BET Awards taking viewers to 'Blackanda'

After 32 years in the parent company for Black Entertainment Television, Debra L. Lee, Esq. stepped down from her position as Chairwoman and CEO. Shortly after, the theme for the BET Awards was revealed.

Bounce comedy 'In The Cut' set to premiere July 2

This summer season four of the Bounce hit original comedy series "In The Cut" is set to premiere July 2 9 p.m. ET/PT

‘Incredibles 2’ is incredible fun

Fourteen years ago “The Incredibles” blazed into the cultural zeitgeist, and it was an instant win for Pixar as the company showed off its skill for creating compelling characters who live inside a stunning world all created and animated by ...

Young filmmakers bring their stories to the big screen

Hundreds of the city’s middle school students, parents and community members streamed into Chelsea’s School of Visual Arts Theatre for the city’s annual School’s Out New York City Film Festival June 16.

Wesley Snipes, Eddie Murphy bring ‘Dolemite’ to Netflix

The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage announced that a new musical inspired by the life of the King of Pop is in development, angling to arrive on Broadway in 2020, according to multiple reports.

Drop me off in Harlem again: ‘Luke Cage’ returns

L.A. Williams: “Don’t front. You know I got you open” is a line from a hip-hop classic by Black Moon, but could also be attributed to “Black Panther,” the film that “got y’all open” to how enjoyable and inspirational a ...

Shining light on ‘Cloak and Dagger’

Lee Bynum: Marvel’s “Cloak and Dagger” premieres June 7 on Disney’s Freeform network.

‘Scarface’ in theaters nationwide for 35th anniversary

The screenplay for “Scarface” was written by Oliver Stone. The now-epic classic crime drama was directed by Brian De Palma and produced by Martin Bregman (“Dog Day Afternoon”), and the dialogue, brilliantly presented by Al Pacino as a Cuban immigrant, ...

“Solo: A Star Wars Story”

“Solo: A Star Wars Story,” directed by Ron Howard after directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller departed several months into the shooting, is a Ron Howard film, except with African-American characters, courtesy of the original Lucasfilm, which chose to be ...

Free first previews at Public Theater with ‘Cyprus Avenue’

Ronke Adekoluejo joins Stephen Rea in “Cyprus Avenue,” which begins previews Saturday, June 2, at The Public Theater. The new play is written by David Ireland and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. Rea last performed at The ...

What to expect in this season’s ‘Queen Sugar’

It’s always a “yes” to an invitation that’s extended by the public relations team from OWN, especially when they are providing a glimpse of the new season of Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar.”

Social media buzzing over Black ABC executive who canceled 'Roseanne'

Before Tuesday, most people didn't know who ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey was.

‘Roseanne’ reboot canceled after star posts racist Tweet about Valerie Jarrett

ABC has cancelled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” after the show’s biggest star Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett.

Spike Lee wins Grand Prix Award at Cannes

Filmmaker, provocateur and NYC legend Spike Lee was awarded the Grand Prix Award at the Cannes film festival for his newest film, “BlacKkKlansman.”

Documentary on America’s first black billionaire screened at Cannes

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), co-hosted an event celebrating international filmmakers and the European premiere of a documentary about the life and legacy of Reginald F. Lewis, America’s first Black ...