Showing posts from February, 2020

The 'Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker' Trailer is Here!!

The trailer is finally here for the Madame C.J. Walker biopic, 'Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker'. The production has an amazing cast staring  Octavia Spencer as the trailblazing businesswoman. The production looks absolutely amazing. I am LOVING the costumes and set dressings. Everyone looks lovely. The limited series is based on the biography On Her Own Ground by  by Walker's great-great-grandaughter,  A'Lelia Bundles . Cast Octavia Spencer as Sarah Breedlove/Madame  C. J. Walker Blair Underwood as husband C.J. Walker Tiffany Haddish as daughter Lelia Garrett Morris as Walker’s father-in-law Carmen Ejogo as business rival Addie Munroe Kevin Carroll as her lawyer Freeman Ransom Bill Bellamy as Freeman Ransom’s cousin Sweetness Netflix will release the four part series of “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker” on March 20. What do you think of the trailer and will you be watching?

Check Out the Official EMPEROR Trailer!

Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history. Cast: Dayo Okeniyi ... Shields “Emperor” Green Naturi Naughton ... Sarah Green  Kat Graham ... Delores  Mykelti Williamson ... Truesdale Harry Lennix ... Frederick Douglass The cast includes Oscar nominee James Cromwell and Oscar nominee Bruce Dern. Emperor is directed by Mark Amin from a script written by Amin and Pat Charles.   Produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin. Briarcliff Entertainment will release Emperor in theatres in the US on March 27, 2020. What do you think of the trailer? Are you looking forward to watching Shield Green's story? 

I'm in LOVE with the Gun and Powder Musical Sneak Peek

I had known about the project for some time. I was already excited and the sneak peek pushed me over the edge. I made a video of me blabbering about the action packed sneak peek.  Some awesome pictures from the musical. I am drooling! Solea Pfeiffer (Mary Clarke) and  Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke). Credit: Cameron Whitman Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke) and Solea Pfeiffer (Mary Clarke). Credit: Cameron Whitman Dan Tracy (Jesse) and Solea Pfeiffer (Mary Clarke). Credit: Cameron Whitman Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke) and Donald Webber Jr. (Elijah).  Credit: Cameron Whitman Awa Sal Secka (Flo) and Yvette Monique Clark (Sissy). Credit: Cameron Whitman Emmy Raver-Lampman (Martha Clarke), Marva Hicks (Tallulah) and Solea Pfeiffer (Mary Clarke). Credit: Cameron Whitman References Washington Post Article -

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Coming to a Theater Near You!!

As a Hamilton fan I am excited to announce that Hamilton will be in North American theaters on Oct. 15, 2021! The film will not be an adaption of the musical, rather a live capture of it. Miranda has often talked about the inaccessibility of theater. The Hamilton Musical Lottery was one way to combat this. Knowing the average fan would not get a chance to watch the original Broadway cast of the hit musical, Miranda had it filmed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Manhattan before the original cast members began to leave the production. Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about finding the right time to release the #Hamilton movie: “You all have that friend who brags, 'I saw that with the original cast.' We’re stealing that brag from everyone. You’re all gonna see it with the original cast" | Studio presented by @ItsOnATT — Variety (@Variety) January 29, 2020 Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger stated : “Lin-Manuel Miranda created an unforgett