A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Comic books are often portrayed as the fantasy world of aging white men. And while the industry has made some efforts to diversify their content, their creators have stayed pretty much white and male. Afua Richardson is neither, but has probably worked on your favorite books and you had no idea. Marvel’s Hip-Hop Variant cover of […]


It looks like Fox may be eyeing an X-Men series to add to its primetime lineup.  According to Entertainment Weekly, the network is in very early talks to possibly bring the franchise into viewers’ living rooms, but there are too few confirmed details to know for sure who is involved, when the show may premier, […]

Marvel mastermind Stan Lee just let it slip that Marvel Studios is finally bringing a black hero center stage for their very own movie! Yes,…

Since the film’s announcement, fans of the X-Men franchise have been wanting to know if Halle Berry would return as Storm. Well, the wait is finally over. A brand new trailer dropped today and Halle Berry is definitely getting in on the action. Berry was seen as the mutant character in the first few X-Men […]

Marvel and Disney are continuing their rollout of comic book based films after hitting paydirt with the “Iron Man” trilogy and “The Avengers.” With “Thor The Dark World” coming later this year, fans are already being primed for 2014 releases. RELATED:  Why Aren’t There More Black Superhero Movies? [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] In the trailer for “Captain […]

Black Music Month

Is there anything Jill Scott can’t do? The Philly-bred songstress has captivated millions of fans with her honey coated vocals and wowed us with her acting prowess in “Why Did I Get Married” and her own HBO mini-series “No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency.”  In 2010, Scott used both her talents, going behind the mic to […]

  If you are a fan of the X-Men series of films, you can stop stressing! Ms. Halle Berry has confirmed that she will indeed be reprising her role as Storm in X-Men Days Of Future Past! According to The Sun , Berry will be starring along side Hugh Jackman, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence and Ellen Page […]

A few weeks ago TheUrbanDaily.com listed five women who we felt could fill the mutant shoes of Storm in the X-Men movie.  Halle Berry has not committed to reprise her role as Ororo Munro so we threw some names into the ring and asked our readers to pick. Asked to choose between Naomie Harris, Dana Gurira, […]

Now that Marvel has solidified their domination of the superhero franchise with the mind-blowing success of last year’s Avengers, all systems are go in cranking out sequels to their other franchise properties. In addition to Thor: Dark World, Captain America 2,  Iron Man 3,  and Amazing Spider-Man 2,  X-Men returns in 2014 with Days of Future […]

His name is Edi Gathegi – a name you may not be familiar with, though his face might be immediately recognizable from his role as an evil vampire in the Twilight saga. Industry awareness of the star of both stage and screen is steadily growing. His role in this summer’s X-Men: First Class playing a […]