The 2020 NAACP Image Awards Nominees are In!

The 2020 NAACP Image Awards Nominees are In!

By Bruce Haring | Deadline Hollywood The nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced Thursday, the prelude to the two-hour live televised awards airing on BET on February 2 at 8 PM ET/PT. The Image Awards honors the accomplishments of people of color in...
Coming 2 America (2020)

Coming 2 America (2020)

Director: Craig Brewer Writer(s): Eddie Murphy (characters), Kenya Barris, Barry W. Blaustein (earlier screenplay), David Sheffield (earlier screenplay) Starring: James Earl Jones, Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes, Shari Headley, Arsenio Hall, John Amos, Leslie Jones,...
The Lion King (2019)

The Lion King (2019)

Director: Jon Favreau Writer(s): Irene Mecchi, Jeff Nathanson, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Penny Johnson Jerald, Keegan-Michael Key, Eric...
Warning Shot (2018)

Warning Shot (2018)

Director: Dustin Fairbanks Writer(s): Breanne Mattson Starring: David Spade, James Earl Jones, Bruce Dern, Frank Whaley, Guillermo Díaz, Tammy Blanchard, Niki Koss, Onata Aprile, Steve Eastin, Dwight Henry, Robert Johnson, Alexandra Intrator, Dustie Hale Synopsis: A...
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Director: Gareth Edwards Writer(s): Chris Weitz, John Knoll Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Ben Mendelsohn, Guy Henry, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Jimmy Smits, Alistair Petrie, Genevieve O’Reilly, Ben Daniels,...
Forest Whitaker’s Star Wars Character Revealed

Forest Whitaker’s Star Wars Character Revealed

Shadow & Act | Tambay Obenson Revealed yesterday, after much anticipation and speculation, audiences now know the identities of the characters in the upcoming “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The character Forest Whitaker is playing is one that fans know from the...
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writer(s): Malcolm D. Lee Starring: Martin Lawrence, James Earl Jones, Margaret Avery, Joy Bryant, Cedric the Entertainer, Nicole Ari Parker, Michael Clarke Duncan, Mike Epps, Mo’Nique, Damani Roberts, Brooke Lyons, Liz Mikel, Carol Sutton,...
Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Director: David Zucker Writer(s): Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (characters); Craig Mazin, Pat Proft Starring: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko, Bill Pullman, Anthony Anderson, Leslie Nielsen, Molly...
The Reading Room (2005)

The Reading Room (2005)

Director: Georg Stanford Brown Writer(s): Randy Feldman Starring: James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Douglas Spain, Keith Robinson, Monique Coleman, Kathryne Dora Brown, Gabby Soleil, Idris Muhammed, Austin Marques, Jessica Szohr, Spencir Bridges, Tim Reid, Georg...
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Director: George Lucas Writer(s): George Lucas Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Frank Oz, Anthony Daniels, Christopher Lee, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Silas Carson, Jay Laga’aia, Bruce Spence,...
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002)

Director: Wendy Miller, Shirley Neal Writer(s): Unknown Starring: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Fred Berry, Steven Bochco, Donald Bogle, Julian Bond, Wayne Brady, LeVar Burton, Reuben Cannon, Diahann Carroll, Nell Carter, Thomas Carter, Nat ‘King’ Cole,...
A Family Thing (1996)

A Family Thing (1996)

Director: Richard Pearce Writer(s): Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson Starring: Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Irma P. Hall, Grace Zabriskie, Regina Taylor, Mary Jackson, Paula Marshall, James N. Harrell, Lauren Leigh Phillips, Ashleigh Jordan, David...
The Lion King (1994)

The Lion King (1994)

Director: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Writer(s): Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Matthew Broderick, Niketa Calame, Jim Cummings, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Guillaume, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Zoe...
The Meteor Man (1993)

The Meteor Man (1993)

Director: Robert Townsend Writer(s): Robert Townsend Starring: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Roy Fegan, Cynthia Belgrave, Marilyn Coleman, Don Cheadle, Bobby McGee, Bill Cosby, Big Daddy Kane, Frank Gorshin, Sinbad,...
Lincoln (1992)

Lincoln (1992)

Director: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar Writer(s): Philip Kunhardt Jr. Starring: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Burgess Meredith, Richard Thomas, Ned Beatty, Barnard Hughes, Maureen Stapleton, Keith Carradine,...
The Ambulance (1990)

The Ambulance (1990)

Director: Larry Cohen Writer(s): Larry Cohen Starring: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons, Janine Turner, Eric Braeden, Richard Bright, James Dixon, Jill Gatsby, Martin Barter, Laurene Landon, Nick Chinlund, Matt Norklun, Rudy Jones, Stan...
Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America (1988)

Director: John Landis Writer(s): Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield & Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay) Starring: Paul Bates, Eddie Murphy, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather, Stephanie Simon, Victoria Dillard, Felicia Taylor, Midori, James Earl Jones, Madge...
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

Director: Richard Marquand Writer(s): Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Sebastian Shaw, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, James Earl Jones, David Prowse, Alec Guinness, Kenny...
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Director: Irvin Kershner Writer(s): Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Alec Guinness, Jeremy Bulloch, John Hollis,...
Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

Director: Woodie King Jr. Writer(s): N/A Starring: Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Lorraine Hansberry, James Earl Jones, Joseph Papp, Shauneille Perry, Ntozake Shange, Ozzie Davis, Ruby Dee, Lloyd Richards, Diana Sands Synopsis: Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement...
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (1977)

The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (1977)

Director: Gilbert Moses Writer(s): Peter S. Beagle, Don Robertson Starring: Jimmie Walker, James Earl Jones, Debbie Allen, Tamu Blackwell, Valerie Curtin, Kevin Hooks, Sorrell Booke, William Traylor, Darrell Zwerling, Sam Laws, Harry Caesar, S. Pearl Sharp, Betty...
A Piece of the Action (1977)

A Piece of the Action (1977)

Director: Sidney Poitier Writer(s): Charles Blackwell, Timothy March Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, James Earl Jones, Denise Nicholas, Hope Clarke, Tracy Reed, Titos Vandis, Frances Foster, Jason Evers, Marc Lawrence, Ja’net DuBois, Larry Beecham, Thomas...
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)

Director: John Boorman Writer(s): William Goodhart, John Boorman, William Peter Blatty (characters), Rospo Pallenberg Starring: Linda Blair, Richard Burton, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow, Kitty Winn, Paul Henreid, James Earl Jones, Ned Beatty, Belinda Beatty, Rose...
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Director: George Lucas Writer(s): George Lucas Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Phil Brown, Shelagh Fraser, Jack Purvis, Alex McCrindle, Eddie Byrne, Drewe...
Claudine (1974)

Claudine (1974)

Director: John Berry Writer(s): Lester Pine, Tina Pine Starring: Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Tamu Blackwell, David Kruger, Yvette Curtis, Eric Jones, Socorro Stephens, Adam Wade, C. Harrison Avery, Mordecai Lawner, Elisa Loti, Roxie...
The Great White Hope (1970)

The Great White Hope (1970)

Director: Martin Ritt Writer(s): Howard Sackler Starring: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen, Chester Morris, Robert Webber, Marlene Warfield, R.G. Armstrong, Hal Holbrook, Beah Richards, Moses Gunn, Lloyd Gough, George Ebeling, Larry...
King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer(s): Mitchell Grayson, Ely A. Landau Starring: Ruby Dee, Joanne Woodward, Martin Luther King Jr., Paul Newman, James Earl Jones Synopsis: Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED...

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