Will Packer: Hollywood Super Producer Climbs Film, TV Mountains

You don’t know him, but you know him.  You know his movies – Think Like A Man, Stomp The Yard, Takers, Obsessed, This Christmas, The Gospel, and Trois, among others. Will Packer has become a Hollywood blockbuster hit maker with four of his films opening at number one at the box office and all of Read More …

An Alien Abduction – Lindsay Lohan and Miley Cyrus

    Lindsay Lohan For the last few years we’ve watched troubled actress Lindsay Lohan battle with drugs, alcohol and rehab. It seemed like for every two steps forward she took, she ran four steps back! These setbacks started with hospitalization for “overheating and dehydration.” Next were emotional problems and irresponsible and unprofessional behavior on Read More …

Kerry Washington: Red Hot and Scandalous in Hollywood!

  Actress Kerry Washington’s career has been a slow and steady climb. Born on January 31, 1977 in New York City, NY and raised by her two working parents in the Bronx, she attended the exclusive all-girls Spence School (which boasts Gwyneth Paltrow and Emmy Rossum among its alumni). Kerry participated in a host of Read More …

The Nina Simone Biopic Casting Controversy

Finally the Nina Simone story will be brought to the big screen. Filmmaker Cynthia Mort’s film Nina will open to anticipation and controversy that started way before production of the movie began. Simone, known as the “High Priestess of Soul ”was famous from the 1950s through the ’70s for her music and her civil rights Read More …

Chicago Comic Craig Robinson Does A Star Turn In ‘Peeples’, Opening May 10

[dropcap]Laughing[/dropcap] all the way to the bank!   Craig Robinson is without question one of today’s fastest rising comedy stars. Known for his roles, over 40 to date, in TV shows like “The Office” and “Eastbound and Down”; in films such as Pineapple Express and Knocked Up; and soon in two other films coming out Read More …

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet “Vera Stark” At The Goodman Theater

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in the new Goodman stage play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark. But before her talents could help sell out major stages, before her teeth were “NeNe Leakes perfect”, even before Read More …

Hollywood Film A-Lister Antoine Fuqua Directs As Olympus Falls Down!

The Filmmaker’s Filmmaker: Antoine Fuqua   With films such as Training Day, Shooter, King Arthur and Brooklyn’s Finest, Antoine Fuqua is definitely one of Hollywood’s A-List movie directors. The Pittsburgh native has carved out his niche as one of the last of the real men’s tough, masculine film directors who brings a commitment and intensity Read More …