Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

Director: Craig Brewer Writer(s): Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Starring: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Chris Rock, Mike Epps, London Worthy, T.I., Tituss Burgess, Chelsea Gilson, Ivo Nandi, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Aaron Craven,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Genius: Aretha (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Cynthia Erivo Synopsis: Part of the NatGeo Genius series. The anthology series will explore Franklin’s musical genius, incomparable career and the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she had around the world and...
The Council (2021)

The Council (2021)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Peter Landesman Starring: Will Smith Synopsis: The never-before told story of a crime syndicate consisting of seven African-American men who ruled Harlem in the 1970s and early 80s focusing on Nicky Barnes, dubbed “Mr....
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Qaddafi’s Point Guard (2020)

Director: Deon Taylor Writer(s): Alex Owumi (book), JP Ouellette and Ryan Ginnetty (screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A Nigerian native who emigrated to the United States at age 11, Alex Owumi’s exploits on the basketball court earned him a college...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday (2020)

Director: Lee Daniels Writer(s): Johann Hari (novel), Suzan-Lori Parks Starring: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne, Evan Ross, Dana Gourrier, Erik LaRay Harvey, Blake DeLong, Richard Jutras Synopsis: Follows Holiday...
The Council (2021)

Jesus Was My Homeboy (2020)

Director: Shaka King Writer(s): Will Berson, Charles D. King, Shaka King, The Lucas Brothers (Keith Lucas, Kenneth Lucas) Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Dominique Fishback, Jesse Plemons, Ashton Sanders Synopsis: The film will follow the rise and...
The Marcus Garvey Story (2019)

The Marcus Garvey Story (2019)

Director: Steven Anderson Writer(s): Jodi Sallinder Starring: Dan Gauthier, Christian Campbell, Ross Partridge, Rhashan Stone, Tobias Truvillion, Rick Pasqualone, Rolonda Watts, Scot Williams, Kevin Navayne, Kristinia DeBarge, Vincent Grass, Adrian Makala, Rico E....
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly (2019)

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly (2019)

Director: White Trash Tyler Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Travis Scott Synopsis: Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly straps viewers into a front-row seat of Scott’s life in the months surrounding the release of his Grammy-nominated album Astroworld. Intercut with footage...
The Council (2021)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Director: Marielle Heller Writer(s): Micah Fitzerman-Blue (screenplay), Noah Harpster (screenplay) Starring: Tom Hanks, Wendy Makkena, Matthew Rhys, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Cooper, Tammy Blanchard, Maddie Corman, Susan Kelechi Watson, Sakina Jaffrey, Maryann Plunkett,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The World of Stephanie St Clair (2019)

Director: Tim Story Writer(s): Nicole Asher Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The project is based on the book, The World of Stephanie St. Clair: An Entrepreneur, Race Woman and Outlaw in the Early Twentieth Century Harlem, Shirley Stewart and tells the story of Stephanie...
Let It Shine – Donald Shirley In His Own Words (2019)

Let It Shine – Donald Shirley In His Own Words (2019)

Director: Josef Astor Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Donald Shirley, Josef Astor Synopsis: A documentary about the life of Donald Walbridge Shirley as told by Donald Shirley. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating:...
Unstoppable: The Anthony Robles Story (2019)

Unstoppable: The Anthony Robles Story (2019)

Director: William Goldenberg Writer(s): Eric Champnella, Alex Harris, John Hindman Starring: Jason Mitchell Synopsis: Based on the life of Anthony Robles, a boy born with one leg, who overcame impossible odds on his way to glory as an NCAA Wrestling Champion in 2011....
The One and Only Dick Gregory   (2019)

The One and Only Dick Gregory (2019)

Director: Andre Gaines Writer(s): Valerie Edwards , Andre Gaines Starring: Dick Gregory Synopsis: Documentary featuring the life and times of comedian, activist and pop culture icon Dick Gregory. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History |...
Brian Banks (2018)

Brian Banks (2018)

