The Trip to Bountiful

Release Date:  March 8, 2014 (Made-for-TV; Lifetime Network) Genre:  Drama Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Ostar Productions/Lifetime Television Director:  Michael Wilson Cast:  Cicely Tyson (Mrs. Watts), Vanessa Williams (Jessie Mae Watts), Blair Underwood (Ludie Watts), Clancy Brown (Sheriff) Keke Palmer (Thelma). Story:  As reported on January 6, 2014 by Broadway World, The Trip to Bountiful is…

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Blackbird

Release Date:  4/24/15 (Theatrical Release, Limited); August 2015 (VOD); 2/16/14 (Pan African Film Festival) Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  99 mins. Studio:  KBiz Entertainment/Tall Skinny Black Boy Productions Director:  Patrik-Ian Polk Cast:  Mo’Nique (Claire Rousseau), Isaiah Washington (Lance Rousseau), Julian Walker (Randy Rousseau), Lindsay Seim (Libby), Nicole Lovince (Justine), Gary LeRoi Gray (Efrem), Hannah Moye…

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Dear White People

Release Date:  2/3/15 (DVD); 10/17/14 (Theatrical Release) Genre: Comedy/Drama Rating: Not Available Running Time: 100 mins. Studio:  Duly Noted/ Homegrown Pictures Director: Justin Simien Cast:  Tyler James William (Lionel Higgins), Tessa Thompson (Samantha White),  Teyonah Parris (Colandrea Conners), Brandon P. Bell (Troy), Kyle Gallner (Kurt), Dennis Haysbert (Dean). Story:   Dear White People follows the stories of four black students…

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Beyond The Lights

a/k/a Blackbird Release Date:  November 14, 2014 Studio: Relativity Media Genre:  Drama Rating:  Not Available Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Noni Jean), Nate Parker (Kaz Nicol), Danny Glover (Captain David Nicol), Minnie Driver (Macy Jean), Elaine Tan (April), Aisha Hinds (J Stanley), Aml Ameen (Trey), Hayley Marie Norman (Shai). Story: Noni Jean is a hot…

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Black Panther

Release Date:  2/16/18 Genre: Action Rating: Not Available Studio: Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures Director:  Ryan Coogler Cast:  Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther), Michael B. Jordan (Erik Killmonger), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Danai Gurira (Okoye), Martin Freeman (Everett K. Ross), Daniel Kaluuya (W’Kabi), Angela Bassett (Ramonda), Forest Whitaker (Zuri), Andy Serkis (Ulysses Klaue/Klaw), Florence Kasumba (Ayo), John…

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The Crusaders

Status:  Development Status Unknown as of July 1, 2014 Release Date: TBA Genre: Drama/Biography Rating: Unknown Studio: Landscape Entertainment Director: TBA Cast: Terrence Howard, Topher Grace Story:  A dedicated young lawyer becomes the only white member of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and fights side by side with Thurgood Marshall in the courts to destroy segregation. The…

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