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'MA' trailer: Octavia Spencer Is terrifying in this new thriller (Video)

Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is a loner, who is looking to make new friends. She agrees to purchase alcohol for a group of teenagers and even offers them to party in her basement. What can go wrong? This newly released trailer for Ma shows how fun times with friends under random adult supervision can...

'Black-ish' Prequel Spinoff Centered on Tracee Ellis Ross' Character Rainbow Johnson Might Be in the works

Tracee Ellis Ross’ Black-ish character Rainbow (Bow) Johnson might be getting her own spin-off soon. According to Deadline, The current fifth season of Black-ish will include a Rainbow-centric episode. The episode, which is already casting to film in March, will feature flashbacks to a teen version of Tracee Ellis Ross character of Rainbow. This episode could become...

‘Bad Boys’ Spinoff Series ‘LA’s Finest’ Gets a Premiere Date

Bad Boys spinoff L.A.'s Finest, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, has an official premiere date! The series is set to debut on Monday, May 13, and run for 13 episodes as a Spectrum Original for Charter Communications. In L.A.’s Finest, Union reprises her role as Syd Burnett from 2003’s Bad Boys II, who is now an LAPD detective paired with...

PAFF Premieres Will and Jada-Pinkett Smith - Produced 'Sprinter'

Sprinter, from executive producers Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, was selected for this year's Pan African Film Festival. The screening is part of the annual event, which showcases various films and artwork by black creatives. The indie drama follows the story of a Jamaican young man named Akeem, who wants to qualify for the...

Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Album Is Here. New Music Video Released

Ariana Grande released her fifth studio album on Friday. Thank U, Next, which arrived less than a year after Ariana's Sweetener, markedly darker compared to other Grande's records, experts say.  No wonder! In the past six months alone, the 25-year-old singer has gone through a called-off engagement to Pete Davidson and the death of her ex-boyfriend,...

Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Roundtree and Jessie T. Usher Team Up In New 'Shaft' (Trailer)

New Line Cinema has released the official trailer for the fifth installment of the action comedy franchise. The movie was written by Kenya Barris (Black-Ish, Girls Trip) and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Rountree, Jesse T. Usher, and Regina Hall.  Barbershop's Tim Story is directing. The movie’s synopsis reads (via IMDb): “John Shaft Jr. (Usher),...

'The Sun Is Also a Star' trailer released. Charles Melton And Yara Shahidi fall in love in one day

In the exclusive trailer of The Sun Is Also a Star, Natasha (played by Grown-ish’s Yara Shahidi) claims she does not believe in love. Daniel (Riverdale’s Charles Melton), whom she just met, bets he can make her fall in love with him in the next 24 hours. The film is an adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s 2016 novel....

BET teases upcoming 'Being Mary Jane' movie

She is coming back!  Mary Jane Paul, the successful cable news anchor will return to our screens one last time. It's been reported that the BET series, which wrapped back in 2017, will make its final return as a two-hour movie.  The new teaser trailer, which was released on Wednesday, shows Mary Jane Paul (Gabrielle Union) standing...

'Atlanta' Season 3 Delayed

The third season of Atlanta was expected to return in 2019. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen. The network executives John Landgraf and John Solberg confirmed the delay during the Television Critics Association tour. “I don’t know whether we’ll have ‘Atlanta’ or not,” Landgraf said. “The writers are back working right now, thank God.” He also stated the...

'The Young and The Restless' Star Kristoff St. John found dead at 52

Kristoff St. John, star of the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless, was found dead Sunday, TMZ reported. The actor's body was discovered by one of his friends, who came to check on him at his San Fernando Valley home. Police and paramedics were called to the scene where St. John...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Teaser Debuts During Super Bowl

Marvel has finally released a new teaser of the Avengers: Endgame during the Super Bowl. In the new video, Captain America (Chris Evans) declares, “Some people move on, but not us.” Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and Dr. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) made an appearance in the trailer as well.  While Avengers: Endgame will...

Watch The First Official Trailer For 'Hobbs and Shaw'

Hobbs and Shaw is the first spinoff from the Fast and Furious cinematic universe.  The first official trailer reintroduces the popular duo — Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), who team up to fight against a new supervillain Brixton, played by Idris Elba.  Two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, federal...

First Look Trailer: Ava Duvernay's CBS Limited Series 'The Red Line'

CBS released an official first look trailer for its eight-episode event series The Red Line, from executive producers Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti. It will debut on Sunday, April 28. As described on the series' official site, The Red Line begins with the mistaken shooting of a black doctor at the hands of a white cop and unfolds...

Chris Tucker Says ‘Rush Hour 4’ Is In The Works

Chris Tucker has confirmed 'Rush Hour 4' is in the works. In his recent interview on Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore’s Winging It podcast, the 47-year-old actor revealed - the action comedy franchise will return to the big screen. “It’s not in pre-production. We’re working on a few things [for] the script." The actor...

