Will Packer Addresses “Misconceptions” Over Decision to Not Present Craft Categories Live at Oscars

“Everybody on this stage values every last category, every last area,” the Oscar producer said during a press conference on Thursday. Will Packer, the producer of the 2022 Oscars, addressed the controversy around the Academy’s decision to not present eight crafts categories live during the show this year, saying that everyone involved “values every last category, every last area.” “They’re our peers,” he said during … Continue reading Will Packer Addresses “Misconceptions” Over Decision to Not Present Craft Categories Live at Oscars

Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut and More to Star in ‘The Best Man: Final Chapters’ on Peacock

Another one I can’t wait to watch! ~ V Peacock is bringing back The Best Man with a new spinoff series, The Best Man: Final Chapters. The 10-episode limited series, which comes from Malcolm D. Lee and Dayna Lynne North, will reunite the cast of the original films, including Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Harold Perrineau. … Continue reading Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut and More to Star in ‘The Best Man: Final Chapters’ on Peacock

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

How Girls Trip Killed It at the Box Office

In yet another victory for women in Hollywood #GirlPower – Girls Trip—the new R-rated comedy starring four black female leads—has just had a stellar opening weekend at the box office. The film, which cost about $20 million to make, earned an estimated $30.4 million in ticket sales in its first outing, and has become the latest proof that audiences are interested in seeing more than … Continue reading How Girls Trip Killed It at the Box Office