Costume Designer Ruth Carter discusses her inspiration of designing the wardrobe for the highly anticipated ‘Black Panther’ film: “Winnie Mandela’s colorful style, high fashion designer Issey Miyake and African artifacts — from actual Maasai, Tuareg and Ndebele dress — informed the garb that took “an army” to create. Ruth Carter has created costumes for some […]

‘Black-ish’ teen star Marsai Martin is set to not only star in but to executive produce the upcoming film ‘Little’ for Universal Studios: “Marsai Martin is set to have a big moment with Little. The Black-ish breakout is attached to star in the Universal comedy that centers on a woman who gets the chance to relive the carefree life […]

DC Entertainment is hosting a weekend in Washington D.C. connecting comics to current issues along with premiering the upcoming CW series ‘Blacklightning”: “During the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend next month, Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are teaming up for “DC in D.C.,” described as “a landmark pop culture event that […]

Producer and comedian Kerry Coddett along with comedian Rob Haze teamed up to create ‘Kwanzaa Actually,’ a series that addresses myths that are usually associated with the holiday: “Many in the black community may have heard of Kwanzaa, but just as many have misconceptions about the holiday. Kwanzaa Actually, from producer Kerry Coddett (The Rundown […]

There has been some conflict with the film ‘Lady Bird’ being almost an exact replica of the Latinx film ‘Real Women have Curves’ with no credit being given to the film:  “I caught Lady Bird later than most, and the real reason I saw it at all was because of all the Dave Matthews Band references I’d […]

Director F. Gary Gray is in talk with Sony to possibly direct a spin off of  ‘Men in Black’: “The film is slated to open June 14, 2019. The Men in Black may have found their next boss. F. Gary Gray is in negotiations to helm Sony’s spinoff of the property, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The film will follow […]

Upcoming Marvel film ‘Black Panther’ continues to make history as the movie generates Marvel’s best reviews ever along with a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes:  “The first social media reactions for “Black Panther” were incredibly positive, with some critics going as far as saying the film would “save blockbusters,” but the early word was nothing […]

Director Anthony Mandler discusses his connection to the film ‘Monster,’ based on the award-winning novel by Walter Dean Myers: ““I was immediately drawn to the story and the way that it asked this very large question about could one moment in your life define your whole life,” said director Anthony Mandler during his turn at Deadline’s Sundance Studio to […]

At an event for, ‘Mudbound’ director Dee Rees reminisces on the beginning stages of film’s development and the importance of its message in relation to today’s world:  ““To the chagrin of my agent, usually I hate everything I read,” Dee Rees told the audience at Deadline’s The Contenders event, which might explain why the director has maintained a […]

Mary J. Blige discusses her two Oscar nominations along with the rise of the #MeToo era: ““I didn’t anticipate any of this,” Mudbound‘s Mary J. Blige told Deadline this morning, regarding her pair of Oscar nominations for the Netflix film. “I just knew I was part of a very powerful, important film, and I was happy to be a […]