Eddie Murphy’s classic movie Coming to America turned 30. Long before we took a trip to Wakanda, a prince was looking for a bride and had to leave the kingdom of Zamunda. Coming to America was released June 29, 1988. The movie featured Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in multiple roles as Prince Akeem left Zamunda to come… Read more »
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Marsai Martin of Black-ish gets her own movie deal. Marsai plays “Diane,” on ABC’s “Black-ish.” Marsai will star in the movie, “Little.” She’ll make $200,000 and possibly another $300,000 if the movie does well. Plus there are other incentives too. Read about that here.
Mary J Blige will star in the horror thriller ‘Body Cam.’ The movie is about LAPD officers who are haunted by a spirit that is tied to the murder of a Black youth at the hands of two White cops, and all of it was caught on body cam. Mary will play a police officer who starts… Read more »
Netflix is doing a hip hop movie titled, Beats, with Anthony Anderson. The movie is based on the Chicago hip-hop scene. Anthony Anderson will play a former artist manager “who fell from grace.” Chicago native Khalil Everage, who is 17, will play a “young musical prodigy.” Beats will be out next year. More here.
Eddie Murphy is returning to the movies and he’s heading to Netflix. He’ll star in a movie about Rudy Ray Moore, a.k.a., “Dolemite.” Dolomite Is My Name will look back at the life of Rudy Ray Moore. Reportedly the movie is a “passion project,” for Eddie. More here.
Jamie Foxx will star in a new movie as the anti-hero Spawn. The character is from the 1990’s Todd McFarlane comic. Jamie has been wanting to play Spawn since he played ‘Electro’ in 2013’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. He went to Arizona a few years ago to tell McFarlane directly about his desire. More here.
Morgan Freeman’s lawyer demands CNN retract the sexual harassment story. The letter from Morgan Freeman’s attorney was sent to CNN president Jeff Zucker. In the letter, the lawyer says the May 24th story where eight women accused Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment was “used to unjustly attack him.” Attorney Robert M. Schwartz claims that CNN reporter Chloe… Read more »
Jada Pinkett-Smith spills the tea on her mysterious hair loss. Some people are not happy with the Obama’s Netflix deal. I’ll #spillthetea. Halle Berry is doing a movie with Keanu Reeves. Thanks for watching #TonysTea from the Smooth R&B 105.7 studio!
The first trailer for the Biggie movie starring Johnny Depp is out. The trailer for “City of Lies” was released yesterday on what would’ve been Biggie’s 46th birthday. Johnny Depp stars as LAPD detective Russell Poole. Russell Poole is the lead investigator in the murder case, and Forest Whitaker plays reporter Jack Jackson who wants to… Read more »
Johnny Depp allegedly attacked the crew on Tupac and Biggie set. The upcoming movie LAbyrinth follows the investigation of the Biggie and Tupac murders. Reports say issues started on the set when Johnny Depp started directing a scene and hired two of his friends as actors. Read more here.