Omar Epps remembers when Tupac wrote Brenda Got a Baby. It was on the set of the 1992 film Juice. Omar said, “He was reading the newspapers … a woman had thrown her baby in the trash which was kind of common in New York.” He says Tupac was, “so rattled by it, the whole day, kept bringing… Read more »
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Black Panther enters the top 10 highest grossing movies of all time. It may not be the number one movie in the country anymore, but “Black Panther” keeps setting records. The movie is now the number 4 highest earning movie in the U.S. of all time. It’s made $652.5 million, and should become number 3 soon. If the… Read more »
Michael B Jordan will produce a movie about African Americans in WWII. “Liberators,” is about the 761st regiment in World War II. The regiment is an African-American combat unit. It was their heroism that led to the desegregation of the armed forces. No word if Michael will also star. There’s more to read here.
A racial slur was put up over a Black Panther movie sign. Did it happen at rural theater somewhere in America? Uhh, no. How about in mostly White suburb? That would be a no. It happened on a marine base in Japan. The Corps is investigating and the sign has been taken down. They did… Read more »
Tiffany Haddish will star in the Tyler Perry movie The List. Also starring are Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick. It’s set to be out November 2, 2018. Tyler wrote and will produce and direct. Tiffany will play Tika’s wild sister that gets out of prison. Danica (Sumpter) may be getting “catfished” by an online boyfriend she has… Read more »
Lupita Nyong’o will play Trevor Noah’s mother in his biopic. The movie is based on Trevor Noah’s memoir Born A Crime. Born A Crime is Trevor Noah’s account of growing up in South Africa to a Swiss White father and South African Black woman when interracial relationships were illegal in the country. More here.
Octavia Spencer plans to buy out a theatre to Show the Black Panther movie. Octavia posted on Instagram, “I will be in [Mississippi] when this movie opens. I think I will buy out a theatre in an underserved community there to ensure that all our brown children can see themselves as a superhero. I will let… Read more »
Cardi B continues her takeover with a new movie deal. She has a movie role that is scheduled to start filming in March. Not much else is being said about it. She also is the third act and first woman with five of the top 10 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in a single… Read more »
Pebbles’ lawsuit over the TLC biopic is still going on. Pebbles is basically suing VH-1 and owner Viacom for defamation. She’s not suing TLC. Pebbles claims who portrayal was criminal. Chilli, T-Boz, her ex-husband L.A. Reid and Babyface are all on a list to be possible witnesses. Pebbles wants $40 million. Read more here.
Watch the Trailer for Toni Braxton’s New Movie on Lifetime. Toni Braxton is starring in the Lifetime movie “Faith Under Fire.” She will play Antoinette Tuff. Antoinette is a single mom from Georgia who stopped a tragedy and saving hundreds of lives. She convinced a gunman who stormed an elementary school to surrender. Malik Yoba and… Read more »