All The Queen’s Men

Release Date:   9/9/21; BET+ (all episodes)
Genre:  Drama
Director: Kim Fields Morgan
Studio(s):  Tyler Perry Studios, Pitch Black Development, LLC, BET+

Story:   All the Queen’s Men is a drama series being developed by Tyler Perry Studios for the BET+ streaming serviceThe series is based on the book Ladies Night and centers around the life of Marilyn ‘Madam’ DeVille. Madam is a fierce businesswoman who is at the top of her game in the nightclub industry and surrounded by a band of trusted employees who are down to make sure that she is successful. But Madam, a self-proclaimed boss, soon discovers that more money and more power mean more problems. Will Madam retain reign as she navigates this dangerous and sexy society?  Will the sensuous world of exotic dancing cost Madam her queendom and potentially her life?

Cast/Characters

Eva Marcille as Marilyn ‘Madam’ Deville, a savvy, powerful, uncompromising businesswoman who owns a high-class male strip club that she runs fairly but with a firm hand; she’s unafraid to do whatever it is she has to do to keep her business going.

Skyh Alvester Black as AMP ‘Addiction’ Anthony, a dancer with a hidden past who has found difficulty getting hired after being released from prison, so he goes to work as a bouncer/ doorman in Madam’s club, Eden.

Candace Maxwell as DJ Dime, the resident DJ at Club Eden. She is ambitious and looks to Madam as a mentor.

Racquel Palmer as Blue, Madam’s chief of security. Blue is frequently seen at Madam’s side when things get a little dicey.

Michael ‘Bolo’ Bolwaire as Doc, one of the male strippers at Club Eden. Doc gets along well with his fellow dancers and a little too well with one of Eden’s patrons.

Keith ‘Fatal Attraction’ Swift as Babyface, is the oldest dancer of the group, though he doesn’t look it. He’s questioning the number of days he has left at the club and his many client entanglements cause him plenty of drama.

Dion Rome as El Fuego, one of the dancers at Madam’s Club Eden who is a bit flirtatious with Madam. He loves who he loves and is quite the techy.

Jeremy ‘Masterpiece’ Williams as Midnight, a confident and tough male stripper who sparks a different vibe in Madam than the other strippers. She enjoys him though it’s hard to say how personal their relationship is.

Christian Keyes as The Concierge is a calmly intense hitman, and member of the Damascus family, hired to blackmail Madam.

Sources:  Deadline; The Wrap; urbanhollywood411.com.  Photo Sources:  Yahoo News; entornointeligente.com; Tylerperry.com.

Trailer:

Never and Again

Release Date:  2/11/21; Amazon Prime
Genre:   Romance
Rating:  TV-14
Director:  LazRael Lison
Studio(s):  Summer House Pictures, Genius Minds, J&R Productions (II), Asah Entertainment, BET+.
Running Time:  89 mins.

Cast:  Jackie Long (Kevin James), Denise Boutte (Jasmine Washington), Christian Keyes (Robert Washington), Master P (Boss Man), Ella Joyce (Mrs. Donna), Vanessa Simmons (Sonya), Bebe Drake (Ms. Addis).

Story:  Kevin and Jasmine who, as two teenagers with equal passion for each other’s dreams – his love for football and hers for music – fall head over heels in love with each other but tragedy and one horrible lapse in judgment tears them apart. Many years later Kevin and Jasmine have to trust one another after their paths cross again.  Is their first love strong enough for them to save each other now?  Source(s):  Amazon Prime.

Trailer:

Love By The 10th Date

love-on-the-10th-datea/k/a The 10th Date

Release Date:  1/28/17; Lifetime
Genre:  Comedy/Romance
Rating:  NR
Director:  Nzingha Stewart
Studio(s):  Silver Screen Pictures, Lifetime Television.

Cast:  Meagan Good (Gabrielle Fateful), Brandon T. Jackson (Dante), Kellee Stewart (Nell), Keri Hilson (Billie), Kelly Rowland (Margot Scotts), Andra Fuller (Chris Kellman), Cat Deeley (Maureen), Black Shakespeare (Big Stunna), Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (Freddy Mitchell), Christian Keyes (Kevin).

Story:  Love By The 10th Date follows Gabby, Nell, Billie and Margot who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor.  Inspired by the site’s relationship advice column to find the one, Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive 10th date, the dating world’s Holy Grail when it comes to commitment. Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love.  Source:  Lifetime.  Photo Source:  That Grape Juice.

Trailer:

Christmas Swap, The

the-christmas-swapRelease Date:  2016; TV One
Genre:  Family/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Jerry LaMothe
Studio(s):   Swirl Films; TV One.
Cast:   Dondre Whitfield (Gerry Craig), Christian Keyes (Ellis Craig), Stella Doyle (Clara Craig), Diallo Thompson (Junior), Delpaneaux Wills (Paul), Chris Whitley (Josh), Tracey Heggins (Mia).

Story:  A down-on-his-luck single father (Dondré T. Whitfield) questions his decision to give up his dreams to take care of his ailing mother.  A Christmas miracle gives him a glimpse of what his life would have been like if he’d made a different choice.  The ensemble cast includes Christian Keyes, Tracey Heggins, Stella Doyle, Diallo Thompson, Delpaneaux Wills, and Chris Whitley.  Source(s):   TV One; Style Magazine.

What She Wants For Christmas

What She Wants For Christmas
Release Date:  2012
Genre:  Family/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  90 mins.
Studio:  Throne Productions; Entertainment One
Director:  Jason Hewitt

Cast:  Brianna Dufrene, Denise Boutte, Christian Keyes, Jackie Long, Lily Hewitt.

Story:  Ten year-old Abigail has written to the North Pole and asked for something very special this year something she’s kept secret from her mother. But when Abigail discovers that Santa hasn’t brought her special gift, she activates her back-up plan and captures jolly St. Nick. Source: Amazon.

Trailer:

No More Mr. Nice Guy

No More Mr. Nice Guy stillRelease Date:  4/9/18
Genre:  Action/Thriller
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio(s):  Tri Destined Studios, Urban Books Media.
Director: Trey Haley
Writers:  Stephanie Covington, Carl Weber.

Cast:  Christian Keyes (Niles Monroe), LisaRaye McCoy (Bridget St. John), Luke Goss (Johnathan Dotson), Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. (Willie Monroe), Sean Ringgold (Robert ‘Majestic’ Moss), Valarie Pettiford (Lorna Monroe), Roger Guenveur Smith (El Gato), Lamman Rucker (Bruce Wright), Erica Hubbard (Keisha Smalls), Derrick Simmons (Fight Well).

Story:  A former military expert is blackmailed into becoming a hit man. He has to do everything in his power to escape special ops to get his life back. Source(s): IMDB, Movie.info.  Photo source:  Tracthertrailher.com.