The Hate U Give (2018)

The Hate U Give (2018)

Director: George Tillman Jr. Writer(s): Angie Thomas (novel), Audrey Wells (screenplay), Tina Mabry (screenplay) Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, K.J. Apa, Russell Hornsby, Issa Rae, Drew Starkey, Algee Smith,...
All About Nina (2018)

All About Nina (2018)

Director: Eva Vives Writer(s): Eva Vives Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common, Chace Crawford, Camryn Manheim, Jay Mohr, Mindy Sterling, Angelique Cabral, Clea DuVall, Kate del Castillo, Beau Bridges, Samantha Rose Baldwin, Vanessa J. Beck, Tom Beyer, Nicole...
The Kitchen (2019)

The Kitchen (2019)

Director: Andrea Berloff Writer(s): Andrea Berloff, Ollie Masters (comic) Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Domhnall Gleeson, Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy, Margo Martindale, James Badge Dale, Alicia Coppola, Common, Bill Camp, Brian d’Arcy James, Rob Yang, Jeremy Bobb,...
Eve (2019)

Eve (2019)

Director: Tate Taylor Writer(s): Matthew Newton Starring: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Common Synopsis: Unknown Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Principal photography is set to begin in Boston on September 24,...
A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017)

A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017)

Director: Judy Greer Writer(s): Gary Lundy Starring: Bradley Whitford, Jennifer Garner, Allison Janney, Katie Holmes, Marla Sokoloff, John Cho, Nat Faxon, Storm Reid, Anders Holm, Kumail Nanjiani, Common, Rob Riggle, Mary Birdsong, Lily Mae Silverstein, Al Madrigal,...
Three Seconds (2018)

Three Seconds (2018)

Director: Andrea Di Stefano Writer(s): Matt Cook, Börge Hellström, Anders Roslund Starring: Ana de Armas, Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Ruth Bradley, Common, Sam Spruell, Jenna Willis, Martin McCann, Dilyana Bouklieva, Eugene Lipinski, Nasir Jama, Valeria...
2018 Tribeca Film Festival

2018 Tribeca Film Festival

by Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act The Tribeca Film Festival announced its 2018 lineup Wednesday. This year’s festival takes place April 18 – 29. It has a record 44 films directed by women – 46% of the 96 titles – the highest percentage in the Festival’s history....
Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Love Beats Rhymes (2017)

Director: RZA Writer(s): Nicole Jefferson Asher Starring: Hana Mae Lee, Method Man, Common, John David Washington, Lorraine Toussaint, Lucien Laviscount, Jill Scott, Daniella De Jesús, Mary Christina Brown, Craig muMs Grant, Nancy Cejari, Jeremie Harris, Azealia...
Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act Sundance Institute announced the feature films that will be screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City, Salt Lake City at at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. For the 2018 Festival, 110 feature-length films...
Girls Trip (2017)

Girls Trip (2017)

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver, Erica Rivinoja Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kate Walsh, Kofi Siriboe, Lara Grice, Deborah Ayorinde, Janeline Hayes, Wild Wayne,...
Chasing Trane (2016)

Chasing Trane (2016)

Director: John Scheinfeld Writer(s): N/A Starring: John Coltrane, Denzel Washington, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Reggie Workman, Carlos Santana, John Densmore, Common, Kamasi Washington, Ben Ratliff, Ashley Kahn, Cornel West, Bill Clinton Synopsis: The film explores...
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Director: Chad Stahelski Writer(s): Derek Kolstad Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Common, Ruby Rose, Laurence Fishburne, Lance Reddick, Bridget Moynahan, Guyviaud Joseph, Thaddeus Daniels, Chukwudi Iwuji, Youma Diakite Synopsis: After returning to the criminal...
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Director: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack Writer(s): NA Starring: Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Guy Johnson, Diahann Carroll, Don Martin, Louise Meriwether, Nikki Giovanni, Louis Gossett Jr., Alice Windom, Jules Feiffer, Robert Loomis, Common, John Singleton, Alfre...
Suicide Squad (2016)

Suicide Squad (2016)

Director: David Ayer Writer(s): David Ayer, John Ostrander Starring: Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Will Smith, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Common, Sabine Mondestin, Brianna Goldie, Raymond...
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

 Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver Starring: Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Sean Patrick Thomas, Eve, Anthony Anderson, Jazsmin Lewis, J.B. Smoove, Common, Nicki Minaj, Lamorne Morris, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Margot...
Two Trains Runnin’ (2016)

Two Trains Runnin’ (2016)

Director: Samuel D. Pollard Writer(s): Benjamin Hedin Starring: Taylor Branch, Gary Clark Jr., Common, Dave Dennis, Ed Denson, Peter Guralnick, Buddy Guy, Peniel E. Joseph, Tom Martin, Robert Moses, Amanda Petrusich, Phil Spiro, Greg Tate, Dick Waterman, Lucinda...
#bars4Justice (2015)

