Tessa Thompson

Take a First-Look at ‘Men In Black’ Starring Tessa Thompson

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Its been about two decades since veteran fed Tommy Lee Jones recruited outsider Will Smith to join his secret governmental service that keeps an eye on aliens that live in New York. But the Men in Black is currently working on a spinoff with Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth leading the way. And we finally […]

Tessa Thompson on Relationship With Janelle Monae: ‘We Love Each Other Deeply’

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Tessa Thompson publicly stated that she is “attracted to men and also to women.” This PSA follows speculation about her sexuality after she played Janelle Monae’s love interest and clitoris in the music videos “Pynk” and “Make Me Feel.” Thompson gave some insight about how her family views sexuality. Advertisement “I can take things for […]

Janelle Monáe Gets Bold with Double Video Premiere [Watch]

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ATLien Janelle Monáe set the internet on fire with the release of her stunning visuals for two singles off of her highly anticipated upcoming album Dirty Computer (her first since 2013). In her first release, lead single “Make Me Feel”, the ’80s-inspired futuristic funk infused track seemingly channels inspiration from the artist Monáe has credited with being a […]

Tessa Thompson Will Play Jewelry Thief Doris Payne In Upcoming Movie


Words by Shurida Lundi One of the top scammers in the world is Doris Payne, an 87-year-old jewel thief who has been doing this scamming thing long before it was a trend. Her story is coming to big screen and Tessa Thompson will be playing Payne. Thompson, best known for her roles in Creed and […]

Black Girl Magic: Essence Announces 2018 Oscar Honorees

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Essence magazine has announced the honorees for its prestigious “Black Women in Hollywood Awards” and it’s full of major power players in entertainment. The annual event, hosted during Oscar’s week, will honor Emmy-award winning writer/actress Lena Waithe; actress/award-winning playwright Danai Gurira; actress/activist Tessa Thompson and comedian/award-winning actress Tiffany Haddish. Advertisement “As the modern feminist movement continues to […]

Interview: Tessa Thompson Talks New Film “Creed”

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You may know Tessa Thompson from her critically acclaimed work in Dear White People and Selma (both movies were the talk of awards season last year). In new movie Creed, Thompson plays a passionate musician named Bianca, girlfriend to Michael B. Jordan‘s Adonis Creed character. Thompson is impressive to watch alongside on-screen heavyweights Jordan and Sylvester […]