Victoria

a/k/a #Victoria Release Date:  5/18/21; DVD (Original Release – 2018) Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Mark K. Buddington Studio(s):  Hudson Park Cinema, Hudson Park Media, United Millions, iTunes. Running Time:  119 mins. Cast:  Vanessa D. Fant, Khalimah Gaston, Jason Barkley Story:  Victoria moves from out of town into the poor inner city of New York with her father,…

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Run The World

Release Date:  5/16/21 – Series Premiere; Starz Genre:  Comedy/Drama Rating:  NR Director(s):  Jenée LaMarque, Justin Tipping, Nastaran Dibai, Millicent Shelton. Studio(s):  Lionsgate Television, Starz! Cast:  Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid. Story:  The Harlem-set series follows a group of 30-something Black women – Whitney (Amber Stevens West), Ella (Andrea Bordeaux), Renee (Bresha Webb) and…

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The Upshaws

Release Date:  5/12/21 – Series Premiere; Netflix Genre:  Comedy Rating:  NR Director(s):  Sheldon Epps, Ken Whittingham, Robbie Countryman, Kelly Park Studio(s):  Netflix, Push It Productions Cast:  Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes, Kim Fields, Page Kennedy, Diamond Lyons, Khali Daniya-Renee Spraggins, Jermelle Simon, Gabrielle Dennis, Journey Christine. Story:  A working-class Black family in Indiana strives for a better life and…

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Complex

Release Date:  5/11/21; DVD Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Joseph A. Elmore, Jr. Studio(s):  ElmoreVision Entertainment, Maverick Entertainment Group. Running Time:  106 mins. Cast:  Edrick Browne, Tasha Denise, Dominique Perry, Phil Wade. Story:  The disappearance of a beautiful woman and the murder of another, leads to the investigation of four different families, living inside of one apartment…

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Favorite Son

Release Date:  5/6/21; BET+ Genre:   Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Robin Givens Studio(s):  Swirl Films Cast:  Rotimi, Serayah, KeKe Wyatt, Jonathan McReynolds, Lisa Arrindell, E. Roger Mitchell. Story:  Directed by Robin Givens, Favorite Son – adapted from the Tiffany L. Warren novel of the same name – tells the story of two Gospel-singing brothers who are trying to…

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The Wonder Years

Status:  Pre-Production Genre:  Comedy Director:  Fred Savage Studio(s):  Lee Daniels Entertainment, American Broadcasting Company (ABC) Cast:  Don Cheadle, Dulé Hill, Saycon Sengbloh, Milan Ray, Laura Kariuki, Elisha Williams, Amari O’Neil, Julian Lerner. Details:  The Wonder Years is getting the reboot treatment at ABC.  The upcoming series, which received a pilot order from the network, will star…

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