Leslie Odom Jr. says there are no winners in ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ film

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr7mK7-PXJU[/embedyt] Actors Leslie Odom Jr., Alessandro Nivola and Michael Gandolfini shared their thoughts on the new film The Many Saints of Newark.  The Many Saints of Newark is a prequel to the hit television series “The Sopranos” written by David Chase. Leslie Odom Jr. says in this gangster story, there are no real winners.

Leslie Odom Jr. reveals what made him take COVID-19 seriously

Leslie Odom Jr. says his battle with swine flu in 2010 made him more conscious of the threat of COVID-19. The 39-year-old actor contracted H1N1 during the swine flu pandemic in 2010 and has said going through the experience made him realize how “debilitating” viruses can be, which made him take the current health crisis […]

‘One Night in Miami’ stars reflect on the importance of Black brotherhood

One Night in Miami

Directed by Academy Award-winning actress Regina King, One Night in Miami centers on luminaries Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown. After Clay defeated Sonny Liston in 1964 to become heavyweight champion, the quartet celebrates by discussing the power of unifying their Black voices. Speaking to rolling out, the actors who portray those […]

Regina King showcases Black excellence and brotherhood in ‘One Night in Miami’

Rolling out spoke with Regina King ahead of the world premiere of the film One Night in Miami, which represents the award-winning actress’s directorial debut. Based on the stage play written by Kemp Powers, the film chronicles a legendary night in 1964 when four icons — Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown […]

‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. and wife Nicolette Robinson expecting 2nd child

Leslie Odom Jr. and his wife Nicolette Robinson are expecting their second child together. The Hamilton star, 39, and the former “The Affair” star, 32, took to Instagram to share a pregnancy announcement photo shoot they did with their 3-year-old daughter Lucille, who sweetly cradled her mom’s bump with her parents. And the couple revealed […]

Leslie Odom Jr. sees dream come true as Disney brings ‘Hamilton’ to the masses

Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor and “Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. will get a second shot at seeing his dreams come true with the Broadway musical’s online premiere. Already a huge commercial hit, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi-Tony Award-winning musical lands on Disney+ Friday, July 3, 2020, ushering the production into homes worldwide. Rolling out caught up with Odom to discuss […]

‘Venice’: A story of love and revolution

Venice: The Musical is a story of love and revolution based in a post-war, fictitious, city in the not-so-distant future. A tale of literal “war-torn lovers,” is told through perfectly blended rock, hip-pop and spoken word. From the moment the characters walk on stage they provide an exhilarating auditory experience. The cast of Venice provide something beyond spectacular vocal […]

Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ne-Yo to Bring Tuskegee Airmen to Life

Hollywood is, once again, delving into the compelling experience of the Tuskegee Airmen, “the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II,” next year with the release of Lucasfilm’s Red Tails, starring actors Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., and acting upstart, singer Ne-Yo. According to The New York Times, Lucasfilm […]