Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Kenya Barris Starring: Kevin Hart Synopsis: The original comedy centered around two friends, their night at an illegal club, a misplaced wallet, and a winning lottery ticket. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Comedy |...
Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Past Midnight (2019)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): T.J. Fixman Starring: Keanu Reeves Synopsis: A new kind of vigilante superhero… Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Action | MPAA Rating: Unknown...
Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Son of Shaolin (2019)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Jay Longino (graphic novel, screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: The film will not be a remake of the Shaw Brothers classic film. It will be a contemporary Kung-Fu story that intertwines Shaolin mythology with many of the current...
Children of Blood and Bone (2020)

Children of Blood and Bone (2020)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Tomi Adeyemi (novel), David Magee (script) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: A woman blessed with magical powers by the gods and living in a place where you are forbidden to use them, teams up with a princess to summon the gods and bring...
Uptown Saturday Night (2019)

Black Hole (2019)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Rick Famuyiwa, Charles Burn (graphic novel), Roger Avary (earlier screenplay), Neil Gaiman (earlier screenplay) Starring: Unknown Synopsis: Set in the Pacific Northwest during the 1970s, Black Hole follows a group of high schoolers...
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”...
Famuyiwa Walks, The Flash Likely to be Pushed

Famuyiwa Walks, The Flash Likely to be Pushed

by Anita Busch | Deadline Hollywood It happened on Wonder Woman and now it’s happening on The Flash. After Rick Famuyiwa stepped away from duties on Warner Bros.’ D.C. Comics hopeful $100M tentpole The Flash, word comes that the entire picture will be moved from its...
Rick Famuyiwa Is Warner Bros’ Choice to Direct ‘The Flash’

Rick Famuyiwa Is Warner Bros’ Choice to Direct ‘The Flash’

Shadow and Act | Tambay Obenson With HBO’s “Confirmation” behind him (his last directorial effort), Rick Famuyiwa (who also directed last year’s “Dope”) is Warner Bros’s choice to direct its “Flash” superhero movie. The WB has set a March 16, 2018 release date for the...
Confirmation (2016)

Confirmation (2016)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Susannah Grant Starring: Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet, Bill Irwin, Zoe Lister-Jones, Grace Gummer, Treat Williams, Dylan Baker, Erika Christensen, Alison Wright, Malcolm Gets, Peter...
Rick Famuyiwa Working on Hacker Film

Rick Famuyiwa Working on Hacker Film

by Patrick Hipes | Deadline Hollywood Dope director Rick Famuyiwa is attached to write, direct and produce an as-yet-untitled hacker movie for Macro, the new finance and production company founded by former WME partner Charles D. King. The thriller centers on an...
Dope (2015)

Dope (2015)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Rick Famuyiwa Starring: A$AP Rocky, Blake Anderson, Bruce Beatty, De’aundre Bonds, Julian Brand, Quincy Brown, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Rick Fox, Christopher Glenn, Ricky Harris, Chanel Iman, Wyking Jones, Amin Joseph, Kap G,...
Jennifer Hudson Gets Confirmation from HBO

Jennifer Hudson Gets Confirmation from HBO

Variety Staff | Variety.com HBO has lined up more notables for key roles in “Confirmation,” the telepic revisiting the drama of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill showdown in 1991. Greg Kinnear is set to play Joe Biden, who was a prominent voice in the Supreme Court...
How Director Rick Famuyiwa Grew ‘Dope’ – Cannes Q&A

How Director Rick Famuyiwa Grew ‘Dope’ – Cannes Q&A

by Anthony D’Alessandro | Deadline Hollywood Rick Famuyiwa is one of the most profitable voices in African American cinema at the box office with such titles as The Wood ($6M cost, $25M domestic) and Brown Sugar ($8M cost, $27.4M domestic). However, when he went...
Our Family Wedding (2010)

Our Family Wedding (2010)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Wayne Conley, Malcolm Spellman, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Forest Whitaker, America Ferrera, Carlos Mencia, Regina King, Lance Gross, Diana Maria Riva, Lupe Ontiveros, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Charlie Murphy, Shannyn Sossamon, Tonita...
Talk to Me (2007)

Talk to Me (2007)

Director: Kasi Lemmons Writer(s): Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps, Peter MacNeill, Adam Gaudreau, Taraji P. Henson, Cedric the Entertainer, Martin Sheen, J. Miles Dale, Sean MacMahon, Richard Chevolleau,...
Brown Sugar (2002)

Brown Sugar (2002)

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Writer(s): Michael Elliot, Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Erik Weiner, Reg Wyns, Melissa Martinez, Aaliyyah Hill, Marc John Jefferies, Venida Evans,...

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