Destiny's Child alum cast in Dionne Warwick biopic

LeToya Luckett has been cast to play singer Dionne Warwick in a planned film about the singer's life, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

PHOTOS: Opening night at the New York African Film Festival

Stars and filmmakers were out during the opening night of this year's New York African Film Festival.

Is actor Jussie Smolett leaving 'Empire?'

All eyes were on Fox's primetime drama Empire on Thursday night as one of the season's pivotal moments could change everything.

ImageNation highlights banned Warner Bros. cartoons

ImageNation Cinema Foundation is hosting a night of rare animation and discussion on race centering on the 11 banned and controversial Looney Tunes and Merrie Melody cartoons.

‘Demolition’ is a wreck

It was over so quickly: Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) and his wife are driving one seemingly normal weekday afternoon when a car crashes into the side of their vehicle, killing her. He reacts strangely to her death.

‘The Boss’ should be fired

What goes up must come down. After a heartbreaking childhood where she is shuttled from foster home to foster home, Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) climbs to the top of the business world, becoming the CEO of three Fortune 500 companies

‘Captain America: Civil War’—a conversation

Ironically, the fact that some people don’t expect complexity from comics might be the very reason why social issues are often addressed in them, yet “fly under the radar.”

NY African Film Festival opens this week

The 23rd New York African Film Festival opened May 4, marking the 50th anniversary of Ousmane Sembene’s celebrated first feature, “Black Girl.”

Digital Divas: Akilah Hughes, Amelia Umuhire, Stephanie Riggs Create Buzz in Digital Content Space

The recent Tribeca Film Festival brought some of the most dynamic, exciting and promising new digital storytellers in the industry.

‘Lemonade’ is the Black woman power anthem

If Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” is the new Black power anthem, then Beyoncé’s entire “Lemonade” album is the new Black women power anthem.

Prince's 'Purple Rain' returns to theaters for limited run

Prince's cult classic "Purple Rain" is coming back to the big screen.

Tribeca—what to see

he Tribeca Film Festival—15 years strong—is still celebrating the power of the storyteller. As they continue to push the boundaries of storytelling the interactive and virtual reality section has become a popular draw.

Wendell Pierce stars as Clarence Thomas in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’

Wendell Pierce remembers a lot of traveling back and forth between New York City and San Francisco in the fall of 1991.

A Nigerian woman is ‘the door’ to digital storytelling

There are four more days left to enjoy the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, which, after 15 years, is still shaping and re-shaping itself and celebrating the power of the storyteller.

Denzel to direct, star in film version of ‘Fences’

Denzel Washington will star in and direct a film version of August Wilson’s “Fences” for Paramount Pictures, with Viola Davis on board to star, according to Variety.