Passing (2019)

Passing (2019)

Director: Rebecca Hall Writer(s): Rebecca Hall, Nella Larsen (novel) Starring: Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga Synopsis: Passing follows the unexpected reunion of two high school friends, Clare Kendry and Irene Redfield, whose renewed acquaintance ignites a mutual...
Lady and the Tramp (2019)

Lady and the Tramp (2019)

Director: Charlie Bean Writer(s): Andrew Bujalski Starring: Tessa Thompson, Sam Elliott, Justin Theroux, Janelle Monáe, Yvette Nicole Brown, Ashley Jensen, Kiersey Clemons, Thomas Mann, Benedict Wong, Arturo Castro, Adrian Martinez, Jason Burkey, Parvesh Cheena,...
Men in Black International (2019)

Men in Black International (2019)

Director: F. Gary Gray Writer(s): Lowell Cunningham (characters), Matt Holloway,  Art Marcum Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall, Emma Thompson, Liam Neeson, Les Twins (Laurent Bourgeois, Larry Bourgeois), Kayvan...
Little Woods (2018)

Little Woods (2018)

Director: Nia DaCosta Writer(s): Nia DaCosta Starring: Lily James, Tessa Thompson, Luke Kirby, Lance Reddick, James Badge Dale, Elizabeth Maxwell, Luci Christian, Rochelle Robinson, Morgana Shaw, Joe Stevens, Charlie Ray Reid, Gary Teague, Alexis West, Brandon Potter,...
Who Is Doris Payne? (2020)

Who Is Doris Payne? (2020)

Director: Unknown Writer(s): Eunetta T. Boone Starring: Tessa Thompson Synopsis: Story based on the life of 75 year old international jewel thief, Doris Payne, whose career spanned over five decades. Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Adventure, Crime,...
Hold On To “That Shred Of Hope…”

Hold On To “That Shred Of Hope…”

Marvel released 32 new posters and a featurette for Avengers: Endgame (2019) today, asking fans to hold onto “That Shred of Hope…” I’ve posted some of the posters. Click HERE to see all 32 posters or read full article at Deadline Hollywood....
Passing (2019)

Sylvie (2020)

Director: Eugene Ashe Writer(s): Eugene Ashe Starring: John Magaro, Tessa Thompson, Eva Longoria, Lance Reddick, Jemima Kirke, Aja Naomi King, Tone Bell, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, Erica Gimpel, Nnamdi Asomugha, Alano Miller, MC Lyte, Nina Ashe, Raquel...
Creed II (2018)

Creed II (2018)

Director: Steven Caple Jr. Writer(s): Cheo Hodari Coker (screenplay), Ryan Coogler (characters) Sylvester Stallone (characters and screenplay) Starring: Tessa Thompson, Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Wood Harris, Florian Munteanu, Phylicia...
Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Director: Boots Riley Writer(s): Boots Riley Starring: Armie Hammer, Tessa Thompson, Lakeith Stanfield, David Cross, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, Omari Hardwick, Jermaine Fowler, Marcella Bragio, Kate Berlant, Tom Woodruff Jr., Teresa...
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Writer(s): Jack Kirby, Christopher Markus Starring: Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Tessa Thompson, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Elizabeth Olsen, Scarlett Johansson, Benicio Del Toro, Linda Cardellini, Tom Hiddleston,...
Furlough (2018)

Furlough (2018)

Director: Laurie Collyer Writer(s): Barry Strugatz Starring: Melissa Leo, Tessa Thompson, Edgar Ramírez, Erik Griffin, Drena De Niro, La La Anthony, Damien Lemon, Suzanne Shepherd, Michael Chernus, Dolly Wells, Anna Paquin, Whoopi Goldberg, Lorenzo Beronilla, Jerry...
Little Woods (2018)

2018 Tribeca Film Festival

by Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act The Tribeca Film Festival announced its 2018 lineup Wednesday. This year’s festival takes place April 18 – 29. It has a record 44 films directed by women – 46% of the 96 titles – the highest percentage in the Festival’s history....
Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation (2018)

