John Boyega has ‘full circle’ moment in new thriller

John Boyega came “full circle” as he starred in 892. The 29-year-old actor stepped in to replace Jonathan Majors in the thriller and collaborated with co-writer Kwame Kwei-Armah, who cast Boyega in his first acting role in the 2009 theatre play Seize the Day. The Star Wars actor told The Hollywood Reporter: “I was pretty […]

Spike Lee praised as ‘the godfather of Black moviemaking’

Spike Lee is the “godfather of Black moviemaking.” The 64-year-old director will preside over this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah — who is working on a new movie with Spike — has compared him to James Brown. He told The Observer newspaper: “For me, Spike Lee is the godfather: the godfather […]