Willow Smith Won’t Star In Annie Remake Produced By Her Father

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
Willow Smith was poised to star in a film remake of the family musical Annie. The film is being produced by her father, Will Smith, and was intended to be a vehicle to launch Willow’s acting career. Will even recruited Jay-Z to write musical tracks for the remake.  However, the film has been in the […]

Beyonce Silences Doubters By Singing Anthem Live At Pre-Super Bowl Event

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
Beyonce has been under fire after rumors of lip-syncing during the Presidential inauguration ceremony surfaced. Beyonce admitted that she did in fact lip-sync telling her haters: “I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra… Due to no proper sound check, I did not feel comfortable taking a risk. It was about the president […]

Belles, A New Sitcom,To Debut February 1st On TVOne

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
A new series called Belle’s is debuting tomorrow, February 1 at 10/9c on the TVOne network. The show revolves around Bill Cooper whose decreased wife has left him with a family to care for. and an upscale soul food restaurant to run. Here is the description of the first episode from TVOne: Episode 1:  One […]

YouTube’s Franchesca Ramsey To Host TV One’s Black History Bowl In February

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
In February, Franchesca Ramsey (Cheseca Leigh and Cheseca Locs on YouTube) will appear as the featured actress of a 6-episode web video series entitled The Black History Bowl. The show begins February 1st. According to TV One, in the show is “an original six-episode web series where icons like President Obama, Oscar Micheaux, Rosa Parks and Tyler […]

Scandal To Close Story Arc And Leap 10 Months Into Future!

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
Scandal fans are in for a shock in the next few weeks. Tonight at 10/9c the show returns with an all new episode. However, fans should not get too comfortable with its return. After the episode airing on February 7th debuts, the show will have a major transition. While the show is not taking a break […]

Watch Kerry Washington And Tony Goldwyn On Good Morning America

by Anya Rahmingon January 31, 2013
  Two Scandal stars, Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope) and Tony Goldwyn (President Fitzgerald Grant), appeared on Good Morning America this week. Along with debuting a clip on a big screen in Times Square, they talked about their in-show romance, and what they feel the audience thinks about Olivia Pope’s  affair with the POTUS. In the clip, […]


Grey’s Anatomy Recap 9×12

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 31, 2013
The hospital’s financial situation proves to be far more tenuous. In an effort to keep operating costs low following the multi-million dollar payout, Owen has been forced to call in fiscal backup with the help of a new “Account Manager”, Dr. Cahill. Poor Shane. He really does find himself in some messy situations this episode. […]

Person of Interest Recap 2×11

by Lasheda Wallaceon January 31, 2013
We’re at Rikers Island, where Reese is being held along with the two other men. Donnelly can only legally hold them for 7 hours, but tells Carter he’s confident he’ll be able to figure out which one is Reese. Finch manages to sneak a phone into Reese’s cell and gives him a call. He’s confident […]

Trailer For Director Antoine Fuqua’s Olympus Has Fallen

by Anya Rahmingon January 28, 2013
  Antoine Fuqua (director of Training Day, Shooter) has a new film releasing on March 22, 2013 that looks sure to be a hit. Not all of his films are hugely popular, but this action packed adventure has a strong chance of bringing in big numbers. The film has a solid cast of actors including Gerard Butler, […]

Alfre Woodard Wins Screen Actors Guild Award

by Anya Rahmingon January 28, 2013
Alfie Woodard took home a Screen Actors Guild award last night for “Female actor in a television movie or miniseries.” Woodard played Ousier in the Lifetime remake of Steel Magnolias which aired in Fall 2012.  Denzel Washington was nominated for “Male actor in a leading role” for his performance in Flight, but the award went to Daniel […]

Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale A Huge Hit At Sundance

by Anya Rahmingon January 28, 2013
Fruitvale, a film directed by 26-year-old Ryan Coogler, and starring Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer, was a huge hit at the Sundance Film Festival. People are calling it this year’s Beasts of The Southern Wild, which seems unnecessary for a film so successful on its own merit. This January, Fruitvale became the first Sundance film […]

New Details Emerge On The Best Man 2

by Anya Rahmingon January 28, 2013
The first installment of The Best Man became an instant classic Black film. The sequel, The Best Man Holiday, is in development and the full cast is slated to return including: Taye Diggs Nia Long Morris Chestnut Harold Perrineau Terrence Howard Sanaa Lathan Monica Calhoun Melissa De Sousa Regina Hall It’s amazing how so many […]


The Office’s Craig Robinson To Star In Untitled Sitcom

by Anya Rahmingon January 27, 2013
You may know Craig Robinson from the long running NBC sitcom The Office, which he’s appeared on since season 1. In the show he plays Darryl Philbin, a street smart warehouse employee who eventually gets promoted to an upstairs office worker. It turns out that Greg Daniels, the executive producer of The Office, is developing […]

Deception Recap 1×03

by Shevieon January 26, 2013
Vivian’s death is ruled a homicide finally. Will and Joanna are relaying information to the chief at FBI headquarters. Will proclaims Ben Preswick is invisible so he’s either hiding or dead. Scene goes to Edward and Ben talking Ben expressing his concern for damages caused by drug. Edward promises to protect him but he needs […]


Blallywood Is Building Its Writing Team

by Anya Rahmingon January 25, 2013
Blallywood provides news about Black Holllywood without the negative gossip.  It’s maintained by a group of young volunteers, not a faceless corporation. We are building our writing team and need people who can provide content on a weekly basis at the minimum. We work on the site for fun and experience. It’s mainly for people […]

“The Trip To Bountiful” On Broadway In Spring

by Anya Rahmingon January 24, 2013
The Trip To Bountiful will debut on April 23, 2013 on Broadway and run for 14 weeks. The production stars Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad, and Cicely Tyson. The premier will mark 79-year-old Cisely Tyson’s first appearance on Broadway in 30-years. Tyson stars as Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who is returning to her hometown […]

Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream Documentary To Air February 16

by Anya Rahmingon January 24, 2013
A new Beyonce documentary titled Life Is But A Dream will premier on Sunday, February 16 at 9 p.m. eastern time on HBO. The film is directed and executive produced by Beyonce, which initially worried studio executives. HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said:  “We have a long history at HBO in the documentary world and in the music world, and, […]

Thandie Newton Starring In DirecTV Original “Rogue”

by Anya Rahmingon January 23, 2013
  A new trend for cable service providers (Hulu, Netfilx, and now DirecTV) is to produce their own shows. With television networks offering episodes of their shows in ways that diminish the need for a cable package, cable providers are worried TV networks may no longer lead their services. Cable providers hope to hold onto […]