Harriet

a/k/a Freedom Fire   Release Date:  11/1/19; In Theaters Genre:   Drama/Biography Rating:  NR Director:  Kasi Lemmons Studio(s):   Martin Chase Productions, New Balloon, Stay Gold Features, Focus Features. Running Time:  Unknown Cast:   Cynthia Erivo (Harriet Tubman), Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Zackary Momoh, Deborah Ayorinde, Vondie Curtis-Hall.…

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Black Nativity

Release Date:  4/15/14, DVD; 11/27/13, Theatrical Release Genre:  Drama/Musical Rating:  PG Studio:  Maven Pictures; Fox Searchlight Pictures Director:  Kasi Lemmons Cast:  Angela Bassett (Aretha Cobbs) Jennifer Hudson (Naima) Forest Whitaker (Reverend Clarence Cobbs) Mary J. Blige (Angel) Jacob Latimore (Langston) Nasir Jones (Street Prophet /Isaiah) Tyrese Gibson (Loot /Tyson) Vondie Curtis Hall (Pawnbroker) Story:  In…

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Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said?

Status:  Development Unknown (as of 4/24/17) Release Date: TBA Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Genre: Drama/Biography Rating: Not Available Director: Lee Daniels Cast:  Mike Epps (Richard Pryor), Oprah Winfrey (Marie Carter), Taraji P. Henson, Eddie Murphy (LeRoy Pryor), Kate Hudson (Jennifer Lee Pryor). ——————————————————————————————————————– Update 10/6/16:   Indie wire reported that Lee Daniels will indeed be directing “Richard Pryor: Is…

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