Director: Tom Shadyac Writer(s): Doug Atchison Starring: Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, Sherri Shepherd, Melanie Liburd, Tiffany Dupont, Dorian Missick, Xosha Roquemore, Matt Battaglia, Gino Vento, Harrison Stone, Dean Denton, Jacob Wingfield, Monique Grant, Rosalyn R....
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Wendy Williams Documentary (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Wendy Williams Synopsis: Documentary on the life of talk show/radio show host Wendy Williams. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Original announcement. To premiere on...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Wendy Williams Biopic (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The biopic will chronicle the life of talk show host Wendy Williams. The authorized film will showcase the highs and lows Williams has experienced throughout the years.  In terms of its narrative...
The Marcus Garvey Story (2019)

Seberg (2019)

Director: Benedict Andrews Writer(s):  Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse Starring: Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Kristen Stewart, Zazie Beetz, Vince Vaughn, Stephen Root, Jack O’Connell, James Jordan, Jade Pettyjohn, Colm Meaney, Robin Thomas, Ser’Darius Blain,...
Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons Starring:  Joe Alwyn, Cynthia Erivo, Janelle Monáe, Deborah Ayorinde, Tory Kittles, Tim Guinee, Clarke Peters, Leslie Odom Jr., Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vondie Curtis-Hall,Omar J. Dorsey, Michael...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

A White Lie (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Monica Beletsky (screenplay), Karin Tanabe (novel) Starring: Zendaya Synopsis: A light-skinned African-American woman convinces the admissions board at Vassar College that she’s Caucasian in order to attend school there Release Date:...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Kirk Franklin Biopic (2021)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Brian Ivie Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The film will follow 14-time Grammy-winning artist from his humble beginning through his meteoric rise to fame as he changes the face of gospel music and battles his demons in the process. Release...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Power of One: The Diane Latiker Story (2020)

Director: Bill Duke Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Diane Latiker Synopsis: It follows Latiker’s journey as she fought her way amidst the violence of a Chicago community to found Kids Off the Block, a safe place for children to do school work and be mentored away from...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Notes From a Young Black Chef (2021)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein (novel), Randy McKinnon (adaptation) Starring: Lakeith Stanfield Synopsis: The story follows Onwuachi’s unprecedented journey from childhood in the Bronx with a mostly single mother to opening a...
The Council (2021)

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)

Director: Wilson Yip Writer(s): Edmond Wong Starring: Donnie Yen, Scott Adkins, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Vanness Wu, Mark Strange, Jim Liu, Kent Cheng, Nicola Stuart-Hill, Jason Redshaw, Yue Wu, Archibald C. McColl IV, Mark Hugh-Williams, David Johnson Wood, Chris Collins,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Flint Strong (2020)

Director: Rachel Morrison Writer(s): Barry Jenkins Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Biopic of Olympic gold medal winning boxer, Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields, based on T-Rex, a 2015 documentary about Shields. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre:...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance (2019)

Director: Emmett Malloy, Brendan Malloy Writer(s): N/A Starring: Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace Synopsis: The life and times of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, who was gunned down on March 9, 1997 – a death that remains shrouded in mystery. Release...
The Council (2021)

Spinning Gold (2020)

Director: Timothy Scott Bogart Writer(s): Timothy Scott Bogart Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Monaghan, Jason Isaacs, Peyton List, Neil Patrick Harris, Steven Strait, Caitlin FitzGerald, Kenan Thompson, Dan Fogler, Jeremy Jordan, James Wolk, Jay Pharoah, D.L....
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The King (2020)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer(s): Randall Wallace (screenplay) Starring: Dwayne Johnson Synopsis: Kamehameha is the legendary king who was the first to unite the warring Hawaiian islands, which fulfilled the prophecy that surrounded his fabled life since birth. He...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story (2020)

Director: Chinonye Chukwu Writer(s): Elaine Brown (book), Alyssa Hill (screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Based on the memoir of Black Panther Leader, Elaine Brown, the first and only woman leader of the group. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre:...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Powell (2020)

