Foxy: My Life in Three Acts (2020)

Foxy: My Life in Three Acts (2020)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): Bennie R. Richburg Jr. Starring: Jay Pharoah Synopsis: Biopic about the storied career of Pam Grier, from Roger Corman movies to landmark black action heroine movies like Coffy and Foxy Brown to a career in television drama. Release...
Pam Grier Wants Spike Lee to Direct Her Biopic

Pam Grier Wants Spike Lee to Direct Her Biopic

Fred Topel | Slash Film Pam Grier co-stars on the ABC comedy Bless This Mess. Speaking with reporters after the Bless This Mess panel for the Television Critics Association, Grier discussed the biopic about her life that is in the works. Given her storied career from...
60+ Black Biopics Still In Limbo

60+ Black Biopics Still In Limbo

from Shadow and Act | Tambay Obenson Updating this list as I do once a year (I forgot to do it last year; so there was a lot to research and catch up on) to keep you all up-to-date on where each project stands going into the new year, including 18 new additions… There...
Bounce TV Launches Brown Sugar

Bounce TV Launches Brown Sugar

from Shadow and Act Bounce TV, the upstart African-American broadcast television network, is expanding its business to now include a subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service called Brown Sugar, which launches today. Brown Sugar features an extensive...
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)

Director: Marina Zenovich Writer(s): P.G. Morgan, Chris A. Peterson, Marina Zenovich Starring: Richard Pryor, David Banks, Rona Barrett, David Brinkley, Skip Brittenham, Mel Brooks, Cecil Brown, Johnny Carson, Marie Carter, Dave Chappelle, Chevy Chase, Don Cornelius,...
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)

Director: RZA Writer(s): RZA Starring: RZA, Rick Yune, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Dave Bautista, Jamie Chung, Cung Le, Byron Mann, Daniel Wu, Zhu Zhu, Chia-Hui Liu, Andrew Ng, Kuan Tai Chen, Yoyao Hsueh, Telly Liu, Wen-Jun Dong, Zhan De Re, Lu Kai, Jin Au-Yeung, Ka-Yan...
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)

Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)

Director: Neema Barnette Writer(s): Cory Tynan (story and screenplay), T.D. Jakes (story) Starring: Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal, Nicole Beharie, Nicoye Banks, Pam Grier, Reed R. McCants, T.D. Jakes, Zoe Carter, Jaqueline Fleming, Clyde Jones, Patrick Weathers, Matty...
Just Wright (2010)

Just Wright (2010)

Director: Sanaa Hamri Writer(s): Michael Elliot Starring: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr., Phylicia Rashad, Pam Grier, Laz Alonso, Mehcad Brooks, Michael Landes, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Rashard Lewis, Bobby Simmons Jr., Jalen Rose, Rajon...
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

Director: Ron Underwood Writer(s): Neil Cuthbert Starring: Eddie Murphy, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Joe Pantoliano, Jay Mohr, Luis Guzmán, James Rebhorn, Peter Boyle, Burt Young, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Pam Grier, John Cleese, Victor Varnado, Illeana Douglas, Jacynthe...
Undercover Brother (2002)

Undercover Brother (2002)

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Writer(s): John Ridley, Michael McCullers Starring: Eddie Griffin, Chris Kattan, Denise Richards, Aunjanue Ellis, Dave Chappelle, Chi McBride, Neil Patrick Harris, Gary Anthony Williams, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Noseworthy, Robert Trumbull,...
Bones (2001)

Bones (2001)

Director: Ernest R. Dickerson Writer(s): Adam Simon, Tim Metcalfe Starring: Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Michael T. Weiss, Clifton Powell, Ricky Harris, Bianca Lawson, Khalil Kain, Merwin Mondesir, Sean Amsing, Katharine Isabelle, Ron Selmour, Deezer D, Garikayi Mutambirwa,...
Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Director: John Carpenter Writer(s): Larry Sulkis, John Carpenter Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Clea DuVall, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy, Richard Cetrone, Rosemary Forsyth, Liam Waite, Duane Davis, Lobo Sebastian, Rodney A. Grant, Peter Jason,...
In Too Deep (1999)

In Too Deep (1999)

