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Annie Hits The Streets Before Its Official Release!

December 12th, 2014

2014 Annie Bootleg

HSK Exclusive - Annie may not be slated to hit theaters till December 19th … but that doesn’t mean the movie’s not already out there. Just ask Will Smith and Jay Z, who insiders say are in the midst of trying to shut down bootleggers said to be banking on the flick. Continue Reading…


N.W.A. Movie: Casting Call For MC Ren & DJ Yella

July 30th, 2014

NWA Casting

According to reports, Hollywood actors Aldis Hodge and Neil Brown Jr. have joined the highly-anticipated biopic. Aldis Hodge (Leverage) will play MC Ren, and Neil Brown Jr. (Suits, The Walking Dead) will play DJ Yella, joining the already-cast leads of O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), and Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E).

What’s out there: Continue Reading…


Say Word: Nick Cannon’s Banking On Playing Pryor!

July 2nd, 2014

Nick Cannon Wants Richard Pryor Roll

The fact that there’s a filmography project surrounding the life of Richard Pryor in the making is a joke in itself. Know why? Because Richard Pryor already directed his own life story, playing himself in his 1986 autobiographical film “JoJo Dancer”.

I mean, who better than the man himself to tell his own story? Continue Reading…


Eddie Murphy Detroit-Bound For Beverly Hills Cop!

June 27th, 2014

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It looks like Axel Foley is making a comeback after all. This time, in the D! Sources say the new Beverly Hills Cop — in this fourth part of the film series — has a storyline that sees Eddie Murphy’s character Axel Foley move back to Detroit after years of living in Beverly Hills.

Here’s the latest: Continue Reading…


Angela Bassett To Direct Lifetime’s Whitney Houston Biopic

May 23rd, 2014

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Angela Bassett will make her directorial debut with a Whitney Houston biopic. The “What’s Love Got to Do With It” actress was chosen to direct a Lifetime original movie that will focus on the relationship between Whitney and Bobby Brown.

Here’s the drop: Continue Reading…


Tyson Twerkin’ Beckford Signs-On as ‘Diamond’ in the NEW ‘Players Club’

May 21st, 2014

Tyson Beckford Chocolate City Stripper

Model Tyson’s gearing up to turn-up up whatever they call the level beyond ratchet. Don’t believe me.. Just ask Michael Jai White who’s reported to be in talks to join the cast, featuring Tyson’s taking to the pole in the upcoming movie called “Chocolate City”.

Is Lee Daniels doing this? I don’t even care to look. Continue Reading…


Brian Grazer & Co. Disrespect James Brown & Conscious Black Community!!!

March 13th, 2014

Get On Up - James Brown Biopic Fail

“Of course I’m hip! I did 8 Mile, I did the Jay Z concert – I’m Black!” ~Brian Grazer

Brian Grazer says he’s a ‘Black’ hipster — making him worthy to have his hand in telling the James Brown story. The Hollywood movie man says because he did “8 Mile”, and “Jay Z’s concert” — he’s got the ‘right on’ cred to chronicle The Godfather of Soul’s story, noted as “not a by-the-numbers biopic.” Continue Reading…


Oprah Named Producer Of ‘Cinematic Tribute’ To MLK

February 27th, 2014

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“They suffocate the man & the truth.” ~Oliver Stone

It’s been about a month since movie execs turned down Oliver Stone’s MLK reported in depth script — surrounding the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Now, Oprah Winfrey has stepped in to save the day… ‘their’ way. Sources have confirmed Oprah “has boarded the project as producer.” Continue Reading…


Who Knew? Prince Gave Lee Daniels His Start In Film!

February 27th, 2014

Lee Daniel's Prince Connection

“I have an audience because of the blessings that I’ve had.”

Lee Daniels may be known to credit Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry for giving him a boost up the totem pole of film directors — but if it weren’t for Prince, ‘The Butler’ director may have never landed his foot beyond the industry door.

Now.. Daniels says he’s gearing up to pass on the torch to his chosen one. Continue Reading…


John Singleton To Direct Tupac Biopic…

February 12th, 2014

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“Tupac was the guy who I planned to do a lifetime of films with. His passing deeply affected my life as well as countless people in this world. His life story is as important to my generation.” -John Singleton

John Singleton has landed the film project he’s had his heart on years: Morgan Creek’s untitled Tupac Shakur biopic. Sources say Singleton “has closed a deal to rewrite, direct and produce the biopic.” No word yet on who will play Tupac.. but reports reveal “Singleton will soon dive into rewriting the script, with hopes of beginning production sometime this June.” Continue Reading…