Director: Reginald Hudlin Writer(s): Ed Whitworth Starring: Morgan Freeman Synopsis: From revered army general to the first African American Secretary of State, Colin Powell is one of the worlds most iconic public figures. This is the untold story that led to his U.N....
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: Where Did the Women of Hip Hop Go? tells the history of the pioneering female rappers in a world dominated by men. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Music, History | MPAA...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

U.N.I.T.Y. (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Queen Latifah Synopsis: U.N.I.T.Y. follows Queen Latifah as she remakes her hit single from 1993. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: There hasn’t...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Sylvia Robinson Project (2020)

Director: Justin Simien Writer(s): Tracy Oliver, Malcolm Spellman, Carlito Rodriguez Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The rags-to-riches tale about how Sylvia Robinson blazed a trail as a female record producer and music mogul in a male-dominated industry. In 1979 she...
The Council (2021)

Till (2020)

Director: Jesse Williams Writer(s): Michael Reilly, Keith Beauchamp Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The film will center around Mamie Mobley Till, the mother of Emmett Louis Till, and her journey for justice following the brutal murder of her fourteen-year-old son in the...
16 Shots (2019)

16 Shots (2019)

Director: Rick Rowley Writer(s): N/A Starring: Anita Alvarez, Dean Angelo, Alma Benitez, William Calloway, Pat Camden, Charlene Carruthers, Kim Foxx, Craig Futterson, Dan Herbert, Marvin Hunter, Carol Marin, Garry McCarthy, Laquan McDonald, Jeffrey Neslund, Jose...
The Black Godfather (2019)

The Black Godfather (2019)

Director: Reginald Hudlin Writer(s): N/A Starring: Clarence Avant, Lionel Richie, Ludacris, Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Quincy Jones, L.A. Reid, Kenneth Edmonds, Snoop Dogg, Clive Davis, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jamie Foxx, Cicely Tyson, Jim Brown, Bill Withers, Sean...
Pavarotti (2019)

Pavarotti (2019)

Director: Ron Howard Writer(s): Cassidy Hartmann, Mark Monroe Starring: Spike Lee, Luciano Pavarotti, Princess Diana, Phil Donahue, Bono, Stevie Wonder, Zubin Mehta, Plácido Domingo, Nelson Mandela, José Carreras, Nicoletta Mantovani, Kofi Annan, Joan Sutherland, Adua...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Solitary (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Albert Woodfox (novel) Starring: Mahershala Ali Synopsis: Solitary is based on a memoir that Albert Woodfox wrote about the 43 years he spent in solitary confinement in Louisiana’s Angola Prison. That is the longest stretch in the U.S. for...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Alvin Ailey Project (2020)

Director: Barry Jenkins Writer(s): Julian Breece Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Based on the life and work of choreographer Alvin Ailey. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Dance, Drama | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Announced by Deadline Hollywood....
Dance to the Streaming Music (2019)

Dance to the Streaming Music (2019)

Director: Brady Spensor Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Sly Stone Synopsis: A feature documentary about Sly and The Family Stone and their impact on the development of funk, soul, rock, and psychedelic music and will include exclusive interviews and footage of Sly and...
It’s Not That Funny (2019)

It’s Not That Funny (2019)

Director: Mike Bernstein Writer(s): N/A Starring: Anna Akana, Sara Benincasa, Rachel Bloom, Wayne Brady, Chris Gethard, Riki Lindhome, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson Synopsis: Sometimes the business of making people laugh is no laughing matter. With more reported...
Halston (2019)

Halston (2019)

Director: Frédéric Tcheng Writer(s): Frédéric Tcheng Starring: Liza Minnelli, Marisa Berenson, Joel Schumacher, Naeem Khan, Pat Cleveland, Karen Bjornson, Alva Chinn, Nancy North, Chris Royer, Bob Colacello, Lesley Frowick, Lisa Zay, Gino Balsamo, Faye Robson, Michael...
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): Steven Leckart Starring: Muhammad Ali Synopsis: One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali’s incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and...
The Council (2021)

