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Kerry Washington Is Headed To 'Insecure'

Kerry Washington surprised Insecure fans by releasing a video teasing her role as director of the upcoming season. Washington will direct the ninth episode of the HBO hit series. Washington's episode is expected to air in 2020. I’m a little INSECURE about my Mirror B*tch. But I’m excited for @IssaRae to show me how it’s done. #KerryDirectsInsecure pic.twitter.com/uv7PnwLTWq —...

News,Television

'That's So Raven' Seemingly Shaded R. Kelly In 2004 And Folks Are Just Now Noticing

Apparently, That's So Raven seems to have called R. Kelly out 15 years ago on the predatory behavior towards underage girls that he has been accused of, and no one seemed to notice until one very perceptive person tweeted about it this week as people are revisiting the show on Disney+. A Twitter user uploaded video from the Season 2 That's So Raven episode "There Goes the Bride," in...

Film,News

'On The Count Of Three': Jerrod Carmichael To Make Directorial Debut With 'Darkly Comedic Thriller'

Jerrod Carmichael will make his directorial debut with On the Count of Three. Tiffany Haddish, J.B. Smoove and Lavell Crawford are also set to star with Carmichael, along with Christopher Abbott and Henry Winkler. Filming has already begun in Ottowa, Canada. Carmichael will not only star and direct, but he will also act as one of the producers along with Jimmy Price, Werner...

Film,News,Interviews

Taylor Russell On The Complexity Of Black Girlhood In 'Waves'

A24's critically-acclaimed film, Waves, hit theaters in New York and Los Angeles this weekend. Shadow And Act recently spoke with one of its stars, Taylor Russell, about her role as Emily. The film focuses on a family trying to reconcile after a tragedy and the character of Emily serves to provide viewers a different look at Black girlhood. Russell spoke about how her role fits within...

Broadway,Film,News,Television

Lena Horne Will Make History With Artist Prize Named In Her Honor

Lena Horne made history throughout her life of activism and entertainment. She's now set to make history once again. Horne has become the first woman of color to have a prominent entertainment award named after her. The Town Hall theater in New York City has announced its new award, the Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact. The award will honor "excellence at the...