Solitary (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...
Time Selects Michelle Obama for the 2019 T100

Time Selects Michelle Obama for the 2019 T100

by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter | Time Magazine Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice. It was something that came naturally, because of how she carried herself. Because she resembled us and was moving in spaces where, as black Americans, we weren’t exactly meant to...
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,...
Burn (2019)

Burn (2019)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): A.J. Wolfe (novel), Fredrick Kotto (screenplay) Starring: Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis Synopsis:  An undercover detective in Northern California tried so take down a dangerous drug cartel while keeping his undercover life secret from his...
Sovereign (2020)

Sovereign (2020)

Director: Marc Munden Writer(s): Scott Beck, Jack Thorne, Geoffrey Tock, Gregory, Bryan Woods Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mahershala Ali Synopsis: A man seeks revenge against a space ship that killed his wife. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre:...
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Director: Robert Rodriguez Writer(s): James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, Robert Rodriguez, Yukito Kishiro (graphic novel series “Gunnm”) Starring: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson,...
Actors on Actors: Mahershala Ali & John David Washington

Actors on Actors: Mahershala Ali & John David Washington

Mahershala Ali (“Green Book”) and John David Washington (“BlacKkKlansman”) have catapulted into the awards season conversation with two searing films about race in America. Both movies are based on true stories. Ali, who won the supporting actor Oscar in 2017 for...
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,...
25th Annual SAG Award Nominations Announced

25th Annual SAG Award Nominations Announced

Lauded by critics for its style, simplicity and genuine warmth, the Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA, which made its debut in 1995, has become one of the industry’s most prized honors. The only televised awards ceremony to exclusively honor...
24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced today the nominees for the 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.  The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice...
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Director: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Writer(s): Brian Michael Bendis (Miles Morales created by), Steve Ditko (Spider-Man created by), Stan Lee (Spider-Man created by), Phil Lord (written by), Sara Pichelli (Miles Morales created by)...
76th Golden Globe Nominees Announed

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...
Green Book (2018)

Green Book (2018)

Director: Peter Farrelly Writer(s): Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, P.J. Byrne, Joe Cortese, Maggie Nixon, Von Lewis, Jon Sortland,...
Cairo Film Festival Undergoes Radical Revamp

Cairo Film Festival Undergoes Radical Revamp

  Nick Vivarelli | Variety The Cairo Film Festival, for its 40th edition, is reinventing itself. With Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy at the helm who, at 43, is its youngest president, the oldest fest in the Arab and African worlds is undergoing a radical revamp...
2018 AFI Fest Lineup Revealed

2018 AFI Fest Lineup Revealed

Pete Hammond | Deadline Hollywood The American Film Institute today unveiled its full lineup of galas that will screen at this year’s AFI Fest, and judging from the list it looks like Netflix is conquering yet another fall film festival with no less than three of the...
Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

Roxanne, Roxanne (2017)

Director: Michael Larnell Writer(s): Michael Larnell Starring: Eden Duncan-Smith, Mahershala Ali, Nia Long, Elvis Nolasco, Jermel Howard, Sean Ringgold, Curtiss Cook, Tonye Patano, Charlie Hudson III, Taliyah Whitaker, Lyric Hurd, Barrington Walters Jr., Heather...
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,...
Conversations: Mahershala Ali

Conversations: Mahershala Ali

Conversations career retrospective with Mahershala Ali. Moderated by Jenelle Riley of Variety. Mahershala Ali is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film,...
Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Director: Theodore Melfi Writer(s): Allison Schroeder, Margot Lee Shetterly Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn, Olek Krupa, Kurt Krause, Ken...
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”...
Actors on Actors: Mahershala Ali & Greta Gerwig

Actors on Actors: Mahershala Ali & Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig and Mahershala Ali chatted during a taping of Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” on a range of topics, including their love for New York City. For more, tune in when the fifth season premieres on PBS SoCal, presented by The Venetian Las Vegas, on Jan....
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,...
Kicks (2016)

Kicks (2016)

Director: Justin Tipping Writer(s): Justin Tipping, Joshua Beirne-Golden Starring: Jahking Guillory, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Christopher Meyer, Kofi Siriboe, Mahershala Ali, Rxchie, Molly Shaiken, Koran Streets, Dante Clark, Donté Clark, Mistah F.A.B., Nessma...
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,...
Free State of Jones (2016)

Free State of Jones (2016)

Director: Gary Ross Writer(s): Gary Ross Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell, Christopher Berry, Sean Bridgers, Jacob Lofland, Thomas Francis Murphy, Bill Tangradi, Brian Lee Franklin, Kerry Cahill, Joe Chrest, Jessica Collins,...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)

Director: Francis Lawrence Writer(s): Peter Craig, Danny Strong Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Mahershala Ali, Jeffrey Wright, Patina Miller, DuRa Brown, Dominyck McCargo, Jasmine Ahnie, Jonathan Billions, Dante...
Marvel Chooses Mahershala Ali as Cottonmouth

Marvel Chooses Mahershala Ali as Cottonmouth

By Robert Yaniz Jr. | ScreenRant Now that the Netflix debut of Jessica Jones is just a few months away, more eyes are starting to turn towards Luke Cage, the third show in Marvel Studios’ precedent-setting deal with the streaming service (and the third addition to the...
Go For Sisters (2013)

Go For Sisters (2013)

Director: John Sayles Writer: John Sayles Cast:  LisaGay Hamilton, Edward James Olmos, Yolonda Ross, Hilary Barraford, Mahershala Ali, Harold Perrineau, Michael Piznarski, Mary Portser, Don Harvey, Brent Jennings, Isaiah Washington, Michael Laskin, Rita Taggart,...
Predators (2010)

Predators (2010)

Director: Nimród Antal Writer(s): Alex Litvak, Michael Finch Starring: Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Mahershala Ali, Danny Trejo, Carey Jones, Oleg Taktarov, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Brian Steele, Derek Mears Synopsis: A...

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