Born a Crime (2018)

Born a Crime (2018)

Director: Liesl Tommy Writer(s): Trevor Noah (book) Starring: Lupita Nyong’o Synopsis:  The film adaptation of The Daily Show host Trevor Noah’s bestselling debut autobiography Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
Little Monsters (2018)

Little Monsters (2018)

Director: Abe Forsythe Writer(s): Abe Forsythe Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad, Nadia Townsend, Alexander England, Rahel Romahn, Henry Nixon, Sam Fraser, Jason Chong, Chris Bunton, Maria Lewis, Tor Dollhouse, Talayna Moana Nikora, David Sinclair-Smith, Ava...
Us (2019)

Us (2019)

Director: Jordan Peele Writer(s): Jordan Peele Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss, Winston Duke, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Madison Curry Synopsis: A social media thriller....
The Killer (2019)

The Killer (2019)

Director: John Woo Writer(s): Eran Creevy (screenplay), Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken (original draft) Starring: Lupita Nyong’o Synopsis: Remak of John Woo’s hit, “The Killer”. In this version, Lupita Nyong’o will play an assassin who puts her own...
The Woman King (2019)

The Woman King (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong’o Synopsis: The film is inspired by true events in the Kingdom of Dahomey, a powerful state in 18th century. It will tell the story of Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military...
Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther (2018)

Director: Ryan Coogler Writer(s): Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright,  Winston Duke, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, Forest...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Director: Rian Johnson Writer(s): George Lucas, Rian Johnson Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern,...
Jay-Z: MaNyfaCedGod (2017)

Jay-Z: MaNyfaCedGod (2017)

Director: Francesco Carrozzini Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Loic Mabanza Synopsis: The video begins with Nyong’o and a partner taking a gleeful stroll in the park. The quote “Our external reality is an opportunity to heal an internal upset,”...
48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees were announced for the 48th NAACP Image Awards are in. Winners will be announced on February 11, 2017 at a ceremony airing live on TV One. Anthony Anderson will return as host. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Beyoncé Knowles Viola Davis Regina King Dwayne “The Rock”...
Queen of Katwe (2016)

Queen of Katwe (2016)

Director: Mira Nair Writer(s): William Wheeler, Tim Crothers Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Russel Savadier, Maurice Kirya, Peter Odeke, Esther Tebandeke, Taryn Kyaze Synopsis: A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world...
Mahershala Ali Makes Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch for 2016 List

Mahershala Ali Makes Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch for 2016 List

from Variety Variety is pleased to announce its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has bestowed since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Brie Larson,...
Two Down…

Two Down…

by Ross A. Lincoln | Deadline Hollywood DreamWorks is now searching for a new person to helm its upcoming sci-fi thriller Intelligent Life, as Selma director Ava DuVernay has opted to move on due to scheduling conflicts, Deadline has confirmed. She originally became...
The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book (2016)

Director: Jon Favreau Writer(s): Justin Marks, Rudyard Kipling Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Giancarlo Esposito, Lupita Nyong’o Synopsis: An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Director: J.J. Abrams Writer(s): J.J. Abrams (screenplay), Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay), George Lucas (characters) Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall...
73 Q’s with Lupita Nyong’o

73 Q’s with Lupita Nyong’o

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act I really loved this! It looks like it was as fun to make as it is to watch. It actually gave me some ideas for a series I’ve been thinking about. But in short, Lupita Nyong’o, who is featured on the October cover of...
Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed

Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act Talk about a formidable one-two punch! I’ve previously teased the possibility of Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira working together on the same project, but I didn’t expect it to happen on stage (this is a film blog...
Non-Stop (2014)

Non-Stop (2014)

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Writer(s): John W. Richardson (screenplay & story), Christopher Roach (screenplay & story), Ryan Engle (screenplay) Starring: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery, Nate Parker, Corey Stoll, Lupita Nyong’o,...
12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Director: Steve McQueen Writer(s): John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup (novel) Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt, Ashley Dyke, Kelsey Scott, Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Zeigler, Tony Bentley, Scoot McNairy, Taran...