With the amount of talk on Twitter already, it looks like Netflix may have the next big cultural touchstone on its hands.
WGN America struck gold earlier this year when they premiered Underground, a drama set in the American South prior to the Civil War as it follows runaway slaves called the Macon 7 attempting to flee north.
Jordan Peele, a comedian most notably known for his half of the famous sketch show, Key and Peele, has apparently always had an interest in horror films. So he went ahead and shocked us all by making one and it looks really, really good.
Nate Parker’s directorial debut, The Birth of A Nation, went to Sundance fairly under the radar and was the talk of the entire festival when things were all said and done. Fox Searchlight soon bought the distribution rights for the film for $17.5 million. To further build the anticipation for the film based on Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, the studio has released the first teaser trailer. It looks dope.
HBO has released the first trailer for their upcoming series, Confirmation. The series will tell the story of Anita Hill (Kerry Washington) as she goes through the process of giving her testimony during Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearings of his alleged sexual harassment.
For a decade, Don Cheadle has been tied to the Miles Davis biopic entitled Miles Ahead. Ever since he was chosen to play the famous jazz musician in 2006, Davis has worked tirelessly to bring the beautiful, complex image he crafted in his mind onto the big screen. It even led to him becoming the film’s director.
To promote their “On the Run” tour, Beyoncé and Jay Z released a trailer featuring A-list stars called “Run” on Saturday.
Now, an online petition has surfaced on change.org in protest of the duo’s claim that the trailer will not be a movie.