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Nia Long, Black Cinema’s Longtime “It” Girl, on Her Personal and Professional Renewal

Nia Long recently walked off a set for the first time in her 36-year career. “It broke my heart to have to do it because that’s not who I am, but I knew that I needed to do it because it didn’t feel good in my belly,” she tells me from across a booth at […]

Taye Diggs Finds Unfinished Business in Trailer for ‘Best Man: The Final Chapters’

Taye Diggs faces unpredictable stages of midlife crisis in the trailer for The Best Man: The Final Chapters, which dropped on Wednesday. The Peacock limited series returns to close out the Best Man franchise when it hinges on Harper Stewart (Diggs) getting his debut novel made into a movie, which brings about the return of the […]

Essence Black Women in Hollywood Event Honors Trailblazers and Rising Stars: “It’s Unlike Any Other Event, a Bunch of Black Women Recharging Each Other”

Essence Magazine‘s Black Women in Hollywood event, now in its 15th year, is known for eliciting plenty of emotion from its honorees, and Thursday’s event — heralding Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta Brunson, Chanté Adams, and Nia Long — was no exception. The luncheon, which drew stars including Will Smith, Serena Williams, Lena Waithe, MJ […]

Nia Long, Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta Brunson to Be Honored at Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Four honorees for the 2022 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards were announced Wednesday ahead of the event being held March 24 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Nia Long (You People), 2022 Oscar nominee for best supporting actress Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard), Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) and Chanté Adams (A Journal For Jordan) […]

‘Fatal Affair’: Film Review

Nia Long stars as a lawyer caught in a terrifying scenario when an old college friend played by Omar Epps becomes obsessed with prying her away from her husband in the Netflix thriller 'Fatal Affair.'

Eddie Murphy Honored With Career Achievement Award at the Celebration of Black Cinema

'Dolemite Is My Name' star Eddie Murphy received the Career Achievement Award for his outstanding body of work from the Critics Choice Association on Monday evening.

Nia Long, Corinne Foxx Topline ’47 Meters Down’ Sequel

Nia Long and Corinne Foxx — the daughter of Jamie Foxx, making her feature film debut — are starring in '47 Meters Down - Uncaged,' the sequel to the Mandy Moore- and Claire Holt-starring shark thriller.

‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Enlists Nia Long as Series Regular for Season 9

She joins the spinoff after Maria Bello joined the flagship CBS procedural.

‘Roxanne Roxanne’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Newcomer Chante Adams stars as rapper Roxanne Shante alongside Nia Long and Mahershala Ali in writer-director Michael Larnell's music-driven biopic, 'Roxanne Roxanne.'

Nia Long Joins Netflix’s ‘Dear White People’ Series

She will recur on the forthcoming adaptation of the 2014 film.

Rep Sheet Roundup: ‘Mad Men’ Alum Aaron Staton Signs With UTA

THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation news.

Bobby Cannavale, Nia Long in Talks to Join ‘Spy’

Melissa McCarthy is starring in the action comedy being directed by Paul Feig.