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Courtesy of NBCUniversal After his last film, A Fall from Grace, Tyler Perry is returning to Netflix for his next film, A Jazzman’s Blues.  Deadline reports that Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer are on board to join the film.  Set between 1937 and 1987, A Jazzman’s Blues “follows an investigation into an unsolved murder, [which] unveils a story full of forbidden love, deceit, and a secret that has been […]

Courtesy of SolangeIn 2019, Solange blessed fans with her fourth album, When I Get Home, along with an accompanying visual. To celebrate its two-year anniversary, the multitalented singer and visual artist has released a new, remastered director’s cut of the film on the streaming service, Criterion Channel.  According to a press release, the director’s cut will also be accompanied by digital activations which will take place on Solange’s BlackPlanet website throughout the week, including special screenings […]

Courtesy of NetflixFormer first lady Michelle Obama‘s new kids’ cooking show, Waffles + Mochi, arrives March 16th on Netflix. According to Netflix, Mrs. Obama will play as a supermarket owner in the series, which supports “kids and grown-ups cooking together in the kitchen and connecting to cultures around the globe.” Obama, who also executive-produces the series, will asisst her two puppets, Waffles and […]

Courtesy of Deon TaylorDeon Taylor has been tapped to direct Freedom Ride, a period drama centered on the life of late civil rights icon and U.S. Congressman John Lewis. The film, co-written by Taylor, will be based on first-person accounts by a dozen of the original Freedom Riders, including Lewis himself. Civil rights attorney Benjamin […]

Courtesy of NetflixSpike Lee’s film, Da 5 Bloods, starring Chadwick Boseman, has been named the Best Film of 2020 by National Board of Review. On Tuesday, the NBR announced its 2020 award winners and Da 5 Bloods also won for Best Ensemble.  Individually, Lee, 63, took home the award for best director and Boseman, who lost his battle with colon cancer in August, […]