LeBron James Helped Negotiate Octavia Spencer’s Equal Pay On New Netflix Series

Octavia Spencer and Lebron James are co-executive producing the upcoming Netflix series Madam C.J. Walker. In her recent interview at Sundance, the actress revealed that the NBA star “had to intervene” during negotiations over the pay she would receive for the series. “I have to say when I was negotiating my deal for...

‘Black Panther’ Returns To Theaters For Black History Month

Black Panther, the ninth-highest release of all time, is returning to the big screen in February for a one-week screening at 250 AMC Theatres locations. “Black Panther is groundbreaking for many reasons, including the rich diversity of voices behind its success,” Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger stated in a press release. “The story also...

Robin Thede, Issa Rae and Lauren Ashley Smith Team Up For ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’

Robin Thede, the first Black woman to serve as head writer on a late-night show (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore), and Insecure creator Issa Rae will collaborate on the new HBO-ordered project titled A Black Lady Sketch Show. Writer and producer Lauren Ashley Smith will join them as well.      Deadline reported, Thede, who...

Lakeith Stanfield Might Star In Jordan Peele's Upcoming 'Candyman' Reboot

Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele, who is set to produce the reboot of the horror classic Candyman, has reportedly approached Atlanta's native Lakeith Stanfield to star as the main protagonist. Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) is set to direct. The original film was released in 1992 and is based on Clive Barker's short story titled The Forbidden.     In the remake, Stanfield will reportedly play an artist...

"Empire" Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Chicago Attack

Empire star Jussie Smollett was brutally attacked by two men late Monday night, TMZ reported.  The actor arrived in Chicago around 2 AM and stopped by Subway. Shortly after he walked out of the sandwich shop, someone yelled, "Aren't you that f***ot 'Empire' n*****?"  The two attackers -- both white and wearing ski masks -- viciously...

Taraji P. Henson Receives A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame (Video)

Taraji P. Henson has marked a new career milestone today when she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Oscar-nominated actress is known for starring in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Hidden Figures, Acrimony, Proud Mary, and TV drama Empire. Her new comedy What Men Want will...

Beyoncé Officially Readying Next Major Album (Video)

Before ending a lengthy conversation, The-Dream gave a status update on Rihanna’s upcoming album and revealed that Beyoncé was officially working on a new project. Take a look below at the full conversation, where he opens up on what Drake cooked up in Wyoming with Kanye West, and how he walked away with a...

Los Angeles Lakers Reportedly Make Every Player Available in Trades Except LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers have lost 6 of their last 10 games and have fell to 9th place in the western conference. With LeBron James still battling an alleged sports hernia injury, that’s had him out the last 6 weeks; LA is worried about their season. After the trade, we’ll report a...

Jay-Z and Meek Mill Launch Criminal Justice Reform Organization 'Reform Alliance'

Meek Mill and Jay-Z along with other sports, entertainment, and business leaders announced the launch of Reform Alliance - an organization aimed at reforming the United States’ criminal justice system.  Fifty million dollars was pledged to create Reform Alliance.  Its mission is to drastically reduce the number of people living under unjust parole and probation...

Cardi B Lands A Las Vegas Residency at Palms Casino Resort

USA Today reported the 26-year-old rapper Cardi B is getting her first residency in Las Vegas. The Palms Casino Resort revealed Cardi B's appearance will be part of its club KAOS opening.  Above and Beyond, G-EAZY, Kaskade and Skrillex will reportedly also have exclusive residencies at the KAOS. Tickets are now available for selected dates.

Kevin Hart Signs On To Lionsgate's 'Monopoly' And Sony's 'Fatherhood'

Kevin Hart, indeed, hustles hard! The star of recently released drama The Upside has signed on to two more projects - the live-action feature Monopoly and Fatherhood, Sony's adaptation of memoir Two Kisses for Maddy. Inspired by the iconic board game, Monopoly will be directed by Tim Story (Ride Along) and...

Taraji P. Henson To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Oscar-nominated actress, 48, will be honored in the category of motion pictures with a star on Hollywood Boulevard. Henson is known for her roles in Hidden Figures, Think Like A Man, Acrimony, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, and her upcoming comedy What Men Want, which will hit theaters on...

Trailer For 'Fast Color' Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Video)

The trailer for Fast Color, a new superhero woman-led drama starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, was released on Thursday. The actress, also known for Beyond The Lights, plays Ruth, a woman who has been on the run since her superpowers were discovered. Now, years after abandoning her mother and daughter, she returns...

Verizon unlimited subscribers get permanent Apple Music access

Last year, Verizon (which owns Engadget's parent company) offeredunlimited subscribers six months of free access to Apple Music. Now the carrier is expanding that partnership and officially bundling Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited subscriptions with the service. Starting on January 17th, all new and existing customers will be able to enjoy Apple Music...

The 'Bad Boys' Will Smith And Martin Lawrence Are Back In Action

Will Smith, 50, and Martin Lawrence, 53, are back two decades later and we couldn't be more excited! The two actors were photographed on the set of their highly-anticipated Bad Boys for Life in Atlanta. The movie will hit theaters in January 2020. Check out the behind the scenes photos below.