Regina King makes 1st red carpet appearance since her son’s death (photos)

Scores of movie fans, both domestically and internationally, fawned over Oscar-winning actress Regina King as she made her first red carpet appearance in six months. King, 51, was bestowed the “Women in Prize” award at the Filming Italy Festival in Santa Margherita di Pula on the Italian island province of Sicily over the weekend. […]

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 […]

Kingsley Ben-Adir describes playing Malcolm X in ‘One Night in Miami’

Kingsley Ben-Adir found it an “honor” playing Malcolm X. The 34-year-old actor stars in One Night in Miami as the American civil rights activist — who was assassinated in 1965 at the age of 39 — and admits that he felt privileged to play a man he described as a “bona fide intellectual genius.” Ben-Adir […]

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 […]

Regina King makes history and enters the Oscar race with directorial debut

Academy Award-winning actress Regina King made history at the 77th annual Venice Film Festival in Los Angeles — with a great chance to make even more. King became the first Black female director to have a film screened at the elite cinematic conference with One Night in Miami. It may seem incomprehensible that it took […]

What Regina King hopes her upcoming film will do for Black female directors

Regina King admits her directorial debut could either “open doors or close doors for more Black female directors.” The 49-year-old star has opened up on how the response to her new project, One Night in Miami, can have a wider impact, and she is hoping to succeed to give more people of color the chance […]