acting

  Think Scandal actress Kerry Washington attributes her career success to her own acting abilities? She doesn’t. The film and television star, who has a lead role in Tyler Perry’s new comedy, Peeples, views her accomplishments through a lens of gratefulness, saying, she has simply been “blessed.” In an interview with Ebony Magazine, the 36-year-old Hollywood celeb says, “I’ve […]

  Denzel Washington is up for an Academy Award this Sunday night for his portrayal of a booze-swilling, drug-addicted airline pilot in Flight. In an interview with The Guardian’s Xan Brooks, Washington said he avoided the Hollywood celebrity culture and just wanted to be known for the quality of his work. “What’s a celebrity anyway?” he said. “Paris […]

Many kids with famous parents often go on to seek their own careers in music or acting. A famous last name along with the connections made by the parent eases one into a career in Hollywood. They’ll tell you that they had to overcome their famous last name or that they didn’t receive any special […]

With two major Christian films under his belt (Blessed & Cursed and A Beautiful Soul),Deitrick Haddon has opened up about his love for movies and acting secrets with fans and supporters. During a recent interview with Ugospel.com, Deitrick discussed the steps he took to prepare for his role as “Andre Stephens” in the film A Beautiful Soul.  His […]

After disputing untrue online rumors in May claiming Bobbi Kristina walked off the set of his TBS dramedy “For Better or Worse,” Christian entertainment mogul Tyler Perry is getting everyone prepared to see what really took place on set. According to Perry, the creator of the show, Bobbi’s impressive acting display would have made her […]

After years of viewing their public talents through their various award-winning projects, the backstage life and times of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee will finally be recognized in the forthcoming documentary, “Life’s Essentials With Ruby Dee.” Directed by Dee’s grandson Muta’Ali Muhammad and his partner Jevon “NJ” Frank, the documentary marks the first official project […]

James Earl Jones has been named the 2012 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humanity. The critically acclaimed stage and screen actor will accept the award at a Nov. 19 gala at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Pamela Browner White, chairwoman of the award’s board […]

It’s official: Oprah’s heading back to the silver screen. Director Lee Daniels confirms that Oprah will be playing a big role in his film The Butler, which starts shooting in New Orleans in July. “It’s a true story of a man (Eugene Allen) who served several decades in the White House,” says Lee Daniels. “Forest […]

Now that she dominates reality television, fashion and nightlife coast to coast, Kim Kardashian has set her sights on the biggest spotlight of them all: the big screen. The reality star/designer/businesswoman/HuffPost Game Changer has joined the cast of Tyler Perry’s next film, “The Marriage Counselor,” she tweeted Friday night. Based on one of Perry’s plays, […]