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Idris Elba To Play ‘Stranger Things’ Star Caleb McLaughlin’s Father In New Film

Idris Elba and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin are joining forces to play father and son in the upcoming movie “Concrete Cowboys,” Deadline reported.  The British actor will star as Harp, the estranged father of McLaughin’s character, Cole, in a movie inspired by the Black horseback riding community on Fletcher Street that’s long been a part of Philadelphia’s […]

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Mary J. Blige Set To Star In ‘Power’ Spinoff Series ‘Power Book II: Ghost’

Mary J. Blige is slated to star in a spinoff series of Starz’s “Power,” the music icon announced on Friday. The “Real Love” singer made the announcement with the series’ creator/co-showrunner Courtney Kemp and executive producer 50 Cent, at the show’s Television Critics Association press tour on Friday, Variety reported.  “This is probably the most exciting […]

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Janelle Monáe To Star In ‘Homecoming’ For The Series’ Second Season

Janelle Monáe will star in the second season of “Homecoming,” an Amazon original series, the singer, actress and activist confirmed on Tuesday.  The “Dirty Computer” singer/songwriter will succeed Julia Roberts, who had the leading role in the first season of the series as social worker Heidi Bergman. Roberts will continue to serve as an executive producer […]

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Mahershala Ali To Star In ‘Blade’ Reboot And Twitter Is Shook

Ali took the stage at Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday and put on a “Blade” baseball cap, sending audience members into a frenzy.The “Moonlight” actor previously voiced the Prowler in the critically acclaimed movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and villain Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes in the first season of the Netflix/Marvel series “Luke Cage.”Wesley Snipes […]

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‘Willy Wonka’ Star Denise Nickerson Taken Off Life Support As Family Says Goodbye

Former child star Denise Nickerson, who played Violet Beauregarde in the classic 1971 film “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” has been taken off life support after a major medical emergency. Nickerson’s family announced Wednesday morning that they had chosen to stop treatment after the actress, 62, suffered a massive seizure and her condition continued […]