See Michael B. Jordan As Rocky’s Trainee In ‘Creed’

by Anya Rahmingon April 30, 2015
Michael B. Jordan will star in the upcoming Rocky 7 film, Creed. In the film, Jordan plays Adonis Johnson Creed, son of Rocky’s former nemesis, Apollo Creed. Phylicia Rashad will play his mother, Mary Anne. The cast is rounded off by Tessa Thompson, Andre Ward, and real life boxer Tony Bellew. In the story, Adonis […]

See Michael B. Jordan As Johnny Storm In New Trailer

by Anya Rahmingon April 30, 2015
The trailer for the upcoming Fantastic Four remake, which will star Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm, is out.The film is an attempt to resurrect the franchise after the last two iterations did just okay at the box office and in ratings. Here is the official synopsis of the plot: “Four young outsiders acquire amazing abilities after […]


Tyler Perry Joins Shredder’s Side In TMNT 2

by Anya Rahmingon April 30, 2015
In Paramount’s upcoming sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, Tyler Perry will join with the evil Shredder as the renowned mad scientist named Baxter Stockman. According to ComicBook.com, Baxter Stockman is known in the Turtles franchise for his fashionable bow ties and is “also known for joining forces with Shredder; creating mutant hunting robots called Mousers, and […]

Chocolate City Trailer Drops Ahead Of May 22 Theatrical Release – See It Now

by Anya Rahmingon April 26, 2015
The trailer for Chocolate City has dropped just in time to promote the film’s theatrical release on May 22, 2015. Its no surprise that greasy bodies, 6-pack abs, and suggestive dancing are in just about every clip. But there are also hints of just enough story line to keep things interesting. Robert Richard stars as […]


Nate Parker & Gabrielle Union To Headline Nat Turner Rebellion Film ‘The Birth Of A Nation’

by Anya Rahmingon April 20, 2015
Nate Parker, who made his big break nearly 10 years ago in The Great Debaters beside Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker, is using the experience he’s gained in the past decade to make big things happen for himself.  He ‘s writing, directing, and starring an upcoming movie based on Nat Turner’s slave rebellion. Look out Tyler Perry, […]

John Boyega Spotlighted In 2nd Teaser For Star Wars: The Force Awakens

by Anya Rahmingon April 19, 2015
  In a recent second teaser trailer, fans get another peak at the young British Actor, John Boyega, who will star as “Finn” in the long awaited sequel Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Its a thrill to see the young Boyega taking part in action sequences under a Luke Skywalker voice over, and just before the revelation of […]


Selma Is The Martin Luther King Jr. Film We’ve Been Waiting For (Watch Trailer)

by Anya Rahmingon November 10, 2014
  Its crazy to think that we’ve never seen the story of Martin Luther King Jr. in a major Hollywood film. Sure, he has appeared as a minor character in films about the Civil Rights movement, but, documentaries aside, not a single movie has focused on just telling his story. It seems like the obvious choice for […]

Get The Latest Scoop On Chocolate City Movie! (Plus More HOT Photos)

by Anya Rahmingon October 7, 2014
Chocolate City Movie, a Magic-Mike-esque film about a struggling college student who joins a strip club’s amateur night to make some cash, is scheduled for a 2015 release. Filming has been underway, and plenty of news and set photos have come out in recent weeks. One of the major announcements was that Romeo Miller would […]


31-Year-Old Yaya DaCosta To Play Whitney Houston In Lifetime Film

by Anya Rahmingon June 12, 2014
31-Year-Old Yaya DaCosta, who you may know from America’s Next Top Model cycle 3, has been chosen to play Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s biopic I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story. The film is set for a release sometime in 2015, and Angela Bassett has been chosen to direct.  Since DaCosta’s first on […]

Will YOU See Chocolate City..Wait..Why Are We Even Asking?

by Anya Rahmingon June 10, 2014
The formerly “Lil” Romeo Miller is all grown up, and he’s finally proving it. Miller has been cast as the lead character in an upcoming film you may have heard some buzz about called Chocolate City. He will play a college student named Devin who turns to stripping in order to pay bills. This sounds exactly like […]


Djimon Hounsou Will Play Chief Mbonga In Tarzan 2016, Samuel L. Jackson Is In Too

by Anya Rahmingon June 10, 2014
Djimon Hounsou has been cast in an upcoming live action adaptation of the film Tarzan. Though nothing we’ve seen really beats Disney’s animated version of the tale, except maybe Disney’s Broadway adaptation, this adaptation may bring some competition to a story that is in need of a re-vamp.  The film is going to be directed by David Yates, […]

Will Smith To Play NFL Player Diagnosed With CTE

by Anya Rahmingon June 10, 2014
Will Smith will be starring in an upcoming untitled film directed by Ridley Scott. Margot Robbie of The Wolf Of Wall Street is reported to be his co-star (FirstShowing.Net).The film is based on real life events, chiefly the recent discovery of a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) that afflicts professional athletes such as NFL players. […]


Ejiofor To Play A Drug Trafficker In ‘Marching Powder’

by Anya Rahmingon June 8, 2014
Chiwetel Ejiofor will play a drug trafficker in a film adaptation of the book Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America’s Strangest Jail. The non-fiction book recalls the experiences of Rusty Young, a journalist, and Thomas McFadden, a criminal in an unusual Bolivian prison. Thomas McFadden (Ejiofor) was a convicted drug trafficker […]

VH1 Announces Details of Nick Cannon’s Drumline Sequel

by Anya Rahmingon June 7, 2014
VH1 is collaborating with Nick Cannon to produce a sequel to the 2002 film Drumline. The sequel, to be titled Drumline: A New Beat, will feature a female as the lead character. Nick Cannon will appear in the movie for nostalgia’s sake, but he won’t be the primary focus. The film will air on VH1 […]


Don Cheadle Raising Money For Jazz Film ‘Miles Ahead’

by Anya Rahmingon June 7, 2014
Don Cheadle has organized an IndieGoGo campaign to raise money to produce a film about one of the greatest all time Jazz musicians, Miles Davis. Davis was a trumpet player who developed jazz from its fast-paced bebop stages in the 1940s to more mild, but equally complex, sounds of Jazz Fusion in later years. Cheadle’s […]

This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Star Wars, Lupita Nyong’o Added To Cast

by Anya Rahmingon June 2, 2014
It was announced today that Lupita Nyong’o (Twelve Years As a Slave) and Gwendoline Christie (Game Of Thrones) have been added to the cast of Star Wars VII. No specifics have been released regarding their roles, but that information will probably be next to leak. An extensive cast list that includes Star Wars veterans and newbies alike […]


2nd ‘Get On Up’ Trailer Shows A More Vulnerable James Brown

by Anya Rahmingon May 29, 2014
A second trailer has been released for the upcoming James Brown biopic Get On Up. In this trailer, Brown appears much more vulnerable than in the first trailer. The clips focus on the pain in Brown’s relationship with his mother, who left her family, including her son, while he was still a child. Like the first trailer, […]

Check Out Trailer For Denzel Washington’s Film ‘The Equalizer’

by Anya Rahmingon May 29, 2014
Are you ready for another Denzel Washington action film? If so, there’s good news for you. The Equalizer will be in theaters at the end of this summer on September 26, 2014. The film stars Denzel Washington as “A former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston comes out […]