casting

Quvenzhané Wallis Is Youngest to Get Oscar Nod for 'Best Actress'

Wallis is the youngest best actress nominee in the history of the Academy Awards.

'Think Like a Man' Defies Studio Skeptics, But It's a Bittersweet Celebration

People of color and actors of color win because they’re represented in Hollywood, but the real winner with “Think Like a Man” is Sony.

Even George Lucas Had a Hard Time Finding Funding for Film With Black Leads

You know it’s bad when George Lucas, the man behind ‘Star Wars’ who has two of the top 10 grossing films of all time, can’t get funding to make a movie because his lead characters are all black.

Lucas says his new movie ‘Red Tails’ is about heroes. That’s a story Hollywood loves right? The Help, The Blind Side, Dangerous Minds, Half Nelson, the list goes on…

Not exactly.

Nickelodeon Gets Diversity Points, But Still Overlooks Race

The network adds another young black actor to its line-up of sitcom stars.