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Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lupita Nyong'o was last seen in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Maz Kanata. She lends her voice to Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Jungle Book as Raksha and will next be seen in Mira Nair’s Queen of Katwe. Her feature film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave earned her an ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Meryl Streep & More Join JAMES AND THE GIANT PEAC Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Meryl Streep & More Join JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH TAIKA AND FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Roald Dahl Story Company has brought together Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, The Mandalorian, Jojo Rabbit) and a host of global stars including Ryan Reynolds, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong'o and Cara Delevingne to retell the beloved children's novel James and the Giant Peach in full.

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER to Debut on Disney+ Two Months Early Photo STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER to Debut on Disney+ Two Months Early
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

The final chapter of the Skywalker saga, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” will begin streaming two months early on Disney+ in honor of “May the 4th,” affectionately known by fans around the world as “Star Wars Day.”

BWW Previews: Facebook Live Events Schedule For A Weekend Of Pop and Rock Music Lover Photo BWW Previews: Facebook Live Events Schedule For A Weekend Of Pop and Rock Music Lovers
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 17, 2020

Facebook Live Events Schedule For A Weekend Of Pop and Rock Music Lovers

Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Oprah, & More Join ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME Photo Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Oprah, & More Join ONE WORLD: TOGETHER AT HOME
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

An expanded list of artists will appear in the a?oeOne World: Together At Homea?? global broadcast special, which will air across NBC, ABC, CBS and other global networks and platforms on Saturday, April 18 from 8-10 p.m. PT/ET.

Discovery Channel Celebrates Earth with Specials Featuring Zac Efron, Forrest Galante Photo Discovery Channel Celebrates Earth with Specials Featuring Zac Efron, Forrest Galante, and Josh Gates
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It is a day that remains the largest collective call-to-action in human history. And each year since, people have flocked together by the millions to campuses, parks, beaches and town squares around the world to stand up and fight for the planet.

VIDEO: Watch the 'Honest Trailers' Take on STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Photo VIDEO: Watch the 'Honest Trailers' Take on STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2020

Honest Trailers has released their take on the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Releases Early Photo STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Releases Early
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020

According to Engadget, Star Wars: the Rise of Skywalker is now available on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, and more!

Lizzo Wins Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards; Full List! Photo Lizzo Wins Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2020

Last night the NAACP Image Awards were held. Taking home the top prize of Entertainer of the Year was Lizzo.

QUEEN OF KATWE Actor Nikita Pearl Waligwa Has Died at 15 Photo QUEEN OF KATWE Actor Nikita Pearl Waligwa Has Died at 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020

According to Variety, actor Nikita Pearl Waligwa has died at age 15.

Sean Browne Discusses His Next Short Film 'Atoms' Photo Sean Browne Discusses His Next Short Film 'Atoms'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2020

Sean Browne is best known as the author of the children's book, 'The Very Loving Caterpillar,' and the corresponding award winning short film by the same name. Browne's next short is a film entitled, 'Atoms' which will be the segway to the feature film, 'Atoms.' Currently, according to Browne, he is in the development stage developing the characters and environmental sketches. There is a full pitch deck available for review for those interested in becoming involved.

Singer-Songwriter Lola Lennox Releases First Single 'In The Wild' Photo Singer-Songwriter Lola Lennox Releases First Single 'In The Wild'
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

With her first single, 'In The Wild,' singer-songwriter Lola Lennox is ready to hit the ground running in 2020. The song, available on streaming services, has an incredible companion video, gorgeously directed by Natalie Johns (Sam Smith, John Legend, Childish Gambino), who also worked with her mother, Annie Lennox, on her critically acclaimed PBS Special An Evening of Nostalgia, and 8 other music videos for the Nostalgia project. 

BWW Interview: Ryan Raftery Talks Launching IVANKA 2020 at Joe's Pub Photo BWW Interview: Ryan Raftery Talks Launching IVANKA 2020 at Joe's Pub
by Chris Struck - Feb 11, 2020

Chris Struck caught up with Ryan Raftery, writer and star, of the one-man musical comedy IVANKA 2020, coming to Joe's Pub later this February for eight shows starting on February 23rd and running until March 13th. Check out what Ryan Raftery has to say about his latest musical comedy!

VIDEO: Listen to the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Created for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWA Photo VIDEO: Listen to the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Created for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Disney Music has shared a video from the most recent Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, which features a song that Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote for the film. The clip shows the the Aki Aki's of the planet Pasaana singing Miranda's song a?oeLido Heya?? for the celebration scene in the film.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Michelle Williams, & More Take Home 2020 SAG Awards - See the F Photo Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Michelle Williams, & More Take Home 2020 SAG Awards - See the Full List of Winners!
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2020

On Sunday, January 19. the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held live on TNT and TBS! The SAG Awards celebrate the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year.

Chinonye Chukwu to Direct First Two Episodes of HBO Max's Limited Series AMERICANAH Photo Chinonye Chukwu to Direct First Two Episodes of HBO Max's Limited Series AMERICANAH
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

HBO Max, the upcoming direct-to-consumer offering from WarnerMedia set to launch in the spring of 2020, announced today that Sundance award-winning director Chinonye Chukwu (Clemency) will direct the first two episodes of its limited drama Americanah. Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel of the same name, Americanah is an epic story of a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery. The 10-episode limited series will star Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave; Black Panther), Zackary Momoh (Harriet), Emmy Award® winner Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), and Tony Award® nominee Corey Hawkins (In the Heights; BlacKkKlansman). Tony Award® nominee Danai Gurira (Black Panther; Eclipsed) will serve as showrunner and writer.

Corey Hawkins Joins AMERICANAH, Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Uzo Aduba Photo Corey Hawkins Joins AMERICANAH, Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Uzo Aduba
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Variety reports that Corey Hawkins has joined the cast of Danai Gurira's 'Americanah' on HBO Max.

Singapore Edits Out Same-Sex STAR WARS Kiss Photo Singapore Edits Out Same-Sex STAR WARS Kiss
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2019

Deadline reports that a scene in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' that depicts a same-sex kiss has been cut out of the film in Singapore.

CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Returns Dec. 29 Photo CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Returns Dec. 29
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Season five of SundanceTV's original unscripted series 'Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter' kicks off Sunday, December 29 at 10/9am CT. This season, talent behind this year's most talked about television shows and films open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed entertainment.

American Black Film Festival Announces 2020 MOVIE OF THE YEAR Nominees Photo American Black Film Festival Announces 2020 MOVIE OF THE YEAR Nominees
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

The American Black Film Festival Honors, the preeminent awards event celebrating Black culture and artists who have made distinguished contributions to the entertainment industry either through their work or as champions of diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, today announced the nominees for the “Movie of the Year” award.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER?
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come. 

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