Bad Hair

Release Date:   10/23/20; Hulu (Original Release: 1/23/20 – Sundance Film Festival)Genre:   Comedy/HorrorRating:  NRDirector:   Justin SimienStudio(s):   Sight Unseen PicturesRunning Time:  115 mins. Cast:  Elle Lorraine, Vanessa Williams, Jay Pharoah, Lena Waithe, Blair Underwood, Laverne Cox Story:   Los Angeles, 1989. Anna Bludso (Elle Lorraine) is a scarred survivor of a scalp burn from a mild relaxer perm.…

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One Fine Christmas

Release Date:   11/15/19; OWN Genre:   Holiday Rating:  NR Director:   Fred Olen Ray Studio(s):   Harpo Films, Hybrid, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Running Time:  Unknown Cast:   Vanessa Williams (Susan), Rick Fox, Sasha Fox (Haley), Marla Gibbs (Alice), Mark Christopher Lawrence (Al), Daniel Booko (Nicolas Carter), June Carryl  (Matty), Eva La Dare (Diana), Bobby Rice (Rick),…

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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 Secret She Kept

Release Date:  7/10/16; TV One Genre:  Drama Rating:  Unrated Director:  Alton Glass Studio:   Swirl Films Cast:  Kyla Pratt (Tia), Gavin Houston (Lance), Kellita Smith (Virginia), Vanessa Williams (Beverly) Story:  A beautiful, high-powered attorney, Tia Jiles, has just married the man of her dreams, successful magazine executive Lance Kingston and is on the brink of launching…

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The Trip to Bountiful

Release Date:  March 8, 2014 (Made-for-TV; Lifetime Network) Genre:  Drama Rating:  Not Available Studio:  Ostar Productions/Lifetime Television Director:  Michael Wilson Cast:  Cicely Tyson (Mrs. Watts), Vanessa Williams (Jessie Mae Watts), Blair Underwood (Ludie Watts), Clancy Brown (Sheriff) Keke Palmer (Thelma). Story:  As reported on January 6, 2014 by Broadway World, The Trip to Bountiful is…

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