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"I knew Cynthia Erivo could play Harriet Tubman for she is a force of nature,” says Harriet director Kasi Lemmons

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit Glen Wilson / Focus Features

It’s virtually impossible not to be moved by this story of Harriet Tubman’s life. A film, which begins with her as a young slave on the Brodess plantation, and ends with her being the first woman to...

'It’s all about trying to find a way of doing it,’ says Maleficent II actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Disney

He stars in this childhood tale of an evil and powerful witch who cursed a beautiful princess into a deep slumber, but this millennial version of the classic Sleeping Beauty story puts a fresh spin on the...

Talking Miss Virginia: ‘Uzo Aduba has a certain quality that the real Virginia has,’ says director R. J. Hanna

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Vertical Entertainment

She embodies all the strengths of the real-life Virginia Walden Ford who spent her lifetime fighting to create new educational opportunities for children and gives a sympathetic portrayal of an...

Monalisa Okojie Impacts Lives With UAW

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Ade James

"The people whose lives you have touched will always remember you," said Dr Emile Kue, president of the Hebrews Federal Credit Union (HFCU), the first Black owned nationwide credit union. Kue, whose organization ...

"Trick is a unique spin on that classic horror genre," says Omar Epps

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of RLJE Films

There’s a psycho killer on the loose slashing characters in elaborate ways each Halloween and on his sordid trail is a dogged detective determined to bring him to justice. That's the premise of this slasher...

Oprah Winfrey catches up with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo for primetime special

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photo Credit: Harpo, Inc./Huy Doan

Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo will discuss their fast rise to fame with Oprah Winfrey on a primetime special which will air Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
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“Gemini Man' is definitely going to change how movies are made and seen,” says Will Smith

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Paramount Pictures

An aging assassin is suddenly pursued by a younger, even more lethal antagonist who turns out to be his 23-year-old clone.

That’s the premise of this fascinating flick, which not only offers...

“I’d never really had an experience like this one before,” says 'Joker' actress Zazie Beetz

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Warner Bros.

Best known for her role as Donald Glover’s on-and-off-again girlfriend Vanessa in FX Networks’ Golden Globe-winning series “Atlanta,"  Zazie Beetz  is a German-born, Emmy Award-nominated actress who stars in...

GBAMTV EXCLUSIVE!!Julius Onah: ‘For the first decade of my life I was an African and then I was an African American”

By Samantha Ofole Prince

His latest project is a riveting adaptation of the 2013 play by J.C. Lee called “Luce,” which tackles racial identity and white privilege. A film, which stars Naomi Watts, Tim Roth and Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer, it follows an...

GbamTV Exclusive!!Six Questions for Constance Ejuma

She’s an award-winning actress and producer whose film credits include Marvel’s “Black Panther,” a film which earned her a Best Stunt Ensemble SAG Award. With credits in theatre, television and commercials, the Cameroonian-born thespian has worked with Nobel Laureate Wole...

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