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson.