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Eriq La Salle Joins Cast Of HBO Comedy “How To Make It In America”

Director/actor Eriq La Salle has landed a reoccurring role on the HBO comedy series How To Make It In America. The show follows to enterprising twenty-somethings, Ben (Bryan Greenberg) and Cam (Victor Rasuk) as they hustle their way through New York City determined to achieve their version of the American dream by making a name […]

Comedian Kevin Hart Cast In Steve Harvey’s “Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man”

Well ladies and gentlemen, we’ve already informed you HERE of the upcoming film Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man based on Steve Harvey‘s best selling book being produced by Rainforest Films (Takers, Obsessed and Stomp The Yard). This morning on Steve’s radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, producer Will Packer revealed his […]

Curtiss Cook Joins Cast Of Thriller “Arbitrage” & Will Play Eddie In Bill T. Jones’ “Super Fly” Musical

Curtiss Cook (Shutter Island, How to Make it in America, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent) has signed on to join the cast of an upcoming Nicholas Jarecki drama/thriller film, titled Arbitrage. In the film, a troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him […]

“The Hunger Games” Movie Adaptation Casts Newcomers In Thresh And Rue Roles

Any fans of The Hunger Games series of books? As I’m sure you know by now, a movie adaptation based on the best-selling trilogy of YA novels, written by Suzanne Collins, is in the works, as the films cast gradually comes together. I haven’t read the books, so I’m not at all equipped to discuss […]

Win A Role In Upcoming Movie Adaptation Of Steve Harvey’s “Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man”

Last week, I announced that this was definitely a go, with a summer shoot date scheduled. Read that post HERE if you missed it. In it, producer Will Packer said that the details of the production, including its cast, will be announced tomorrow, during Steve Harvey’s radio show, so we’ll be listening for that. In […]

Jennifer Hudson: “I Made Major Sacrifices To Perfect ‘Winnie’ Starring Role”

The trailer for the upcoming Winnie Mandela biopic, starring Jennifer Hudson as the titular character, and Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela, was met with much ridicule and derision when we unveiled it last fall; and rightfully so in my not-so humble opinion! The film was woefully miscast, and it’s evident; the acting just doesn’t look […]

Extras Sought For Tyler Perry’s “Good Deeds” (Go Go Dancers, Drag Queens, High Fashion Models)

Boy, with those needs, what kind of flick is Mr Perry making this time around? But anyway… News on the march…! NEW!! Tyler Perry Studios “Extras Casting Department” Tyler Perry Studios “Extras Casting Department” is casting Extras for the next feature film ”Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds.” Filming will be in Atlanta, GA , April – […]

Cynthia McWilliams Will Play Damon Wayans’ Wife In New CBS Sports Comedy Series

Cynthia McWilliams (The Chicago Code, and Prison Break) will join Damon Wayans in the upcoming new CBS comedy series pilot that’s set at a sports radio station, in which Wayans plays a smart-ass sports radio host. The character he plays, named Nick Herd, is said to be inspired by current ESPN personality Colin Cowherd. McWilliams […]

Terrence Howard Currently Shooting “Horrific” Thriller “A Single Shot” w/ William H. Macy, Juliette Lewis

Earlier today, I received a production listing of new films currently being shot in and around British Columbia, and, in scrolling through the list, saw that 1 of them co-stars Terrence Howard, in a film we’ve never covered on this site. I guess we just missed it. The film, described in the listing as a […]

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Will Assume BBF Duties In Supernatural Thriller, “Odd Thomas”

Gugu Mbatha-Raw has joined the case of Stephen Sommers’ supernatural thriller titled Odd Thomas, which is based on the bestselling novel by Dean Koontz. In the film, Mbatha-Raw will play Viola, the best friend of the main protagonist’s girlfriend, and a waitress with 2 adopted daughters of a dead junkie. A BBF with a heart […]

Halle Berry Is No Longer Going To “The Mountaintop” On Broadway; But Samuel L. Jackson Is

First announced for a Broadway run last spring, Katori Hall’s award-winning play, The Mountaintop, imagines a meeting between an enigmatic hotel maid and Martin Luther King Jr, the night before his assassination. The play premiered in London in 2009 to much critical acclaim, selling out almost throughout its run. British actors David Harewood and Lorraine […]

Mike Tyson Will Appear On Fox Comedy “Breaking In”

Since his successful appearance in the summer blockbuster The Hangover, Mike Tyson has been bitten by the acting bug. The 44 year old former boxing champion has just signed on to make a guest appearance on the Fox comedy show Breaking In. He’ll be playing himself. According to…Tyson plays a new client of Contra […]

Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm Jamal Warner to headline new series for BET

If you’ve anxiously been waiting for the return of Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm Jamal Warner to the airwaves then your wait will soon be over. It was announced today that the both of them will star in a new family series for BET, Reed Between the Lines. The show will deal with a married couple […]

