Just Sanaa … Ms. Lathan’s triumphant return

Photography by: DeWayne Rogers Wardrobe: Jessica Paster Hair: Kimberly Kimble Makeup: Motoko Honjo She laughed … And for a split second, the entire crew in attendance for Sanaa Lathan’s rolling out cover shoot tried to maintain a level of professionalism. But that moment was fleeting, and suddenly the entire room erupted in laughter. Call that […]

Morris Chestnut, Monica Calhoun star in ‘The Best Man Holiday’

The Best Man Holiday Stars: Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Taye Diggs, Harold Perrineau, Regina Hall, Monica Calhoun, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Melissa DeSousa It’s been 14 long years since we were up close and personal with the gang from director Malcolm  D. Lee’s now cult classic film, The Best Man. Now older and wiser — […]

‘The Best Man Holiday’ best moments: Shelby goes in

Now that’s a read. Check out Shelba (Melissa De Sousa), she goes in. After nearly 15 years apart, actors Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa and Regina Hall reprise their career-launching roles in The Best Man Holiday, the long-awaited next chapter to the film […]

Nia Long looks stunning on the cover of ‘Viva’ magazine

Actress Nia Long has been heating up the fashion scene in some steaming hot looks. Long, 43, debuted a new super sexy look at the premiere of her latest movie, The Best Man Holiday, earlier this week. Long arrived at the premiere red carpet ready in a plunging plum floor length gown with a thigh high […]

The inside scoop on the ‘The Best Man Holiday’ movie at American Black Film Festival

The American Black Film Festival and its founder Jeff Friday provided conference attendees with extra treats when they flew in the principle players of the 1999 classic The Best Man and it’s upcoming follow-up, The Best Man Holiday. Nia Long (Boyz N the Hood, Love Jones), left, Sanaa Lathan (Love & Basketball, Disappearing Act), Morris Chestnut […]

Sanaa Lathan without makeup or her weave

Get ready to get jealous, ladies. Golden goddess Sanaa Lathan (Love & Basketball, The Best Man, Disappearing Act, Brown Sugar) did what few other celebrity women are willing to do: floss  their looks minus makeup or weaves or extensions. But the Out of Time starlet did just that. Perhaps she has regained her mojo after […]

‘The Best Man Holiday’ trailer released

‘The Best Man Holiday’ trailer After months of anticipation, the trailer for “The Best Man 2” has been released. Officially titled, “The Best Man Holiday” the sequel to the 1999 Malcolm D. Lee film will be released November 25, 2013. The cast will once again feature Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Regina Hall, Monica Calhoun, Taye Diggs, Terrance Howard, and Morris […]

Sanaa Lathan leaks behind-the-scenes pics of ‘The Best Man’ sequel

Sanaa Lathan, star of The Best Man Holiday, has been eagerly sharing photos of her fellow cast mates on Instagram for the last few weeks. It has us on the edge of our seats, anxiously awaiting the debut in November. Check out the behind the scenes candid s here. – ruthie hawkins

Morris Chestnut on longevity, canoodling with Halle Berry and ‘Best Man’ sequel

Morris Chestnut is as handsome as ever walking into the designated interview room at the Four Seasons Atlanta. Casually dressed in jeans with a nice button-down topped off with a vest, he smiles often throughout the process of getting seated and prepped with a microphone. His every move screams that “life is good.” And indeed […]

10 films every black woman should watch

There’s nothing quite as good as good losing yourself in a great movie. They make us laugh, cry, and at times, rediscover ourselves. As Black History Month comes to close, take a look at 10 memorable films that brilliantly highlight black culture. Enjoy! –ruthie hawkins

Director Darryl Pitts Looks Closely at Black Romance and Hollywood

There is an old saying in Hollywood circles that goes, “Films will make you famous, TV will make you rich.” Television and film director and native Chicagoan Darryl Pitts opted for the former. Having spent 17 years in the entertainment business, Pitts’s 71-minute documentary, Kiss and Tell explores the multifaceted subject of romance and the […]