Charm City Kings (2020)

Charm City Kings (2020)

Director: Angel Manuel Soto Writer(s): Sherman Payne, Barry Jenkins (first draft), Lotfy Nathan (original documentary) Starring: Teyonah Parris, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, William Catlett, Jamaal Burcher, Marla Aaron Wapner, David A MacDonald, Milan Ray, Meek Mill, Charles...
Flint Strong (2020)

Flint Strong (2020)

Director: Rachel Morrison Writer(s): Barry Jenkins Starring: Ryan Destiny 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:...
Expatriate (2019)

Expatriate (2019)

Director: Barry Jenkins Writer(s): Chadwick Boseman, Logan Coles Starring: Chadwick Boseman Synopsis: An international thriller set around a 1970s plane hijacking. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Thriller | MPAA Rating: Unknown Note: Chadwick Boseman...
Expatriate (2019)

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....
50th NAACP Image Awards Announced

50th NAACP Image Awards Announced

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 13, 2019) –The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) TV One’s joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins,...
Oscar Nominations 2019: The Complete List

Oscar Nominations 2019: The Complete List

By Variety Staff | Variety “Roma” and “The Favourite” led nominations for the 91st Oscars, scoring 10 nods each. Both films were nominated for best picture, alongside “Black Panther,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “A Star Is Born,” “Vice,” and “Green Book.”...
2019 BAFTA Nominations

2019 BAFTA Nominations

Nancy Tartaglione | Deadline Hollywood BAFTA has revealed its nominations for this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards with Fox Searchlight’s The Favourite from Yorgos Lanthimos leading the list of contenders at 12. Also making strong showings are Netflix’s Roma,...
2019 Writers Guild Film Nominations Are In

2019 Writers Guild Film Nominations Are In

Erik Pedersen | Deadline Hollywood Big commercial hits and a number of awards-season regulars made the cut as the WGA announced its 2019 Writers Guild Awards nominees for outstanding achievement in screenwriting writing during 2018. Check out the full list below,...
Oscar Nominations 2019: The Complete List

76th Golden Globe Nominees Announed

from Variety “Vice,” Adam McKay’s scathing Dick Cheney biopic, walked away with a leading six nominations. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the Globes, also awarded “A Star Is Born,” “The Favourite,” and “Green Book” with five nods...
16 Golden Globes Film Snubs…

16 Golden Globes Film Snubs…

…We’re Scratching Our Heads About   by Jordan Simon | Shadow and Act The nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning, and while we are satisfied for the well-deserved nominations given to Black Panther,...
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Director: Barry Jenkins Writer(s): Barry Jenkins (screenplay), James Baldwin (novel), Tari (editor) Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Ebony Obsidian, Dominique Thorne, Diego Luna, Finn...
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

by Monique Jones | Shadow and Act If Beale Street Could Talk is one of several films earning Independent Spirit Awards nominations, which were announced Friday. If Beale Street Could Talk has been nominated for Best Feature with Barry Jenkins nominated for Best...
2018 Gotham Awards Nominations

2018 Gotham Awards Nominations

by Dade Hayes and Patrick Hipes | Deadline Hollywood First Reformed, The Favourite and Eighth Grade were among the most-recognized films in the 28th annual Gotham Awards nominations, which were announced this morning. (See below for the full list.) First Reformed,...
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

NYFF56 Unveils Main Slate

from NYFF56 This year’s Main Slate showcases films from 22 different countries, including new titles from celebrated auteurs, extraordinary work from directors making their first NYFF bows, and captivating features that wowed audiences at international festivals. Five...
TIFF 2018 Lineup Revealed

TIFF 2018 Lineup Revealed

by Nancy Tartaglione | Deadline Hollywood The Toronto Film Festival has unveiled its roster of Gala and Special Presentations screenings for the 2018 edition which runs September 6-16. Among the world premieres are Felix Van Groeningen’s Beautiful Boy starring Steve...
Barry Jenkins named Film Keynote Speaker for 2018 SXSW

Barry Jenkins named Film Keynote Speaker for 2018 SXSW

from Shadow & Act After debuting his first feature at SXSW years back, Barry Jenkins will be the keynote speaker at the film portion of the 2018 festival. “We are overjoyed to invite Barry Jenkins back to SXSW as a Film Keynote having presented the world premiere...
89th Annual Oscar Nominations Announced *Update*

89th Annual Oscar Nominations Announced *Update*

from Variety.com Event: 89th Annual Oscar Awards Date: February 26, 2017 Location: Hollywood, California Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs was joined by Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard,...
THR’s Directors Roundtable (2017)

THR’s Directors Roundtable (2017)

In 1991, director Mira Nair made Mississippi Masala, a romantic drama with an international twist starring a young Denzel Washington, hot off his first acting Oscar win for Glory. Twenty-five years later, the Indian-born Nair (Queen of Katwe), 59, sat next to...
ABFI to Pay Tribute to Angela Bassett with Reel Icon Award

ABFI to Pay Tribute to Angela Bassett with Reel Icon Award

from Shadow & Act Event: American Black Film Institute’s New, Next, Now Legend Oscar Week gala Date: February 24, 2017 Location: Hollywood Loews Hotel, Los Angeles, California Angela Bassett will be honored with the “Reel Icon” award by the American Black...
2017 Writers Guild Awards

2017 Writers Guild Awards

Date: February 19, 2017 Location: Edison Ballroom, New York, New York and in Los Angeles, California at the Beverly Hilton Host: Lewis Black Description: The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio,...
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”...
Moonlight (2016)

Moonlight (2016)

Director: Barry Jenkins Writer(s): Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney (play) Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris, Jaden Piner, Herman ‘Caheei McGloun, Kamal Ani-Bellow, Keomi Givens, Eddie Blanchard,...
These Amazing Shadows (2011)

These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Director: Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton Writer(s): Douglas Blush, Paul Mariano Starring: Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, Robin Blaetz, Brooks Boliek, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Burnett, Jay Carr, Martin Cohen, Peter Coyote, Arlene Damron, Julie Dash, Allen Daviau, Caleb...
Medicine for Melancholy (2008)

Medicine for Melancholy (2008)

Director: Barry Jenkins Writer(s): Barry Jenkins Starring: Wyatt Cenac, Tracey Heggins, Elizabeth Acker, Melissa Bisagni, DeMorge Brown, Powell DeGrange, Chida Emeka, John Friedberg, Dana Julius, Ondine Kilker, Erin Klenow, Phoebe Chi Ching Kwok, Tommi Avicolli Mecca,...

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