Dear…. Oprah Winfrey (2020)

Dear…. Oprah Winfrey (2020)

Director: Jennifer Harrington, Peter McCoubrey Writer(s): N/A Starring: Oprah Winfrey Synopsis: Dear… takes an inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed...
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders Writer(s): N/A Starring: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks, Angela Davis, Robert Gottlieb, Walter Mosley, Fran Lebowitz, Peter Sellars, Farah Griffin, Paula Giddings, David Carrasco, Sonia Sanchez, Richard...
Coogler Makes the 2018 T100

Coogler Makes the 2018 T100

by Ava DuVernay | Time Magazine In Black Panther, Queen Ramonda looks upon her son T’Challa and delivers a proclamation: “It is your time.” Millions upon millions of moviegoers around the world have proclaimed the same to the film’s mastermind, Ryan Coogler. We gaze...
Quincy (2018)

Quincy (2018)

Director:  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones Writer(s):  Alan Hicks, Rashida Jones Starring: Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Clarence Avant, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Lina Bielsten, Mary J. Blige, Stefan Blom, Richard...
A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Madeleine L’Engle, Jennifer Lee Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, André Holland, Rowan Blanchard,...
Perry to Play Micheaux

Perry to Play Micheaux

Cynthia Littleton | Variety HBO is developing a biopic of pioneering African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux that has Tyler Perry on board to star. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are shepherding the project for Sony Pictures TV through their Storyline Entertainment...
Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

Director: Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal Writer(s): Nick Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin Starring: Whitney Houston, Tony Anderson, Burt Bacharach, Michael Baker, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Bobby Brown, Tina Brown, Robyn Crawford, Doug Daniel, David Foster, Sharlotte Gibson, Toni...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

Director: George C. Wolfe Writer(s): Peter Landesman  (adaptation), Rebecca Skloot (book), George C. Wolfe (screenplay), Alexander Woo (revisions) Starring: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sylvia Grace Crim, Reed Birney, Karen Wheeling Reynolds, John C. Vennema, Chasiti...
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story (2017)

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story (2017)

Director: Daniel Kaufman Writer(s): N/A Starring: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Lil’ Kim, Mase, Raha Scoff, 112, Mary J. Blige, James Cruz, Ebro Darden, Clive Davis, Desiigner, DMX, Kima Raynor Dyson, Amir Epps, K’Mari Epps, Keisha Epps, Faith Evans, Fab 5 Freddy, Fabolous,...
Conversations: with GREENLEAF

Conversations: with GREENLEAF

Q&A with Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Oprah Winfrey. Moderated by Jim Halterman, TV Guide Magazine. GREENLEAF takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and...
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (2016)

Director: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack Writer(s): NA Starring: Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Guy Johnson, Diahann Carroll, Don Martin, Louise Meriwether, Nikki Giovanni, Louis Gossett Jr., Alice Windom, Jules Feiffer, Robert Loomis, Common, John Singleton, Alfre...
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...
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (2015)

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (2015)

Director: Steve Boettcher Writer(s): Jessie Garcia-Marble, Mike Trinklein Starring: John Amos, Morey Amsterdam, Julie Andrews, Edward Asner, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, Jerry Berman, Barbara Britton, Pat Carroll, Georgia Engel, Nanette Fabray, Tina Fey, Ann Morgan...
Oprah Empowers Women to Help Others

Oprah Empowers Women to Help Others

Elizabeth Wagmeister | Variety Oprah Winfrey, who was selected this year as a Variety Power of Women honoree along with Salma Hayek Pinault, Anna Kendrick, Gwyneth Paltrow and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, brought down the house at the Power of Women luncheon, presented...
Richard Pryor Pic Set

Richard Pryor Pic Set

by Mike Fleming Jr. | Deadline Hollywood The Weinstein Company is ready to greenlight its Richard Pryor biopic, and my, have Harvey Weinstein and Lee Daniels put together a terrific cast. The new additions: Oprah Winfrey will play Pryor’s grandmother, who ran a...
Disney In Talks With Oprah Winfrey And David Oyelowo

