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Who would Kirk Franklin cast as himself in his upcoming biopic? Gospel megastar Kirk Franklin & film executive/author Devon Franklin sit down with Big Med of Radio One Digital to discuss Sony’s development of a film about Kirk Franklin’s life in this exclusive interview. The pair also talk about Kirk’s recent controversial run-in with a […]

You’ve most likely seen Priscilla Shirer in the film ‘War Room,’ now she’s starring in ‘The Overcomer’ which hits theaters on August 23. She tells the Tom Joyner Morning Show crew that the film is, “all about identity.” The film teaches people to place their identity in something greater than their job, beauty, or money. It […]

July is TV One’s Love, Lies, Murder month and this Sunday July 14 at 8 pm EST their new original film In Broad Daylight will premiere. Chyna Lane, from She’s Gotta Have It, stars in the film as Jordan Boudreaux. Jordan is kidnapped and held hostage by her estranged boyfriend Steve. Her family and community […]

A.J Johnson is an actress, fitness icon and life coach . You’ve seen her in some of your favorite movies and now she stars in what could become one of your new favorites. She plays detective Richardson in TV One’s Sins Of The Father, about a family torn apart by a murder. Detective Richardson actually […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, with the “Moonlight” filmmaker directing. Jenkins last helmed the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Raised in segregated rural […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, with the “Moonlight” filmmaker directing. Jenkins last helmed the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Raised in segregated rural […]

Disney’s Aladdin remake brought in $113 million this Memorial Day weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But despite a new, more progressive Princess Jasmine, for one 4-year-old, the plot still has one major issue. “She has to go by herself…Jasmine needs to go see the world by herself, because Aladdin needs to just stay there, and […]

Devon Franklin produced a film called Breakthrough which he calls “a powerful true story” about a mother who prayed her son back to life. Franklin says this film is “a resurrection story in a resurrection time.” The story that the film is based on is the story of 14-year-old John Smith who fell through a […]

Disney dropped its official trailer for the live-action remake of “The Lion King” on Wednesday. Directed by Jon Favreau, “The new teaser opens up with Simba and Nala coming face to face with Scar and his pack of hyenas—giving Disney lovers an up-close look at the famous villain,” E! News writes. The star-studded cast includes Donald Glover […]

Variety reports that Michael B. Jordan will produce and star in “Methuselah,” a Warner Bros film., based on the Biblical story of a man who lived to be 969 years old. Jordan will produce through his Outlier Society production company along with Heyday’s David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford. Warner Bros. has reportedly been working on […]

Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o says she wanted to work with Jordan Peele after seeing “Get Out” five times, so when she was approached to star in his follow-up “Us,” it was a no-brainer for the actress. “Black Panther was intense and time-consuming and all-encompassing,” Nyong’o said in an interview with BuzzFeed News’ Profile at SXSW on Saturday, alongside Peele and her co-star, […]

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has announced that she is teaming with Wyolah Films’ Tate Taylor and John Norris and award winning actress and NY Times Best Selling Author, Gabrielle Union, to produce the film version of the seminal novel “Coffee Will Make You Black” under her Orit Productions shingle. Union starred in and produced last year’s box office hit “Breaking In” and […]