The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Aunjanue Ellis, Raven Goodwin, Shelea Frazier, Angela Birchett, Kierra ‘Kiki’ Sheard, Christina Bell Synopsis: The movie will detail their humble beginnings, struggles to find their place, to later becoming the...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Oscar Micheaux Project (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Charles Murray Starring: Tyler Perry Synopsis: An HBO film based on the 2007 biography “Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only: The Life of America’s First Black Filmmaker” by film historian Patrick McGilligan. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
Devil’s Pie: D’Angelo (2019)

Devil’s Pie: D’Angelo (2019)

Director: Carina Bijlsma Writer(s): N/A Starring: D’Angelo, Questlove, Dave Chappelle, Alan Leeds Synopsis: D’Angelo had it all: two platinum selling albums, a sold out world tour and a body chiselled to perfection. However, one day at the height of his...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Dock (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Joey Poach Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr. Synopsis: A biopic about the life of baseball player Dock Ellis. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Sports | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Still no update on this other...
Breakthrough (2019)

Breakthrough (2019)

Director: Roxann Dawson Writer(s): Grant Nieporte Starring: Topher Grace, Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, Mike Colter, Dennis Haysbert, Sam Trammell, Victor Zinck Jr., Rebecca Staab, Marcel Ruiz, Ali Skovbye, Lisa Durupt, Nancy Sorel, Nikolas Dukic, Kristen Harris, Beverly...
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019)

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019)

Director: Beyoncé, Ed Burke Writer(s): Beyoncé Starring: Beyoncé, Blue Ivy Carter, Jay Z, Tina Lawson, Anthony ‘Havoc’ Marche, Kendra Oyesanya, Kelly Rowland, Solange, Nicholas Stewart, Les Twins (Laurent Bourgeois & Larry Bourgeois), Michelle Williams, Pharrell...
The Resurgence: DeMarcus Cousins (2019)

The Resurgence: DeMarcus Cousins (2019)

Director: Mitchell Hooper Writer(s): N/A Starring: DeMarcus Cousins, John Calipari, Mike Malone, Steve Kerr, Isaiah Thomas, Matt Barnes, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green Synopsis: In 2018, NBA superstar DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins tore his Achilles, ending...
Satan & Adam (2017)

Satan & Adam (2017)

Director: V. Scott Balcerek Writer(s):  V. Scott Balcerek, Ryan Suffern Starring: Sterling Magee, Adam Gussow, The Edge, Al Sharpton, Harry Shearer, Quint Davis Synopsis: One was a demon on guitar; the other was fresh out of school and no slouch on harmonica. Satan...
The Council (2021)

The Billion Dollar Spy (2019)

Director: Amma Asante Writer(s):  Benjamin August (adaptation), David E. Hoffman (book) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The Billion Dollar Spy is the true story of a man who became the Pentagon’s most valuable spy during the last years of the Cold War. Despite numerous...
Amazing Grace (2018)

Amazing Grace (2018)

Director: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack Writer(s): N/A Starring: Aretha Franklin, Reverand James Cleveland, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Clara Ward, Mick Jagger, Sydney Pollack, Charlie Watts Synopsis: A documentary presenting Aretha...
The Best of Enemies (2019)

The Best of Enemies (2019)

Director: Robin Bissell Writer(s): Robin Bissell (adaptation), Osha Gray Davidson (book) Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Nick Searcy, Wes Bentley, Anne Heche, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr., Nicholas Logan, Gilbert Glenn Brown, Caitlin...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

King Richard (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Zach Baylin Starring: Will Smith Synopsis: A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Life and Def: Sex Drugs Money + God (2019)

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, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Respect (2020)

Director: Liesl Tommy Writer(s): Callie Khouri Starring: Jennifer Hudson Synopsis: The film covers the life of the late Franklin from singing as a child in her father’s church’s choir to becoming an iconic superstar and civil rights activist. Release Date: August 14,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina (2020)

