Lovecraft Country

Release Date:  8/16/20, Series Premiere; HBOGenre:  DramaRating:  NRDirector:  Yann DemangeStudio(s):  Bad Robot, Monkeypaw Productions, Warner Bros. Television, HBO. Cast:   Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Letitia Dandridge), Michael Kenneth Williams (Montrose Freeman), Aunjanue Ellis (Hippolyta Black), Courtney B. Vance (George Black), Jonathan Majors (Atticus Black), Wunmi Mosaku (Ruby Dandridge), Demetrius Grosse (Marvin Baptiste), Abbey Lee (Christina Braithwhite), Jamie Chung…

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Miss Virginia

Release Date:  10/18/19; In Theaters & VOD Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  R.J. Daniel Hanna Studio(s):   Moving Picture Institute, Vertical Entertainment. Running Time:  102 mins. Cast:  Uzo Aduba (Virginia Walden), Vanessa Williams (Sally Ray), Aunjanue Ellis (Congresswoman Lorraine Townsend), Amirah Vann (Shondae Smith), Adina Porter (Annette Johnson), Niles Fitch (James), Nadji Jeter (Bonz), Matthew Modine…

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The Clark Sisters:  The First Ladies of Gospel

Release Date:  4/12/20; Lifetime Genre:  Biography Studio(s):  Revele Entertainment, Flavor Unit Producer(s):  Loretha Jones; Holly Carter, Shakim Compere Director:  Christine Swanson Cast:  Aunjanue Ellis (Mattie Moss Clark) Christina Bell (Twinkie), Kierra Sheard (Karen), Sheléa Frazier (Dorinda), Raven Goodwin (Denise), Angela Birchett (Jacky). Details:  Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott are executive producing the…

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Pimp

Release Date:  11/9/18; In Theaters & VOD Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Christine Crokos Studio(s):   Adrenaline Entertainment, 1821 Pictures Running Time:  110 mins. Cast:  Keke Palmer, Haley Ramm, Aunjanue Ellis, Vanessa Morgan, Mike E. Winfield, Edi Gathegi, DMX. Story:   Keke Palmer plays a struggling pimp named Wednesday whose fortune changes after her girlfriend Nikki (Haley…

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Release Date:  11/30/18; In Theaters Genre:  Crime/Drama Rating:  R Director:  Barry Jenkins Studio(s):   Annapurna Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment. Running Time:  117 mins. Cast:  KiKi Layne (Tish Rivers), Stephan James (Alonzo ‘Fonny’ Hunt), Regina King (Sharon Rivers), Colman Domingo (Joseph Rivers), Teyonah Parris (Ernestine Rivers), Michael Beach (Frank Hunt), Aunjanue Ellis (Mrs. Hunt), Ebony Obsidian…

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Of Mind and Music

a/k/a Una Vida: A Fable of Music and the Mind Release Date:  2/12/16 (In Theaters); 3/29/16 (DVD); 2014 Genre:  Drama Rating:  PG-13 Running Time:  97 mins. Studio(s):  Monterey Video; Una Vida Productions Director:  Richie Adams Cast:  Joaquim de Almeida (Dr. Alvaro Cruz), Aunjanue Ellis (Una Vida), Bill Cobbs (Stompleg), Ruth Negga (Jessica), Sharon Lawrence (Angela…

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