Barry Jenkins to direct Alvin Ailey biopic

Barry Jenkins is set to direct an Alvin Ailey biopic. The 39-year-old filmmaker — who is best known for his work on critically acclaimed LGBT-themed drama Moonlight in 2016 and Oscar-nominated 2018 film If Beale Street Could Talk — has signed on to helm the upcoming film about the iconic choreographer for Fox Searchlight. The project, which […]

Regina King makes a vow to women

Actress Regina King issued a call to action at the Golden Globes. King won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. The 47-year-old actress called for others “in a position of power” to make a change during her acceptance speech. […]

Oscar buzz for Naomie Harris in intense indie flick, ‘Moonlight’

British actress, Naomie Harris, 40, is simply the perfect actress to take the role of Paula, a drug-addicted mother to a shy, gay son (played at different ages/stages by Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders and Trevante Rhodes) in the indie film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell McCraney. Moonlight scored the highest per-screen average of 2016, […]