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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.

Celebrated actor Don Cheadle has always had a fascination with legendary trumpeter Miles Davis. Thanks to a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo, Don Cheadle will be able to make his directorial debut about the life of one of his favorite artists. The film titled “Miles Ahead” will focus on Davis’ return to music after a five […]

Don Cheadle is the latest to fund his movie project with crowdfunding. He’s raising money for the Miles Davis biopic, “Miles Ahead,” he’s been working on, and is looking to the public for assistance with Indiegogo. He’s looking to raise $325,000 for the flick (which he will make his feature film directorial debut) by July 10. […]

The Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission announced that Don Cheadle’s  film about iconic jazz innovator Miles Davis will be filming there in July. Cheadle will direct and produce the film called “Miles Ahead” from a script that he co-wrote. “We look forward to exploring the culture, musicians and backdrop of this city. We are hoping […]

Actor Don Cheadle has been a leading man in Hollywood for a long time. He’s had star turns in hit films like “Out of Sight,” “Traffic,” and “Iron Man 2.” However, what truly makes him a leading man is his effort to shine a light on the charitable causes around the world. Not only is […]

It’s a storyline we have down to a science.  We flock to the few scripted shows that star talented black actors and actresses. We nearly become die hards when we find out that the show is actually good. When awards season comes around, we cling to hope that our favorite actresses will defy the odds […]

Kerry Washington is having a really good year. Fresh off the news of her top secret marriage to NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, and a successful second season of the primetime sudser “Scandal”,  Washington made the cut as an Outstanding Lead Actress nominee.  Unfortunately Kerry was the only series regular  from the ABC hit series to […]

Having longevity in a business where the new young thing is an ongoing search is a daunting task. Actress Nia Long has done that and then some. Since stepping into the entertainment business some 27 years ago, Nia Long has played some of the most memorable characters in black film, most notably Nina Mosley in […]

So there was only one person who was able to hold it down for the people of color last night at the Golden Globes, and we couldn’t pick a better choice than Don Cheadle. The actor won for best actor in a comedy for his role in the TV show House of Lies. There weren’t […]

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Unless it’s the planet Earth, which needs an entire overhaul according to Don Cheadle, aka Captain Planet. The Hollywood star is reprising his spoof of the ’80s cartoon for “Funny or Die” and it’s really making the case for a full length parody. After saving the world last […]

Love Jones stars Larenz Tate and Nia Long will reunite on the Showtime series, House of Lies. The Hollywood Reporter says Tate and Long have signed on for recurring roles on the sophomore season of the Don Cheadle-led comedy. Tate will play Cheadle’s “younger, less ambitious activist brother” while Long will play “a fellow consultant […]