The Screen

This year is shaping up to be a great one for Black actors. From films that have already hit the big screen to the ones yet to drop, we took the time to round-up this 2016's movies featuring your favorite Black actors.


Looks like Alexandra Shipp is slated to take the reigns as storm in the latest installment of the X-Men film series, X-Men: Apocalypse, due in theatres May 27, 2016. Shipp, most recently known for her portrayal as superstar Aaliyah in Lifetime’s 2014 biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, will be joined on the silver screen […]

We are so close to the premiere of ‘Aaliyah: Princess of R&B‘ on Lifetime and we know you’re as excited about this as we are! Aaliyah was one of pop-culture’s most beloved triple threats and her legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of millions of people across the world. Her style, grace and skill […]


  As we get closer to the premiere of Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic, a new trailer was released for the TV movie. Played by Alexandra Shipp, we see the young songstress being coached up by her mother by telling her, “It takes more than some hot producer to create a superstar.” The 30-second clip also shows […]

Lifetime has been kind enough to grace its viewers with another glimpse at Alexandra Shipp pulling off her best impression of Aaliyah. Last week the…