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Alfre Woodard Joins CBC, BET+ Civil Rights Drama ‘The Porter’

Clemency star Alfre Woodard has joined the ensemble cast for The Porter, a BET+ and CBC period drama about North American railway workers now shooting in Winnipeg. Set in the roaring 1920s in Montreal and Chicago, the drama from Inferno Pictures and Sienna Films follows two Black railway porters who hustle, dream, cross borders and […]

Hulu’s New Releases Coming in June 2020

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Hulu in June 2020.

Beanie Feldstein, Effie T. Brown Set for Athena Film Festival Honors (Exclusive)

The Athena Film Festival has revealed more of its lineup — including screenings of 'Frozen 2' and 'Little Women' and a panel with the Silence Breakers who've accused Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men in the entertainment industry of sexual misconduct — and its plans to honor Beanie Feldstein, Effie T. Brown and others at its 10th annual festival.

Spirit Awards Snubs: Shia LaBeouf’s ‘Honey Boy,’ Jennifer Lopez Shut Out

Snubs at the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday included no wins for Shia LaBeouf's semiautobiographical 'Honey Boy,' Jennifer Lopez's 'Hustlers,' 'Clemency' and 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco.'

How ‘Clemency’ Team Tried to Capture Humanity of Death-Row Inmates, Prison Workers

'Clemency' stars Alfre Woodard and Aldis Hodge, writer-director Chinonye Chukwu and producer Bronwyn Cornelius on researching the prison roles of the death-row drama, takeaways and what's next for warden Bernadine Williams after the screen fades to black.

Golden Globes: Political Films Pushed Aside for Personal Tales and Period Pieces

Given the world is currently saturated with an unrelenting news cycle covering the nation's political fractures and urgent social issues, it shouldn't come as a surprise that awards voters are leaning toward movies that take them away from such dire realities. Monday's Golden Globe nominations saw historical dramas and tales of personal journeys dominate the top drama and comedy/musical categories, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association voting body opted for escapism over contemporary reality.

Aldis Hodge Explores Both Sides of U.S. Justice System With ‘Clemency’ and ‘City On a Hill’

From the death penalty to corruption, the issues raised by Aldis Hodge's latest film and TV projects such as 'Clemency' and 'City on a Hill' have challenged the actor on and off-screen.

Michael B. Jordan Starrer ‘Just Mercy,’ James Mangold’s ‘Ford v. Ferrari’ Set for Hamptons Film Festival

The Hamptons International Film Festival will open with the East Coast premiere of the Michael B. Jordan starrer 'Just Mercy' and screen James Mangold's Matt Damon and Christian Bale starrer 'Ford v. Ferrari' as its Saturday centerpiece title, it was announced Friday.

How Female-Focused Version of the Black List Gave RBG Biopic, Sundance Winner ‘Clemency’ a Boost

The Black List-inspired Athena List, featuring three to five unproduced screenplays about women leaders, has provided early attention to Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic 'On the Basis of Sex,' Sundance winner 'Clemency,' and Catherine Keener starrer 'Little Pink House' and led to more opportunities for its selected writers.

Neon Nabs Sundance Prize Winner ‘Clemency,’ Starring Alfre Woodard

Neon, one of the most active buyers at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, has just picked the fest’s Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize winner, writer-director Chinonye Chukwu’s 'Clemency,' starring Alfre Woodward.

Sundance: ‘Clemency’ Wins Dramatic Grand Jury Prize

Chinonye Chukwu’s 'Clemency,' which stars Alfre Woodard as a warden at a maximum security prison struggling with an approaching execution, claimed the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition as the 2019 Sundance Film Festival handed out its awards Saturday night in Park City.

‘Clemency’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

Alfre Woodard plays a prison warden internalizing the psychological and emotional weight of her responsibility over state executions in writer-director Chinonye Chukwu's death-row drama, 'Clemency.'