‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

When The Shining was released in theaters in 1980, Stanley Kubrick had already helmed a dozen films - The Shining being one of his last - and had become one of the most accomplished directors of his time. Despite this, the film didn't immediately receive critical acclaim upon release. As decades went by, The Shining … Continue reading ‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

Azie Tesfai Joins ‘Supergirl’ as Kelly Olsen

Azie Tesfai is set for a recurring role on season four of The CW's Supergirl. Tesfai will be playing Kelly Olsen, sister of Mehcad Brooks' James Olsen. Kelly Olsen is an intelligent and insightful woman who spent time in the military in order to pay for medical school. She’s recently discharged from the military and … Continue reading Azie Tesfai Joins ‘Supergirl’ as Kelly Olsen

Ana De Armas Joins Rian Johnson Thriller ‘Knives Out’

Ana de Armas is joining Rian Johnson’s new thriller Knives Out. Johnson is assembling an all-star cast that includes Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield and Michael Shannon. Shooting is slated to begin next month on the modern-day murder mystery which has Craig and Stanfield starring as detectives. Plot and character details for the other actors … Continue reading Ana De Armas Joins Rian Johnson Thriller ‘Knives Out’

Tia Mowry And Loretta Devine Comedy Series ‘Family Reunion’ Ordered By Netflix

Tia Mowry and Loretta Devine are set to star in Family Reunion, a new comedy series coming to Netflix. The streaming giant has given a 20-episode order. The series is created and executive produced by Meg DeLoatch and directed by Eric Dean Seaton. The series is penned entirely by Black writers. Co-starring in the series … Continue reading Tia Mowry And Loretta Devine Comedy Series ‘Family Reunion’ Ordered By Netflix

Kevin Hart Signs First-Look Deal With Nickelodeon

Kevin Hart and his HartBeat Productions banner have signed a first-look deal with Nickelodeon. Under the deal, Hart will develop and produce live-action, scripted kids' content for the network. In a statement, Hart said, “For me, Nick has always represented everything fun about being a kid, and it’s still at the forefront today of kids’ … Continue reading Kevin Hart Signs First-Look Deal With Nickelodeon

Brian Tyree Henry Joins ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Brian Tyree Henry is joining the Monsterverse. Henry, who is coming off his Emmy-nominated performance in Atlanta season 2, will star in Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong. Henry is joining a cast that includes Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Ziyi Zhang, Van Marten, Julian Dennison, and Danai Gurira. Adam Wingard is directing the film for a … Continue reading Brian Tyree Henry Joins ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Ryan Coogler Officially Signs On To Write And Direct ‘Black Panther 2’

Ryan Coogler is officially set to write and direct Black Panther 2. While this news isn't surprising, it wasn't official until today. Marvel Studios wanted to take things slow and took its time in making a deal for the sequel, keeping the creative team as intact as possible. Black Panther shattered expectations both commercially and … Continue reading Ryan Coogler Officially Signs On To Write And Direct ‘Black Panther 2’

Janelle Monae Joins Voice Cast of Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Janelle Monae is the latest addition to Disney’s live-action adaptation of Lady and the Tramp. Monae’s previous acting credits include Moonlight and Hidden Figures. Monae is set to voice Peg, one of the dogs Lady meets when she is taken to the pound. Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux will be lending their voices to the … Continue reading Janelle Monae Joins Voice Cast of Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Erika Alexander Joins Season 2 of ‘Black Lightning’

Erika Alexander is joining season 2 of Black Lightning on the CW. Alexander is best known for playing Cousin Pam on The Cosby Show and as Maxine Shaw on Living Single. Alexander will appear in three episodes of Black Lightning as Perenna, a therapist with telepathic abilities that works with Jennifer (China Anne McClain) to help … Continue reading Erika Alexander Joins Season 2 of ‘Black Lightning’

Netflix to Create Series of Movies and Shows Based on ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ Books

Netlifx is developing new TV series and films based on C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia book series. The streaming service plans on creating content based on all seven of Lewis' books in the franchise. Douglas Gresham, Lewis' stepson, said in a statement: "It is wonderful to know that folks from all over are looking … Continue reading Netflix to Create Series of Movies and Shows Based on ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ Books