Forest Whitaker News

Fathom Events to Screen ADDICTED: LIVE WITH ZANE Before Film's Release
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The legions of fans of Zane's provocative best-selling thriller “Addicted,” adapted into a major motion picture from Lionsgate and Codeblack Films, will be treated to a unique one-night event, “Addicted: Live With Zane,” the day before the film's nationwide theatrical release, it was announced today by event hosts Lionsgate, Codeblack Films and Fathom Events. (more...)

Upcoming Thriller ADDICTED Heading to Unique One-Night Theatrical Event
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The legions of fans of Zane's provocative best-selling thriller 'Addicted,' adapted into a major motion picture from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Codeblack Films, will be treated to a unique one-night event, 'Addicted: Live With Zane,' (more...)

JuntoBox Films Pioneers First-Ever Global Casting Campaign For Upcoming Feature Film 'The Driver'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ JuntoBox Films, a collaborative film studio for filmmakers and fans co-chaired by Forest Whitaker, today announced they are launching an online casting campaign for the male and female lead roles in their newest feature film 'The Driver.' (more...)

50 Cent Kicks Off Debut Season of Episodic Series CHRONICLES
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Beginning August 26th, Music Choice-the multi-platform video and music network-will debut Chronicles, its first artist-focused episodic series on its linear TV channel Music Choice Play (more...)

Netflix Chief Content Officer to Be Honored at Gotham Independent Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, will be presented with the 24th annual Industry Tribute (more...)

Nicole Maxali's FORGETTING THE DETAILS to Open 8/13 at The White Box
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Forgetting The Details, a solo show written by and featuring beautiful Filipina-American actress/comedienne Nicole Maxali, opens at The White Box (440 Lafayette Street) on Wednesday August 13th as part of the 15th Annual New York Fringe Festival. Paul Stein directs this endearing and humorous performance piece that addresses the timely topic of how to handle the sudden mental deterioration of a beloved relative while giving an insider's perspective on the tightly knit Filipino culture. (more...)

ABC Announces Return of STAND UP TO CANCER, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (more...)

Star-Studded STAND UP TO CANCER Broadcast Set for 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. (more...)

Comedian Anjelah Johnson Headed to Sound Board, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome comedian Anjelah Johnson to Sound Board on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

National Geographic's MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD is a Finalist in 2 Categories for Wildscreen Panda Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

National Geographic's giant-screen film Mysteries of the Unseen World was named a finalist in the 3-D and Science categories for this year's Wildscreen Panda Awards. The 40-minute film, narrated by actor Forest Whitaker, is an original production by National Geographic and Day's End Pictures that was created especially for giant-screen viewing and is available in 3-D and 2-D, 15/70 and digital formats. (more...)

MTI and iTheatrics Celebrate Turnaround Arts Program at The White House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Music Theatre International (MTI) and iTheatrics recently joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to support The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities' (PCAH) successful Turnaround Arts initiative, a program designed to help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap, and increase student engagement through the arts. The program was celebrated at the White House with a special showcase of various schools from around the country who have benefitted from the initiative. (more...)


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Beyonce Tops Nominees for 2014 BET Awards; Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

BET Networks has announced the nominations for the "BET Awards" 2014. Nominations were announced in 20 categories (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kiefer Sutherland Talks Event Series 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY, Premiering Tonight!
by Caryn Robbins - May 05, 2014

Today, Kiefer Sutherland, who also serves as executive producer of the show, spoke with BWW and other members of the press about this exciting television event! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Austin (more...)

CRT Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present Legally Blonde the Musical onstage at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater today, April 24-May 4. The 2007 winner of London's Olivier Award for Best Musical, stars Courtney Hammond as the intelligent, self-assured and fashion conscious Elle Woods. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

Anjelah Johnson Comes to Honolulu Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Live Nation welcomes comedian Anjelah Johnson to the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu, HI tonight, April 19, 2014 at 7pm. (more...)

BLACK NATIVITY Starring Jennifer Hudson Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

Academy Award-winning superstar Jennifer Hudson stars in the stage-to-screen adaptation of the classic Langston Hughes drama BLACK NATIVITY, which has now been released on DVD and Blu-ray. (more...)

Sandra Bullock Rockets to Number 1 in InterMedia Entertainment'' 'Q1 2014 DR Star Index'' Rankings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Clearly, Sandra Bullock is on top of the world following her critically acclaimed performance in Gravity, the box office smash that just won seven Oscars. (more...)

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