Disney In Talks With Oprah Winfrey And David Oyelowo

Ali Jaafar | Deadline Hollywood Disney is in discussions with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films and David Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon to come on board and produce feature project The Water Man, written by newbie writer Emma Needell. This is a fairytale moment for Needell,...
Welcome to Me (2014)

Welcome to Me (2014)

Director: Shira Piven Writer(s): Eliot Laurence (screenplay) Starring: Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, Linda Cardellini, Joan Cusack, Loretta Devine, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Thomas Mann, James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Alan Tudyk, Kulap Vilaysack, Mitch Silpa, Anelia...
Selma (2014)

Selma (2014)

Director: Ava DuVernay Writer(s): Paul Webb Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Jim France, Trinity Simone, Mikeria Howard, Jordan Rice, Ebony Billups, Nadej k Bailey, Elijah Oliver, Oprah Winfrey, Clay Chappell, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Ribisi, Haviland Stillwell,...
The Butler (2013)

The Butler (2013)

Director: Lee Daniels Writer(s): Danny Strong, Wil Haygood Starring: Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Aml Ameen, Clarence Williams III, John P. Fertitta, Jim Gleason, Oprah Winfrey, Isaac...
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

Director: Pratibha Parmar Writer(s): Pratibha Parmar Starring: Robert L. Allen, Tony Brown, Angela Davis, Jennifer DeVere Brody, Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Jewelle Gomez, Peter Guber, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Quincy Jones, Martin Luther King,...
The Princess and the Frog (2009)

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Director: Ron Clements, John Musker Writer(s): Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards, E.D. Baker, Greg Erb, Jason Oremland Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jennifer Cody, Jim Cummings, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah...
Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Director: Steven Soderbergh Writer(s): Brian Koppelman, David Levien; George Clayton Johnson & Jack Golden Russell (characters) Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Michael Mantell, Elliott Gould, Ray Xifo, Al Pacino, Adam Lazarre-White, Eddie Jemison,...
Brothers of the Borderland (2004)

Brothers of the Borderland (2004)

Director: Julie Dash Writer(s): Ronald Taylor Starring: Barrett Clark, Dan Davidson, Christopher Dressler, Camille Gaston, Giselle Jones, Oprah Winfrey Synopsis: From dusk to dawn “Alice” runs for her life, she’s aided by “John Parker” an...
Beloved (1998)

Beloved (1998)

Director: Jonathan Demme Writer(s): Toni Morrison (novel), Akosua Busia, Richard LaGravenese, Adam Brooks Starring: Yada Beener, Emil Pinnock, Calen Johnson, Oprah Winfrey, Beah Richards, Danny Glover, Kimberly Elise, Jude Ciccolella, Kessia Embry, Dashiell Eaves,...
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 Women of Brewster Place (1989)

The Women of Brewster Place (1989)

Director: Donna Deitch Writer(s): Karen Hall, Gloria Naylor Starring: Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens, Moses Gunn, Jackée Harry, Paula Kelly, Leon, Lonette McKee, Barbara Montgomery, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Lynn Whitfield, Paul Winfield, William...
Native Son (1986)

Native Son (1986)

Director: Jerrold Freedman Writer(s): Richard Wesley, Richard Wright (novel) Starring: Victor Love, Matt Dillon, Elizabeth McGovern, Geraldine Page, Oprah Winfrey, Akosua Busia, Carroll Baker, John McMartin, Art Evans, John Karlen, Willard E. Pugh, David Rasche, Ving...
The Color Purple (1985)

The Color Purple (1985)

Director: Steven Spielberg Writer(s): Alice Walker, Menno Meyjes Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Willard E. Pugh, Akosua Busia, Desreta Jackson, Adolph Caesar, Rae Dawn Chong, Dana Ivey, Leonard Jackson, Bennet Guillory, John...

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