Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Kenya Barris Starring: Kevin Hart Synopsis: A comedy centered around two friends, their night at an illegal club, a misplaced wallet, and a winning lottery ticket. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Comedy | MPAA...
Life and Def: Sex Drugs Money + God (2018)

Life and Def: Sex Drugs Money + God (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Russell Simmons, Kenya Barris Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The story of how the legendary hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings came to be. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography | MPAA Rating:...
Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 (2018)

Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1 (2018)

 Director: Dexton Deboree Writer(s): Dexton Deboree Starring: Spike Lee, Anthony Anderson, Michael B. Jordan, DJ Khaled, Lena Waithe, Kenya Barris, Jason Sudeikis, Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook, Chuck D, Gizzle, Christian Combs, Kid Ink,...
Cube In My Head (2019)

Cube In My Head (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Alex Barnow Starring: Ice Cube Synopsis: The story of a hapless white guy, perennially disrespected by everyone from his girlfriend to his co-workers. When he wakes up after an accident, the voice inside his head is...
Coming 2 America (2019)

Coming 2 America (2019)

Director: Jonathan Levine Writer(s): Eddie Murphy (characters), Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein (earlier screenplay), David Sheffield (earlier screenplay) Starring: Eddie Murphy Synopsis: A sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy ‘Coming to...
Son of Shaft (2019)

Son of Shaft (2019)

Director: Tim Story Writer(s): Kenya Barris, Alex Barnow, Ernest Tidyman (novel) Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Regina Hall, Avan Jogia, Alexandra Shipp, Method Man, Jessie T. Usher, Matt Lauria, Richard Roundtree, Jessica Medina, Ian Casselberry, Charles...
A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night (2018)

A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night (2018)

 Director: Qasim Basir Writer(s): Qasim Basir, Samantha Tanner Starring: Omari Hardwick, Meagan Good, Jay Ellis, Dijon Talton, Kenya Barris, Maryam Basir, David Bianchi, Affion Crockett, Alexis Fallon, Wesley Jonathan, Kris D. Lofton, Fernando...
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...
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...
The Talk – Race in America (2017)

The Talk – Race in America (2017)

Director: Samuel D. Pollard Writer(s): N/A Starring: Kenya Barris, Charles Blow, Nas, Rosie Perez, John Singleton, Samaria Rice, Tamir Rice, Tim McGinty, Devin Mims, Abdul Kareem Henton, Bakari Kitwana, Latonya Goldsby, Isa Alshawabka, Robin Andrews, Shelly...
Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith Reunite for a ‘Girl Trip’

Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith Reunite for a ‘Girl Trip’

Shadow and Act |Tambay Obenson Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith are eyeing roles in Universal Pictures’ “Girl Trip” which will be directed by Malcolm D. Lee, and produced by Will Packer. Previously set for an August 11, 2017 release, the studio...
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...
The Legends to Produce Put Pilot for ABC

The Legends to Produce Put Pilot for ABC

by Nellie Andreeva and Dominic Patten | Deadline Hollywood Ordinary People, a single-camera romantic comedy with music elements executive produced by John Legend and his wife, model/TV personality Chrissy Teigen, has been set up at ABC with a put pilot commitment. It...
Kenya Barris Inks Overall Deal With ABC Studios

Kenya Barris Inks Overall Deal With ABC Studios

by Nellie Andreeva | Deadline Hollywood On the heels of the breakout success of ABC’s freshman comedy Black-ish, the series’ creator Kenya Barris has signed a three-year overall deal with Black-ish producer ABC Studios. Under the pact, Barris will continue...

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