Blackbird

Release Date:  4/24/15 (Theatrical Release, Limited); August 2015 (VOD); 2/16/14 (Pan African Film Festival) Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unknown Running Time:  99 mins. Studio:  KBiz Entertainment/Tall Skinny Black Boy Productions Director:  Patrik-Ian Polk Cast:  Mo’Nique (Claire Rousseau), Isaiah Washington (Lance Rousseau), Julian Walker (Randy Rousseau), Lindsay Seim (Libby), Nicole Lovince (Justine), Gary LeRoi Gray (Efrem), Hannah Moye…

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Beyond The Lights

a/k/a Blackbird Release Date:  November 14, 2014 Studio: Relativity Media Genre:  Drama Rating:  Not Available Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Noni Jean), Nate Parker (Kaz Nicol), Danny Glover (Captain David Nicol), Minnie Driver (Macy Jean), Elaine Tan (April), Aisha Hinds (J Stanley), Aml Ameen (Trey), Hayley Marie Norman (Shai). Story: Noni Jean is a hot…

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Sweet Thunder

Status:  Development Unknown (Script as of 1/17/17) Release Date:  TBA Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Specialty Films Director:  Not Available Cast: David Oyelowo, Danny Strong Details:  Deadline reports that David Oyelowo is ready to play iconic boxer Sugar Ray Robinson in a biopic based on the Wil Haygood biography Sweet Thunder: The Life And…

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Take My Wife

Status:  Development Unknown (Script as of 3/14/17) Release Date: TBA Genre: Comedy Rating: Not Available Studio: Lionsgate Films Director: TBA Cast: Tyler Perry Dwayne Johnson Story:  A recently divorced man attempts to find his ex-wife a new man in order to avoid paying alimony, but in the process, he falls in love again and then…

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Toussaint

Status:  Development Status – Script as of 9/17/17 Release Date:  TBA Genre:  Biography Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Louverture Films Director:  Danny Glover Cast: TBA Story:  Haitian revolution hero Toussaint L’Ouverture led one of the few successful slave uprisings in history. The slaves defeated French, Spanish and British armies and established the first independent Black republic, naming…

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Tulia

Status:  Delayed Release Date: TBA Genre:  Drama Rating: Not Available Studio: Lionsgate/Lift Films Director: John Singleton Cast: Halle Berry (Vanita Gupta), Billy Bob Thornton Story:  Pic centers on a lawyer’s efforts to expose a rash of drug convictions in rural Tulia, Texas, in 1999.  Adaptation of Nate Blakeslee’s book Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in…

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