If you take away the narrow, white-male-centric stories we were given, then that means you have a whole universe of stories with women of actual dominance, with people of color, all races. Basically, you have a genre where 90% of it is unexplored. ~ Jeymes Samuel It’s often said that to love something is to also be critical of its shortcomings. That has always been … Continue reading The Harder They Fall Director Jeymes Samuel Didn’t Reinvent the Western—He Freed It
The Harder They Fall, directed by Jeymes Samuel, has finally landed on Netflix. Starring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo, Deon Cole, Zazie Beetz, the Jay-Z-produced film is a rare Black cast entry in the Western genre. That distinction is one of the main reasons Regina King told EBONY she had to be part of this film. It was just … Continue reading Regina King on the Verifiable Lessons of ‘The Harder They Fall’ and Her Other Black History-Laced Projects
I cannot wait ’til next week to watch this! ~ V Synopsis: Idris Elba, Regina King, Jonathan Majors, James Lassiter and Jeymes Samuel were in great spirits at “The Harder They Fall” press conference during the 65th BFI London Film Festival today!! They chatted inspirations, Jay Z being a producer, diversity, friendship and COVID! The Harder They Fall ~ Video via FLIP YOUR WIG Synopsis: … Continue reading ‘The Harder They Fall’ Cast and Director Interviews!
I absolutely ‘luvbs’ me some her! ~ V Regina King stopped by for #ASip with Issa Rae! ‘The Harder They Fall’ star shares wisdom from her career journey, talks really being from Los Angeles, and more. Regina King stopped by for #ASip with Issa Rae! ~ Video via Issa Rae Presents Disclaimer:We hold no rights to any of the pictures. No copyright infringement intended. Continue reading Regina King Talks Keeping It Real & Longevity in the Industry | A Sip w/ Issa Rae
O-M-G, I can’t wait ’til this to come out!! Go ‘head, Netflix. ~ V #ThisFallWeRide Synopsis: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison. This ain’t your grandaddy’s Western! Check out Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Edi … Continue reading The Harder They Fall | Official Trailer
Ooh-wee! Now, THIS is the all-Black Western movie I want to see!! And, one of the producers is Jay-Z. Go ‘head, Netflix. ~ V Synopsis: When outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) is being released from prison he rounds up his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge. Those riding with him in this assured, righteously new … Continue reading The Harder They Fall | Official Teaser | Netflix
Okaaay, this sounds interesting! ~V In her first move since winning acclaim for her Oscar-nominated directorial debut, One Night in Miami, Regina King has set her sights on a monster-filled, 1920s-set race-themed comic book adaptation. Bitter Root is an adaptation of the Image Comics title created by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene and Chuck Brown for Legendary Entertainment, the company behind the recent box office … Continue reading Regina King to Direct Race-Themed Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ for Legendary
Well, this could be interesting, but I know some people are about to lose their minds. At least the story will be different! ~ V After enlisting Ta-Nehisi Coates to write the latest feature on the superhero, the studio is searching for its director and star as it kick-starts the next phase of its DC universe. While promoting his Amazon Prime film Tom Clancy’s Without … Continue reading Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman
The ‘Watchmen’ star discusses how her 1960s civil rights drama could, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic, “be a reminder for some, and a discovery for others.” For more than 30 years, Regina King has been acting’s equivalent of the go-to player. Whatever role directors threw at her — Detective Lydia Adams on the TNT police drama Southland, the … Continue reading Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’ Is a “Story That Needed to Be Told”
If you haven’t watched the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King kicks ass and takes names! ~ Vida Spoiler: If you have not seen the show, you might want to stop here. From the first moments in the premiere of HBO’s “Watchmen” last October, the show proved to be the most urgent and prescient series on television today. Rather than … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Cast and Filmmakers on Police, Racism and the Tulsa Massacre
As black people in America, especially, we have inherited so much pain and we don’t even understand it. ~ Regina King Spoiler: If you haven’t seen the show, you better stop here. Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen has many indelible creations. There’s the gloriously complicated, egotistical yet beguiling Lady Trieu. The heartbreaking Looking Glass. And, of course, the mystery-surrounding Lube Man, who despite a very brief appearance … Continue reading Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two
They totally stuck the landing with the finale. I do hope there will be a S2. But, if not, I am happy they had a great season! ~ Vida Spoiler: if you haven’t seen the show, you better not read any further. The series creator discusses how the entire season and that jaw-dropping final episode came together — and whether he’ll continue this story Damon … Continue reading Damon Lindelof Unpacks Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale
If you haven’t started watching the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King is kicking ass and taking name! ~ Vida Sister Night is a force to be reckoned with for sure but make no mistake: Sister Night isn’t just smacking around racists in an attempt to stop their hatred and violence — or presumably any other type of bad guy. … Continue reading Watchmen: Why Regina King’s Sister Night is the Best New Superhero on TV
The Hollywood Reporter speaks with the face of HBO’s powerful new franchise: “Legacy is one of those words you hear all the time in comic books, and it plays here as well.” [This story contains major spoilers for the series premiere of HBO’s Watchmen, “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice,” as well as the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons graphic novel on which the … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Star Regina King on Bringing a “Wonderful Story of Legacy” to Life
Regina King, Damon Lindelof, and others tell us how they updated the legendary comic for this 2019 adaptation. How do you update Watchmen for 2019? That might sound like a question with an obvious answer: You just do Watchmen. After all, the graphic novel, which has been consistently in print since its 12-volume run ended in 1987, is pretty terrific, and a TV miniseries version … Continue reading HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present
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