Tag: black directors

Ryan Coogler Just Started Writing the Black Panther 2 Story. Black Twitter: It’s OK Baby, Take Your Time

Ryan Coogler of ‘Black Panther 2′ took part today in the Walt Disney Studios presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2019 in Anaheim, Calif. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images for Disney) All eyes are on Ryan Coogler as he prepares to embark on one of the most anticipated sequels in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In […]

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Billy Porter Will Take a Seat in the Director’s Chair for Season 3 of Pose

Billy Porter accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘Pose’ onstage during the 71st Emmy Awards on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) And the category is…leadership! Billy Porter is adding yet another talent to his assortment of gifts—directing television! The newly-crowned Emmy winner has […]

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ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton’s Honor in 2020

Justice Singleton and Jeff Friday at The Best of ABFF Awards ceremony on Saturday, June 15, 2019.Photo: Courtesy of The American Black Film Festival It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; […]

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Do The Right Thing…Again: Spike Lee’s Critically Acclaimed Joint Will Be Rereleased in Theaters for 30th Anniversary

Spike Lee attends The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences and BAMcinematek 25th anniversary screening of “Do The Right Thing” on June 29, 2014 in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Craig Barritt (Getty Images for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) If you can believe it, it’s edging on 30 years since Spike Lee […]

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