ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

The Walt Disney Co. and Marvel Studios will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman tonight with a special commercial-free airing of “Black Panther” on ABC, followed by a special examining the actor’s life and work. The unusual move is a sign of respect from the studio behind the Marvel movie that brought Boseman his greatest fame and pop culture impact. The respected actor died Friday at … Continue reading ABC to Air ‘Black Panther’ and Chadwick Boseman Tribute Special Tonight

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

Endeavor Impact Sets Summer Education Program With Michael B. Jordan

Endeavor Impact has partnered with Michael B. Jordan and others to launch a virtual summer education program for participants from marginalized communities and those outside of major entertainment markets. The Summer Series program will take the place of Endeavor Impact’s Fellowship Program, which aimed to provide jobs, mentoring and education programs within the company to 42 fellows each year. That program had to be put … Continue reading Endeavor Impact Sets Summer Education Program With Michael B. Jordan

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

‘Black Panther’ Sequel Set for 2022 Release

“Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler announced the release date of the much-anticipated follow-up film at D23 in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday. “Black Panther 2” will hit theaters May 6, 2022. “We’re not taking our time, we’re really trying to get it right,” Coogler said of the production schedule. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige said Coogler has delivered a treatment, complete with a villain and new title, … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Sequel Set for 2022 Release

How Michael B. Jordan Pulled Off Hollywood’s First Officially “Inclusive” Production

‘Just Mercy’ was staffed and filmed under WarnerMedia’s company-wide drive for more diverse hiring. In 1988, Patrice Coleman became the first African American makeup artist in her union in Georgia, and she has worked steadily since on Georgia-based film and TV shoots, including Lionsgate’s Insurgent, multiple projects for Tyler Perry and HBO’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Nevertheless, she was surprised last year when … Continue reading How Michael B. Jordan Pulled Off Hollywood’s First Officially “Inclusive” Production

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

Grammys: ‘Black Panther’ Scores First Album of the Year Soundtrack Nod Since 2000

HUGE CONGRATS!! Along with soundtracks and songs from movies, notable Hollywood figures were nominated for music’s highest honor, including Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Donald Glover, among others. The nominations for the 2019 Grammys were unveiled on Friday morning, during which Black Panther became the third music soundtrack to earn an album of the year nod in the last 25 years. The LP features efforts from … Continue reading Grammys: ‘Black Panther’ Scores First Album of the Year Soundtrack Nod Since 2000

Tessa Thompson Is the Heavyweight Champ of Creed II

For me, the mark of true equality will be when we get to be mediocre. I feel like we [Black actors] are all exceptional because you have to be. It will just be nice when you get to be average. ~ Tessa Thompson Tessa Thompson is a superhero, full stop. In the past year alone, she’s starred in Sorry to Bother You, Annihilation, and Creed … Continue reading Tessa Thompson Is the Heavyweight Champ of Creed II