Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Joi Childs

More from Joi Childs

Sterling K. Brown on Choosing Projects That Put Marginalized Voices “Front and Center”

Sterling K. Brown is earning Oscar buzz for A24's tearjerker 'Waves,' with upcoming roles in 'Frozen? 2' and 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,' as he seeks to "expand the definition" of people of color on…

David Oyelowo on How ‘Don’t Let Go’ Evolved After Sundance

'Don't Let Go' star David Oyelowo notes the ending changed dramatically from its early days.

Regina Hall on ‘Shaft’ and Her BET Awards Hosting Plan

Regina Hall notes co-star Samuel L. Jackson knew all of her lines in the upcoming film.

‘Hale County’ Director Hopes Doc Is “Teaching People About Black Visuality” and Sparking Conversations

RaMell Ross explores the lives of black Alabama residents in the nonlinear documentary 'Hale County,' which is nominated for an Oscar.

Why Lupita Nyong’o Is Ready to Return to Indies After Blockbuster Fame: “It Was a Humbling Experience”

Lupita Nyong'o reflects on the "glorious" sisterhood she formed on the set of 'Black Panther,' working with Jordan Peele on 'Us' and the one thing that creates "the best art."

How ‘Aquaman’ Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Found a Community of Actors

'Aquaman' star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II reveals what it's like bringing Black Manta to life.

How ‘Spider-Verse’ Star Jake Johnson Found His Voice as an Older Peter Parker

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' star Jake Johnson brings to life a Spider-Man that we've never seen on the big screen before.

Brian Tyree Henry on Feeling a Responsibility to Represent Black Characters Onscreen

Brian Tyree Henry discusses the responsibility he feels to represent black characters on the screen.

Robert Rodriguez Worried About Letting James Cameron Down on ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Robert Rodriguez is stepping out of his comfort zone with Alita: Battle Angel. The filmmaker, known for working in the mid-budget range on films like 2005's Sin City and the Spy Kids franchise, is…

Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Brings Surprise 35 Minutes to New York Comic Con

Miles Morales is Sony's new Spider-Man, as was made clear during an energetic panel Saturday at New York Comic Con, where the audience was treated to a surprise look at the first 35 minutes of the…

‘Operation Finale’ Director Says Film Became “More and More Timely” During Production

"I think the film became more and more timely during the making of it," 'Operation Finale' director Chris Weitz said of his latest film, which is centered on a post-WWII Nazi hunter.

‘Flint’ Producers on Bringing Real-Life Water Crisis to the Screen: “There Was Not a Happy Ending”

As the real fight continues in Michigan, Lifetime's TV movie, starring Queen Latifah and Betsy Brandt, chronicles three women who join forces to save their hometown during the devastating saga.