Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Will Make Its Premiere at SXSW

It appears the South By Southwest (SXSW) festival will premiere Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele's latest film Us.  The horror film is set in present-day along the iconic Northern California coastline. The movie stars Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Black Panther’s Winston...

The 2019 Golden Globes Winners List

The 76th annual Golden Globes airs tonight at 8 pm EST on NBC.  From the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel Ballroom in Los Angeles. Actress Sandra Oh and comedian Andy Samberg are the hosts of tonight's ceremony. Idris Elba's daughter Isan Elba is this year's Golden Globes ambassador and Idris will be a presenter himself. You can...

The Definitive List of Black Golden Globe Nominees to Root For

Award season kicks off with the 76th annual Golden Globes (NBC, 8 p.m. ET) on Sunday. At BGN, we want to celebrate the Black directors, actors, and films nominated for the accolades of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. In the mood of Issa Rae, here’s a list of all the Black-centered films and Black...

Tiffany Haddish as Daisy in ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’. She Ready.

This year along with Limited Partners and The Kitchen, Tiffany Haddish will bring us three films this year. The Universal Pictures animated adventure The Secret Life of Pets will make its debut this summer. Haddish plays the adorable Shih Tzu named Daisy. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives...

‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Reboot Confirmed in Production

Kevin Smith confirmed via Twitter that the long-awaited Jay and Silent Bob reboot is officially in pre-production. Smith, the writer and director who also plays Silent Bob, originally announced the project in 2017. The characters debuted in the 1994 cult classic comedy Clerks, with Jason Mewes playing Jay. Smith wrote, directed, co-produced, acted in, and even...

2019 Seems Hopeful For Leading Black Women In Film — But Will It Be Enough?

Hollywood still has a lot of work to do with respect to representation of women in film, and specifically women of color. 2018 was a gamechanger for the Marvel Studios film Black Panther that made over $700 million domestically at the box office. Black Panther alone is enough to prove audiences are hungry to...

2018 Breaks All-Time Box Office Record Thanks to ‘Black Panther’

Saying the 2018 box office has been successful would be quite the understatement. The global box office is projected to hit a record $41.7 billion, according to Deadline, surpassing the previous all-time high of $40.6 billion set in 2017. Domestically, the box office is nearing $11.9 billion, up 7% from 2017's $11.1 billion. This year’s...

How Warner Bros. Set the Jason Momoa ‘Aquaman’ Thirst Trap

Warner Bros.’ Aquaman racked up $22 million on Tuesday alone, making it one of the top Christmas Day grossing films behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Avatar, according to Variety. The film has now grossed more than $550 million and counting worldwide. This feat was no accident. Warner Bros. targeted female moviegoers from...

6 Iconic Moments for Black TV and Film in 2018

By Kyla Brinkley @kyla_brinkley There were a lot of amazing milestones in Black TV and film this year, from casting choices and storylines to production teams. We’re seeing greater examples of positive representation in a variety of formats and genres ranging from comedy and action to suspense. As we gear up for 2019, let’s take a...

6 Terrifying Things We Caught in the #UsMovie Trailer

Universal Pictures invited journalists last week to view a sneak peek at the movie trailer for the Jordan Peele film Us released on Christmas Day. We broke down the trailer which you can find here. As the internet and social media are buzzing about its release, and after watching it myself several times —...