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Film

Exclusive First-Look Pics from Omari Hardwick/Meagan Good Election Night Romance

His sophomore feature "Destined" continuing to travel the international film festival circuit (picking up trophies along the way), writer/director Qasim Basir is next tackling a romantic drama set against the backdrop of last year's election night titled "A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night." Omari Hardwick and Meagan Good both star in the film which is being produced...

Television

Trailer Premiere: 'Queen Sugar' Season 2

On the eve of the launch of Season 2 of OWN's "Queen Sugar," the LA Film Festival will host a premiere of the first episode of the new season, and hold a conversation with Ava DuVernay who'll be joined by the new set of women directors; like season 1, season 2 also features an all-woman directing team that includes Kat Chandler, DeMane Davis, Cheryl Dune, Aurora Guerrero and Amanda...

Film

Janelle Monáe Joins Steve Carell in Robert Zemeckis’ 'Marwencol' Adaptation

She appeared in two of 2016's most significant films (although they continue to perform in 2017) - "Moonlight" and "Hidden Figures" - and now Janelle Monáe looks to build on those successes booking a co-starring role in director Robert Zemeckis' scripted feature film adaptation of the 2010 documentary "Marwencol" which explores the life and work of artist and photographer Mark...

Television

Trailer Premiere: Vanessa Williams Leads New VH1 Original Scripted Series Inspired by Star Jones

VH1's new scripted series "Daytime Divas" premieres on the network on June 5, 2017 at 9/8c. Inspired by the book "Satan’s Sisters... A Novel of Fiction" by Star Jones, the synopsis for "Daytime Divas" reads: Every weekday at noon, Maxine (Vanessa Williams), Mo (Tichina Arnold), Heather (Fiona Gubelmann), Kibby (Chloe Bridges), and Nina (Camille Guaty)—hosts of “The Lunch Hour,”...

Film

Shonda Rhimes & Newly-Launched Dove Real Beauty Productions Release First Film

Launched in March, with Shonda Rhimes as its Creative Director, Dove Real Beauty Productions is a new collaborative content studio that "shifts the power of storytelling from Hollywood into the hands of real women." The first film produced under this new initiative is titled “Meet Cathleen." Premiering online May 22, the film follows Cathleen Meredith who, via her love of dance,...