‘8 Mile’ Director Curtis Hanson Passes Away

The man who brought us the classic hip-hop film 8 Mile has suddenly passed away.


(Photo) Garry Marshall Passes Away At 81

Iconic writer, director, and actor, Garry Marshall has passed away at 81 years old. Marshall passed away after complications from pneumonia after having a stroke.


Actress Thandie Newton Opens Up About Being Sexually Abused By Director

Beautiful and talented actress Thandie Newton always executes her roles, and leaves fans in awe. Her passion for acting is evident, as she performs some of the toughest and most heart wrenching roles ever. Recently, she shared a painful secret that has helped shape her into the woman and actress we see today.


‘Law And Order’ Director Has Now Been Sentenced To 10 Years Of Probation For Child Pornography

‘Law and Order’ director Jason “Jace” Alexander, has just been sentenced to 10 years probation for child pornography. In January he pled guilty after promoting a sexual performance by a child and one count of possessing an obscene performance by a child.


Famed Director Takes A Guilty Plea On Child Pornography Charges

After being arrested last July, Jason “Jace” Alexander, 51, has taken the quick road with his guilty plea for ‘promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing an obscene performance by a child’, according to Page Six. Find out more down bottom.


(Photos) John Singleton’s Son Sets Up GoFundMe To Raise At Least 6k To Pay For Tuition Since His Dad Cut Him Off

John Singleton’s son Maasai Singleton has set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to pay for his final semester of college at the University of Southern California after his dad told him he wouldn’t be paying for it. Since the college school year is right in the middle, it is too late for him to receive financial aid and he says he has no credit to take out loans. With just a few weeks until his semester is to begin the young director (just like his dad) decided to post an update to ask for more donations. Maasai Singleton has to raise at least $6k to remain enrolled. Listen to his story after the jump!


(Photos) Talk That Talk! Spike Lee Puts Hollywood On Blasts After Receiving Honorary Oscar

Spike Lee is known highly for not only his immense talent as a film director but he is known just as well for his willingness to speak his mind on any issue, especially race. Lee put a room full of Hollywood execs on blast (maybe they felt uncomfortable – good) while accepting an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last night. You have go to hear what he says, it’s vital for us all to hear him out and let his word be heard because it’s very much true; again I say, talk that talk Lee.


Anthony Mackie, ‘Black Panther’ Doesn’t Need Black Director

Many people aren’t too fond with Anthony Mackie right now, in fact, many are turn their heads to the side in completely “huh?” face with confusion. Coming fresh off his role as The Falcon in Marvel’s Captain America series, Mackie “dreamed of playing” the character, however Chadwick Boseman was cast in the titular role for a five-picture deal. The film “Black Panther” will have Marvel’s first African American Superhero and Mackie says he has no problem with a white director being the captain of this movie’s ship.


Director F. Gary Gray Sets New Record With “Straight Outta Compton”

Wow! Congratulations are in order for the Director of the N.W.A. biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ F.Gary Gray has set a brand new record and career milestone by becoming the highest-grossing Black director for a single film in domestic sales. Read more below.


Azealia Banks To Make Her Acting Debut In “Coco”?!

Well, alright now. Beginning next month, Azealia Banks plans to tour overseas, but the excitement for her does not stop there. The Harlem girl has stayed away from Twitter banter long enough – Kinda. Aside from her usual Iggy Azalea jabs – to land herself a role in the RZA-directed film, Coco.


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