“Fast & Furious 7” and “42” star Lucas Black has joined the “NCIS” planted spinoff set in New Orleans, CBS announced today. He will play NCIS Special Agent Lasalle, a by-the-book federal agent with a…
Although messy and at times uneven, the one-hour series feels like a bull's-eye with the sort of premium-cable space the distributor is eager to carve out with its original efforts.
The Jackie Robinson who titled his 1972 autobiography "I Never Had It Made" — and meant it — is scarcely present in "42," a relentlessly formulaic biopic that succeeds at transforming one of the most…
That's the challenge Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are facing with Jackie Robinson biopic "42," touting it as "The true story of an American legend."
A quietly absorbing if finally somewhat dubious drama about an unlikely anti-corporate crusader, "Promised Land" uses a familiar story arc to decry corruption in the energy industry, specifically the…
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
Ever since his days at a Baltimore middle school, Jason Michael Berman has been wheeling and dealing to make movies.
Pic, based on a bestselling novel by David L. Cook (one of four screenwriters credited), should go over well with the book's fans and church groups, which could well represent a decent-sized homevid…
Robert Duvall and Lucas Black are toplining indie golfing drama-comedy "Seven Days in Utopia" with production starting Thursday in Texas.
In these tough times for independent film, producers have to use every tool in their box to get films made. Rounding up investors from Georgia to Poland, shooting quickly and efficiently. And if you…
Dramatically muddled but surprisingly involving Bible-themed fantasy thriller.