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H.E.R. Lands First Major Acting Role, Will Star in Blitz Bazawule’s ‘The Color Purple’

H.E.R. has signed on for her first major acting role, landing the part of Squeak in Blitz Bazawule’s forthcoming adaptation of “The Color Purple” for Warner Bros.H.E.R. is already an Oscar winner, earning the best original song trophy in April for her song “Fight For You,” from Warner Bros.’ “Judas and the Black Messiah.” The […]

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Ryan Coogler, Shaka King, Charles D. King, Lil Rel Howery Team on American Political Insurrection Film

Ryan Coogler, Shaka King, Charles D. King, and Lil Rel Howery are teaming on an original feature film about American political insurrection. Other plot details are being kept under wraps.The project reunites “Judas and the Black Messiah” producers Coogler and Charles D. King with Shaka King, the director of the Oscar-nominated drama about Black Panther […]

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Oscar Music Rule Changes Likely to Meet With Approval by Film Music Community

Changes in Oscar’s music rules, as announced today, will make a lot of film composers happy.The major change is that an original score no longer needs to consist of at least 60% of the total music in the film. That number has been substantially lowered, to 35%, potentially increasing the number of eligible scores each […]

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Paramount Unveils ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Coming Summer 2022 At Virtual Event

The new “Transformers” movie has only just begun shooting, but Paramount Pictures wants to let the world know that they’re still spending all the money on this franchise. Today Paramount held a virtual Production Kickoff press conference event for the new film titled “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” complete with a virtual tour of their […]

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Lakeith Stanfield Opens Up About Anti-Semitism Controversy: ‘I Do Not Support Louis Farrakhan’

Lakeith Stanfield came under fire earlier this month for participating in a Clubhouse conversation that facilitated anti-Semitic remarks in a discussion about the teachings of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. While he has since apologized, the “Judas and the Black Messiah” Oscar nominee dug deeper into what happened in a sit-down with The Daily […]

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As the Golden Globes Promise to Do Better, Hollywood Responds with Side Eye: ‘We Don’t Believe’

In a real-life Oscars moment so on the nose that it would never make a screenplay’s final draft, Margaret Gardiner from the Sunday Times of South Africa asked Oscar-winner Daniel Kaluuya, star of Shaka King’s “Judas and the Black Messiah,” what it was like to work with Regina King — the director of Supporting Actor […]

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Lakeith Stanfield Unconditionally Apologizes for Clubhouse Anti-Semitic Discussion

Lakeith Stanfield has issued an apology on social media for participating in a Clubhouse conversation that facilitated anti-Semitic remarks in a discussion about the teachings of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. The “Atlanta” star and “Judas and the Black Messiah” Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee contextualized the incident, which was exposed in a recent […]

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New ‘Transformers’ Movie Casts ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Breakout Dominique Fishback

How do you follow up a breakout turn in a critically acclaimed Oscar-winning movie? In Hollywood these days, it seems like you have two options: Marvel movie or Transformers. I exaggerate – there are a few more options than that – but it does feel like the fate for every actor in a critical darling […]

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Reporter Denies Mistaking Daniel Kaluuya for Leslie Odom Jr. in Controversial Oscars Gaffe

Margaret Gardiner, a journalist for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, generated controversy in the Oscars 2021 virtual press room after she seemingly mistook Daniel Kaluuya for Leslie Odom Jr. Gardiner was in the press room covering the Oscars for the U.K.’s Sunday Times. During Kaluuya’s press conference following his Oscar win for Best Supporting Actor, […]

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Where to Watch Daniel Kaluuya Movies: ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ ‘Get Out,’ and More

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Daneil Kaluuya took home the Best Supporting Actor trophy at Sunday’s Oscars for his role as Fred Hampton in […]

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