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Michael B. Jordan, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Team for True-Life Tale ‘I Helped Destroy People’ (Exclusive)

Michael B. Jordan and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II have teamed up for I Helped Destroy People, a dramatic thriller that adapts a 2021 New York Times article that involved a whistleblower, the FBI, and racial and religious profiling. Ben Watkins, who created the Garret Dillahunt-Ron Perlman series, Hand of God, is on board to pen the […]

Lori Harvey on Why She Wanted to Launch Her Own Skincare Line

Beauty brands are a booming business, particularly when backed by names with real culture cachet. In Lori Harvey’s case, an “It” girl known for having great personal style and even better skin, the decision to launch a skincare line seems as natural as the ingredients in her family of new products. Though, famously, she is […]

Endeavor’s Cultural Marketing Agency 160/90 Bolsters Management (Exclusive)

Endeavor’s cultural marketing agency 160over90 has bolstered its management ranks. Kim Harris has joined the inclusivity-focused agency as senior vp of cultural strategy & insights from McCann Worldgroup where she served as an SVP executive strategy director on the Verizon account.  Harris, who will be based in 160over90’s New York City office, has worked on […]

Mona Loring Relaunches Publicity Firm as Conscious Hollywood

Veteran publicist Mona Loring is relaunching her PR firm, MLC PR, with mindfulness at top of mind. Beginning March 1, MLC PR will officially become Conscious Hollywood, which will exist as a new talent division within lifestyle PR firm Conscious Living PR. Per Loring, Conscious Hollywood “aims to bridge a gap between conscious public relations and […]

‘Journal for Jordan’ Writer, Producer on Using “Vigilance, Reverence and Respect” to Bring True Story to Big Screen

It was nearly 15 years ago when A Journal for Jordan producer Todd Black first read Dana Canedy’s memoir of love, loss and family on which the film is based. “I loved it, and I went to Sony, where my deal was, and I asked them to buy it for me,” Black told The Hollywood […]

Michael B. Jordan in Denzel Washington’s ‘A Journal for Jordan’: Film Review

The actor stars with Chanté Adams in this feature about the ill-fated romance between a journalist and an American soldier.

Michael B. Jordan on His Growing Empire, New Love and Seizing the Moment: “It’s My Turn”

By his own account, Michael B. Jordan has been building his entire life toward this moment. For the past several months, he’s been hunkered down in Atlanta, living in a hotel, which will continue to be his home base for the next half-year as he prepares to make his directorial debut with Creed III. Meanwhile, […]

Michael B. Jordan, WME Sports’ Black College Basketball Showcase Lands at TNT

Michael B. Jordan and WME Sports’ showcase of basketball games featuring historically Black colleges is set to air on TNT on Dec. 18. The newly named Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic will offer a doubleheader of games featuring Hampton University against North Carolina Central University, and Howard University battling North Carolina A&T University, on Saturday, Dec. […]

M88’s Mission to Create New, Diverse Roadmap for Hollywood Management

Maya Rodrigo still remembers logging in to her first M88 staff Zoom meeting in April. “I couldn’t help but feel emotional,” the manager, who was a creative executive at QC Entertainment, says of the joy she felt over the diverse grid of faces that greeted her. “There’s always going to be more pressure put on […]

Michael B. Jordan Apologizes for Cultural Appropriation in Rum Brand Name

Michael B. Jordan will change the name of his rum brand after sparking online criticism, specifically assertions of cultural appropriation, following its launch earlier this month. In an apology posted to his Instagram story, the producer and Black Panther actor responded to social media calls to change the name from J’Ouvert, which is the name […]

Endeavor’s Cultural Marketing Agency Invests in Michael B. Jordan-Led Obsidianworks

Endeavor’s cultural marketing agency 160over90 has revealed an investment and partnership with Michael B. Jordan and Chad Easterling’s Obsidianworks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Obsidianworks, co-founded by Jordan and Easterling, a marketing executive and Nike veteran, is dubbed a “culture-powered marketing agency” that has worked with such clients as Coach, Amazon, Piaget, Academy […]

Jonathan Majors in Talks to Join Michael B. Jordan in MGM’s ‘Creed III’

Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors is in talks to star opposite Michael B. Jordan in MGM’s Creed 3, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Majors is set to be the adversary to Michael B. Jordan as he reprises his role as an embattled boxer in a movie that will also be Jordan’s directorial debut. MGM set […]