Whitney Houston Biopic Finds Its Star in Naomi Ackie

Stella Meghie will direct ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ for Sony’s TriStar label, with backing from the Whitney Houston estate and music producer Clive Davis. After a worldwide search, Naomi Ackie has been chosen to play iconic performer Whitney Houston in the biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody. The British actress, who had a pivotal role in Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, is in negotiations for the feature … Continue reading Whitney Houston Biopic Finds Its Star in Naomi Ackie

Introducing Outlander’s heartthrob Steven Cree

 Steven Cree needs no introduction. I ‘luvbs’ me some him and the fact that he is playing Gallowglass in A Discovery of Witches. ~ Vida At any rate . . . Outlander’s heartthrob Steven Cree is turning heads as he continues to rack up credits this year. Having already successfully established himself as a first class actor appearing in films such as 300: Rise of … Continue reading Introducing Outlander’s heartthrob Steven Cree

‘Harriet’ Actress Cynthia Erivo To Star In & Produce Story Of Princess ‘Gifted’ To Queen Victoria

BBC Film, Benedict Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch & So So Producing Two-time Oscar-nominee Cynthia Erivo (Harriet) is to star in and produce a film based on the remarkable life of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a 19th Century African princess ‘gifted’ to Queen Victoria after she was orphaned and enslaved by a west African king. Erivo produces with her Edith’s Daughter partner Solome Williams, alongside SunnyMarch’s Leah Clarke and … Continue reading ‘Harriet’ Actress Cynthia Erivo To Star In & Produce Story Of Princess ‘Gifted’ To Queen Victoria

OWN Sets Three Holiday Movies Starring Vivica A. Fox, Jackée Harry, Lamman Rucker, Meagan Holder, Idara Victor, Tonea Stewart

More Christmas movies on the way. ~ Vida OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has expanded its holiday season programming with three new original Christmas movies set to air over three consecutive Tuesdays in December. A Christmas For Mary, starring Vivica A. Fox and Jackée Harry, will premiere on December 8. Cooking Up Christmas, starring Greenleaf’s Lamman Rucker and Meagan Holder on December 15. First Christmas, starring … Continue reading OWN Sets Three Holiday Movies Starring Vivica A. Fox, Jackée Harry, Lamman Rucker, Meagan Holder, Idara Victor, Tonea Stewart

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Shoot to Begin in July

Tenoch Huerta, star of Netflix’s ‘Narcos: Mexico,’ is joining the cast of the untitled film from Ryan Coogler, sources tell THR. Marvel Studio’s plans for the sequel to Black Panther are starting to come into focus. The sequel was sidelined after the sudden and unexpected death of star Chadwick Boseman and a planned March 2021 production start was waylaid as filmmaker Ryan Coogler and Marvel … Continue reading Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Shoot to Begin in July

Amazon Finalizing Deal for Michael B. Jordan Thriller

‘Without Remorse’ stars Jordan as beloved Tom Clancy character John Clark, a former Navy SEAL and director of the elite counterterrorism unit Rainbow Six. Amazon is circling Paramount’s Tom Clancy adaptation Without Remorse, starring Michael B. Jordan. The feature stars Jordan as beloved Clancy character John Clark, a former Navy SEAL and director of the elite counterterrorism unit Rainbow Six. Sicario: Day of the Soldado … Continue reading Amazon Finalizing Deal for Michael B. Jordan Thriller

Vin Diesel backs Sam Heughan to be the next James Bond

Hollywood action hero Vin Diesel has backed his Bloodshot co-star Sam Heughan’s chances of being the next James Bond. Daniel Craig, 52, has insisted the now delayed No Time To Die will be his last outing as 007, leaving one of the most sought after roles in film up for grabs. Scottish star Heughan – best known for appearing in Highlands-based time-travel drama Outlander – … Continue reading Vin Diesel backs Sam Heughan to be the next James Bond

Black Panther 2: Every Character Returning For The MCU Sequel

A sequel to Black Panther is confirmed to be in development and is set for a 2022 release. Here’s every character confirmed to return so far. The Marvel Cinematic Universe will continue exploring T’Challa a.k.a. Black Panther’s story in Black Panther 2, and here’s every character returning for this new adventure. The first three phases of the MCU, collectively known as the “Infinity Saga”, came … Continue reading Black Panther 2: Every Character Returning For The MCU Sequel

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ Sets 2021 Release Date

After years of development and teases, Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam finally has a release date. The New Line film based on the DC villain will open on Dec. 22, 2021, Johnson announced Thursday. That puts it just days after Avatar 2‘s Dec. 17, 2021 release date. Fox and Disney’s Avatar 2 is the sequel to the second highest-grossing film of all time, but DC has had luck in … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ Sets 2021 Release Date

Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson Fight Racial Oppression in ‘The Banker’

Since I don’t plan to buy any more streaming services, I guess I’d better make sure I see this one in the theaters. ~ Vida Nicholas Hoult, Nia Long, Jessie T. Usher and Colm Meaney also star in the drama. Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson try to outsmart the banking system to help African Americans in the trailer for Apple’s The Banker. Based on … Continue reading Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson Fight Racial Oppression in ‘The Banker’