After 18 years, “The Bachelor” finally has its first black male lead — as protests over the death of George Floyd continue to rage across the nation.
"Harriet" director talks new Netflix series "They've Gotta Have Us" and the contributions of African Americans to Hollywood.
Until Issa Rae and John Cho announced "Harriet" star Cynthia Erivo as a nominee for best actress for the 92nd Academy Awards, it was looking increasingly likely that the Oscars were heading for a repeat of the OscarsSoWhite controversy that drove the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences four years ago to aggressively begin […]
William Stills (Leslie Odom Jr.) introduces Harriet Tubman (Cynthia Erivo) to a secret society of Underground Railroad officers in an exclusive clip from "Harriet."
The trifecta of high-profile film festivals in Venice, Telluride and Toronto have kicked the 2020 Oscar race into full gear. Here are the movies and performances that could be on the fast track to the Academy Awards.
"Harriet" director Kasi Lemmons and stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn and Jennifer Nettles talk about their new Harriet Tubman biopic — and why it took so long.
The trailer for Harriet Tubman's biopic was released on Tuesday. But not without some controversy surrounding the choice to cast British actress Cynthia Erivo as the American abolitionist.
Davis and her female co-stars praise the film for daring to treat women like real people, not "va-va-va-voom."
For eight years, legendary stage and film actress Alfre Woodard has hosted her annual “Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree,” a star-studded event held the week before the Oscars that honors and celebrates “African American and Latina [women] who have been nominated for the Oscar in the acting category, and, we say in a perfect world, those who should have been,” Woodard told Variety. The 22 attendees this year, which included Best Supporting Actress nominee Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, Cynthia Erivo, Rosario Dawson, Aja Naomi King, and Best Actress nominee Ruth Negga, spent quality sister time at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel. Scroll through our gallery to see some of the fashionable and chic attendees. And best of luck to all of the nominees!
Running can be addictive. Training for long-distance races (half-marathons, marathons, ultra-marathons) can be all-consuming, exhausting, and demoralizing — and at the same entirely invigorating. Not surprisingly, plenty of celebrities have been bit by the racing bug. Whether they participate in runs for health reasons, for the joy of it, or for charity, they all know you have to commit to train and ultimately finish a race.
Cynthia Erivo is having a good month. As Trevor Noah was complimenting her on her physique he mentioned that she must be a really good arm wrestler. This resulted in the host arm wrestling the actress to close the show.