gina prince-bythewood

The success train that is Sanaa Lathan is on continues to gain steam in 2015. After nailing a number one movie with The Perfect Guy, Lathan’s string of success keeps on going. She just notched herself a big role in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s new TV series slated to air on FOX. Prince-Bythewood’s untitled series is currently in […]

  Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren recently went in on pop star Rita Ora for failing to properly promote the song “Grateful,” which Ora performs on the soundtrack for the Gina Prince-Bythewood-directed film, Beyond the Lights.  The Warren-penned song is up for an Oscar for Best Original Song, and Billboard reports that […]

Want to create the ultimate playlist for Valentine’s night? Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of Beyond The Lights and Love & Basketball, shares her top five love songs to truly set the stage. She scored one of the best love scenes of all-time with Maxwell’s “This Woman’s Work,” so we’re going with her record. Check out Prince-Bythewood’s […]

Take Harlem’s heartbeat/ Make a drumbeat/ Put it on a record, let it whirl…– Langston Hughes Gina Prince-Bythewood, writer and director of Beyond The Lights and the beloved film, Love & Basketball, shared a sweet ode to Harlem with Langston Hughes’ poem, “Juke Box Love Song.” Watch the modern day storyteller’s retelling of one of […]

Despite not being nominated in any of the film categories such as Best Picture, Best Director, or Best Screenplay, Gina Prince-Bythewood’s 2014 offering, Beyond the Lights, did manage to grab one Academy Award nomination.  The Diane Warren-penned “Grateful,” performed on the film’s soundtrack by Rita Ora, earned a nomination for Best Original Song, marking Warren’s […]

Director of the recently released film “Beyond The Lights,” Gina Prince-Bythewood penned an open letter to encourage moviegoers to support her critically acclaimed love story. MUST SEE: Box Office Report: ‘Beyond The Lights’ Comes Up Short The film opened on November 14 and has grossed a disappointing $13 million as of December 3; the production budget […]

  It’s been thirteen years since writer and director Gina Prince-Bythewood brought movie fans the love story of childhood friends Quincy and Monica in the romantic drama “Love & Basketball.”   Bythewood’s directorial debut starring Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps grossed over $27 Million at the box office and still hovers in the top five […]

The beautiful Halle Berry was accompanied by Diahann Carroll, Gina Prince-Bythewood and Taraji P. Henson in being honorees for the 2nd Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.