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Talking Megalodon: “Jaws is nothing like what she is,” says Page Kennedy

Even though the movie’s real star is a prehistoric 75-foot long shark known as Megalodon, it’s Page Kennedy’s performance that steals the show in this high adventure shark drama, which brilliantly mixes horror and humor.

As DJ, a wisecracking member of a water...

Florence Kasumba: “I would love to play the sweet girl from next door”

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Florence Kasumba can still remember when she got a call from her agent telling her that she had gotten th at
clandestine role, which she had auditioned for.

“At that time, I didn’t know what movie it was for,” she recalls, “...

Jason Mitchell: “Having a style with the camera is what Director X is really known for”

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment
Some call them remakes, others call them reboots, but for Director X, his latest spin on “Superfly,” the 70s Blaxploitation film is simply called a remix.

This millennial version of a...

Catching up with ‘Support the Girls’ star Regina Hall

By Samantha Ofole Prince

She’s had roles in several memorable movies that include “The Best Man Holiday,”  “Girl’s Trip,” “Naked,” “When the Bough Break,” and “Barbershop 3,” and is one of Hollywood’s most sought after comedic actresses. With upcoming films that...

Forest Whitaker endows Desmond Tutu in ‘The Forgiven’

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of Saban Films.

If ever there was a film that lives and dies with its lead actor, it’s this one.

In “The Forgiven,” a post-apartheid story, written and directed by Roland Joffé, Forest Whitaker plays South Africa’...

“My character wants to remain faithful, despite the issues,” says Wesley Jonathan

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

If your marriage’s in tatters, your first thought probably isn’t to swap your partner, but that’s what these couples are doing in the TV drama “Monogamy.”

UMC’s new series explores the marital woes of several troubled couples who...

A​depero Oduye joins the cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park’ series

Nigerian actress Adepero Oduye whose credits include “12 Years A Slave” and “Pariah” is the latest to join the star studded cast of Ava DuVernay's “Central Park Five.”

The drama is  based on a true story that gripped the country and chronicles the notorious case of...

'I’ve played all these roles that are fairly quote-unquote important,' says David Oyelowo

By Samantha Ofole-Prince
From a Botswanian Prince, a civil rights icon to a Tuskegee airman, David Oyelowo has tackled an incredible variety of serious roles. In in his latest project, the classically trained Afro-British actor is tackling comedy and is sure to...

Linda Ikeji talks about her new online TV, the cost of building it, and her future plans

When she started blogging in 2006, not many Nigerians were online, not many even knew what the Internet was. 12 years later and Linda Ikeji has become a media powerhouse. She blogged her way to fame and became one of the most talked about Internet personalities in Africa. Now...

D'banj Son Is Dead! Daniel D'Third Drowns In Swimming Pool

Nigerian singer, D'banj has suffered a shocking loss, a year after he welcomed his son he christened Daniel III with his wife Didi.

According to insiders, Daniel reportedly drowned in a pool yesterday. A quick check on D'banj's Instagram page showed beautiful...