Posts Tagged ‘FOREST WHITAKER’

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson (top) is starring in a new film about police corruption with Richard T. Jones (middle photo), Chris Klein, and Adam Rodriguez. Jackson, who is executive producing with Chris Lighty and Tim Roth, plays a gang-banger-turned-informant in Caught in the Crossfire, written and directed by newcomer Brian Miller, who attended film school in Grand Rapids, Mich., […]


80 years. 11 Black actors. 13 wins. 1st win in 1939. One in the 60s. Two each in the 80s and 90s. 7 in the 21st century. Of the roughly 300 winners (for acting) in Oscar’s 80-year history, only 13 gold statuettes — about 4% — have been given to a Black actor for a […]


Of the hundreds of studio films produced in 2008, 70 or so featured African-American/African actors. Believe it or not, there were a few films left over for other Black actors besides Samuel L. Jackson and the Smith family to appear in… We were glad to see a little more of Jeffrey Wright. Hey, where was […]