Joe Taslim to Play Sub-Zero in ‘Mortal Kombat’ Film

The new Mortal Kombat film they have found their Sub-Zero. Actor and martial artist Joe Taslim will play one of the gaming franchise favourites in the upcoming New Line film. Taslim's past film credits include The Raid, Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond and The Night Comes For Us. Sub-Zero (Courtesy of NetherRealm Studios) … Continue reading Joe Taslim to Play Sub-Zero in ‘Mortal Kombat’ Film

Halle Bailey to Star as Ariel in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Disney has found its live-action Ariel in the form of singer and actress, Halle Bailey. One half of the duo Chloe x Halle, Bailey is currently a series regular on the hit Freeform show, Grown-ish. With music from Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda, The Little Mermaid is the next highly anticipated foray into live-action from … Continue reading Halle Bailey to Star as Ariel in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Awkwafina Reportedly in Talks to voice Scuttle in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean's Eight star, Awkwafina, is in early talks to voice the knickknack collecting seagull, Scuttle, in Disney's live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid. This potential casting news comes a few days after it was revealed that Melissa McCarthy is in the early stages of negotiations to … Continue reading Awkwafina Reportedly in Talks to voice Scuttle in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

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

Michael B. Jordan to Produce and Star in ‘The Silver Bear’

Michael B. Jordan is to star and produce in a film titled, The Silver Bear. The film is an adaptation of a novel written by author, screenwriter, and producer Derek Haas who co-wrote 3:10 to Yuma, Wanted, and The Double starring Topher Grace and Richard Gere. The novel explores the story of an anti-hero who becomes the most … Continue reading Michael B. Jordan to Produce and Star in ‘The Silver Bear’

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’

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’