Director: Nzingha Stewart Writer(s): Misty Copeland, Gregory Allen Howard Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The movie will chronicle Copeland’s rise from her poor and tumultuous beginnings – she only began ballet at the late age of 13 and found herself in the middle of a...
Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Eisa Davis, Kay Oyegun Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Unknown Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Forest Whitaker an Angela Davis are executive producers on this project. So far no...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Billie (2020)

Director: James Erskine Writer(s): Linda Lipnak Kuehl Starring: Billie Holiday, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, Charles Mingus Synopsis: The documentary will explore Holiday’s life through the eyes of journalist Linda Lipnak Kuehl. Billie will include tape-recorded...
A Girl from Mogadishu (2019)

A Girl from Mogadishu (2019)

Director: Mary McGuckian Writer(s): Mary McGuckian Starring: Aja Naomi King, Barkhad Abdi, Martha Canga Antonio, Luke Spencer Roberts, Orla Brady, Maryam Mursal, Stanley Townsend, Pauline McLynn, Niall Buggy, Gwynne McElveen, Mark Lawrence, David Wurawa, Irma Mali,...
The Council (2021)

Muhammad Ali (2021)

Director: Ken Burns Writer(s): Ken Burns Starring: Muhammad Ali Synopsis: An in-depth look at the life of boxer, Muhammad Ali, including his years as an activist and philanthropist. Release Date: 2021 (USA) | Length: 96 min | Genre: Biography, Sports | MPAA Rating: NR...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Foxy: My Life in Three Acts (2020)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Bennie R. Richburg Jr. Starring: Jay Pharoah Synopsis: Biopic about the storied career of Pam Grier, from Roger Corman movies to landmark black action heroine movies like Coffy and Foxy Brown to a career in television drama. Release...
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Director: Arthur Penn Writer(s): David Newman, Robert Benton, Robert Towne Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans, Gene Wilder, Martha Adcock, Harry Appling, Owen Bush, Mabel...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace (2020)

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor Writer(s): Jeff Hobbs (book) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The true story centers on Peace, a young African-American man who left the crime-ridden streets of Newark to attend Yale. There, he studied molecular biochemistry and biophysics and...
Fighting with My Family (2019)

Fighting with My Family (2019)

Director: Stephen Merchant Writer(s): Stephen Merchant Starring: Florence Pugh, Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Jack Lowden, Nick Frost, Stephen Merchant, Aqueela Zoll, Kim Matula, Paul Wight, Eli Jane, Stephen Farrelly, Hannah Rae, Chloe Csengery, Bern...
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders Writer(s): N/A Starring: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks, Angela Davis, Robert Gottlieb, Walter Mosley, Fran Lebowitz, Peter Sellars, Farah Griffin, Paula Giddings, David Carrasco, Sonia Sanchez, Richard...
Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019)

Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool (2019)

Director: Stanley Nelson Writer(s): N/A Starring: Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter Synopsis: Regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and respected figures in music, “Miles Davis: Birth Of The...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Steal Away (2020)

Director: Charles Burnett Writer(s): Andy Froemke Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A film about the daring theft and escape of Robert Smalls, a slave in 1862 Charleston, SC. With a crew of fellow slaves, their families and Smalls’ own wife and children on board, the...
City of Lies (2019)

City of Lies (2019)

Director: Brad Furman Writer(s): Randall Sullivan (novel), Christian Contreras Starring: Johnny Depp, Forest Whitaker, Toby Huss, Dayton Callie, Neil Brown Jr., Louis Herthum, Shea Whigham, Xander Berkeley, Melanie Benz, Shamier Anderson, Laurence Mason, Christian...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Silence Breaker: The Sandra Bundy Story (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The story of Sandra Bundy, the first woman to fight against sexual harassment in the workplace. The film will highlight Bundy’s historic court case, Bundy v. Jackson, which determined that sexual...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Jump At The Sun (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Charles Fuller (screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A Film About The First Black Pilots To Fly Across America in 1932. The movie will follow James Herman Banning and Thomas C. Allen as they traverse the elements, encounter the Ku Klux...
Vice (2018)

