The Formidable Charm of Omar Sy

How the star of “Lupin” pulled off his greatest confidence trick. Sy is the artistic producer, the headliner, and the unmistakable raison d’être of Netflix’s hit show “Lupin.” Omar Sy was sure he saw Jesus. He had just dropped his children off at school and was driving home on Sunset Boulevard when he spotted a man with flowing hair and a long beard, dressed in … Continue reading The Formidable Charm of Omar Sy

Lupin | Official Trailer | Netflix

If you are not watching this show, you really should be. It is brilliant!! For non-French speakers, the first trailer is in English. The second one is in French. ~ V Synopsis: As a teenager, Assane Diop’s life was turned upside down when his father died after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit. 25 years later, Assane will use  Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar … Continue reading Lupin | Official Trailer | Netflix

From Dashing Duke to Hollywood Heartthrob: Regé-Jean Page Reflects on Life Beyond ‘Bridgerton’

Simon was this bomb of a one-season antagonist, to be reformed and to find his true self through Daphne. I think one of the bravest things about the romance genre is allowing people a happy ending. ~ Regé-Jean Page On a cloudless spring day in Los Angeles, Regé-Jean Page is posing on a rooftop. It’s sweltering outside, and that’s not accounting for Page’s signature smolder. … Continue reading From Dashing Duke to Hollywood Heartthrob: Regé-Jean Page Reflects on Life Beyond ‘Bridgerton’

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America | Official Trailer

I can’t wait to watch this!! ~ V Synopsis: Food, community, culture, resiliency. Based on Jessica B. Harris’ award-winning book, High On The Hog traces the moving story of a people’s survival and triumph via the food that has knit generations together and helped define the American kitchen. From Gumbo to fried chicken, our culinary journey stretches from Africa to enslavement, to the Harlem Renaissance, … Continue reading High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America | Official Trailer

Kevin Hart’s ‘Fatherhood’ Coming to Netflix Father’s Day Weekend

Wow, this looks like a good one! Get your tissues ready. ~V Somebody is cutting onions or something, close to us or something . . . I don’t know! Kevin Hart’s “Fatherhood” will hit Netflix on Father’s Day weekend after the streamer licensed the worldwide rights to the film from Sony Pictures. Higher Ground Productions, Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, will present the film … Continue reading Kevin Hart’s ‘Fatherhood’ Coming to Netflix Father’s Day Weekend

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

The Shondaland duo on Bridgerton mania, building a streaming slate, and their 19-year partnership. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers had no clue if Bridgerton would hit or flop on Netflix. “I was holding my breath, because I’m always holding my breath about everything,” Rhimes admitted last week. “Like are we going to stay straight-A students?” The cheeky costume drama, based on Julia Quinn’s Regency-era romance … Continue reading Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers Reign Supreme as Netflix Greenlights Bridgerton S3 & S4

Inside Rege-Jean Page’s ‘Bridgerton’ Departure

The breakout star from Netflix’s first Shonda Rhimes drama had a one-year deal and, sources say, turned down an opportunity to return in season two. Netflix’s Bridgerton sent shockwaves through its seemingly large fan base last week with the formal announcement that leading man Regé-Jean Page would not return for the second season of the Shondaland drama.Page originally signed on to the Regency England-set series … Continue reading Inside Rege-Jean Page’s ‘Bridgerton’ Departure

Amend: The Fight for America | Official Trailer | Netflix

This is a good historical documentary about the 14th Amendment in six parts!! ~ V Synopsis When the United States of America was founded, the ideals of freedom and equality did not apply to all people. An exploration of the Fourteenth Amendment as the most enduring hallmark of democracy in the United States; with Mahershala Ali, Diane Lane, Samuel L. Jackson, Pedro Pascal, Yara Shahidi, … Continue reading Amend: The Fight for America | Official Trailer | Netflix

Concrete Cowboy | Official Trailer | Netflix

Can’t wait to watch this! ~ V Synopsis: While spending the summer in North Philadelphia, a troubled teen (Caleb McLaughlin) is caught between a life of crime and his estranged father’s (Idris Elba) vibrant urban-cowboy subculture. Based on the novel ‘Ghetto Cowboy’ by G.Neri, Concrete Cowboy is directed by Ricky Staub and co-stars Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint and Clifford “Method Man” Smith. On … Continue reading Concrete Cowboy | Official Trailer | Netflix

Tyler Perry Sets ‘Jazzman’s Blues’ As Next Film At Netflix

Taps Joshua Boone And Solea Pfeiffer To Star After teaming with Netflix on his most recent film, A Fall From Grace, Tyler Perry is making his return to the studio for his next film and has found his two leads in the process. Sources tell Deadline, Perry will direct Jazzman’s Blues with Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer on board to star. Perry will also write and … Continue reading Tyler Perry Sets ‘Jazzman’s Blues’ As Next Film At Netflix