Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

Since the start of her career in the late 1990s, Regina Hall had been the kind of actress who maybe didn’t have the pull to get films made, but whose vital, unshowy performances very often made the films in which she appeared. Then came the surprise one-two of 2017’s hit comedy “Girls Trip” and 2018’s critically acclaimed indie “Support the Girls” and, with it, something … Continue reading Regina Hall on the Two Hollywoods, Spirituality and Success

‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

One minute, the actor was doing bit parts on ‘Law & Order: SVU.’ The next, he’s stealing scenes in Marvel movies and starring in Peele’s new thriller: “It has not been a straight path.” Tucked away in the Palisades, just off Pacific Coast Highway, is Lake Shrine, a 10-acre self-realization retreat with a hilltop temple, a lush meditation garden and a spring-fed pond, all blocked … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Winston Duke Talks ‘Us,’ His Chance Meeting With Jordan Peele and Overnight Success

Idris Elba in Talks to Replace Will Smith in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel (Exclusive)

The move follows the exit of Smith, who led the ensemble of the 2016 movie with Margot Robbie and played assassin anti-hero Deadshot. Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the Suicide Squad sequel being put together by filmmaker James Gunn and Warner Bros., sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. The move follows last week’s exit of Smith, who, along with Margot Robbie, … Continue reading Idris Elba in Talks to Replace Will Smith in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel (Exclusive)

Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

The new title — ‘When They See Us’ — embraces “the humanity of the men and not their politicized moniker,” explains DuVernay. “Our series gives the five men a platform to finally raise their voices and tell their full stories.” Ava DuVernay and Netflix have renamed their limited series centered on the Central Park Five case to When They See Us. The new title “embraces … Continue reading Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

From her childhood in rural Monaghan, the star of the time-travel drama Outlander has quietly forged a career as a supermodel and now as a TV A-lister, with four Golden Globe nominations There’s something I learned many years ago and it sounds very silly, but it’s always stood to me. Caitriona Balfe is recalling a life lesson over mint tea and a pain au chocolat … Continue reading Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

HUGE CONGRATS . . . AGAIN!! Other top projects nominated across film and TV include ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘Black-ish’ with nine nominations each, ‘Insecure’ and ‘Seven Seconds’ with eight each and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ with seven. The nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today, with Black Panther scoring a leading 14 nominations across film and music. Additionally star Chadwick Boseman … Continue reading NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations

Outlander Set Design: The Mohawk Village

This is absolutely fabulous. I am so glad they gave us a tour. I love all the details of the village and the thought that went into creating it. Just brilliant! ~ Vida The Art Department researched the Mohawk Village for over a year. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what went into creating it. Art Department Tour of the Mohawk Village ~ Video via STARZ … Continue reading Outlander Set Design: The Mohawk Village

Outlander Costume Design: Jocasta

At River Run, Jocasta’s look “demonstrates a relaxing of Jocasta’s formal attire and indicates a softer feel whilst her relationship with Brianna becomes more open and almost maternal. The Pet-en-l’ier, with sacque back is made from an overdyed cotton print fabric with self-ruched trim and shot metallic silk edging. ~ Nina Ayers The caraco was made from a digitally printed cotton sateen with a braided … Continue reading Outlander Costume Design: Jocasta

Outlander: Richard Rankin Weighs in on Roger’s Role in Providence

Roger MacKenzie has covered a lot of ground on this season on Outlander. He’s traveled through the stones and across an ocean in search of Brianna. And just as Roger and Bree finally found each other through time and space, they were quickly torn apart again, and Roger was forced to work on Stephen Bonnet’s ship as it traveled up the coast of colonial America. … Continue reading Outlander: Richard Rankin Weighs in on Roger’s Role in Providence