Deidra & Laney Rob A Train

Release Date:  3/17/17; Netflix Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Running Time:  92 mins. Director:  Sydney Freeland Studio:   Netflix Cast:   Ashleigh Murray (Deidra), Rachel Crow (Laney), Tim Blake Nelson (Truman), David Sullivan (Chet), Danielle Nicolet (Marigold), Sasheer Zamata (Ms. Spencer), Missi Pyle (Mrs. Fowler), Sharon Lawrence (Veronica), Lance Gray (Jet) Story:  Deidra Tanner is a whip-smart high…

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Madiba

Release Date:  2/1/17, 2/8/17, 2/15/17; BET Genre:  Drama/Biography Director:  Kevin Hooks Studio(s):   Blue Ice Pictures, Black Entertainment Television (BET) Cast:  Laurence Fishburne (Nelson Mandela), David Harewood, Orlando Jones, Terry Pheto. Story:  A three-part saga telling the “definitive story” of Nelson Mandela.  Madiba, based on two Mandela autobiographies, Conversations with Myself and Nelson Mandela by Himself, tells…

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Step Sisters

a/k/a Ain’t No Half Steppin’ Release Date:   3/31/17; Theaters Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Director:  Charles Stone III Studio(s):   Broad Green Pictures, Los Angeles Media Fund. Cast:  Megalyn Echikunwoke (Jamilah), Naturi Naughton (Aisha), Eden Sher (Beth), Alessandra Torresani (Amber), Gage Golightly (Libby), Lyndon Smith (Danielle), Matt McGorry (Dane), Marque Richardson (Kevin), Nia Jervier (Saundra). Story:  The…

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