Tag: Forest Whitaker

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Roxanne Shante: Forest Whitaker Producing Film About Female Rap Star

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has signed on to produce a feature film about the legendary Roxanne hip-hop wars that occurred in the music industry back in the 1980s. According to Roger Friedman at Showbiz411.com, the film is titled “Roxanne, Roxanne” ...
TV

First Look: See The Trailer For “Roots” Remake

The History Channel has released their first trailer for the remake of “Roots.” The iconic series is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy ...
Movies

Cinema Sequel: “The Butler” Back In Theaters

Missed it the first time or want to see it a second, starting on Friday Dec. 6, “The Butler” is back in theaters. In an unprecedented move, the movie, which stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo, is getting ...
Movies

Jacob Latimore: Teenage Star Turns Leading Man In “Black Nativity”

He’s an R&B superstar in the making and just may be a household name after audiences see him in the film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity.” Jacob Latimore is only 17-years-old, but on screen he possesses the skill and ...
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Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
Movies

Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Continues To Clean Up At Box ...

For the third consecutive week, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” has come in at the top spot at the box office. In a surprise victory over the record revenue Labor Day weekend, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” grossed $20 million over the ...
News

Oprah Winfrey: Her Friends Don’t Use The N-Word

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is featured on the cover of Parade this Sunday with her “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” co-star Forest Whitaker. In the interview, the 59-year-old network owner speaks about her disdain for the n-word. “You cannot be my ...
Auto

A-List Rides: Hollywood Style In Toyota Prius

I was so excited about getting the 2012 Toyota Prius Three because I just knew I was going to be able to ride in the Washington, DC area HOV lanes. Unfortunately, I learned that I had to have a vehicle ...