Director: Michael Rymer Writer(s): Michael Henry Brown, Paul Aaron Starring: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci, Hill Harper, Jake Weber, Richard Brooks, David Patrick Kelly, Pam Grier, Veronica Webb, Ron Canada, Robert LaSardo, Gano Grills, Ivonne Coll,...
Jackie Brown (1997)

Jackie Brown (1997)

Director: Quentin Tarantino Writer(s): Quentin Tarantino, Elmore Leonard Starring: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robert De Niro, Michael Bowen, Chris Tucker, LisaGay Hamilton, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, Hattie Winston, Sid...
Fakin’ Da Funk (1997)

Fakin’ Da Funk (1997)

Director: Timothy A. Chey Writer(s): Timothy A. Chey Starring: Ernie Hudson, Pam Grier, Margaret Cho, Dante Basco, Duane Martin, John Witherspoon, Tone Loc, Rashaan Nall, Tatyana Ali, Bo Jackson, Tichina Arnold, Chris Spencer, Rudy Ray Moore, Reynaldo Rey, Kelly Hu,...
Escape from L.A. (1996)

Escape from L.A. (1996)

Director: John Carpenter Writer(s): John Carpenter, Nick Castle Starring: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Valeria Golino, Stacy Keach, Pam Grier, Bruce Campbell, Georges Corraface, Michelle Forbes, A.J. Langer, Ina Romeo, Peter Jason, Jordan...
Posse (1993)

Posse (1993)

Director: Mario Van Peebles Writer(s): Sy Richardson, Dario Scardapane Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles Lane, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, Big Daddy Kane, Billy Zane, Blair Underwood, Melvin Van Peebles, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Tone Loc, Pam Grier,...
Drum (1976)

Drum (1976)

Director: Steve Carver Writer(s): Kyle Onstott (novel), Norman Wexler Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Ken Norton, Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, John Colicos, Fiona Lewis, Paula Kelly, Royal Dano, Lillian Hayman, Cheryl Smith, Alain Patrick, Brenda Sykes, Clay Tanner,...
Sheba, Baby (1975)

Sheba, Baby (1975)

https://youtu.be/EivCIYdUtAw Director: William Girdler Writer(s): William Girdler, David Sheldon Starring: Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, D’Urville Martin, Rudy Challenger, Richard Merrifield, Christopher Joy, Charles Kissinger, Charles Broaddus, Maurice Downs, Ernest...
Foxy Brown (1974)

Foxy Brown (1974)

Director: Jack Hill Writer(s): Jack Hill Starring: Pam Grier, Antonio Fargas, Peter Brown, Terry Carter, Kathryn Loder, Harry Holcombe, Sid Haig, Juanita Brown, Sally Ann Stroud, Bob Minor, Tony Giorgio, Fred Lerner, Judith Cassmore, H.B. Haggerty, Boyd ‘Red’ Morgan,...
The Arena (1974)

The Arena (1974)

Director: Steve Carver Writer(s): John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington Starring: Margaret Markov, Pam Grier, Lucretia Love, Paul Muller, Daniele Vargas, Marie Louise Sinclair, Maria Pia Conte, Rosalba Neri, Vassili Karis, Silvio Laurenzi, Mimmo Palmara,...
Coffy (1973)

Coffy (1973)

Director: Jack Hill Writer(s): Jack Hill Starring: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott, Allan Arbus, Sid Haig, Barry Cahill, Lee de Broux, Ruben Moreno, Lisa Farringer, Carol Locatell, Linda Haynes, John Perak, Mwako Cumbuka, Morris Buchanan,...
Cool Breeze (1972)

Cool Breeze (1972)

Director: Barry Pollack Writer(s): W.R. Burnett (novel), Barry Pollack Starring: Thalmus Rasulala, Judy Pace, Julian Christopher, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Sam Laws, Margaret Avery, Pam Grier, Paula Kelly, Wally Taylor, Rudy Challenger, Stewart Bradley, Ed Cambridge, Royce...
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)

Director: Russ Meyer Writer(s): Roger Ebert, Russ Meyer Starring: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John Lazar, Michael Blodgett, David Gurian, Edy Williams, Erica Gavin, Phyllis Davis, Harrison Page, Duncan McLeod, James Iglehart, Charles Napier, Henry...

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