Director: Alex Garland Writer(s): Alex Garland, Jeff VanderMeer Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Sonoya Mizuno, Benedict Wong, Tuva Novotny, Cosmo Jarvis, Honey Holmes, David Gyasi, Edward Mannering, Crystal...
Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Sundance 2018 lineup filled with highly-anticipated, diverse films

Trey Mangum | Shadow and Act Sundance Institute announced the feature films that will be screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City, Salt Lake City at at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. For the 2018 Festival, 110 feature-length films...
The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees Announced

The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees Announced

 Tambay Obenson | Shadow and Act The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees were announced earlier today, and, as we expected, Jordan Peele’s Get Out is well represented, with nominations in 5 different categories, including Best Feature, Best Director,...
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Director: Taika Waititi Writer(s): Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi, Rachel House, Clancy...
Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Jay-Z: Moonlight (2017)

Director: Alan Yang Writer(s): N/A Starring: Lil’ Rel Howery, Lakeith Stanfield, Jerrod Carmichael, Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Tessa Thompson, Hannibal Buress Synopsis: For Jay-Z’s latest, Master of None co-creator Alan Yang recreated an episode of Friends on a...
War on Everyone (2016)

War on Everyone (2016)

Director: John Michael McDonagh Writer(s): John Michael McDonagh Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Theo James, Tessa Thompson, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephanie Sigman, David Wilmot, Malcolm Barrett, Paul Reiser, Zion Rain Leyba, Antonio Valdez Jr., Gabriel...
Filmmaking Diaries: On Colorism and Casting Black Girls

Filmmaking Diaries: On Colorism and Casting Black Girls

Shadow & Act | Nijla Mumin I never considered myself light skin, though many would say my complexion falls within that spectrum. I never fit the “light skin, long hair” image because, while my hair was pretty long, it was also thick, and well, nappy. Recently I...
Tessa Thompson Will Bring Valkyrie to Life on the Big Screen

Tessa Thompson Will Bring Valkyrie to Life on the Big Screen

Tambay Obenson | Shadow and Act Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok” has beefed up its cast with an impressive group of actors including Cate Blanchett (playing the mysterious and powerful new villain Hela), Jeff Goldblum (as the eccentric Grandmaster), Karl Urban as...
Wake Up (2016)

Wake Up (2016)

Director: Spike Lee Writer(s): N/A Starring: Spike Lee, Harry Belafonte, Bernie Sanders, Shaun King, Erica Garner, Erika Andiola, Cesar Vargas, Tessa Thompson, Susan Sarandon, Linda Sarsour, Alan Cumming, Gaby Hoffman, Rosario Dawson, Dr. Cornel West Synopsis: 2016...
Creed (2015)

Creed (2015)

Director: Ryan Coogler Writer(s): Ryan Coogler , Sylvester Stallone (characters), Aaron Covington Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Andre Ward, Tony Bellew, Ritchie Coster, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran, Graham McTavish, Malik...
First Official Image from Creed

First Official Image from Creed

Sandy Schaefer | Screenrant.com The upcoming Creed is a spinoff/sequel to the Rocky movie franchise, with Sylvester Stallone reprising his role as Rocky Balboa. Sly has shared the first official screenshot from Creed (via his social media channels), showing the...
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,...
Dear White People (2014)

Dear White People (2014)

Director: Justin Simien Writer: Justin Simien (screenplay) Starring: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P Bell, Brittany Curran, Justin Dobies, Marque Richardson, Malcolm Barrett, Dennis Haysbert, Peter Syvertsen, Brandon...
Murder on the 13th Floor (2012)

Murder on the 13th Floor (2012)

Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper Writer(s): Steven Palmer Peterson Starring: Tessa Thompson, Sean Patrick Thomas, Jordan Ladd, Brennan Elliott, Bruno Amato, Terrell Ransom Jr., T. Lynn Eanes, Eric Michael Roy, James Sutorius, Hart Turner, Butch Klein, Jason Stewart,...

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