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Halle Berry has joined the cast of “The Mothership.” The 54-year-old actress has signed on to star in the new sci-fi drama for Netflix and also serve as an executive producer on the project. The story follows Sara Morse (Berry) a year after her husband mysteriously vanished from their rural farm. But when she discovers…

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Lupita Nyong’o bestselling children’s book, Sulwe, will be turned into an animated musical. The Oscar-winning actress has partnered with streaming powerhouse Netflix to bring the story to the screen as she champions for little Black girls in her writings. Sulwe was released in 2019 to rave reviews and centers around a five-year-old girl whose name…

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Singer Mariah Carey, politician and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams, director George C. Wolfe and Netflix will be the special achievement honorees at this year’s 12th annual African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards. The AAFCA’s special achievement honors are presented to salute the excellence of a body of work and recognize noteworthy contributions in…

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Dave Chappelle has finally ended his longstanding beef with Comedy Central and returned his hit series “Chappelle’s Show” to the streaming giant, Netflix, on Saturday, Feb 13. As rolling out reported in November, the comedian called for a boycott of his show and asked Netflix to remove his sketch comedy series until he resolved his…

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Michelle Obama has confirmed plans for her own children’s cooking show on Netflix. The former first lady of the United States has announced “Waffles + Mochi,” which launches on March 16, 2021, and follows the two titular characters who want to escape “The Land of Frozen Food” to become chefs, with their dreams becoming a…

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Kevin Hart has signed a deal with Netflix and his HartBeat Productions for the streaming giant to exclusively release his next four self-produced films. Netflix also has a first-look offer in the deal with the actor, which gives them option to secure future projects from Hart. His 2020 stand-up special “No F—s Given,” was the…

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Jada Pinkett Smith is set to star in the upcoming Netflix drama Redd Zone. The Girls Trip star will play the role of Tia Magee in the movie based on the true story of a single mother, “who helps her sons and their high school football teammates, “The Bros,” heal after the murder of their…

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Jay-Z is set to produce an adaptation of Dwayne Alexander Smith’s novel Forty Acres. The rap legend — who was previously involved with the all-Black western The Harder They Fall — is returning to Netflix to produce the new movie, which has been likened to a cross between The Firm and Get Out. The streaming…

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This afternoon, Dave Chappelle posted a lengthy clip of a recent stand-up gig of his on IGTV. He titled the post “Unforgiven” and wrote in the caption, “This is why.” In the video, he spoke candidly about his disapproval of “Chappelle’s Show” being licensed to streaming services due to him never being paid after leaving…

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Do you remember running to the television to catch a new episode of your favorite sitcom? Whether you were dreaming to enroll at Hillman College, wanting to become an honorary family member of the Banks of Bel-Air, or fantasizing about kicking it after school at The Den, it is a universal truth that Black sitcoms…

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