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Brian Tyree Henry Boards ‘Flint Strong’ As Boxing Drama Finds New Studio Home, Restarts Shooting (Exclusive)

Flint Strong is back in the ring. The boxing drama, starring Ryan Destiny and being directed by Rachel Morrison, will resume production next week after getting sidelined two years ago due to a Covid shutdown and a switching of studios. Brian Tyree Henry, who co-stars in Atlanta and appeared in If Beale Street Could Talk, […]

Ice Cube Exits Sony Comedy ‘Oh Hell No’ After Declining COVID-19 Vaccine

Ice Cube has departed Sony’s upcoming comedy, Oh Hell No, in which he would’ve co-starred with Jack Black, after declining a request from producers to get vaccinated, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Sony had no comment. A personal representative for the star declined to comment. WME, his agency, declined to comment. Oh Hell No is […]

Anthony Johnson, ‘Friday’ Actor and Comedian, Dies at 55

Anthony Johnson, the comedian and actor who played the memorable Ezal in Friday, has died, his rep LyNea Bell confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 55. No additional information about his passing was disclosed. “We lost an icon. He will be greatly missed,” Bell told THR. “He has left with us amazing memories of […]

Jack Black, Ice Cube to Star in Sony Comedy ‘Oh Hell No’

Jack Black and Ice Cube are uniting for Sony comedy Oh Hell No. Black is in talks to star with Ice Cube in the project that follows the relationship of Sherman (Black) and Will (Cube) after Sherman falls in love with Will’s mom. Kitao Sakurai, the filmmaker behind Netflix’s breakout comedy Bad Trip, is set […]

Is Robinhood About to Get Wrecked After (Mis)Quoting Ice Cube?

“Check yo self before you wreck yo self” That now-famous lyric from Ice Cube off his 1992 album, The Predator, is at the center of a lawsuit from the rapper-actor against Robinhood, which offers a very popular stock-trading app. Has the lyric become a catchphrase? Or is the lyric so generic that in the three […]

Ice Cube Calls Out ‘SNL’ for “Trying to Reduce Me to Greed”

Ice Cube is the latest celebrity to be parodied on 'Saturday Night Live,' thanks to his controversial meeting with Donald Trump to work on his administration's so-called "Platinum Plan" for Black America.

Ice Cube Again Defends Working With Donald Trump on Platinum Plan: “I’m Not Playing Politics”

Ice Cube is trying to set the record straight once more. The rapper, named Fox News Sunday's Power Player of the Week, chatted with Chris Wallace on Sunday about working with President Donald Trump on the administration's Platinum Plan, which aims to invest $500 million into Black communities.

Social Climbers Charts: Ron Perlman’s Ted Cruz Twitter Spat Puts Him No. 3 on Top Actors

The charts rank the most popular personalities and TV shows based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

Ice Cube Asks How Long Before “Strike Back” in Response to Minneapolis Man’s Death After Choking Arrest

Ice Cube is among those who are irate after video surfaced of a Monday arrest in Minneapolis where a black man was choked by a white police officer.

‘The High Note’: Film Review

Tracee Ellis Ross plays a superstar singer at a career crossroads and Dakota Johnson is the hardworking personal assistant aiming to be a music producer in 'Late Night' director Nisha Ganatra's latest, 'The High Note.'

Ice Cube on Launching Shirt Fundraiser to Help “Silent Heroes” During Pandemic

Ice Cube opened up about his shirt fundraiser to help first responders amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and a possible fourth 'Friday' movie, which has been put on hold after the death of John Witherspoon, when he visited 'Late Night' on Wednesday.

John Singleton, Trailblazing Writer-Director of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ Dies at 51

John Singleton, the pioneering writer-director of 'Boyz N the Hood' who traveled a short distance but sure came a long way as he blazed a trail from South Central to Hollywood, has died. He was 51.