Saniyya Sidney, Star of ‘The Passage’

12-year-old actress Saniyya Sidney has one of the most impressive resumes in Hollywood and her career is just getting started. She's in the Oscar-nominated films Fences and Hidden Figures. She also appeared in an indie film that made its premiere at SXSW called Fast Color. I had the pleasure of meeting her and interviewing...

BGN Chats With ‘BlindSpotting’ Director Carlos López Estrada

  Blindspotting is written with such a poetic and rhythmic cadence that the flow of the words is just as important as the visuals within the film. The natural chemistry between Collin (Daveed Diggs) and Miles (Rafael Casal) pours through the screen. At a recent dinner with journalists in New York City, the director Carlos López...

What You Need to Know About ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ From the Movie’s Stars!

There’s nothing like actors discussing their parts in a movie or TV show because there’s always something that veers off of what they are expected to say. These little morsels just give fans more insight. Here’s what we can reveal in the second installment of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts franchise, from the actors. Cause of...

BGN’s Holiday Wish List: Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is Fun for All Ages

Now is the time to start shopping for those holiday gifts for friends and loved ones.  We will begin with this in-depth dive into Nintendo's game system and the experience of gameplay for both children and adults. Twenty-five years ago, a company named International Business Machines, better known as IBM, created what is considered to...

The Cast and Crew of ‘Widows’ Chats To BGN

In Chicago, BGN Managing Editor Jonita Davis sat down with the cast and crew of the new 20th Century Fox thriller Widows due for release this week. The following interviews feature director Steve McQueen and actors Viola Davis, Liam Neeson, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez and Brian Tyree Henry. From Academy Award®-winning director Steve McQueen and...

10 ‘Fantastic’ Minutes With Eddie Redmayne

BGN caught up with Eddie Redmayne in the car in New York, such has been the mass promo leading up to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. But, he’s just as charming and courteous on the phone as he is in person. Maybe it’s because he’s won the Oscar, the Bafta, SAG, Golden Globe,...

‘Mars’ TV Showrunners and Cast Discuss Season 2

The realities of space can be defined generationally and those realities are reflective in both movies and television.  Flash Gordon took Mark Twain’s a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court to the planet Mongo and the court of Ming the Merciless. Star Trek launched a five-year mission that still continues decades years later with...

We’re Giving Away Free Swag From The Paramount Film ‘Overlord’!

This weekend is the highly anticipated release of the Paramount film Overlord is now screening in theaters, and we're excited to provide you some free swag from the movie! Overlord is about a paratrooper squadron that drops into German territory the day before the infamous D-Day. Their mission is to take out the transmitter in...

Filmmaker Chris Butler of LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’

Chris Butler is a storyboard artist and writer/director most notably known for this work in films such as Kubo and the Two Strings, ParaNorman and next year his latest project is LAIKA's Missing Link.  Starring Zack Galifianakis as Mr. Link. He recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled...

BGN TV Interview: The Cast of ‘The Grinch’

BGN had the opportunity to sit down with the cast and crew of the new Illumination/Universal Pictures film The Grinch. The holiday movie due for release on November 9th, stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, and Kenan Thompson.  BGN journalist Lynnette Nicholas and her lovely daughter Jayla Lavender Nicholas interviewed the cast. Jayla is our newest BGN...