Why award-winning director Matthew Cherry advocated for this law at BET Awards

Director Matthew A. Cherry has had one of the most successful second careers in recent history. The former Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver won a 2020 Oscar for the animated short film “Hair Love.” At the 2022 BET Awards, Cherry attended to continue to spread the message of Black hair positivity, as he […]

What Denzel Washington ‘stole’ from a big shot director

Denzel Washington “stole” directing tips from a big shot Hollywood heavyweight. The Tragedy of Macbeth actor has admitted he learned “everything” from the iconic filmmaker Joel Coen while working with him on the new big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play. Asked what lessons he wanted to take with him as a director himself, he […]

Regina King to direct the film ‘One Night in Miami’

Regina King is to direct One Night in Miami. The 48-year-old filmmaker is to helm the big screen adaptation of the Kemp Powers play, which tells the story of legendary boxer Cassius Clay — who went on to be known as Muhammad Ali — celebrating his shocking 1964 victory over Sonny Liston with three pals, […]

Director Dontell Antonio and Sy Ari Da Kid talk ‘The Hopeless Journey’

Dontell Antonio

Chicago-bred director Dontell Antonio is changing the perspective of how society deals with difficult issues. He wrote and directed The Hopeless Journey, which is based on his upbringing with a mother who is addicted to crack cocaine. He and singer-songwriter Sy Ari Da Kid have joined forces in order to raise $250K to combat sex-trafficking and drug-related […]