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Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM  Photo Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox & Hal Hartley Up Next On THE BEST OF TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Legendary directors Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Josh Fox and Hal Hartley are Tom Needham's special guests on this Thursday's THE BEST OF THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Starz Greenlights POWER BOOK IV: FORCE Starring Joseph Sikora Photo Starz Greenlights POWER BOOK IV: FORCE Starring Joseph Sikora
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced today the series order for 'POWER BOOK IV: FORCE,' which will be the third new series in the expanded 'Power' Universe from creator, writer and executive producer Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson.

Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop PAPER GODS for ABC Photo Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop PAPER GODS for ABC
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. will develop PAPER GODS for ABC, written and executive produced by Tash Gray (P. Valley, Snowfall, Raising Kanan) and based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

LaToya Morgan Announces LOVE & BASKETBALL Photo LaToya Morgan Announces LOVE & BASKETBALL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

AFI Alum LaToya Morgan announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: LOVE & BASKETBALL. The film, starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood served as an Artist-in-Residence for AFI'S Directing Workshop for Women in 2015.    

VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for FATAL AFFAIR Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for FATAL AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

Netflix has shared the trailer for Fatal Affair, starring Nia Long, Omar Epps, and Stephen Bishop.

Tony Award Nominee Hailey Kilgore Joins Cast of POWER Prequel Photo Tony Award Nominee Hailey Kilgore Joins Cast of POWER Prequel
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced today that Hailey Kilgore has joined the cast of 'Power Book III: Raising Kanan,' playing Jukebox - a character fans of the franchise will recall - in a series regular role. The character of Jukebox first appeared in the original 'Power' series portrayed by Tony(R) Award-winner Anika Noni-Rose.

HAMILTON, Michael Feinstein and More are Coming to the Kravis Center Photo HAMILTON, Michael Feinstein and More are Coming to the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is offering Broadway's biggest hit, plus amazing concerts and memorable special events for every entertainment preference, from classical music to razzle dazzle dancers, from international performing artists to musical favorites from the Great American Songbook, along with several fascinating talks and lectures throughout the month of February.

Omar Epps to Host First Ever Social Impact Showcase at the 2019 American Black Film F Photo Omar Epps to Host First Ever Social Impact Showcase at the 2019 American Black Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The 23rd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF), taking place in Miami June 12-16, launches the first Social Impact Showcase, a curated program dedicated to raising awareness of films based on cause-related themes, relevant to communities of color.  This year's theme Fatherhood: The Foundation of the Black Family will feature a collection of short films, followed by an engaging conversation with the directors, and the event hostβ€” actor and author Omar Epps.  

PROGRAMMERS' NOTEBOOK: ON LOVE Comes to BAM Next Month Photo PROGRAMMERS' NOTEBOOK: ON LOVE Comes to BAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

From Thursday, February 14 through Thursday, February 21, BAM presents Programmers' Notebook: On Love, the first in a new recurring series in which BAM's film programming team responds to a thought-provoking theme. This wide-ranging survey presents some of cinema's most perceptive portraits of this fundamental emotion in all of its disparate forms-romantic, familial, fraternal, self-love, love of nature, love as passion, love as pain, and everything in between.

Rob Riggle to Host AMERICAN VALOR: A SALUTE TO OUR HEROES Photo Rob Riggle to Host AMERICAN VALOR: A SALUTE TO OUR HEROES
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The American Veterans Center's annual broadcast special in honor of Veterans Day, American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes, will once again return to television this year. Emmy Award nominated actor/comedian veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Rob Riggle, pays tribute to our service men and women spanning from World War II to the present day. Noted celebrities who will lend their voices to tell the stories of service and valor, including  John Krasinski, Matthew McConaughey, Harrison Ford, Scarlett Johansson, Robin Roberts and Gary Sinise.  

USA Network Cancels SHOOTER After Three Seasons Photo USA Network Cancels SHOOTER After Three Seasons
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

USA Network has cancelled SHOOTER, according to Variety. 

VIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming Episode of SHOOTER Photo VIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming Episode of SHOOTER
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2018

VIDEO: Watch Promo For Upcoming Episode of SHOOTER

VIDEO: Check Out Promo For All New SHOOTER Photo VIDEO: Check Out Promo For All New SHOOTER
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

VIDEO: Check Out Promo For All New SHOOTER

Mansa Productions' First Film A FATHER'S LOVE Debuts At 2018 American Black Film Fest Photo Mansa Productions' First Film A FATHER'S LOVE Debuts At 2018 American Black Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Mansa Productions will show its debut film at the 2018 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), in Miami on Saturday, June 16. The Atlanta-based production company was founded to develop and produce captivating film and television content, as well as create engaging and interactive entertainment events.

Actor and Proud Father Omar Epps Releases Inspirational and Moving Memoir 'From Fathe Photo Actor and Proud Father Omar Epps Releases Inspirational and Moving Memoir 'From Fatherless to Fatherhood'
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Highly acclaimed actor Omar Epps, who has starred in classic films such as 'Juice,' 'Higher Learning' and 'Love and Basketball' as well as the blockbuster television series 'House,' has released his new memoir in time for Father's Day. In 'From Fatherless to Fatherhood,' Epps writes intimately and earnestly about his journey from humble beginnings in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was raised in a single-parent household, through his rise in the entertainment industry and ultimate success as an actor and family man.

World-Renowned Actor and Proud Father Omar Epps Releases Inspirational and Moving Mem Photo World-Renowned Actor and Proud Father Omar Epps Releases Inspirational and Moving Memoir 'From Fatherless to Fatherhood'
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

In his new book, Epps presents an insightful examination of the importance of family and community and initiates a personal, unapologetic and emotional conversation about childhood, manhood and parenting

BWW Interview: Emmy Winning Composer Geoff Zanelli talks  TRAFFIK and Composing for F Photo BWW Interview: Emmy Winning Composer Geoff Zanelli talks TRAFFIK and Composing for Film
by Brooke Yunis - Apr 9, 2018

Emmy-winning composer, Geoff Zanelli took the time to talk about his experience composing for Deon Taylor's upcoming film TRAFFIK and his process when composing music.

Green Apple Acquires North American Distribution Rights to Urban Film Library from Ba Photo Green Apple Acquires North American Distribution Rights to Urban Film Library from Bag Talk Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Green Apple Entertainment has acquired North American rights to a five-title library of urban films from Bag Talk Entertainment for distribution on television, VOD, DVD/Blu-ray and digital platforms.

Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, Today Photo Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Def Comedy Jam 25 will launch exclusively on Netflix Today, September 26th in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, β€œDef Comedy Jam.”

Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, 9/26 Photo Dave Chappelle & More Set for DEF COMEDY JAM 25 Launching on Netflix, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Def Comedy Jam 25 will launch exclusively on Netflix Tuesday, September 26th in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic show, β€œDef Comedy Jam.”

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