Hollywood’s ‘White Heroes’ Blacklist Danny Glover’s ‘Toussaint’ Biopic

February 10th, 2014

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The true story of a former slave-turned-Commander of a military revolt, who overthrew Napoleon Bonaparte’s French army, is one that’s exposed Hollywood’s secret parameters in picture-making: Selecting storylines featuring ‘White Heroes’ only. Danny Glover is no stranger to the evident racially-charged protocol, proven to be followed by movie producers. The actor’s directorial plan to bring Toussaint L’Ouverture’s legacy to the silver screen is said be what forced the lid off Tinseltown’s illusion of liberalism. That’s why Glover, a human rights activist, remains relentlessly dedicating his efforts to tell one of the most significant untold stories of our time: ‘Toussaint.’ Continue Reading…


Tyrin Turner’s Comeback Project Canned?

January 8th, 2014

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HSK Exclusive - The last time we checked … it’s not what you know in Hollywood, but WHO you know. That’s why things seems to be sketchy for Tyrin Turner, who is one of Jamie Foxx’s close homeys.

A tipster tells us the ‘Menace To Society’ leading man’s starring role in “… And She Was My Eve” — a 15-minute Ron Howard/Jamie Foxx flick — may be in the running to land one of the five spots for screening at the Project Imagina10n Film Festival, but the movie is reportedly expected to not make the cut. Continue Reading…


#SeekRepentance: Repentance Film Starring Forest Whitaker & Mike Epps

November 20th, 2013

Worldwide Trailer Premiere

Also starring: Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan and Nicole Ari Parker

From Codeblack Films and the producers of FRUITVALE STATION. Years after a drunken car crash that almost took his life, Thomas Carter (Anthony Mackie) has reinvented himself as a therapist/spiritual advisor who advocates a synthesis of world religions and positivity. Continue Reading…


I Am Frank White: Diddy Claims Biggie’s Crown!

October 31st, 2013

Diddy is Frank White

“Frank White the desperado/ Used to rock the all black Movado / The all black Eldorado.” ~ Biggie ‘Frank White’ Smalls

Like Suge Knight once said, Puffy was always “all in the videos … all on the records, dancing.” Now, Puff’s all of a sudden Biggie’s AKA … Frank White!

“He always wanted to be the front man, not the sidekick.” Continue Reading…


Roland Martin Eats His Words: Green Lights “12 Years A Slave”

October 18th, 2013

Roland Martin Backtracks

Roland Martin is a Black man who’s proving to be all for self. That’s because The ‘Washington Watch’ journalist recently spoke out over the continuous ‘Slave Films’ that are flooding the movie market — the latest being “12 Years A Slave.”

But that doesn’t mean Mr. Martin kept true to himself … later stating the EXACT OPPOSITE. Know why? Dude’s not trying to lose his day job.

Here’s Roland Martin’s pair of contradicting statements: Continue Reading…


Nick Cannon To Set Blacks Back As JJ Evans

September 23rd, 2013

Nick Cannon as JJ Walker

…Far From “Good Times”

HSK Exclusive - Just when you thought Nick Cannon couldn’t do worse … he just did. Know why? That’s because Lil Nicky’s graduated from Wild ‘N Out our youth, to repp’in the return of 70’s buffoonery TV … to the silver screen. Continue Reading…


Spike Lee Breaks Silence After Being Fired From James Brown Biopic

August 19th, 2013

Spike Lee Responds to Being Fired

“They Don’t Care About Us: Nuff Said!”

HSK Exclusive - Brian Grazer may not have found Spike Lee to be the best man fitted to tell James Brown’s life story, but Michael Jackson — who once said “nobody has influenced me more”, about James Brown — most certainly would have!!! Continue Reading…


Beyonce Bombs Movie Voice-Over Gig!

June 14th, 2013

Beyonce Bombs Queen Tara

“So much for being a triple threat! Beyonce may sing and dance, but her performance in the new animated film Epic is anything but.” ~Star Magazine

Beyonce Knowles has no business telling people to “Bow Down”. That’s because the pop princess is reported to have left 20th Century Fox movie execs less than impressed with the talent she brought to their table. Continue Reading…


Former Famed Scientologist Breaks Down “After Earth”

June 4th, 2013

Will Smith Promoting Scientology

Will Smith’s Tool To Turn Out More Followers?

“The movie’s climax takes place on a volcano that could have been ripped right off the cover of Dianetics” ~Marc Headley, Former Scientologist

One famed former Scientologist has confirmed a story HSK was the first to break. We’re talking about Will Smith’s bizarre “After Earth” antics, costing TriStar big bucks. According to Marc Headley, it may have all have been a plot for Smith’s cause. Continue Reading…


Will Smith Kicks Martin Lawrence To The Curb Over Ratchet Family?

