Fans vow to boycott ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ (video)

Hardcore Black Panther fans have been barking all week at the released trailer of the sequel, vociferously decrying the fact that T’Challa’s character has been killed off. Subsequently, Black Panther disciples have vowed to boycott the November 2022 release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever because they believe that the titular character should have been recast […]

Daniel Kaluuya has confirmed he won’t be in this upcoming film

Daniel Kaluuya portrayed W’Kabi in the first movie of the Black Panther series but revealed scheduling conflicts with his upcoming film Nope meant he was unable to sign on for the sequel. “I’m not in it. I was filming Nope. … I was always in prep and then the call came, and I wasn’t able […]

Lori Harvey and Michael B. Jordan have reportedly split up

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey are no more.  The acclaimed actor and socialite have ended their relationship after dating for more than a year-and-a-half.  “Michael and Lori are both completely heartbroken,” People magazine reports on a source close to the couple. “They still love each other.” The magazine claims that Jordan, 35, was ready […]

Cast members honor Chadwick Boseman on set of ‘Black Panther’ sequel

The 28-year-old actress Letitia Wright who plays the younger sister of Black Panther, with Marvel choosing to retire Chadwick’s character altogether — stars alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Martin Freeman and explained that the whole cast worked as a “team” to overcome “difficult situations.” Wright — who stars as  Shuri in the Black Panther sequel — […]

Angela Bassett has an interesting take on ‘Black Panther’ sequel

Angela Bassett, the 63-year-old actress stars as Ramonda, the Queen Mother of Wakanda in the upcoming superhero film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever — the sequel multi-Oscar winning 2018 movie — and promised fans that while she cannot reveal specific details, the flick will “top” its predecessor. “It will be amazing. Our writer and director Ryan […]

‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler mistaken for bank robber

Ryan Coogler, the director of one of the greatest box office attractions in the history of American motion pictures with Black Panther, was mistaken for a bank robber and detained by police. The media has just learned that earlier this year, Coogler stopped off at a Bank of America branch in Atlanta. He was in […]

Lupita Nyong’o reveals who impacted her most during childhood

Lupita Nyong’o‘s mother and her aunts were her “idols” growing up. The 38-year-old actress — who was born to Kenyan parents, Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o — is currently starring in the all-female spy film The 355 and revealed the “strong” women in her life who have inspired her the most. She said: “I grew […]

What motivates Angela Bassett to keep working and why she supports Black women

Angela Bassett has never been “motivated by money or fame.” The 63-year-old actress became one of TV’s highest-paid actresses last year when she negotiated a raise to $450,000 per episode of “9-1-1” and though she’s always set out to be paid fairly and to know her “worth,” Bassett’s biggest drive has been the “joy” of […]

Chadwick Boseman’s brother agrees iconic T’Challa role should be recast

Chadwick Boseman’s surviving brother has reportedly agreed that the iconic character T’Challa of the blockbuster film Black Panther should be recast and played by another actor. Derrick Boseman told TMZ that he wants the role to live on so he can continue to inspire fans around the world. He was responding to an online petition that […]

Letitia Wright’s injury brings ‘Black Panther 2’ filming to a halt

The sequel to the blockbuster film Black Panther has been temporally shut down due to the severity of an injury sustained by one of the film’s stars Letitia Wright. Wright was injured in late August while Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was shooting a sequence involving a stunt rig on-location in Boston. When the incident occurred, […]

Letitia Wright denies spreading anti-vaccination views on ‘Black Panther 2’ set

Black Panther star Letitia Wright has come out swinging and has denied a report by The Hollywood Reporter that claimed she is spreading anti-vaccination views on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Wright was one of the actors discussed in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Hollywood Battle Lines Emerge in Simmering Vaccine War” story published earlier […]

Netflix and Howard University pay homage to Chadwick A. Boseman

Howard University and Netflix have announced a $5.4 million endowed scholarship to honor actor, director, writer and producer, alumnus Chadwick A. Boseman. The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship will provide incoming students in the College of Fine Arts with a four-year scholarship to cover the full cost of university tuition. The HBCU officially renamed its […]

Pioneering Black stuntwoman Janeshia Adams-Ginyard gets Emmy nod

Janeshia Adams-Ginyard is an award-winning actor and stuntwoman. She has had major roles in commercials, television, and feature films, and has worked alongside some of Hollywood’s biggest superstars. She joins rolling out to gush about her trailblazing Emmy nomination for her work on HBO’s “Lovecraft Country.” How did you get started on this journey in […]

A-list stars honor Chadwick Boseman 1 year later

On the one-year anniversary of Chadwick Boseman’s passing, multiple A-list celebrities and admirers paused to pay homage to the prodigiously talented thespian. Boseman, 43, shocked the world when he died from colon cancer on Aug. 28, 2020, which he had been able to keep from the world until his final days. No one outside his […]

Chadwick Boseman delivers a beautiful performance in Disney+ animated series

[embedyt][/embedyt] Disney+ premiered its new animated series from Marvel Studios’ “What If…?” on Wednesday, Aug. 11. “What If…?” features fan-favorite characters, including Peggy Carter, T’Challa, Doctor Strange, Killmonger, Thor and more. Director Bryan Andrews spoke about the late Chadwick Boseman‘s beautiful performance as T’Challa in the second episode. “It was amazing being able to […]

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ production underway in Atlanta

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has started filming this week. Production on the highly anticipated sequel to Marvel’s 2018 superhero blockbuster as studio boss Kevin Feige admitted the cast and crew is finding it “very emotional” returning to work without late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died in August 2020. Feige told Variety: “It’s clearly very emotional without […]

Vic Mensa teams up with Hollywood costume designer Ruth E. Carter for new film

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa is expanding his repertoire and adding acting to his résumé. The Roc Nation artist made his television acting debut on “The Chi” this month and has now been cast to star in the upcoming hip-hop drama African/American. The film will chronicle the rise of South Africa’s hip-hop scene and is based […]

Chadwick Boseman honored in BET Awards ‘In Memoriam’ segment

Chadwick Boseman was remembered in the 2021 BET Awards’ In Memoriam segment. The late Black Panther star — who sadly died last summer at 43 after battling colon cancer — won the best actor prize at the ceremony on Sunday night, June 27, 2021, and was honored as part of a tribute video to those […]

Michael B. Jordan changing rum name after cultural appropriation claims

Michael B. Jordan is renaming his rum label following allegations of cultural appropriation. The Black Panther star has responded to the backlash after he filed to trademark the word “J’Ouvert” — which is rooted in Caribbean and Trinbagonian culture — for his alcohol brand. The term — which is derived from the French “jour ouvert,” […]

Lori Harvey describes 1st time she met beau Michael B. Jordan

Lori Harvey thought Michael B. Jordan was “cute” the first time they met. The 24-year-old model and the Black Panther actor confirmed their relationship at the beginning of this year following months of speculation, but she revealed they first crossed paths “a few years ago.” She said: “We met actually a few years ago. We […]