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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Lust:  A Deadly Sins Saga

a/k/a Lust:  A Seven Deadly Sins Story Release Date:  4/10/21; Lifetime Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Star Victoria Running Time:  Unknown Studios:  TD Jakes Enterprises, Big Dreams Entertainment, Lifetime. Cast:  Keri Hilson, LeToya Luckett-Walker, Tobias Truvillion, Durrell ‘Tank’ Babbs, Michael Anthony, Ms. Juicy, Clifton Powell, Phire Whitaker. Details:  Lifetime TV has teamed up with Bishop TD…

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Envy:  A Deadly Sins Saga

a/k/a Envy: A Seven Deadly Sins Story Release Date:   4/17/2021; Lifetime Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Damon Lee Studio(s):   TD Jakes Enterprises, Big Dreams Entertainment, Lifetime. Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Rose Rollins, Serayah, Kandi Burruss, Donovan Christie, Jr., Gregory Alan Williams, Da Brat, DC Young Fly, Clifton Powell, Hosea Chanchez. Details:   Lifetime TV has teamed…

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Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia

  Release Date:  4/3/21; Lifetime Genre:  Biography Rating:  Unknown Director:  Kenny Leon Studio(s):  Rock’n Robin Productions, Lincoln Square Productions Running Time:  TBA Cast:  The TV movie stars Tony Award nominee, SAG, and Grammy Award winning actress Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) as the legend and civil rights trailblazer.  Brooks is joined by an impressive…

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