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Women all over the world would love to know what men really want, and Taraji P. Henson finds out the answer and then some when she develops the ability to hear their thoughts in the upcoming movie What Men Want. Directed by Adam Shankman, Paramount Pictures has released a new red-band trailer for this gender-flipped remake […]

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  Legendary film director Spike Lee says living in the era of President Donald Trump is a very dangerous situation for Americans who care about racial equality. While promoting his new film “Blackkklansmen,” the critically acclaimed true story of the first black police officer to integrate the Colorado Springs Police Department, Lee told theGrio that […]

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It was the movie that changed the game and the culture when it dropped in 1972.  But how well do you know “Superfly”? We quizzed actors Trevor Jackson and Jason Mitchell, who star in the 2018 “Superfly” remake, and they left us cracking up with jokes. Check out more clips from our interview with the […]

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Entertainment, Girls Trip, Jada Pinket-Smith, Movie, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Will Packer -

This weekend grab your bestie and head to a theater near you. Hit movie producer Will Packer’s “Girls Trip” opens in theaters nationwide. The movie, which is also directed by Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man), stars Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, and newcomer Tiffany Haddish. News outlets including Variety describes it as a […]

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Introducing “True Story with Natasha Alford” a new original series on theGrio. In our first episode, we look at the #1 movie in America “Hidden Figures” and ask— who are today’s generation of “hidden figures”?  Meet three exceptional young women from Brooklyn who taking the lead in STEM. Hidden Figures is the true story of three […]

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Denzel Washington says the story of Fences had been a long time coming. When he was first asked to consider the film years ago, he took a step back and decided to do the play first. Now, six years later, he explains the journey to becoming director and how co-stars like Viola Davis make doing […]

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Acting Debut, Black Girl Magic, Discrimination, Entertainment, History, Janelle Monae, Mathematician, Movie, NASA, Octavia Spencer, Scientist, Sneak Peak, Taraji P Henson, Trailer -

#BlackGirlMagic alert: Oscar-nominated actresses Taraji P. Henson; Oscar winner Octavia Spencer; and, making her big screen debut, Janelle Monae are joining forces to star in a new movie Hidden Figures. The movie Hidden Figures tells the story of three black woman who helped John Glenn become the first American to orbit the Earth. The three black […]

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Alicia Keys, Anthony Mackie, Entertainment, George Tillman Jr, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Movie, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete -

Singer and Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson will star in an upcoming film called 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' with Jeffrey Wright, Anthony Mackie and Jordin Sparks.,,

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Can you picture R&B star Ne-Yo playing Martin Luther King, Jr.? Apparently the singer was being seriously considered for a big screen biopic of the legendary civil rights leader...

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Film director Quentin Tarantino says he didn’t write the lead role in 'Django Unchained' for anyone...

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Anthony Mackie is expected to star in a sequel to the movie 'Captain America: The First Avenger' called 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'...

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VIDEO - Two-time Academy award winner Robert De Niro joins rapper and actor 50 Cent in Jessy Terrero's latest action film 'Freelancers'...

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theGRIO REPORT - Wendy Williams is joining forces with Star Jones to turn her novel 'Satan's Sisters' in a made for TV movie...

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Indiewire takes a first look into the latest Will Smith movie called After Earth, in which is his son Jaden joins him in the Sci-Fi adventure...

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson will join the cast of Robocop in the remake of the 1987 sci-fi action movie classic...

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theGRIO Report - Constant criticism and critique is something that movie director Tyler Perry has become accustomed to since his emergence in Hollywood for his popular films...

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EURWEB - Tyler Perry has hit a roadblock in his pursuit of movie making. The filmmaker expressed interest in producing a film with Diana Ross, but apparently, she won’t return his calls...

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The president recently expressed interest in the game of baseball and specifically in '42', the new movie chronicling the career of the first African-American major league baseball player Jackie Robinson...

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VIDEO Anthony Mackie will play the role of Abraham Lincoln's sidekick in the new film ​Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter ​opening in theaters June 22nd​. ..

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Director Quentin Tarantino of the upcoming film ​'Django Unchained'​ originally wrote the script with actor Will Smith in mind for the title actor...

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theGRIO REPORT - A few weeks back Lakers small forward Metta World Peace was competing for an NBA championship in the playoffs. Since losing in five games to the Oklahoma City Thunder...

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VIDEO - The story of Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger and the Miracle on the Hudson serves as inspiration for Denzel Washington's latest film...

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VIDEO - The Django Unchained movie trailer was released late last night and the movie is expected to be another Quentin Tarantino box office hit

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theGRIO REPORT - The Black Panther, who is considered the first black superhero in mainstream comics, might be making his big screen debut soon...

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