Essence Black Women in Hollywood Event Honors Trailblazers and Rising Stars

It’s Unlike Any Other Event, a Bunch of Black Women Recharging Each Other. The annual brunch, now in its 15th year, honored Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta Brunson, Chanté Adams, and Nia Long on Thursday. Essence Magazine‘s Black Women in Hollywood event, now in its 15th year, is known for eliciting plenty of emotion from its honorees, and Thursday’s event — heralding Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta … Continue reading Essence Black Women in Hollywood Event Honors Trailblazers and Rising Stars

‘King Richard’ Catapults Will Smith to Front of Best Actor Race, with Across-the-Board Recognition Possible

King Richard, a hugely tear-jerking and crowd-pleasing drama about how the father of tennis legends Venus Williams and Serena Williams set them on their path to greatness, wowed the Galaxy Theatre audience at its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on Thursday night. It strikes me as being bound for major awards recognition, first and foremost for lead actor Will Smith, who plays the … Continue reading ‘King Richard’ Catapults Will Smith to Front of Best Actor Race, with Across-the-Board Recognition Possible

KING RICHARD Trailer (2021)

This looks fantastic! ~ V Synopsis: King Richard is a biographical drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin. The film follows Richard Williams, the father and coach of tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. It stars Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, Jon Bernthal, and Dylan McDermott. In theaters and on HBOMax November 19th. KING RICHARD … Continue reading KING RICHARD Trailer (2021)