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‘Atlanta’: The Thought-Provoking Season Three Explores the Curse of Whiteness

This story was created in paid partnership with FX.  After a four-year hiatus, FX’s acclaimed Emmy-winning series Atlanta is finally back — only this time, they’re not in Atlanta. For Atlanta’s highly anticipated penultimate season, the group has crossed the Atlantic: Earn (Donald Glover) and his cousin Alfred (Brian Tyree Henry) are traveling all over […]

Donald Glover on Those ‘Sopranos’ Comparisons, Four-Year Wait For ‘Atlanta’ Season Three

Four years after its acclaimed second season, Atlanta is finally back for its third round, as creator and star Donald Glover sets out to do “something that somebody else couldn’t do.” “On the first day we wrote down, ‘Do what others can’t’ on the wall and I wanted it to be something where people turned […]

FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Season 3: TV Review | SXSW 2022

Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, LaKeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz are finally back — and off to Europe — after a nearly four-year absence.

‘The Harder They Fall’ Costume Designer Antoinette Messam Talks Western Influences, Costuming During COVID

Costume designer Antoinette Messam doesn’t just dress A-list stars in Hollywood movies. Prior to costuming director Jeymes Samuel’s revisionist Western The Harder They Fall, Messam worked as a stylist and designer in the fashion industry. That experience allowed her to bring a modernized touch to the traditional cowboy silhouette in the film. Born in Jamaica […]

Danny DeVito Joins LaKeith Stanfield, Owen Wilson in ‘Haunted Mansion’ (Exclusive)

Danny DeVito has joined the luminous cast of Haunted Mansion, Disney’s ghostly family adventure based on one of the company’s signature theme park rides. DeVito, whose last big-screen studio appearance was in 2019’s Jumanji: The Next Level, boards a project that already has LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson and Rosario Dawson on the call […]

Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors in ‘The Harder They Fall’: Film Review | BFI London 2021

Writer-director-producer-composer Jeymes Samuel, aka The Bullitts, also assembles LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King, Zazie Beetz and Delroy Lindo for a Western saturated in style.

Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba Face Off in First Trailer for Jay-Z-Produced ‘The Harder They Fall’

Netflix dropped the first official trailer for The Harder They Fall on Tuesday, revealing a brand new track from producer Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. Slated to have its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 6, the Western comes from director Jeymes Samuel, who previously collaborated with Jay-Z on his 2017 music short Legacy […]

Owen Wilson to Star in Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ (Exclusive)

Owen Wilson has joined the cast of Haunted Mansion, Disney’s family adventure spookfest based on one of the company’s signature theme park rides. Wilson joins LaKeith Stanfield and Tiffany Haddish in a roll call for a production that is described as an ensemble in nature. Justin Simien, who previously helmed Dear White People and Bad Hair, is making his […]

LaKeith Stanfield to Star in ‘The Changeling’ TV Adaptation for Apple

LaKeith Stanfield is the latest A-list actor headed to Apple with a high-profile TV series. The Atlanta and Judas and the Black Messiah star will topline an adaptation of Victor LaValle’s The Changeling that has been picked up straight to series at Apple. The horror story, parenthood fable and perilous odyssey through a New York […]

Tiffany Haddish, LaKeith Stanfield in Talks to Star in Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’

Comedian Tiffany Haddish and Oscar nominee LaKeith Stanfield are in negotiations to star in Haunted Mansion, Disney’s family adventure spookfest based on one of the company’s signature rides. Justin Simien, who previously helmed Dear White People and Bad Hair, is making his big-budget studio debut directing the feature project from a script by Katie Dippold. […]

Oscars Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Stacey Abrams Doc Among High-Profile Hopefuls Not Nominated in Major Categories

Well-regarded films that failed to score a single nomination include 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Palm Springs' and 'First Cow.'

Making of ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’: How Director Shaka King Created a Fred Hampton Biopic “Inside a Classic 1970s Thriller”

Those behind the drama that stars Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield were determined to tell the story of the assassinated Black Panther leader: "The biggest compliment I’ve been paid is when people say, 'Yo, how the hell did you get to make this?' "