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Almost Christmas is a new comedy presented by producer Will Packer (Ride Along, Think Like a Man, This Christmas) who has joined forces with writer-director David E Talbert (Baggage Claim) for this project. The film  stars Danny Glover and co-stars Oscar winner Mo’Nique and was shot in Atlanta. Rolling out got a chance to visit…

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LaKeith Stanfield’s budding career is definitely taking off to the next level. He’s now traversing between film and TV. In Selma, he played civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson, rapper Snoop in the box office hit Straight Outta Compton, and he’s now doing one thing this writer is thrilled about. He jumps right into the next…

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Film and television producer Will Packer has his next project lined up and hopes it will continue his outstanding streak of box office smashes. Up next for the 41-year-old Florida native is a family comedy titled A Meyers Christmas featuring an ensemble cast that includes Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Kimberly Elise, Mo’Nique, Nicole Ari Parker, and Omar Epps.…

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Whether anyone likes it or not, Young Thug matters in today’s rap scene. The 23-year-old rapper has gone from virtual unknown to appearances alongside T.I., touring with Cash Money’s Birdman, and even a feature in Rolling Stone. Among other things discussed in the article, Thug, born Jeffrey Williams, tells Rolling Stone about his difficult up…

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The Pan African Film Festival is open for film submissions for Feb. 12-22, 2015, in Los Angeles . The Pan African Film Festival is the largest and most prestigious black film festival in the U.S. The festival will last for eleven days and attracts more than 40,000 attendees, and screens more than 150 films from countries around the world such…

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You can’t tell, Danny Glover who he can talk to. That’s the gist of what the critically acclaimed actor said during an interview at Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre’s 44th anniversary gala in New York City this past weekend. Glover has continued to support the Venezuelan government despite the country’s tense relationship with the…

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The first lady of Young Money is back and apparently she plans to flood the streets in 2014 so that everyone gets the message. On the just released remix to Young Thug’s street banger “Danny Glover”, Nicki Minaj opens the track with the warning “Week and a half, I’m gonna be in that a**. It’s…

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Lil Mama is definitely taking advantage of the momentum gained with her jaw dropping turn as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in VH1’s biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. The rapper/actress has parlayed that career defining role into a part time gig with the real TLC, and just now has been tapped to host the Spoken Word…

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Black films hosts predominantly Black casts but have found success with largely non-black audiences worldwide. Check out a few blockbusters with black casts. Notice any actors or actresses who have found success in multiple movies on this list? –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Above, Lee Daniels: The Butler is the latest feature from the Weinstein company. It stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding,…

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  The African American Film Critics Association annual awards show attracted A-list celebrities this year, including Danny Glover, Jordin Sparks, Omari Hardwick, Salli Richardson, Reggie Hudlin, Nate Parker, Jesse Williams, Holly Robinson-Peete, and David Oyelowo. The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is the premiere organization of African American film media professionals. Founded in 2003, AAFCA’s…

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