John Boyega Is Excited About How ‘The Woman King’ With Viola Davis ‘Shines A Light On Black Women’s Talent’

Starring in “The Woman King” was a joy for Jon Boyega. In an interview on SiriusXM’s “Bevelations” with Bevy Smith, the actor talked about working with Viola Davis on the epic, and getting to speak his father’s native African tongue in the film. Boyega recalled another actor on set, “He came up to me and was just like, ‘Is that your dad’s voice?’ He’s from … Continue reading John Boyega Is Excited About How ‘The Woman King’ With Viola Davis ‘Shines A Light On Black Women’s Talent’

How a Suggestion From Ta-Nehisi Coates Inspired Barry Jenkins to Write ‘Moonlight’

During a recent event promoting ‘The Underground Railroad,’ the director thanked the author for pushing him to create the Oscar-winning film. On May 10, Amazon Prime Video in partnership with Film at Lincoln Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a private virtual event in support of the streamer’s new series The Underground Railroad. It featured Oscar winner Barry Jenkins and his … Continue reading How a Suggestion From Ta-Nehisi Coates Inspired Barry Jenkins to Write ‘Moonlight’