#bars4Justice (2015)

Director: Queen Muhammad Ali, Hakeem Khaaliq Writer(s): N/A Starring: Bun B, Rosa Clemente, Common, Talib Kweli, Renita Lamkin, DeRay Mckesson, Pharaohe Monch, Kendra Ross, Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, Jasiri Oronde Smith, Rabbi Susan Talve, Immortal Technique, Rahiel...
Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ (2015)

Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ (2015)

 Director: Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah Writer(s): N/A Starring: Laila Ali, Shaya Ali, LL Cool J, Common, Ludacris, T.I., Nas, Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ray Lewis, Tyrese, Rosie Perez, David Banner, Michael Eric Dyson, Billie Jean King, Walt Frazier,...
Rapper Azealia Banks To Star in CoCo

Rapper Azealia Banks To Star in CoCo

by Mike Fleming Jr. | Deadline Hollywood EXCLUSIVE: Azealia Banks, the provocative hip-hop artist who made her debut last year with the album Broke With Expensive Taste, has just landed her first starring role in a feature film. She’ll play the title character in...
Every Secret Thing (2014)

Every Secret Thing (2014)

Director: Amy Berg Writer(s): Nicole Holofcener (screenplay), Laura Lippman (novel) Actors: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Nate Parker, Danielle Macdonald, Common, Jason Pendergraft, Julito McCullum, Amy Tribbey, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tonye Patano,...
Common Cast in Suicide Squad

Common Cast in Suicide Squad

by Andrew Dyce | @andrew_dyce | Screenrant.com It’s time to add yet another name of note to the growing cast (how many characters are left?) of Warner Bros.’ first Batman V Superman follow-up film, writer/director David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, introducing some of the...
Amazon Studios Nabs Chiraq

Amazon Studios Nabs Chiraq

By Jeff Sneider | The Wrap.com Spike Lee is making his next movie for Amazon Studios and the Oscar-nominated filmmaker is courting Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Piven, Common and Kanye West for the ensemble cast of “Chiraq,” multiple individuals familiar with the project...
Common Joins Cast of Hunter Killer

Common Joins Cast of Hunter Killer

Dave McNary | Variety.com | @Variety_DMcNary Billy Bob Thornton and Common will star opposite Gerard Butler in Relativity’s action-thriller “Hunter Killer” with shooting starting in mid-July in New Orleans. Set beneath the polar ice cap, the story centers on a...
Run All Night (2015)

Run All Night (2015)

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Writer(s): Brad Ingelsby Actors: Liam Neeson, Genesis Rodriguez, Joel Kinnaman, Ed Harris, Vincent D’Onofrio, Common, Malcolm Goodwin, Holt McCallany Synopsis: An aging hitman is forced to take on his brutal former boss to protect...
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Paul Webb Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Trinity Simone, Mikeria Howard, Jordan Rice, Ebony Billups, Nadej k Bailey, Elijah Oliver, Oprah Winfrey, Clay Chappell, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Haviland Stillwell,...
X/Y (2014)

X/Y (2014)

Director: Ryan Piers Williams Writer(s): Ryan Piers Williams Actors: Jeremy Barthelemy, Common, Danny Deferrari, TaiVon McKinney, Kevin J. Medlin, Melonie Diaz, America Ferrera, Maria Dizzia, Dree Hemingway, Tom Kemp Synopsis: A look at the lives and interactions of a...
Pawn (2013)

Pawn (2013)

Director: David A. Armstrong Writer(s): Jay Anthony White Starring: Forest Whitaker, Jessica Szohr, Marton Csokas, Ray Liotta, Stephen Lang, Nikki Reed, Common, Sean Faris, Jonathan Bennett, Michael Chiklis, Max Beesley, Deborah Twiss, Gabriel Jarret, Ronald Guttman,...
Inside the all-black (almost) ‘Reservoir Dogs’ reading

Inside the all-black (almost) ‘Reservoir Dogs’ reading

by Anthony Breznican • @Breznican Imagine a very smooth, very self-satisfied rattlesnake. That was what Terrence Howard brought to the role of Mr. Blonde, the casually homicidal madman of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs in a one-night-only live-reading of the...
American Gangster (2007)

American Gangster (2007)

Director: Ridley Scott Writer(s): Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article) Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Roger Guenveur Smith, Josh Brolin, Ted Levine, John Hawkes, RZA, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Malcolm Goodwin, Carla Gugino, Yul...
Brown Sugar (2002)

Brown Sugar (2002)

 Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Michael Elliot, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Erik Weiner, Reg Wyns, Melissa Martinez, Aaliyyah Hill, Marc John Jefferies, Venida...