Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: diversity in Hollywood

Fans Emotional After Soaking In New Netflix...

As part of Netflix's commitment to spotlighting Black creators and actors, the streaming giant unveiled a commercial for the Strong Black Lead campaign called "A Great Day In Hollywood."

Hollywood Still Has a Diversity Blind Spot...

Leading up to last summer's release of "Spider-Man: Homecoming", the film was praised for its diverse casting. Black actresses Zendaya and Laura Harrier, as...

Hollywood Making Few Inroads On Diversity In...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 2016, "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th-highest-grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films...

Director David S. Goyer Wants More Black...

According to a UCLA study, only five Black directors worked on films that grossed in the top 100 in 2013, and none of them...

‘Every Single Word’ Videos Show Us What Popular Movies...

Did you know that there's only one speaking role for a Black person in Disney's Maleficent, and the actor only speaks for a total...

‘Selma’ Star David Oyelowo Has Two Roles...

David Oyelowo is still considered a newcomer to the Hollywood scene but he’s already taken on a great variety of roles ranging from a...

Ava DuVernay’s #ARRAY Twitter Takeover Gives New...

When Ava DuVernay rose to A-list fame as the director behind Selma, it sent a message to all of Hollywood that as an independent...

Michael B. Jordan Slams ‘Fantastic Four’ Critics...

With the early August release date for Fantastic Four swiftly approaching, actor Michael B. Jordan has taken to the web to give yet another...

Report: Marvel Sets Sights on Selma’s Ava...

Fresh off the major success of her film Selma, which followed the heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being...

Yaphet Kotto Slams Idea of a Black...

Looks like Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva may have a new best friend. Shortly after Andreeva penned an article criticizing the fact that Black stars were getting...

5 Reasons a Few Black Shows and...

Black Executives in Hollywood Are Still Nearly Nonexistent According to the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American...

Deadline Editor Defends ‘Insensitive’ Article in Lackluster...

Following an insensitive and insulting article bashing the upcoming diverse TV pilot season, Deadline editor Mike Fleming Jr. issued a public apology on Nellie...

After Years of White Washed Television, Deadline’s...

Sound the alarms. Alert the president. Hollywood has officially entered a state of emergency. After decades of programming that omitted, stereotyped or degraded Black faces,...

8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the...

Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed...

Hollywood Struggles to Commit to Black Love...

Recent conversations about the TV landscape are applauding the industry for finally welcoming more Black faces in prime-time television, but the mere presence of...

Despite the Natural Hair Movement Among Black...

Despite the growing number of Black women appearing in major TV roles, there is still a stunning lack of diversity when it comes to...

With a Line-Up of Black Stars, Lifetime’s...

In the midst of a growing conversation about the current landscape for Black talent in Hollywood, Lifetime's With This Ring—premiering this Saturday at 8 p.m.— is...