Harlem Fave Nicole Ari Parker Talks Empire On Build

Golden Globe-nominated “Empire” continues to be one of the most popular and acclaimed shows on television rather you live in Harlem or Harare. Continue Reading →

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Vincent D’Onofrio To Star In ‘Godfather of Harlem’

The Business Standard reports that “Jurassic World” star Vincent D’Onofrio has joined the cast of crime drama series “Godfather of Harlem“. Continue Reading →

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Forest ‘A Rage in Harlem’ Whitaker To Star In Epix Drama Series ‘Godfather Of Harlem’

Forest Whitaker will star in ‘Godfather Of Harlem,’ this straight-to-series drama at Epix, Variety has confirmed. Continue Reading →

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Forest Whitaker Talks “The Forgiven” At Build

Directed by Roland Joffé (“The Killing Fields”), “The Forgiven” is based on a play by Michael Ashton, and stars Forest Whitaker as the real-life figure of South African activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Continue Reading →

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The American Gangster Prequel Series The Godfather Of Harlem With Forest Whitaker In Development

Screen Rant reports that Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato is developing  The Godfather of Harlem, a prequel series to Ridley Scott’s classic crime film American Gangster, with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story actor Forest Whitaker set for the lead role. Continue Reading →

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‘Hughie’ Not a Win for Whitaker

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By: Dontré L. Conerly

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By the time Forest Whitaker takes his final bow for the curtain of “Hughie,” most other plays on Broadway are only ¾ of the way into their first act. Eugene O’ Neill’s 60-minute play—in which Whitaker makes his Broadway debut—usually shares the billing with another work to extend both the time and value of a night out at the theatre, if not to also provide a sense of completion to a work that lacks a sense of purpose and leaves the audience without a takeaway.

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Free And LiveStream With Forest Whitaker At The Schomburg In Harlem

Forest WhitakerHughie is set in the lobby of a small midtown hotel on the West Side of Manhattan where Erie Smith, a drunken, small-time hustler, is mourning the recent death of the hotel’s night clerk, Hughie. Continue Reading →

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2015 American Black Film Festival Opens With A ‘Dope’ Harlem Team

dope is dopeThe 19th  annual  American  Black Film  Festival  (ABFF) opens with the premier of  DOPE, with a Harlem team of co-executive  producer Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, musician and actor A$AP Rocky, and the evening will be hosted by living legend Doug  E.  Fresh.  Continue Reading →

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Harlem In Hollywood In ‘DOPE’ In Theaters Soon (video)

dope is dopeThere is definitely a Harlem imprint on this critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. Continue Reading →

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