New Line Cinema is looking to give “Shaft” a do-over. The studio is reportedly developing a reboot of Gordon Parks’ 1971 detective drama, which starred Richard Roundtree. It would be the second “Shaft” reboot following the John Singleton’s Paramount retake, starring Samuel L. Jackson as the street savvy private eye. According to “The Wrap,” the […]

The organization behind the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (AMPAS), has put in place its first African American president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs. Boone Isaacs was elected by the board of governors to lead the Academy on Tuesday night, according toThe Hollywood Reporter. Boone Isaacs, a veteran marketing executive who currently heads CBI Enterprises, is only […]