May 2nd, 2013

Martin Lawrence Dropped by Will Smith

Now, Everyday He’s Hustlin’?

HSK Exclusive - If Martin Lawrence had his way, his joint sitcom with Kelsey Grammer would already be on the air — like, yesterday. The problem is sources say conversations to get the show picked up – between Grammer’s company Gramnet (under Viacom) and CBS – have only just begun.

Insiders say Martin wasn’t exactly planning to do the Lionsgate TV show, but since Will Smith refused to do ‘Bad Boys 3′ with him (and a lack of movie scripts being thrown his way) the comedian is said to have had no choice but to return to television.

Here’s the drop: Continue Reading…


The Revolution Will Not Be Televised!

March 29th, 2013

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Produced by Desmond ‘DSP Powell for DSP Operations in association with ArtistLive LLC.
Written and co-produced by Black Ice

Free Angela and All Political Prisoners in theaters April 5, 2013. Order tix: HERE

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. Performed by BLACK ICE. Inspired by the Motion Picture Free Angela and All Political Prisoners Continue Reading…


Nas Lands “Supremacy” Movie Soundtrack

March 22nd, 2013

Nas Signs onto Supremacy Film

Life After Kelis?

HSK Exclusive - The Illmatic one may make his way out of those baby momma blues after all! We’re told Nas is back on the hustle, after recently signing-on to produce the original soundtrack for director, Deon Taylor’s, next movie “Supremacy” – which stars Danny Glover, Lela Rochon and Evan Ross.

Antoine Fuqua’s wife, Lela Rochon is said to have stolen the show after replacing a defiant Stacy Dash, who you may remember was dropped from the cast just as quickly as she had been added. A change that is said to bring Deon Taylor his best directed film to-date.

Here’s the drop on the-up-and-coming film “Supremacy”: Continue Reading…


Eminem To Step Into The Boxing Ring…

March 14th, 2013

Eminem Fuqua Southpaw

Fighting Flick?

Eminem is reported to be gearing up to step into the boxing ring. That’s the latest news about the Motor City native, who’s said to be back working closely with Antoine Fuqua on the flick “Southpaw” — with Eminem leading as a boxer.

Here’s what Antoine Fuqua had to say about the up and coming film:

“Southpaw’ was with DreamWorks, that’s when I got the job. Then Em had to go do his music, so we paused it for awhile. Continue Reading…


Lenny Kravitz Muscled Out Of Marvin Gaye Biopic!

March 6th, 2013

Lenny Kravitz Dropped From Marvin Gaye Roll

Fly Away In Fear?

Lenny Kravitz is reported to be gearing away from undertaking any kind of ‘Sexual Healing’. That’s because Lisa Bonet’s baby daddy is said to have caved to a slew of threats over previously signing on to play Marvin Gaye in an unauthorized biopic of the Motown legend.

Now, some actor named Jessie L. Martin is said to be stepping up to fill the role (which will probably end up sending the flick straight to DVD). Continue Reading…


Nick Cannon Backs The Real Rick Ross!

March 5th, 2013

Nick Cannon as Rick Ross

“By the end of the month I’ll have $30 to $40 million in my bank to make the movie. And, Nick assured me if it doesn’t happen on my end he’ll make it happen.” ~Freeway Rick Ross

HSK Exclusive - Nick Cannon has proven himself worthy of HSK’s recent shelving of his previous ‘lil Nicky’ title. Know why? Because we’ve learned Mr. Cannon was one of the very few Black Hollywood figures who stepped to the plate to help introduce the Real Rick Ross to the world. Continue Reading…


Codeblack Films Brings Life Of Angela Davis To Silver Screen

January 31st, 2013

Angela Davis Documentary

“Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.” ~Angela Davis

HSK Exclusive – The story of the female force whose name is as synonymous with Black Power as The Black Panthers is set make its public silver screen debut this spring.

We’re talking about political activist, scholar, and author – Angela Davis – whose fight against racism, sexism, and the prison industrial complex sparked a national cry for her freedom. Continue Reading…


90’s Movie “The Best Man” Set For Sequel…

January 25th, 2013

The Best Man 2013 Sequel

Black romance and brewing beef is set to return to the silver screen for a second part of 90’s comedy flick “The Best Man“. Now, insiders say many questions about the onscreen lives of the film’s characters, following the big day, will soon be answered.

The movie sequel – scheduled for release on November 15, 2013 – will reunite the entire original cast, over a script following a Christmas holiday shared between the group of college friends. That’s when they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited. Continue Reading…





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