Posts Tagged ‘black 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 […]


Neither Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) nor Viola Davis (Doubt), who competed against each other in the Best Supporting Actress category, got to go home with the gold statuette last night. Well, it’s still an honor to be nominated. Separately, producers of Trouble the Water, an Oscar-nominated¬†documentary, based on the handheld […]


¬† 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 […]