DeRay Davis Joins Cast Of “21 Jumpt Street” Movie Adaptation As Leader Of Drug Ring

Comedian DeRay Davis has joined the cast of Columbia Pictures’ 21 Jump Street, joining Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson and Ice Cube in the big-screen adaptation of the popular late 1980s/early ’90s TV cop drama, being directed by the tag-team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs). Mr DeRay […]

Daniel Sunjata In Talks For Supporting Role In “The Dark Knight Rises”

Daniel Sunjata is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated The Dark Knight Rises, in a supporting role. Variety says that Sunjata will play “a courageous special forces operative” in the Warner Bros. sequel, which is scheduled to begin principal photography in Pittsburgh this summer, for a summer 2012 release. The […]

Stunt Woman For Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Mo’Nique, Viola Davis, Tyra Banks + More Gets Chance To Star

We don’t usually feature short films on this site until they are actually complete, allowing us to share them here. But I thought this one deserved to be an exception. The story goes… Jwaundace Candece has been a Hollywood stunt woman for just about her entire career in the business, which goes back to 2001. […]

Details On Yaya DaCosta’s Role In Northern Irish Comedy, “Whole Lotta Sole”

Details have surfaced on Yaya DaCosta‘s role in Northern Irish comedy I announced last week, which she joined the cast of, titled Whole Lotta Sole. The film is currently shooting in Belfast, with Ms DaCosta co-starring alongside Colm Meaney and Brendan Fraser in a film (directed by Terry George) that centers on Jimbo (played by […]

Extras (Police Officer Types & High School Students) Needed For “21 Jump Street” Movie Shoot In New Orleans

Courtesy of OLV… Coulon Casting is currently seeking extras for the upcoming shoot for the big screen adaptation of late 80s TV show 21 Jump Street, which stars Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Jonah Hill and Brie Larson. Principal photography begins in New Orleans on April 25th. What are they looking for? “They are specifically looking […]

Yaya DaCosta Joins Cast Of “Colorful Captives” In Irish Comedy

One of Sergio’s fantasy women, Yaya DaCosta (last seen in as Siren #3 in Tron: Legacy, and banging Mark Ruffalo in the critically-acclaimed The Kids Are Alright, both last year) has joined the case of a UK (Irish specifically) comedy titled Whole Lotta Sole. She’ll be co-starring alongside Colm Meaney and Brendan Fraser in a […]

Thandie Newton Will Be Shacking Up With Tyler Perry In “Good Deeds”

I guess they liked working together so much on For Colored Girls that they’ll be doing it again. As reported 2 days ago, Tyler Perry is set to write, direct, produce and star, this time in a romantic drama titled Good Deeds. In the film, Perry will take on the role of Glen Deeds, described […]

Comedienne Wanda Sykes Will Guest Star On Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva”

Lifetime network series Drop Dead Diva will be returning for a third season and, to kick things off, comedienne Wanda Sykes will make a guest appearance. According to, Sykes will play the character of Judge Yvonne Wright, an eccentric judge who isn’t amused and refuses to be swayed by Jane Bingum’s courtroom theatrics. The […]

Janis Gaye Not Happy About Julien Temple’s Marvin Gaye Film; Wants Denzel Washington For The Role

So… recall that Marvin Gaye project that British director Julien Temple is developing, which will focus on the making of the Midnight Love album, and that had reportedly been given a greenlight, with an $8 Million budget, financed through a Belgian tax shelter and Luxembourg’s CIAV… the project that we thought would be the first […]

Kimberly Elise Teams With Nollywood Star & Ghanaian Filmmaker For “Ties That Bind”

Kimberly Elise is reportedly currently in Ghana shooting a movie with Nollywood star Omotola Jalade and Ghanaian actress Ama K Abebrese, for Ghanaian/American director Leila Djansi. The film, titled Ties That Bind, is said to be a multi-million production, which director Leila describes as her biggest project yet, and “tells the story of 3 women […]

James Brown’s Family Considering Eddie Murphy, Chris Brown & Usher To Star In Godfather Of Soul’s Biopic

So says James Brown’s daughter, Dr. Yamma Brown in the clip below, which surfaced a couple of days ago… the project is in limbo right now, though Spike Lee has long been attached to direct, since it was initially announced about 4 years ago, with uber-producer, Brian Grazer overseeing the project. As I believe I’ve […]

Comedian Craig Robinson Set To Star In “Rapturepalooza” As The Anti-Christ!

Comic actor Craig Robinson has a new film in development and…he’s the star! The project is called Rapturepalooza and is a comedic look at life after the fallout of a religious apocalypse. Mr Robinson will play the Anti-Christ! Described as a “Zombieland meets The Big Lebowski,” the film was written by Chris Matheson and will […]