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Awards,News,Television

'When They See Us' Wins Four AAFCA TV Honors, Angela Bassett And Sterling K. Brown Score Acting Awards

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us nabbed four wins from the African American Film Critics Association for the group's AAFCA TV Honors. The series won Best Limited Series, Best Ensemble, Best Writing and Breakout Performance for Jharrel Jerome. The other wins include: Power (Best Drama), The Neighborhood (Best Comedy), Angela Bassett in 9-1-1 (Best Performance Female), Sterling K. Brown...

Film

WATCH: Members Of The All-Black Writers Room Of Netflix's 'Family Reunion' On Using Their Collective Experiences As Inspiration

In a new Netflix video that you'll find exclusively on Shadow And Act, members of the all-Black writers room of their new comedy series are digging deep. For Netflix's Inside The Writer's Room, Family Reunion writers Adrienne Carter, Anthony C. Hill, Sa'Rah Jones and Hank Jones discuss their collective experiences bringing to life Loretta Devine's M'Dear, the dualities that come with...

Box Office,News

'The Lion King' Dominates With $531M Global Opening And Sets Numerous Box Office Records

If you weren't convinced before, there is no denying it now -- The Lion King is a hit! Despite a mixed critical response (the film holds a 54 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), the box office numbers, in addition to its A-grade Cinema Score, proved that audiences still just can't wait for Simba to be king. The film accrued $531 million in its opening weekend, including $185 million in...

News,Television

This Week’s ‘Euphoria’ Had A ‘The Wire’ Reference And Proved Zendaya's Rue Is Not The One To Play With

Sunday night was a long time coming for Euphoria fans as Rue (Zendaya) finally snatched up one of McKay's younger twin brothers, Troy and Roy (Tyler and Tristan Timmons). In addition to their overall bad behavior, this was the second episode that one twin of the duo insulted our lead anti-hero, and she had just about had enough. One of them (like Rue, we forget which one is which) is...

Film,News

WATCH: First Trailer Released For 'Cats' Film Starring Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, Jason Derulo, Taylor Swift And More

Universal and Working Title have dropped the trailer for Cats, a film adaptation of the iconic musical. The film introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Heyward and also stars Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench. Also starring are acclaimed hip-hop dancers Les Twins, dancer Mette...