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Impact Awards to Honor George and Mayan Lopez, Colman Domingo, Francia Raisa and Yvett Merino

The National Hispanic Media Coalition has set its honorees lineup for the 36th Impact Awards gala. Set for Sept. 9 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the Impact Awards will fete Lopez vs. Lopez stars George and Mayan Lopez (Impact Award for Authentic Storytelling), Wilmer Valderrama (Trailblazer Impact Award), Xolo Maridueña (Rising Star Impact Award), Emmy […]

Colman Domingo on Waking Up to Phone Call From Oprah Winfrey

Good news sounds even better coming from Oprah Winfrey. In February, the icon made surprise video calls to several actors to let them know they’d been cast in the musical version of The Color Purple — including Danielle Brooks, who broke down in tears. Winfrey, who appeared in the 1985 film and is producing the […]

‘Euphoria’ Insiders Defend Working Conditions on Sam Levinson’s Set: “So Much Care, So Much Love”

Yesterday was only the second Sunday of the year without a new episode of Euphoria as the HBO phenomenon wrapped up a buzzy second season that aired from Jan. 9 to Feb. 27. But even without a new installment, the Sam Levinson-created series continues to be a hot topic of conversation. Euphoria, which scored an […]

How Indie Spirit Award Nominee Colman Domingo Found His ‘Zola’ Character

In A24’s social media-inspired caper Zola, the title character (Taylour Paige) is persuaded by a fellow stripper, Stefani (Riley Keough), to join her and her “friend” (Colman Domingo) on a road trip to Tampa, Florida, to earn big money dancing in one of the local clubs. It’s quickly obvious once the crew arrives in Tampa […]

AFI Fest: 6 Standouts From 2021 Indie Films Set for Hollywood Reporter Panel

Six performers currently garnering awards buzz for their work in 2021 independent films will appear on AFI Fest’s eighth annual Indie Contenders Panel — as always, presented by The Hollywood Reporter and moderated by yours truly — to discuss the challenges and rewards of making independent movies: Caitriona Balfe (supporting actress, Focus’ Belfast), Nicolas Cage […]

‘Candyman’ Star Colman Domingo on Jordan Peele’s “Beautiful Invitation” and His Key ‘Zola’ Scene

Colman Domingo had a general meeting with Jordan Peele in early 2018, and he remembers it quite well since it was the day after Peele won an Academy Award for Get Out‘s original screenplay. Domingo was not only surprised that Peele kept the meeting, but he was also taken aback when Peele actually followed up […]

Colman Domingo Says Nia DaCosta Doesn’t Brutalize Black Bodies in ‘Candyman’

Colman Domingo says he loves that audiences will “never see a Black body being brutalized” on screen in Nia DaCosta’s upcoming Candyman sequel, breaking Hollywood tropes around Black trauma. The 51-year-old actor shared his thoughts about the historical victimization of Black people on TV and in films during a wide-ranging interview with the New York […]

2021 Oscars Best Dressed List: Carey Mulligan, Viola Davis, Andra Day, Amanda Seyfried and More

The stars of the Academy Awards telecast hit the red carpet shining in gold gowns and bright colors.

NAACP Image Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Cast on Award Season’s Treatment of Black Films

Colman Domingo, Michael Potts and Glynn Turman won outstanding ensemble cast, as Domingo told The Hollywood Reporter what he was hearing from Oscar voters: "Up until last week, people are like, 'Oh, I'm sorry, I still haven't seen your film.' Why is that? I saw your films."

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’: Film Review

Chadwick Boseman makes his final screen appearance starring opposite Viola Davis in this adaptation of August Wilson's play 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' about a fraught recording session with the "Mother of the Blues" in jazz-age Chicago.

‘Zola’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Taylour Paige and Riley Keough star in 'Zola,' a wild odyssey through the Florida flesh trade, based on one woman's epic Twitter rant that went viral in 2015.

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’: Film Review | TIFF 2018

Barry Jenkins follows his Oscar winner, 'Moonlight,' with this adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel 'If Beale Street Could Talk,' about a young Harlem couple divided by a false criminal accusation.