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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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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Shirley

Status:  Announced Genre:  Biography Director:  John Ridley Studio(s):  Participant, Royal Ties Productions Cast:  Regina King (Shirley Chisholm) Details:  Regina King is set to star in and produce Shirley, the feature film biopic about Shirley Chisholm, America’s first Black congresswoman.  The film, produced by Participant, will be written and directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker John Ridley, with production…

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