Award-Winning South African Drama ‘Colors of Heaven’ Gets a USA Release, Premiering on Netflix Today

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The South African dramatic film, previously titled “A Million Colors,” is being released in the USA, premiering on Netflix today under the title “Colors of Heaven.” Directed by Peter Bishai and starring Wandile Molebatsi (“Machine Gun Preacher,” “Chappie”), Jason Hartman… Continue Reading

TV + Netflix Casting News for Jeffrey Wright, Malachi Kirby, Tiffany Boone, Alex R. Hibbert, Chris Redd

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Some TV (and Netflix) casting announcements made in the last week that we missed… — Jeffrey Wright is member of the cast for an upcoming Netflix thriller titled “Hold the Dark,” joining Alexander Skarsgard, James Badge Dale, Riley Keough, and… Continue Reading

Interview: ‘Imperial Dreams’ Director Malik Vitthal Talks Casting John Boyega, Film’s Dream-Like Style, More (Premieres Feb. 3)

Writer-director Malik Vitthal; IMPERIAL DREAMS

This Friday, February 3rd, Sundance-winning drama “Imperial Dreams” will premiere as a Netflix Original film on the streaming platform worldwide. A pre-“Star Wars” John Boyega gives an impressive performance in the movie as Bambi, a 21-year-old newly released from prison… Continue Reading

Sundance 2017: Netflix Acquires Dee Rees’ ‘Mudbound’ for $12.5 Million (Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige & Rob Morgan Star)

Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan appear in Mudbound by Dee Rees, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. © 2016 Sundance Institute |photo by Steve Dietl.

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival now officially over, Netflix has acquired Dee Rees’ latest directorial effort, “Mudbound,” for $12.5 million. The film made its World Premiere at the annual premiere event for American independent cinema. A big-screen adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s 2009… Continue Reading

Sundance: Netflix Picks Up Worldwide Rights to ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ (Jessica Williams, Lakeith Stanfield)

"The Incredible Jessica James"

Four years after being hired as “The Daily Show’s” very first African American female correspondent (in 2012), Jessica Williams said goodbye to the Comedy Central show earlier this year. Although she hasn’t left Comedy Central entirely. In fact, Williams signed a development deal… Continue Reading