Octavia Spencer

For iPhone:   Octavia Spencer is probably best known for her performance in The Help as Minnie, for which she won an Academy Award. She currently stars…

The city of Los Angeles is removing an incredibly offensive ad for “The Red Band Society” from nearly 200 buses. Fox effectively disrespected a whole…

Chadwick Boseman Talks ‘Get On Up’ [VIDEO] Chadwick Boseman talks about playing the role of the “God Father of Soul,” James Brown in the biopic…

Academy Award  winner Octavia Spencer talks “Get On Up” on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m.…

“NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin celebrates Black Music Month with this exclusive interviews from the set of the James Brown biopic Get On Up. Chadwick…

  *Deadline.com is reporting that NBC has opted not to move forward with its re-imagining of “Murder, She Wrote” — which had Oscar winner Octavia…

Jill Scott has been added to the cast of “Get On Up,” the James Brown biopic due next fall from Universal and Imagine Entertainment. Chadwick Boseman will be playing James Brown in the film, which follows the singer from his humble beginnings all the way to stardom while recounting his battle with drug addiction, arrest, and financial ruin. In a […]

Murder She Wrote, featuring the mystery writer turned murder detective made famous by Angela Lansbury, is being rebooted by NBC. Deadline was first to report the story. According…

  Whoa, this is BIG. NBC, according to Deadline, has plans to bring back “Murder She Wrote,” one of the most watched shows in television…

The James Brown movie cast is coming together…. Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in the movie “42” will play the lead as James Brown. Back together again, from the movie The Help, we’ll see Viola Davis and Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer in the film. Taraji P. Henson is said to be the next cast-member […]

  *The Help” director Tate Taylor will reunite with the film’s stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer for his upcoming biopic on James Brown for…

“Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant…