Genius: Aretha (2020)

Genius: Aretha (2020)

Director: Anthony Hemingway Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Malcolm Barrett, Patrice Covington, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Sanai Victoria, Courtney B. Vance Synopsis: Part of the NatGeo Genius series. The anthology series will explore...
Chaos Walking (2020)

Chaos Walking (2020)

Director: Doug Liman Writer(s): Patrick Ness, Charlie Kaufman Starring: Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Daisy Ridley, Cynthia Erivo, Demián Bichir, Ray McKinnon, Nick Jonas, Kurt Sutter, David Oyelowo, Óscar Jaenada, Bethany Anne Lind, Harrison Osterfield, Olunike...
Actors on Actors: Cynthia Erivo & Alfre Woodard

Actors on Actors: Cynthia Erivo & Alfre Woodard

 Alfre Woodard and Cynthia Erivo both star in movies helmed by black female directors this year; Woodard in Chinonye Chukwu’s “Clemency” and Erivo in Kasi Lemmons’ “Harriet.” In their “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors” conversation, the two talked about their new...
Harriet (2019)

Harriet (2019)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Clarke Peters, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Omar J. Dorsey, Henry Hunter Hall, Tim Guinee, Nick Basta, Joseph Lee Anderson, Antonio J Bell, CJ McBath,...
Needle in a Timestack (2020)

Needle in a Timestack (2020)

Director: John Ridley Writer(s): John Ridley, Robert Silverberg (book) Starring: Laysla De Oliveira, Orlando Bloom, Cynthia Erivo, Freida Pinto, Leslie Odom Jr., Jadyn Wong, Alessandro Juliani, Hiro Kanagawa, James Kirk, Johannah Newmarch, Ulka Simone Mohanty, Kaylah...
Variety Announces 10 Actors to Watch for 2019

Variety Announces 10 Actors to Watch for 2019

Variety Staff | Variety Variety has announced its 10 Actors to Watch for 2019, an honor the publication has bestowed since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala Ali, Timothée Chalamet, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Brie...
The 45th Annual Saturn Awards

The 45th Annual Saturn Awards

By Pete Hammond | Deadline Hollywood The Avengers rule the day as Marvel and Disney’s box office juggernaut Avengers: Endgame picked up 14 Saturn Award nominations, along with another couple for Avengers: Infinity War. It was by far the biggest individual total for a...
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,...
Widows (2018)

Widows (2018)

Director: Steve McQueen Writer(s): Gillian Flynn (screenplay), Lynda La Plante (characters), Steve McQueen Starring: Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Jon Bernthal, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Coburn Goss, Michelle Rodriguez, Alejandro Verdin, Bailey Rhyse Walters, Elizabeth...
Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

Director: Drew Goddard Writer(s): Drew Goddard Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, Nick Offerman, Xavier Dolan, Shea Whigham, Mark O’Brien, Charles Halford, Jim O’Heir, Gerry Nairn, Alvina...
Cynthia Erivo Hopes to Quell Your Fears

Cynthia Erivo Hopes to Quell Your Fears

by Monique Jones | Shadow and Act Set production on the Kasi Lemmons-directed Harriet has started, prompting new criticisms of Cynthia Erivo, who has been cast as Harriet Tubman. According to Deadline, the film will focus on Tubman’s life, including her time as...
Widows to Open the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

Widows to Open the 62nd BFI London Film Festival

from the BFI official website The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express is thrilled to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Academy Award-winner Steve McQueen’s Widows. The international premiere will take place on...
The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

Director: Nancy Buirski Writer(s): Nancy Buirski Starring: Cynthia Erivo, Jack Kyser, Tommy Bernardi, Tom Gibbs, Recy Taylor, Esther Cooper Jackson, Alma Daniels, Robert Corbitt, Danielle L. McGuire, Crystal Feimster, James Johnson II, John L. Payne, Chris Money...

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