IFC Films to Release Pelé Biopic in North America Next Year
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IFC Films to Release Pelé Biopic in North America Next Year

NEW YORK (UPI) — IFC Films says it is acquiring the North American rights to the…

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Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha Franklin for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer
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Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha Franklin for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer

Jeff Sneider, THE WRAP   (TheWrap.com) — Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is in discussions to…

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Eddie Murphy in Talks to Join Richard Pryor Biopic
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Eddie Murphy in Talks to Join Richard Pryor Biopic

Borys Kit, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER   (Hollywood Reporter)—Eddie Murphy is in talks to join the Richard…

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A Rihanna Documentary Is Coming
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A Rihanna Documentary Is Coming

Hugh McIntyre, FORBES   (Forbes.com)—Some people just can’t get enough of the spotlight, can they?…

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New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago
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New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago

Oretha Winston Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender (NNPA)—Bill Duke brings his years…

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‘Selma:’ It’s Not Just a Movie
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‘Selma:’ It’s Not Just a Movie

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   There is something at work in both the…

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Why Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic Doesn’t Include Her Death
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Why Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic Doesn’t Include Her Death

Emily Yahr, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post)—Though Whitney Houston’s untimely death at age…

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“Selma” Song Shines at Golden Globes
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“Selma” Song Shines at Golden Globes

Jennifer Brett, THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION   LOS ANGELES (AJC.com)—“Selma” was up for four Golden Globes…

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Fear and Joy as Alabama Town Readies for Free Screenings of Film ‘Selma’
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Fear and Joy as Alabama Town Readies for Free Screenings of Film ‘Selma’

Jonathan Kaminsky, REUTERS   SELMA, Ala. (Reuters)—Residents of Selma, Alabama, will next week be offered…

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‘Selma’ is More than a Movie
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‘Selma’ is More than a Movie

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   The movie Selma, which debuted on Christmas Day,…

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