The Butler

Oprah Winfrey has been cast as Richard Pryor’s grandmother, a woman rumored to be “a cruel and abusive lady pimp” in the upcoming Lee Daniels biopic reports TMZ. According to Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Lee Pryor, Winfrey got her hands on the script and was desperate to play Marie Carter, as The Butler star has been […]

The 2014 Academy Awards are tonight (March 1) and newcomers Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor are up for their first Oscar nominations in their career.…

2013 marked the comeback for good, quality Black films and “Essence” magazine is showcasing them in March 2014 issue. Gracing the cover is “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” stars Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, Chiwetel Ejiofor “12 Years a Slave” and “Fruitvale Station” standout Michael B. Jordan. The magazine released a video that gave fans a behind-the-scenes […]

While we definitely honor and acknowledge black history all year round, February 1st marks the official start of Black History Month – a time of…

A Facebook post supporting Black films and artists, and calling out the racism embedded into the Academy Award nomination process, was removed by the social…

  Despite her nervousness, Winfrey had a blast working with director Lee Daniels.   Oprah Winfrey failed to secure her first Oscar nomination in 28…

Last year was supposed to be a banner film for Black filmmakers. Fruitvale Station, The Butler, and 12 Years a Slave were released and their…

  *Earlier we announced that the Golden Globe nominations, but did you pay attention to who/what WASN’T nominated? OK, we’ll tell you. “Lee Daniel’s The…

Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” is leading the ranks for the Screen Actors’ Guild (SAG) Awards! “Slave” snagged 4 nominations including best ensemble cast, male actor in a leading role for Chiwetel Ejiofor and supporting nominations for Michael Fassbender and newcomer Lupita Nyong’o.   “Butler” is right behind with 3 […]

Following the success of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” ABC has put in development a limited series about another famous black White House servant, reports Deadline.com.

Oprah Winfrey is keeping “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” in the family.

In the age of “There’s no dense opinion not worth sharing,” I came across one of the most frustratingly stupid articles of all the time.…