Acorn TV Announces Exclusive U.S. Premieres for British Thriller Series ‘The Level’ + WWII Drama Series ‘Close to the Enemy’

Angela Bassett is Eva in 'Close to the Enemy'

The new British 6-part drama series “The Level” (which stars Karla Crome, Philip Glenister, Laura Haddock, and Noel Clarke), and the 7-episode original miniseries “Close to the Enemy,” which Angela Bassett co-stars in, are both set to make their USA debuts. Continuing… Continue Reading

Sir Lenny Henry to Star in New British/Nigerian Shakespearean Film, ‘Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote’

Sir Lenny Henry

Sir Lenny Henry stars in Scoop Films’ first short film project, “Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote,” which has started production in London. In the film, Sir Lenny, acclaimed for his Shakespearean roles in the theatre, plays Carl, a respected therapist confronted… Continue Reading

David Oyelowo Is “Really Tired of Talking About Diversity” – Watch His BFI Black Star Keynote Speech on the Subject

David Oyelowo delivers keynote speech on diversity at the BFI Black Star Symposium

David Oyelowo was the keynote speaker at this year’s BFI London Film Festival’s Black Star Symposium – a speech he delivered on Thursday, October 6 at BFI Southbank; a speech that is now available in full online. Oyelowo launched the Black Star… Continue Reading