Black Hollywood Live News

Since its inception, Black Hollywood Live has continually broken news stories that feature on major news sites such as Hollywood Reporter, Perez Hilton, Entertainment Weekly, E! Online and countless others. The amount of exclusives we were breaking gave rise to the idea that we had enough content to be our own news outlet. That launched a division at Black Hollywood Live dedicated to entertainment news – whether it’s covering movies, TV shows, new media or show biz in general. You can get your fix right here.

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Sarah Paulson Would ‘Love’ to Play Kellyanne Conway on ‘AHS’

Here’s a not-so-alternative fact: Sarah Paulson would like to take on the role of Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway in the upcoming election-themed season of “American Horror Story.” “AHS” veteran Paulson revealed her desire to play Conway to TVGuide.com. She also expressed her confusion over the fact that the once-ubiquitous Conway seems to have fallen off […]

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The Mindy Project to End After Season 6

The Mindy Project will return to Hulu this fall for a sixth and final season. “I mean this half-jokingly, but at a certain point it was like, I think she’s dated every man in Manhattan. Sex and the City lasted for, what, six seasons with 10 episodes each?” creator and star Mindy Kaling told Entertainment […]

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Sonja Sohn Joins Showtime’s Chicago Drama ‘The Chi’; Common, Lena Waithe Among EPS

Former “The Wire” star Sonja Sohn will play a recurring role on Showtime’s hourlong drama “The Chi,” a coming-of-age story that follows a half dozen interrelated characters in the South Side of Chicago. The project hails from executive producers Common, Lena Waithe and Elwood Reid; Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment and Fox 21 TV Studios. Jason […]

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‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins to Write, Direct ‘Underground Railroad’ Series at Amazon

“Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins will write and direct a one-hour drama series about the Underground Railroad currently in development at Amazon. The series will be based on Colson Whitehead’s best-selling book, “The Underground Railroad.” “Going back to ‘The Intuitionist,’ Colson’s writing has always defied convention, and ‘The Underground Railroad’ is no different,” Jenkins said. “It’s […]

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Pharrell Williams-Inspired Movie Musical ‘Atlantis’ in the Works at Fox

Fox is developing a movie musical inspired by Pharrell Williams’ childhood. Broadway director Michael Mayer is attached to helm “Atlantis” with Gil Netter, Williams, and Mimi Valdes producing. The film is inspired by Williams’ childhood in Virginia Beach. Williams and Valdes will produce through their I Am Other production company while Netter produces for Netter films. Martin […]

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Jordan Peele, Damien Chazelle, Oprah to Headline Produced By 2017

Breakout filmmaking sensation Jordan Peele, reigning Best Director Oscar winner Damien Chazelle and icon Oprah Winfrey lead an impressive pack of speakers for the 2017 Produced By Conference. The annual Los Angeles get-together from the Producer’s Guild of America brings together content-makers to talk challenges, network and take victory laps — this year at the 20th Century Fox, […]