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‘Respect’ Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Is The Queen Of Soul

We’ve had definitive biopics on legendary Black soul artists like James Brown (“Get On Up“), Miles Davis (“Miles Ahead“), Tina Turner (“What’s Love Got To Do With It“), and Ray Charles (“Ray“). And while she’s appeared in many films and there have been documentaries made about her, there’s never really been a definitive movie biopic […]

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Chadwick Boseman’s Posthumous Oscar Nomination Puts Him in Rare Company

Before Monday morning, the late actor Chadwick Boseman had somehow never been nominated for an Academy Award, despite his astonishing performances as Jackie Robinson in 2013’s “42” and as James Brown in 2014’s “Get on Up” — not to mention his iconic role as the superhero T’Challa in 2018’s “Black Panther.”That was finally rectified with […]

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Viola Davis Remembers Chadwick Boseman at ‘Ma Rainey’ Preview Event

Netflix unveiled the first trailer and preview for the upcoming “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Monday morning along with a conversation with co-star Viola Davis and director George C. Wolfe. The movie version premieres Dec. 18 on NetflixThe acclaimed August Wilson play “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” is set in the late 1920s around the pioneering “queen […]

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Chadwick Boseman’s ’42’ Getting Re-Released in Theaters as Tribute to Actor

AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, Cinemark, and other exhibitors will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman, the “Black Panther” star who died last week of colon cancer at the age of 43, by screening “42.”The baseball drama featured Boseman as Jackie Robinson, the Brooklyn Dodgers infielder who broke the color line when he became the first African […]

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Remembering Chadwick Boseman: 5 Times the ‘Black Panther’ Star Was a Real-Life Superhero

The world knew star Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the fearless king of Wakanda who would do anything to protect his people.But the actor — who tragically died after a four-year battle with colon cancer on Friday — was not only a hero on-screen, but off, as well.Though Boseman played other major roles, such as Jackie […]

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What Chadwick Boseman’s ‘Black Panther’ Legacy Means

“Long Live the King,” the appropriate tagline on the poster for 2018’s “Black Panther,” captures this moment in history. The significance of Chadwick Boseman, who died on Friday at 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, to the African American and Black community is immeasurable. When representing inspirational icons such as Jackie Robinson in […]

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Chadwick Boseman: Where to Stream 10 of His Best Movies

The sudden death of Chadwick Boseman at the age of 43 on Friday has rocked Hollywood. The “Black Panther” star passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer, leaving behind a career of box-office hits and iconic favorites, along with many indelible performances inhabiting legends such as Jackie Robinson in “42” and James Brown […]

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Chadwick Boseman Tributes: Jordan Peele, Joe Biden, Lena Waithe, Mark Ruffalo, and More Honor Late Actor

Tributes to the late Chadwick Boseman are pouring in across social media from Hollywood actors, directors, writers, and more. Boseman’s family confirmed August 28 the actor died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Boseman is best remembered for his iconic role as T’Challa in Ryan Coogler’s Marvel movie “Black Panther,” and […]

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