NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey said Friday that Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her to leave the project.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday's ceremony.
Oprah Winfrey stands down! The Mighty O is no longer apart of the documentary in which the sexual misconduct accusations against Russell Simmons would be featured. Winfrey is currently on her 2020 Vision tour, but issued a statement that she and the documentary producers were too far apart i…
They first teamed up for Bad Boys in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, Bad Boys II,” which was distinguished by incredible stunts. Now, Philadelphia’s own Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go back to the same well one more time. Is there any water left?
NEW YORK — The lack of diversity and notable snubs in this year's Oscar nominations left Tyler Perry annoyed, but he says it's not worth getting upset because it's a system that is not going to change.
WURD radio announces programming lineup changes
The third edition of the "Bad Boys" franchise starts as it must do: With a gleaming Porsche swerving at impossible speeds through Miami traffic under the expert control of Will Smith, with Martin Lawrence growing very sick beside him.
PARIS — Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, and festival organizers hope the provocative American director will "shake things up" at the gathering of the world's cinema elite.
"Joker" is the leading nominee for the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, with "The Irishman" close behind.
Will Smith summed up his career in a rap duet with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."
John Legend, H.E.R. to perform at Prince tribute concert
No Oscar host for the Academy Awards in 2020. Last year, the plan was to have Kevin Hart. This fell through after some tweets from Hart years back about homosexuality were revealed and republished by the media. Hart apologized, but stepped down as Oscar host as not to be a distraction. And t…
Mia (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel (Rose Byrne) are two women in their 30s who don't need men to make them happy, though they'll gladly use them for fun. They're best friends and roommates, comfortably unmarried, and focused on the small cosmetics business they've formed together.
An itchy trigger finger shoots a gun. Someone gets hit and now there’s blood on the street.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Sundance Film Festival program designed to increase diversity among media members covering the annual event in Park City boomed in popularity in the initiative's second year.
Two young Black women face futures made precarious by sudden violence wrought by men in their lives. One is a shy Florida high schooler struggling to find solace as her family tears itself apart. The other is a disaffected lawyer on the run with a stranger turned improbable soul mate. Both j…
Jussie Smollett has gone from victim to alleged perpetrator to civil defendant and plaintiff. The Empire actor was arrested and charged with felony disorderly conduct. Chicago police says that Smollett paid two men, Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo, to help orchestrate a fake attack…
Octavia Spencer, Kerry Washington among Golden Globe presenters
What will happen at the Golden Globes? Part of the fun of this ceremony is that you never quite know: A tipsy actor might make a speech too colorful for network censors, or an award could go to the person everyone least suspects. That can make predicting the results of Sunday’s show a bit di…
Ten years ago, moviegoers didn’t yet know Jennifer Lawrence, Constance Wu or Chadwick Boseman as bona fide box-office stars.
Drake opens up about feuds with Pusha T, Kanye
Record ratings for the Eddie Murphy hosted Saturday Night Live, but did it reignite the feud between Murphy and Bill Cosby?!!! The highest ratings in two and a half years for SNL, and between the show’s streaming and YouTube clips, millions more are also watching. Murphy joked it was probabl…
NEW YORK — Michael B. Jordan doesn't usually get star struck. Bryan Stevenson had a different effect on him.
There's usually one film that tops lists whenever powerful legal thrillers are debated — "To Kill a Mockingbird," set in the 1930s. Now comes a film showing how little has changed since then, based on a murder in the same Alabama town where Harper Lee wrote her masterpiece.
NEW YORK — How is a great actor made? For Jonathan Majors, the 30-year-old breakout star of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco," it started in drama school. It swelled with the discovery of August Wilson. It was provoked by teachers who pushed him to look deeper into himself and into ever…