Vice (2018)

Director: Adam McKay Writer(s): Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Lily Rabe, Alison Pill, Shea Whigham, Eddie Marsan, Tyler Perry, Justin Kirk, Bill Camp, Casey Sander, LisaGay Hamilton, Jamie Bernadette, Fay...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Book of Luke (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Craig A. Williams Starring: RJ Cyler, Adrian Lockett Synopsis: The life story of hip hop artist Luther Campbell. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Unknown | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
King of the South (2018)

King of the South (2018)

Director: Jeffrey Reyes Writer(s): Pardé Bridgett, Wayne Conley, Master P, Romeo Miller Starring: Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Romeo Miller, Master P, Derrick Gilbert, Charlamagne Tha God, Bryant Wells Synopsis: Biopic of Master P, Hip-Hop Mogul, CEO and Founder of...
American Dream/American Knightmare (2018)

American Dream/American Knightmare (2018)

Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer(s): N/A Starring:   Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, Marion Knight Sr., Maxine Knight, Costello Knight, Thomas Knight, Vanilla Ice, Fab 5 Freddy, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Melloe Won, Jerry Heller, The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Kurt...
Welcome to Marwen (2018)

Welcome to Marwen (2018)

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writer(s): Caroline Thompson, Robert Zemeckis Starring: Steve Carell, Falk Hentschel, Matt O’Leary, Nikolai Witschl, Patrick Roccas, Alexander Lowe, Eiza González, Leslie Zemeckis, Merritt Wever, Gwendoline Christie, Stefanie von Pfetten,...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Rosa (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Charlie Kessler, Hamid Torabpour Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Rosa will chronicle the first 24-hours as they unfold after the arrest of Parks on December 1, 1955. The project will also recognize the contributions to the civil rights...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Fence (2020)

Director: Peter Nicks Writer(s): George Pelecanos, Dennis Lehane, Dick Lehr (book) Starring: Sterling K. Brown Synopsis: “The Fence” follows the true story of Michael Cox, an African-American undercover cop who is mistaken for a suspect and brutally beaten by his own...
The Council (2021)

The Glorias: A Life On The Road (2020)

Director: Julie Taymor Writer(s): Sarah Ruhl, Gloria Steinem (book), Julie Taymor (screenplay) Starring: Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, Julianne Moore, Lulu Wilson, Bette Midler Synopsis: A feature film based on feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s best selling...
2018: In Memoriam (2018)

2018: In Memoriam (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): N/A Starring: Robin Roberts, Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Reba McEntire, John Schneider, Marilu Henner, Lee Corso, Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, Jimmy Kimmel, Evangeline Lilly, John McCain, Joe Lieberman, Cindy McCain, Lindsey Graham, Larry...
The Council (2021)

An Uncivil War (2019)

Director: Dee Rees Writer(s): David Kukoff, Dee Rees Starring: Carey Mulligan Synopsis: The life and career of the renowned journalist and feminist crusader, Gloria Steinem. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Harriet Tubman Project (2018)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Kirk Ellis Starring: Viola Davis, Mike Gassaway Synopsis: The life of Civil War-era activist Harriet Tubman, who worked to liberate slaves in the American South by developing an a secretive system that allowed them to escape to freedom....
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Backyard Legend (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Andy Weiss Starring: Winston Duke Synopsis: The story of Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, the Bahamian-born backyard brawler who rose from homelessness to mixed martial arts fame after his brutal backyard fights drew a huge...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Stars in My Soul (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Hakeem Oluseyi Starring: Chadwick Boseman Synopsis: Oluseyi grew up in Louisiana when his parents divorced and he had to find his own way through life. Through pure will and perseverance, he ended up becoming a NASA astrophysicist. Release...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Lebron James Project (2020)

Director: Chris Robinson Writer(s): Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Lebron James & Buzz Bissinger (book) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A film about the formative years in the life of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown |...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Fighting Shirley Chisholm (2020)

