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Lakeith Stanfield Wants To Play This Famed Batman Villain In The Future

Lakeith Stanfield earned rave reviews for his performance in the Boots Riley-directed film, Sorry To Bother You. With acclaimed performances in Atlanta and Get Out on his resume, the actor is keen on continuing to challenge himself and not intent on resting on his laurels. In an interview with Deadline, Stanfield talked about the success of Sorry To Bother You, as well as his own...

Awards,Television

Back In The Habit? Whoopi Goldberg Hints She'd Return As Oscars Host After Kevin Hart Controversy

With the recent news that the 91st Academy Awards might go on without a host after Kevin Hart stepped down from the job after refusing to apologie for homophobic tweets and jokes, Whoopi Goldberg is offering to take his place. During a roundtable discussion on The View on Thursday, Goldberg offered her two cents on the controversy. "If you want to go host-less, that’s your...

News,Short Films

This Fan-Made Trailer For A Live-Action 'Static Shock' Film Is Making Waves Across The Internet

With the popularity of Marvel's Black Panther and acclaim of The CW's DC superhero series, Black Lightning, now would a perfect time to get a live-action retelling of Static Shock, the WB animated series that ran from 2000 to 2004. David Kirkman, a St. Louis filmmaker, has a live action short film based on the famed DC comic aimed to cure our nostalgia. The brass behind Black...

Broadway,News,Film

We Haven't Finished Yet: 'The Five Heartbeats' Is Headed To Broadway From Robert Townsend And Keenan Ivory Wayans

Deadline is reporting an adaptation of the Robert Townsend musical film The Five Heartbeats is headed to Broadway. Townsend told Deadline the play would "tell a similar story with music that people know from the movie, but there is a composer, Grammy-Award winner, a guy who has won some big awards who already said he will write an original song for us." The Five Heartbeats...

Film,Trending

Hilarious And Humane: 11 Black Comedians Who Should Host The Oscars

In the latest edition of the Saturday Night Live segment "Weekend Update," Michael Che claimed there were no "Black comics clean enough" to host the Oscars after Kevin Hart stepped down when the comedian's homophobic remarks resurfaced online. But there are plenty of Black comedians who know how to be hilarious without being trash to marginalized people. Here's our list of 11 Black...