1 minute ago The first question that anybody asks when a movie reboot is announced is "Why?" Regarding the upcoming Men in Black reboot, Tessa Thompson has an answer. The actress is the first to agree that rebooting a franchise should only happen for a good reason, and she feels that putting a woman front and center, specifically a woman of color, in the franchise is a plenty good reason. Thompson spoke to CinemaBlend's own Mike Reyes recently while promoting her role in the upcoming Creed II and she told him... The name of the franchise, and the comic book that inspired it is, Men in Black and that was certainly the case in the original trilogy. Pretty much all of the characters of any real importance were dudes. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones (and his younger iteration from Men in Black III played by Josh Brolin) were the main characters and we rarely saw agents that weren't men. There were a few exceptions of course. At the end of the original Men in Black Linda Fiorentino … [Read more...] about Tessa Thompson Thinks They Found A Great Reason To Reboot Men In Black
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MICHAELA Coel's brand new series Black Earth Rising just kicked off on BBC Two. But, who is she, what were her roles in Black Mirror and what other TV shows has she been in? Here's the lowdown... Who is Michaela Coel and how old is she? Michaela Coel, born Michaela-Moses Ewuraba O Boakye-Collison, is a British actress and screenwriter. She is 30-years-old, having been born on October 1, 1987. The East London native is the daughter of Ghanian immigrants. Between 2007 and 2009, Michaela studied English Literature and Theology at the University of Birmingham. Afterward, she completed her education at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Michaela attended numerous poetry events to share her work, took part in theatre companies and even released the album Fixing Barbie to share her poetry and music. Little did she know that her graduation project at Guildhall entitled "Chewing Gum Dreams" would be picked up by Channel 4 in 2014 and turned into the comedy sitcom "Chewing Gum". Her show … [Read more...] about Who is Michaela Coel star of Black Earth Rising, how old is she and who did she play in Black Mirror?
Michaela Coel on challenges she has faced as a black woman in the TV industry BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Actress Michaela Coel has told of experiences she faced at drama school and in her career as a black woman, one of which involved a group of “brown and black” actors confined to a smaller space than a white co-star. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/michaela-coel-on-challenges-she-has-faced-as-a-black-woman-in-the-tv-industry-37242605.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37242603.ece/ea5de/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_141ff60a-1b35-48c4-abe4-6b9210ab6710_1 Email Actress Michaela Coel has told of experiences she faced at drama school and in her career as a black woman, one of which involved a group of “brown and black” actors confined to a smaller space than a white co-star. Delivering a powerful speech for the James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival, for which she received a … [Read more...] about Michaela Coel on challenges she has faced as a black woman in the TV industry
Shazam! and it is full of Easter Eggs, including one for Aquaman and Wonder Woman! Early on in the trailer, Billy Batson, (Asher Angel) is introduced to his new adopted brother, Freddie, (Jack Grazer), who immediately appears to be quite the superhero buff. In this introduction you can see Freddie wearing a black shirt. At first it’s a little difficult to see at first, but upon closer observation one can spot an Aquaman logo on the shirt. Later on in the trailer you can see the character wearing a Wonder Woman shirt as well. You can check out the stills below: Other: I was rewatching the Shazam! trailer and noticed Freddy was wearing a Wonder Woman shirt from DC_Cinematic Also read: Brainiac Will Return In ‘Krypton’ Season 2 In addition, the character also has quite the collection of superhero memorabilia. This includes a Times magazine showing General Zod’s ship from Man of Steel, the return of Superman, and a batarang replica on a … [Read more...] about Aquaman & Wonder Woman Easter Eggs Spotted In ‘Shazam!’ Trailer
BEGIN SLIDESHOWNetflix takes you down The Staircase in new trailerNetflix released a brand new trailer and poster today for their upcoming series, The Staircase, a thirteen part true crime documentary. Check it out in the player below!Before The Jinx, before Making a Murderer, before Serial, there was The Staircase. The titanic documentary series, which focuses on the sensational murder trial of Michael Peterson, was first broadcast fourteen years ago on French and American television. The series was updated five years ago with two new episodes. Netflix has now updated the series with an additional three new episodes that bring the story around full circle. The streaming service brings all of the episodes together so viewers can see the series in its entirety.The series opens on December 9, 2001, as a 48-year-old Kathleen Peterson is found dead and bloodied at the bottom of a staircase in the affluent North Carolina home she shared with her husband, successful … [Read more...] about Netflix Takes You Down The Staircase in New Trailer