Director: Maggie Betts Writer(s): Adam Countee Starring: Viola Davis Synopsis: Biopic about the life of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Viola Davis is also a...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Lauren Simmons Project (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Kiersey Clemons Synopsis: The story of Lauren Simmons, the youngest black female trader to work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating:...
In Search of Greatness (2018)

In Search of Greatness (2018)

Director: Gabe Polsky Writer(s): Gabe Polsky Starring: Wayne Gretzky, Jerry Rice, Pelé, Ken Robinson, David Epstein Synopsis: Through the eyes of the greatest athletes of all time, IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS is a cinematic journey into the secrets of genius. Release Date:...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Earth Kitt Project (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): John Williams (book) Starring: Keesha Sharp Synopsis: The life of performer Earth Kitt based on Kitt’s biography “America’s Mistress: The Life and Times of Eartha Kitt” by John Williams. Release Date: Unknown | Length:...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

Untitled Prince Project (2019)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Prince Synopsis: The multiple-part documentary will cover the artist’s entire life and feature interviews, archival footage, photos and more. Note: The project has the full cooperation of the late artist’s estate....
Quincy (2018)

Quincy (2018)

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones Writer(s):  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones tarring: Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Clarence Avant, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Lina Bielsten, Mary J. Blige, Stefan Blom, Richard Bona, Bono,...
Love Gilda (2018)

Love Gilda (2018)

Director: Lisa Dapolito Writer(s): N/A Starring: Andrew Alexander, Anne Beatts, Chevy Chase, Bill Hader, Janis Hirsch, Melissa McCarthy, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Amy Poehler, Gilda Radner, Michael F. Radner, Maya Rudolph, Stephen Schwartz, Paul Shaffer, Martin...
Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Director: RaMell Ross Writer(s): RaMell Ross, Maya Krinsky Starring: Latrenda ‘Boosie’ Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins Synopsis: Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, this film is constructed in a form that allows the viewer an...
Angela Davis: An Autobiography (2018)

12: The Tamir Rice Story (2018)

Director: Danielle Marshay Lee, Korstiaan Vandiver Writer(s): Samaria Rice, Korstiaan Vandiver Starring: Tamir Rice, Samaria Rice Synopsis: The story of Tamir Rice, a 12 year old boy who died in a fatal shooting at the hands of Cleveland police. Release Date: Unknown...
Skin (2018)

Skin (2018)

Director: Guy Nattiv Writer(s): Guy Nattiv Starring: Danielle Macdonald, Vera Farmiga, Jamie Bell, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mike Colter, Bill Camp, Jenna Leigh Green, Louisa Krause, Kylie Rogers, Daniel Henshall, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Russell Posner, Rob Figueroa,...
Minding the Gap (2018)

Minding the Gap (2018)

Director:  Bing Liu Writer(s): N/A Starring: Keire Johnson, Zack Mulligan, Nina Bowgren, Kent Abernathy, Mengyue Bolen, Bing Liu Synopsis: Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities,...
Zion (2018)

Zion (2018)

Director: Floyd Russ Writer(s): N/A Starring:  Kimberly Clark, Zion Clark, Gilbert Donahue Synopsis: A portrait of Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs and grew up in foster care. Release Date: August 10, 2018 (USA) | Length: 10 min | Genre:...
Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

Director: James Cox Writer(s): James Cox, Captain Mauzner Starring: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts, Ryan Rottman, Jeremy Irvine, Thomas Cocquerel, Bokeem Woodbine, Barney Harris, Waleed Zuaiter, Suki Waterhouse, Billie Lourd, Judd Nelson, Tony...
Genius: Aretha (2020)

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Gucci Mane (book) Starring: Gucci Mane Synopsis: Based on the book of the same name by Gucci Mane. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Half the Picture (2018)

Half the Picture (2018)

Director: Amy Adrion Writer(s): Amy Adrion Starring: Ava DuVernay, Jill Soloway, Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Catherine Hardwicke, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Emily Best, Maria Burton, Patricia Cardoso, Brenda Chapman, Martha Coolidge,...

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