Category Archives: Urban Films

  • Jay Z and Will Smith Team Up For Emmett Till HBO Miniseries

    Jul 27, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Following up on their work as producers on the 2014 remake of “Annie,” Jay Z and Will Smith are teaming up for a miniseries on slain teen Emmett Till. Deadline reports that Jigga and his partner Jay Brown of Roc Nation, Smith and James Lassiter of Overbrook Entertainment and Aaron Kaplan of Kapital Entertainment will serve […]

  • Omar Epps Joins Documentary About Fatherlessness as Executive Producer

    Jul 26, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Brooklyn, NY – “Daddy Don’t Go” captures two years in the lives of four disadvantaged fathers in New York City as they fight to defy the odds against them. And the odds are real – men living in poverty are more than twice as likely to become absent fathers than their middle-class peers (U.S. Census Bureau). Prolific […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: ‘Southpaw,’ A Powerful Story About Overcoming; in Theaters Now

    Jul 24, 15 by Eunice Moseley 1 Comment


    *Survival in the rawest sense is what I thought about the sport of boxing when I use to go while in the Navy, but with The Weinstein Company presentation of “Southpaw,” starring Academy Award nominated Jake Gyllenhaal as Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World Billy Hope; you see a powerful story about overcoming life’s […]

  • Robertson Treatment Syndicated Column (RTSC): Robert L. Johnson – From BET to Billionaire–and Beyond!

    Jul 23, 15 by Gil Robertson IV Leave a comment


    *Robert L. “Bob” Johnson is the Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies, an innovative business network that owns or holds interests in businesses operating in hotel real estate, private equity, consumer financial services, asset management, automobile dealerships, sports and entertainment, and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. Prior to forming The RLJ Companies, Johnson was […]

  • LeBron James Signs Content Creation Deal with Warner Bros

    Jul 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *LeBron James will next take his talents to Burbank. On the heels of his good reviews in Amy Schumer’s “Trainwreck,” the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar has partnered in a content creation deal with Warner Bros Entertainment that will put his SpringHill Entertainment banner on the studio track to generate content in TV, movies and digital. Kevin […]

  • Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Comment on Suge Knight Murder Case

    Jul 23, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *As the story of N.W.A. makes its way to the big screen, the group’s original members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre weigh in on the real-life murder case involving former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight. Chatting with The Hollywood Reporter in a recent cover story, Cube mentioned that he was on set the day […]