Idris Elba, the box-office storming actor who is of Ghanaian & Sierra Leonean descent, is reportedly gliding closer to becoming the next James Bond now that Daniel Craig is on the way out.
Exciting news below…
All roads lead to October 5th for Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
For, on the said date the formidable pair will make their hotly anticipated debut in big-screen musical ‘A Star Is Born.’
The third incarnation of the 1937 classic, the flick also marks Cooper’s directorial debut.
In this telling of the much-loved tale, his character Jackson Maine discovers an unknown yet talented singer named Ally (Gaga). As her career rockets, Jackson begins to realize that his best days may be behind him.
As palpable Oscar buzz grows, the duo are heating up the promotional streets and have landed a-front of Entertainment Weekly‘s latest issue – aptly the Fall Movie Preview edition.
Inside, the stars unveil stills from the movie everyone is talking about. Head below to check them out, where a clip of the anchors discussing the film also awaits…
While ‘Whitney,’ the first authorized documentary about the life of pop icon Whitney Houston, left jaws dropped from its recounts of the singer’s troubled dealings with drugs, rumored lesbian relationship, and tumultuous relationship with ex-husband/singer Bobby Brown, the most shocking allegation from the film came from the singer’s assistant who claim the ‘I Will Always Love You’ singer confided in her that she was molested as a child by her cousin, singer Dee Dee Warwick. The claim was substantiated by Houston’s brother, Gary, who claimed he too was a victim of Dee Dee’s advances.
Since those accusations came to light, Houston’s mother – Cissy – adamantly denied the claims in a lengthy statement (click here to read). Now, Dee Dee’s sister – the famed Dionne Warwick – has followed suit. In a recent sit down with Larry King, the ‘Walk on By’ hitmaker referred to the ‘evil’ allegations as ‘hogwash’ and ‘unforgivable.’
Before the interview airs in full on August 15th, hear her fiery words in the preview seen below…
Cop a gander of Issa Rae!
The actress, writer, and producer glows Godiva divadom in the newest issue of Ebony Magazine.
And it’s apt timing.
Rae’s hit HBO series ‘Insecure’ returns for its hotly anticipated third season on August 12th, hence the star and her cast-mates are gearing up to hit the promotional trail hard.
For now, though, head below to see Issa do her thing…
Cop a gander of Lupita Nyong’o!
The stunning actress makes for a striking figure a-front of PORTER magazine.
Ever an arresting sight, the actress lives up to said billing on the cover and within its inner pages.
However, in now trademark form, she was sure to pair the fierce feature with an insightful interview.
Armed with the momentum of her turn in Marvel mega-success ‘Black Panther,’ the Kenyan wonder is presently producing on a TV miniseries based on Chimamanda Adichie’s bestselling novel ‘Americanah,’ which she’s also set to star in.
Within the inner pages of PORTER though, she takes a moment to reflect on her rise and its broader impact — on her life and the lives of those just like her. Indeed, she speaks at length about her goals of expanding beauty standards and how her success narrative can open the door for others.
Check out more after the jump…