Two productions, a new revival of “Children of a Lesser God” and a Thai-inflected musical called “Waterfall,” have begun to steer themselves toward Broadway, with both hoping to land in Gotham during…
An upcoming Broadway revival of “A Raisin in the Sun,” touted by topliner Denzel Washington in the press but not yet confirmed, has locked in its details, booking the Ethel Barrymore Theater for a…
For anyone worried that all the really big stars would be packed onto Broadway in the fall, Denzel Washington has come along to add some wattage to the spring lineup. Nothing has been confirmed on…
Patience has paid off for the producers behind two long-gestating films based on young adult novels "The Giver" and "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" as the projects are getting closer to a greenlight…
Strictly from a commercial standpoint, redoing "Steel Magnolias" with a predominantly African-American cast feels like an idea whose time has come, and -- smart enough not to tamper with success -…
Queen Latifah is on board to star and exec produce Lifetime's upcoming "Steel Magnolias" telepic.
Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop" opened Thursday -- and helmer Kenny Leon is already headed into rehearsals for his next Broadway outing, "Stick Fly."
Katori Hall's imaginative two-hander is a soul-stirring drama. Factor in the double dose of charisma from certifiable stars Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, and this show has wings.
Gotham's 15th annual Urbanworld Film Festival has lined up a slate that opens with the world preem of Diane Paragas and Nelson George's "Brooklyn Boheme."
Lydia R. Diamond's play "Stick Fly" will land on Broadway this fall with Alicia Keys on board as a presenting producer.
Broadway director Kenny Leon ("Fences," "Raisin in the Sun") has been tapped to helm "Cotton," an indie feature based on the memoir by rape victim Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and the man she mistakenly…