Jennifer Hudson joins fellow cast in Spike Lee’s Chiraq
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 30 May 2015
Academy award winner Jennifer Hudson has been cast in Spike Lee’s upcoming film Chiraq, according to Screen Daily.  The Chicago native is joined by John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Common and Samuel L. ... read more >>
David Oyelowo’s unravels in psychological thriller “Nightingale”
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 30 May 2015
David Oyelowo will deliver a one-man show in HBO’s upcoming film “Nightingale.” Oyelowo stars as Peter, a war veteran who begins to unravel psychologically ahead of a friend’s impending visit. ... read more >>
Jamie Foxx cast in new crime drama “Blink”
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 30 May 2015
  Aside from hosting music award shows and performing his single “You Changed Me” featuring Chris Brown off his fifth studio album Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses, Jamie Foxx will star in director ... read more >>
One of few: Black female filmmaker joins the elite
Written by Danielle Cralle staff writer 28 May 2015
Dominique Seward (courtesy photo)   Cannes Film Festival has long been a meeting place for up and coming filmmakers full of burgeoning talent. Still, like much of the film industry, it can be a ... read more >>
Krazy about Kravitz!
Written by Kam Williams, Contributing Writer 14 May 2015
  Zoe Kravitz arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Mad Max: Fury Road" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, May 7, 2015. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)   Zoë Kravitz The “Mad Max: Fury ... read more >>
Rapper and actor Method Man spreads his acting chops in The Cobbler
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
  Rapper turned actor Method Man is trading in his rhymes for movie scripts, the Wu-Tang Clan member whose film credits include How High, Belly, The Wire, My Baby’s Daddy is focusing on a career ... read more >>
Kerry Washington signs on to play Anita Hill in HBO Movie Confirmation
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 26 March 2015
  The Scandal star has signed on to play Anita Hill in film Confirmation. The telepic is in development from HBO. Confirmation follows the controversial 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination ... read more >>
Rihanna debuts new single “American Oxygen”
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 20 March 2015
Rihanna continues to stay on top as she follow her current single “Four Five Seconds” featuring Kanye West and Paul McCartney with second single “American Oxygen.” The singer gave fans a 30 minute ... read more >>
Common joins Liam Neeson in action-thriller Run All Night
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 19 March 2015
Academy- Award winner Common stars in the action pack film Run All Night in theatres March 13. Starring alongside Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman, Danny Maguire Common plays Mr. Price, a killer ... read more >>
Zoë Kravitz returns for Divergent prequel Insurgent
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 19 March 2015
  The Divergent series continues to entertain and excite with its newest installment Insurgent, actress and singer Zoë Kravitz brings her character Christina from Diver- gent to the prequel as she ... read more >>
Morgan Freeman to star in 5 Flights Up this spring
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 27 January 2015
  Oscar winner Morgan Freeman will team up with Diane Keaton to play to in film 5 Flights Up. The veteran actors play a married couple who have spent their lives together in the same Brooklyn apartment. ... read more >>
David Oyelowo
Written by Kam Williams Contributing Writer 27 December 2014
(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) David Oyelowo (pronounced – “oh-yel­low-oh”) is a classically-trained stage actor who is working successfully and simultaneously in film, television and theater, ... read more >>
Kevin Hart to star in new comedy The Wedding Ringer
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 19 December 2014
Doug Har­ris (Josh Gad) is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweet­ing), ... read more >>
Quvenzhane Wallis stars in the remake of Broadway classic Annie
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 19 December 2014
Academy Award nominated Quvenzhane Wallis re­turns to the big screen as America’s most adorable and inspiring orphan in the remake of the 1984 classic, Annie. Wallis stars as Annie, a young, happy ... read more >>
Morris Chestnut Inks 3-Picture Deal with Screen Gems
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 19 December 2014
The actor has signed a three-picture deal with the studio as both an actor and producer, according to The first of the pics is up­coming thriller The Perfect Guy, which co-stars Sanaa ... read more >>
Gina the Dreamer Interview with “Beyond the Lights” Director Gina Prince-Bythewood
Written by Kam Williams Contributing Writer 01 December 2014
Gina Prince-Bythewood. (Courtesy Photo). Born on June 10, 1969, Gina Maria Prince-Bythewood studied film at UCLA before beginning her career as a writer for the TV sitcom, “A Different World.” ... read more >>
Nate Parker The veteran thespian discusses his new film Beyond The Lights and gives insight to his personal life
Written by Kam Williams 20 November 2014
                                                                                                                         Nate Parker as Kaz ...
Chris Rock’s “Top Five” coming this December
Written by Shonassee Shaver 13 November 2014
Comedic-actor Chris Rock latest film, “Top Five” is underway. Premiering on December 12th the film tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen (Chris rock) whose unexpected ... read more >>
Gugu the Ingenue
Written by Kam Williams 06 November 2014
Gugu Mabatha-Raw Gugu Mbatha- Rawskyrocketed to fame earlier this year on the strength of her inspired performance as the title character in Belle, a biopic about a biracial slave girl who was brought ... read more >>
Best Selling Erotic Novel Addicted Gets Film Adaptation
Written by Zon D’Amour, Contributing Writer 10 October 2014
  Actress Sharon Leal's character Zoe is seduced into a world wind affair with painter Quinton Conosa played by William Levy Courtesy Photo    Author Zane and the cast of her upcoming film discuss ... read more >>
Paris Thriller AS ABOVE/SO BELOW out now!
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2014
As  AS ABOVE/SO BELOW hits theaters today (August 29). The thriller stars Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman and Edwin Hodge. Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home ... read more >>
Reel Talk 8.21.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 21 August 2014
Patti LaBelle cast in new season of American Horror Story: Freak Show Off the hills of Broadway’s Cotton Club musical After Midnight, Patti LaBelle joins the cast of “American Horror Story: ... read more >>
Reel Talk 8.14.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 14 August 2014
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network August Fall Lineup All new series on OWN include Oprah: Where Are They Now Sundays at 9 p.m.  featuring updates on some of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable “Oprah ... read more >>
Reel Talk 7.31.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver 31 July 2014
Denzel Washington portrayed LAUSD School Board District 1 Candidate George McKenna in The George McKenna Story: Hard Lessons Denzel Washington portrayed former Principal George McKenna in the (1986) ... read more >>
Reel Talk 7.24.17
Written by Shonassee Shaver 29 July 2014
Nick Cannon Campaigns for the Role of Richard Pryor on Screen Nick Cannon is going for the role to play Comedy Legend Richard Pryor on film. Cannon’s eagerness for the part wasn’t bought over immediately, ... read more >>