Emotional ceremony honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors.
KiKi Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the...
Bassett, Boseman and more added to Oscars presenter lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the...
Hall, Lewis, Layne, Stenberg are named Essence honorees
NEW YORK (AP) — Essence has named four actresses as its annual Black Women in Hollywood honorees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in "The Hate U Give," KiKi Layne of "If Beale Street Could Talk" and Jenifer Lewis of "black-ish."
The awards luncheon will be held Feb. 21 in Beverly Hills, California.
Review: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ is lyrical and lovely
"Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street...whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, New York," reads the title card that begins director Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk ."
Brian Tyree Henry: ‘I feel everything’
NEW YORK (AP) — When Brian Tyree Henry filmed his scenes in "If Beale Street Could Talk," he wept. When he saw the finished film, he wept again.
Jackman, Blunt among those to be honored at SCAD’s film fest
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Hugh Jackman and Emily Blunt are among the stars being awarded at the 21st annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
The Savannah Morning News reports that Jackman will receive the Savannah College of Art and Design festival's Legend of Cinema Award; Blunt, its Icon Award.