Basketball Girlfriend

Release Date:  6/24/14; Direct-to-video Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  75 mins. Studio:  Nu-Lite Entertainment; eOne Entertainment Director:  Jean-Claude La Marre Cast:  Eurika Pratts (Carmen Johnson), Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. (Mr. Murray), Ernest Dancy   (Tyrone), Ernest Thomas (Lenny), Kristian Bernard (Blak), Jean-Claude La Marre (The Hatian). Story:  Tyrone is one of the top college basketball stars…

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TWO GUN MAN FROM HARLEM

 THE HARLEM BAD-MAN GOES WEST! Details Year of Release: 1938 Genre: Western Rating: N/A Runtime: 66 mins. Black & White Studio: Merit Pictures Producer: Richard C. Kahn & Alfred N. Sack Director: Richard C. Kahn Cast Herbert Jeffrey a/k/a Herb Jeffries (Bob Blake/The Deacon) Margaret Whitten (Sally Thompson) Clarence Brooks (John Barker) Mantan Moreland (Bill)…

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The Book of Negroes

Release Date: 2/16/15 (Made-for-TV) Genre: Drama Rating: Not Available Director: Clement Virgo Studios: Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment Cast:  Aunjanue Ellis (Aminata Diallo), Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Sam Fraunces), Ben Chaplin (Captain John Clarkson), Louis Gossett, Jr. (Daddy Moses), Greg Bryk (Robertson Appleby), Jane Alexander (Maria Witherspoon), Allan Hawco (Solomon Lindo), Rick Roberts (General Washington),…

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Memphis (I)

Status: Development Status Unknown as of 7/3/14 Release Date: TBA Genre: Drama/Biography Rating: Not Available Studio: Scott Rudin Productions/Veritas Films Director: Paul Greengrass Cast: Forest Whitaker (Martin Luther King, Jr.) Story: The script depicts Dr. King’s final days as he struggled to organize a protest march on behalf of striking black municipal sanitation workers in…

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Selma

Release Date:  January 9, 2015 Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating: Unknown Studio:  Paramount Pictures, Cloud Eight Films, Celador Films, Harpo Films, Pathe, Plan B Entertainment, Lee Daniels Entertainment Director:  Ava DuVernay Cast:  David Oyelowo (Martin Luther King, Jr.), Oprah Winfrey (Annie Lee Cooper), Carmen Ejogo (Coretta Scott King), Lorraine Toussaint (Amelia Boynton), Giovanni Ribisi (Lee C. White), Tim Roth…

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Robeson

Status:  Development Status Unknown as of April 24, 2017 Release Date: TBA Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Four Stars International/Equinox Films Director:  Vondie Curtis-Hall Cast:  David Harewood (Paul Robeson), Louis Gossett, Jr. (W.E.B. Dubois), Sydney Tamiia Poitier (Eslanda Goode Robeson). Details:  Variety reports that Vondie Curtis-Hall will direct the upcoming Paul Robeson biopic with shooting set for…

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