Turner produced the Netflix film Uncorked, earlier this year starring Courtney B. Vance and Niecy Nash, directed by first-time filmmaker Prentice Penny (showrunner of HBO’s Insecure). Uncorked was the No. 1 movie stateside in its first weekend on the platform. He also produced the Sundance Award-Winning film Nine Days starring Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz, that was acquired earlier this year by Sony Pictures Classics. Blackfilm.com ranked Datari fourth on the list of Top 10 African-American producers of the decade. … [Read more...] about Jamie Foxx Inks Production Deal With Sony Pictures Entertainment
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DEADLINE: You mentioned Hanks questioned that Jerry’s marriage takes place late in the script. It’s your script and you’re the director, but big stars come with opinions. What changes did Tom Cruise ask for?CROWE: There was only one, very smart note that he had. When Cuba Gooding does his end zone dance after getting up from the near concussion on the playing field, Tom said, ‘where is Jerry Maguire? I just want to be invested in that moment so that I can build on it towards the end of the movie.’ His concern was basic; geographically, how do you get my character in that sequence, because I’m not sure it was spelled out in the script. Of course he was right, and I built it in for Jerry to be on the sidelines. This is the thing I got from Leigh Steinberg. When your guy goes down, your first instinct is to get to him, but you can’t. Jerry Maguire has a moment where he can’t get to his guy until later, in the hallway, and so that increased … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks, Jamie Foxx, Billy Wilder & Gwyneth Paltrow? Cameron Crowe Reflects On His ‘Jerry Maguire’ Journey
“Chemin Bernard is an exemplary casting director who has built an esteemed career by championing actors and helping tell stories that make an impact on culture,” said CSA president Russell Boast. “She has been a cornerstone to our craft who continues to inspire the next generation of artists.” … [Read more...] about Chemin Bernard, Who Found Early Roles For Terrence Howard, Jamie Foxx And Jada Pinkett Smith, Honored By Casting Society Of America
Please Jesus please… I know you know what’s best… but at this moment our hearts are writhing with so much pain… so to lose this beautiful black king renders me weak…please watch over his family and loved ones…. @chadwickboseman you have touched the lives of all of us… u will forever be remembered in the highest regard… REST IN POWER! our black king! Our black panther! 💔💔💔 … [Read more...] about Hollywood Reeling Over Chadwick Boseman; Spike Lee, Barack Obama, Issa Rae, Denzel Washington, Ava DuVernay, Ted Sarandos, Kamala Harris & Others Mourn Star’s Death – Update
In Living Color debuted in April 1990 and ran for five seasons on Fox. The show broke new ground for a network comedy show, constantly pushing the envelope of who and what can be skewered on TV. The show launched the careers of several comedic talents such as Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Tommy Davidson, and Jamie Foxx. Jennifer Lopez was also one of the "Fly Girls," who performed dance routines between the sketches and commercial breaks. … [Read more...] about In Living Color Comes Back to Fox!