The Black Nativity, the season’s newest holiday film, boldly displays the true meaning of faith and forgiveness. The musically delightful drama is a modern-day retelling of Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes’ 1961 play “The Birth of Christ.” The Black Nativity, which released Wednesday nationwide, is set in the streets of Harlem, N.Y. The film centers […]

  He’s an R&B superstar in the making and just may be a household name after audiences see him in the film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity.” Jacob Latimore is only 17-years-old, but on screen he possesses the skill and delivery of an industry pro. In the Kasi Lemmons-directed film, Latimore plays Langston, a troubled teen of a single […]

  TD Jakes and his family hit the carpet. TD Jakes and Forest posed it up with Kasi Lemmons. Last night in NYC, Jennifer Hudson trekked it to the Apollo Theater in her printed Louboutins for the big premiere of the upcoming Holiday musical Black Nativity. Check out the fab chick and her co-stars, like […]

Jennifer Hudson and Jacob Latimore in “Black Nativity” * Jennifer Hudson says “Black Nativity” was one of dozens of musicals sent to her in the years after winning an Academy Award for “Dreamgirls.” She had turned them all down in favor of more dramatic fare, like “The Secret Life of Bees,” “Winnie Mandela” and the forthcoming “The Inevitable […]

Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson tweeted this movie poster of the cast of the upcoming holiday movie Black Nativity, starring Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J Blige, Nas, Jacob Latimore, Tyrese, and produced by Bishop TD Jakes. The film hits theaters on Nov. 27th. Photo by D. Blanks. courtesy of

Jennifer Hudson portrays a single mother in the upcoming film ”Black Nativity,” and she gave tips to single mothers on “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show.” Hear what…

Check out this new trailer for the musically uplifting BLACK NATIVITY starring Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Jacob Latimore, Tyrese Gibson and Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker. In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New […]

A highlight of Sunday’s “BET Awards ‘13” telecast took place during an early commercial break when a trailer for the upcoming holiday musical “Black Nativity” made its debut. The contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ play stars Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige and Nas – billed as his real name,Nasir Jones.“Black Nativity” follows Langston (Latimore), a streetwise teen from […]

  On a frigid Saturday in early March as the midnight hour draws nigh, Mary J. Blige materializes on an outdoor basketball court sporting a blond mushroom-cloud of an Afro wig, a white leather maxi-coat and matching stiletto-heeled boots — along with a pair of giant wings perched on her back. Among her audience: three […]

  Mary J. Blige was spotted filming Black Nativity in New York on Tuesday. Mary plays an angel named‘Platinum Fro’ in the film which is a retelling of the classic Nativity story – which also co-stars Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker. The “Mr. Wrong” songstress was recently honored atVibe’s Impact Awards. CLICK HERE to read story article courtesy of […]

  Fox Searchlight’s adaptation of Langston Hughes’ 1961 gospel musical Black Nativity — will start filming later this month with Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese Gibson and Jacob Latimore.  Writer-director Kasi Lemmons (best known for Eve’s Bayou) is writing and directing the film. Black Nativity follows the story of Langston, a teenage boy […]