A conversation with Will Smith helped Viola Davis heal her childhood trauma

Viola Davis explained how an on-set conversation with Will Smith gave her a fresh perspective on issues she’d been dealing with for decades. In an excerpt from her new memoir Finding Me — which was shared by USA Today — she revealed that Smith simply asked her, “Viola, who are you?” “Look, I’m always going to […]

Idris Elba cut this from his diet to stay slim

Idris Elba‘s boozing habits have changed as he’s gotten older because supping pints became “not so kind on the belly,” so he sticks to spirits and mixers these days. The 49-year-old actor quit drinking beer to stay slim. “Back in the day I was very into beer drinking. Having visited awesome places in Japan and […]

Idris Elba: DJ, kickboxing champ, oh yeah, and he acts

U.K. native Idris Elba is an actor, writer, producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ. A closer look into the actor’s background reveals even more diversity, as Elba is a mashup of theatrical ingenue, physical athlete and passion-driven creative. Elba found his love for theater early on, winning a Prince’s Trust musical theater grant before age […]

Viola Davis calls for race-based pay gap to be closed

Viola Davis has called out the pay discrepancy in Hollywood between women of color and White actresses. The Suicide Squad star has been watching with interest as the industry’s gender pay gap has been tackled by some of Hollywood’s leading ladies, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Ruth Wilson, and now she insists is the […]

Will Smith, Viola Davis and more attend ‘Suicide Squad’ NYC premiere

The cast of the highly-anticipated supervillain movie Suicide Squad posed for photos in front of a fake barbed-wire fence on a black carpet at the Beacon Theatre on August 1 for an epic NYC premiere. From director David Ayer (Fury) comes the action-thriller, starring Oscar nominee Will Smith (Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness), Oscar winner Jared Leto […]

Will Smith and more attend ‘Suicide Squad’ Miami block party

In celebration of the highly anticipated release of Suicide Squad, stars of the film including Will Smith hosted an epic Miami block party in the infamous Wynwood Art District in Miami. On top of a handful of A-list hosts, the house was packed with urban influencers like Bryant McKinnie, University of Miami and Super Bowl Champion; Ace […]

Will Smith received X-rated gifts from famous cast mate

When Will Smith signed on to join the cast of DC’s super-villain super group film Suicide Squad, we’re sure he expected to see some pretty wild and crazy things on set while surrounded by some of DC Universe’s most dark and sadistic villains. But what he didn’t expect was that one of his co-stars would delve so deep […]

Will Smith talks the long-awaited ‘Independence Day’ sequel

Though it’s been twenty years in the making, a sequel to the 1996 blockbuster movie Independence Day is finally upon us. Unfortunately for fans of the original film, one of the main characters, Captain Steven Hiller as portrayed by Will Smith, will not be a part of the upcoming project. In a recent interview with Yahoo, Smith, […]

Common lands interesting role in upcoming new film

Rapper and actor Common has signed on to play a part in a new film that’ll add yet another diverse credit to his ever-growing Hollywood résumé. This time the 43-year-old Grammy- and Oscar–winning Chicago native will co-star with Edie Falco, Bradley Whitford and Tom Felton in an Iraq war drama titled, Leavey. The story will follow Leavey […]

Common to star opposite Keanu Reeves in ‘John Wick 2’

Get ready to say hi to the bad guy. Rapper and burgeoning actor Common has landed a role as a villain opposite Keanu Reeves in the upcoming movie, John Wick 2. The first Wick film followed the story of retired legendary assassin John Wick (Reeves), who is forced back into action when a notorious mobster steals his prized car […]

Viola Davis has landed her biggest role yet

[jwplatform NFmMa3Dl] Viola Davis has played in some major heavy-hitters within the past few years, and her star continues to rise. She’s just wrapped up her first season staring in the wildly popular ABC drama, “How to Get Away With Murder,” now everyone is talking about her role in what may be one of the […]

Common added to the cast of the highly anticipated ‘Suicide Squad’ movie

Grammy and Academy Award-winning rapper and actor Common has signed on to join the cast of Warner Bros.’ heavily buzzed about movie, Suicide Squad. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “Glory” rapper will join stars Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie in the film, though Common‘s role is yet to be determined. Based on DC […]