We See Our Blue Will Smith in the New ‘Aladdin’ Trailer!

A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious...

Jordan Peele Leaks His Own Super Bowl Trailer for ‘Us’ on Reddit

Earlier today, director Jordan Peele of the impending horror film Us, leaked his own trailer on Reddit.  Fans (particularly those on Reddit) were in a feeding frenzy over the clip and was surprised to see it leaked on Reddit of all places.  As the game time starts soon, fans have already had a chance to...

Some of the Best Images Captured At Sundance 2019

During our coverage at this year's Sundance Film Festival, our incredibly gifted photographer Corey Ransberg, captured some interesting highlights at parties, talks and in the press line at one of the most popular film festivals of the year. Our trip to the snowy mountains of Park City was a blast and here is a collection...

A Brunch and Conversation with 2 Dope Queens at Sundance

On Sunday, January 27th, HBO put together an intimate event for a select group of press to engage in a conversation over brunch and cocktails with Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams of the HBO comedy show 2 Dope Queens. Based on the WNYC Studios podcast of the same name, the four-episode HBO special aired in February of last...

Win a Free Copy of ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

By now, you've heard of the book that has been riding high on the bestseller lists and changing the memoir landscape. Our First Lady Michelle Obama's book Becoming is inspiring the country. At the same time, her words are empowering women to take their shot, reach for those dreams deferred, and let the haters...well, hate....

New Poster and Movie Clip for Sundance Premiere ‘Mope’

Next week the Sundance Film Festival begins and there will be plenty of films to catch up in the cold snow-capped mountains in Park City, Utah.  On Sunday, January 27th in the Midnight Section, the film MOPE will make its world premiere. MOPE is based on the tragic true story of best friends Steve Driver and Tom Dong,...

EXCLUSIVE: Photos of Aja Naomi King as Latrice in ‘The Upside’

The STX film The Upside stars Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston in this bromance about between two men from opposite sides of the spectrum. Based on a true story and also a remake of the French hit The Intouchables, This dramedy directed by Neil Burger (Divergent, The Illusionist).  Aja Naomi King plays Latrice, Dell’s ex-girlfriend and the mother of his child. Aja...

Will Packer’s Newest Film ‘Little’ is All about Black Girl Magic

By Alisha Netis BGN had the honor of visiting the set of Little to spend time with Marsai Martin (Black-ish), award-winning actress Regina Hall, and star/creator of Insecure Issa Rae. In the film, Martin is a young Jordan Sanders — a young lady forced to relive her traumatic childhood. Hall plays an adult Jordan, a...

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Provides A First Look of the Characters!

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal is the legendary classic is about the noble race called the Mystics, the lead protagonist Jen has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once...

Filmmaker, Producer, and Writer Joslyn Rose Lyons

When I told filmmaker, director, and producer, Joslyn Rose Lyons that I was calling from Gary, Indiana, she immediately mentioned acting in a play about Gary as a child. I knew she was talking about the classic production, The Music Man and the song, Gary, Indiana. Both Gary and Oakland breed hometown talents. Gary...