Posts Tagged ‘African-American actors’

British actor Idris Elba, 36, will join the cast of NBC’s primetime comedy The Office next week as Michael Scott’s new boss. Michael Scott is portrayed by comic actor Steve Carell — the star of the show. The Office airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. (EDT). Look for Elba later this year in the movie Obsessed […]


  His movies — 7 in all — have grossed over $300 million in the last four years. Four have debuted at #1, including Madea Goes to Jail, his latest effort and, so far, his biggest — opening weekend box-office receipts reached $41.1 million. That’s a 37% increase versus his second-best #1 debut, Madea’s Family […]


Veteran actor Giancarlo Esposito produced, directed, and starred in this quiet film about small-town life in South Carolina that gets more interesting with each passing minute–parallel storylines examine the social and emotional aftermath of the martyrdom of a 60s civil rights activist, played by Samuel L. Jackson, and the present-day development of a golf course […]