Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish‘s comedy flick Night School held off a challenge from Warner Bros.’ animated film Smallfoot to top the weekend box office with a $26 million debut.
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Tiffany Haddish led the audience in a prayer before the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie Night School, starring comedian Kevin Hart.
Sanaa Lathan attended the special screening of Netflix’s original movie Nappily Ever After at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles, California on Thursday. Sanaa celebrated her 47th birthday at the screening.
Black people flocked to theaters in 2011 to see The Help, a movie set in the 1960s about a maid who helps an aspiring author document the lives of Black maids in the South. But one of the film’s stars, Viola Davis, who earned an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, now regrets taking the role of a maid to a racist Southern belle.
Janelle Monáe is using her star power to provide financial backing for female directors whose work may not be seen due to lack of funding. In the photo above, Janelle is seen performing at the 2018 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco last week (Aug. 12).
Kyrie Irving‘s alter ego Uncle Drew is a senior citizen with impressive skills on the basketball court. The Boston Celtics star popularized the character in short films and TV commercials for Pepsi.
Sony’s ambitious remake of the 1972 Black exploitation film Super Fly, fell far short of expectations at the box office this weekend.
The Superfly remake is on pace to gross $10 million at the box office. Movie-goers stayed away from theaters on the film’s opening day on Wednesday. The movie took in just $1.2 million at 2,200 theaters, Variety.com reports.
Feminist fans of Wonder Woman are hurt and dismayed that Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. brought back Diana’s love interest Chris Pine in the Wonder Woman sequel Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot.
Disney Studios and Lucasfilms spinoff Solo: A Star Wars Story is expected to underperform at the box office during the Memorial Day weekend. According to Hollywoodreporter.com, ‘Solo’ is tracking for a $130 million to $150 million opening at the box office.