Posts Tagged: angela bassett

Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett

Is a Waiting to Exhale Sequel in the Works?

It’s been 25 years since we saw “Waiting to Exhale” starring Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine.  According to Loretta Devine, the sequel might be in the works with Lee Daniels, and Terry Mcmillan.  How will the story continue is my question.  Terry Mcmillan did write a sequel book to the story… Read more »

Courtney B. Vance Named New President Of SAG

Actor Courtney B. Vance has been named as the new President of SAG/AFTRA. It is a move that reflects the direction toward more inclusion for people of color and minorities in the entertainment industry. Vance will focus on union support for artists to negotiate healthcare benefits and pensions. Courtney B. Vance won an Emmy for… Read more »

#BlackGirlsRock! Honors Angela Bassett as an #Icon

Black Girls Rock!? … Yes indeed! And, yet another edition of the award show founded by DJ and model Beverly Bond that pays homage to the awesome goings on of #BlackGirls young and old airs tonight on BET. It’s a night to honor black women in entrepreneurship, entertainment, medicine and more. She is an icon,… Read more »

Black Panther

Free Screening of Black Panther in Feb.

Free Screenings of Black Panther in Feb.  Black Panther is nominated for Best Picture this year at the Academy Awards and now it is headed back to theaters again. The movie will be screened at participating AMC theaters from Feb. 1-7 in honor of Black History Month. Tickets are going to be free and The… Read more »

Waiting To Exhale Opened 23 Years Ago [VIDEO]

Waiting To Exhale opened 23 years ago this weekend. Forest Whitaker directed the all star cast including Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine and Lela Rochon. The 1995 romantic comedy opened at the box office Christmas weekend at number #1 grossing $14.1 million with a worldwide total of $18.1 million. Worldwide the movie earned nearly $82 million…. Read more »

Black Panther

Black Panther Named One of the Top Films of the Year

Black Panther named one of the top films of the year.  Black Panther namedMarvel Studios is putting its support behind “Black Panther” for the Academy Awards and the film just got a major boost by being named one of the top films of 2018 by the National Board of Review. The board named nine other… Read more »