Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tag: sundance

From ‘The Get Down’ to ‘Patti Cake$,’...

Mauritania-born, Maryland-raised actor Mamoudou Athie was best known for playing Grandmaster Flash on the flossy now-canceled Netflix hip-hop origins series “The Get Down” for...

New Emmett Till Miniseries From Will Smith...

Actor Will Smith and rapper-mogul Jay Z are teaming up to bring Emmett Till's brutally tragic story to cable television. The pair just nabbed...

Director Ava DuVernay Talks ‘This is The...

Indie director Ava DuVernay and her wonderfully shot depictions of African American life have been bubbling over since her directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed...

Fox Searchlight Inks $6 Million Deal For...

"The Surrogate" has been picked up at the Sundance Festival by Fox Searchlight for $6 million, according to the TheWrap. The U.S. narrative competition...

Spike Lee's "Red Hook Summer" Slammed By...

"Red Hook Summer" was slammed by Sundance movie critics following an expletive-filled rant at the Sundance screening by the film's maker, Spike Lee. Actor...