355 (2020)

355 (2020)

Director: Simon Kinberg Writer(s): Theresa Rebeck Starring: Sebastian Stan, Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, Edgar Ramírez, Bingbing Fan, Leo Staar, Julian Ferro, Jason Wong, Francisco Labbe, Waleed Elgadi, John Douglas Thompson, Sam...
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Director: J.J. Abrams Writer(s): J.J. Abrams, Chris Terrio, Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly, George Lucas (based on characters created by) Starring: Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Ian McDiarmid, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Keri Russell, Billy Dee Williams,...
355 (2020)

The Killer (2019)

Director: John Woo Writer(s): Josh Campbell, Matt Stuecken, Eran Creevy Starring: Lupita Nyong’o Synopsis: English remake of John Woo’s hit, “The Killer”. In this version, Lupita Nyong’o plays an assassin who puts her own life on the line to save a...
Little Monsters (2019)

Little Monsters (2019)

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...
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...
Born a Crime (2020)

Born a Crime (2020)

Director: Liesl Tommy Writer(s): Janine Eser (screenplay), 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....
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,...
The 45th Annual Saturn Awards

Us (2019)

Director: Jordan Peele Writer(s): Jordan Peele Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Noelle Sheldon, Cali Sheldon, Madison Curry, Ashley Mckoy, Napiera Groves, Lon...
Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup

Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January...
Actors on Actors: Lupita Nyong’o & Melissa McCarthy

Actors on Actors: Lupita Nyong’o & Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy is best known for creating outsize comedic characters, but this year she took on a dramatic role in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” Marielle Heller’s story of a forger desperately holding onto her place in a gentrifying New York. It’s a turn that’s...
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,...
Born a Crime (2020)

The Woman King (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Maria Bello 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...
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): Jerry Peters, Anita Poree, Michael Burton, Dominic Maker, Sylvia Robinson, No I.D., James Blake & Jay-Z (song) Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Loic Mabanza Synopsis: The video begins with Nyong’o and a partner taking a gleeful...
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: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze, Ivan Jacobo, Nicolas Levesque, Ronald Ssemaganda, Ethan Nazario Lubega, Nikita Waligwa, Edgar Kanyike, Esther Tebandeke,...
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: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling, Brighton Rose, Emjay Anthony, Max Favreau, Chloe...
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: Episode VII – 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 Gleeson,...
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...

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