Category Archives: Urban Films

  • Carmen Ejogo on Playing the Sensual Side of Coretta Scott King

    Dec 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Both Martin Luther King and his wife are played by British actors in the upcoming film “Selma,” with the Oxford-born David Oyelowo is in the title role and Coretta Scott King played by London native Camen Ejogo (“Sparkle”). In addition to bringing an American accent to the role, Ejogo says she and Oyelowo worked hard […]

  • Vanessa Simmons’ ‘Hollywood Chaos’ Set to Release February (Watch Trailer)

    Dec 21, 14 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Beverly Hills, CA –  Breaking Glass Pictures acquires the feature film, “Hollywood Chaos,” for worldwide distribution and is set to release in February 2015. “Hollywood Chaos” stars Hollywood starlet Vanessa Simmons (Host of Lifetime’s Project Runway: Threads). Simmons makes her lead role debut with the feature film, “Hollywood Chaos.” Her previous acting credits include television movies […]

  • Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz Question the ‘Urban’ Tag on ‘Annie’

    Dec 19, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *The term “urban,” when used to describe Columbia’s new update of “Annie” with black actors, is something that co-stars Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx believe is outdated. Diaz, who plays orphanage matron Miss Hannigan, says this version of the film will become the definitive “Annie” for a new generation of fans who have never seen […]

  • David Oyelowo to Star in ‘Americanah’ – Tessa Thompson Steps into ‘Creed’

    Dec 19, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *David Oyelowo is capping off a year of accolades with an other starring role. This time it’s in the film “Americanah.” Based on Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel of the same name, “Americanah” centers on the story of two Nigerian immigrants and adversities faced by them during their relationship. In addition to Oyelowo, […]

  • Sony Producer Cites Denzel’s Lack of Appeal in ‘Racist’ Int’l Markets

    Dec 19, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Sony’s email hack job continues to create drama as the latest round of leaked messages reveal a producer’s opinion about having Denzel Washington star in potential blockbusters that play overseas. According to, the unnamed Sony producer cited an international market that is too “racist” as the reason why Washington shouldn’t star in films that […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: The Gambler, a Realistic Look into One Man’s Road to Freedom

    Dec 18, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment

    Paramount Pictures’ The Gambler, a realistic look into one man’s road to freedom, in theaters December 25, 2014 *“It was about the script not the original,” said Director Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) about what attracted him to the Paramount Pictures’ presentation of The Gambler starring Academy Award nominated Mark Wahlberg […]