FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- Nearly 100 years before Rosa Parks stood up against discrimination by refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus, Maj. Alexander T. Augusta took a similar stand in Washington, D.C.
When England's King George V (Michael Gambon) passed away in 1936, he was first succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII (Guy Pearce). But Edward would abdicate less than a year into his reign, capitulating to the mounting public pressure to pick between the throne and his scandalous plans to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson (Eve Best), a two-time divorcee' and an American to boot
Comedian and actor Kevin Hart, who will be appearing in a cameo in the upcoming Ben Stiller/Robert DeNiro franchise "Little Fockers," sat down this week to speak with The Skanner News. Hart has appeared in such films as "Soul Plane," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," and several television series.
Damien Chazelle was born in Providence, Rhode Island on January 19, 1985, but raised in both the U.S. and France. Shot on black-and-white 16mm for about $60,000, "Guy and Madeline" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to play at over 20 other film festivals.
Anyone familiar with the history of the Black Panther Party knows that it self-destructed during the Seventies after the FBI strategically created dissension in its ranks via a combination of infiltration, disinformation and assassinations.
Attorneys for Wesley Snipes are asking a judge to extend the actor's bail as he prepares for a possible appeal of his three-year prison sentence for a tax conviction.
Born in England in a family of Nigerian immigrants, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has built his acting career in television and blockbuster films that span action, drama and comedy.
Over the weekend, hip-hop entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist Russell Simmons opened up his home to host a star-studded party for Soledad O'Brien in his lavish two-story penthouse located in lower Manhattan. The occasion marked the release of Soledad's autobiography, "The Next Big Story," which she co-wrote with Rose Marie Arce.
Film star Donald Faison has worked in comedy for almost 20 years, but this weekend his real lifelong dream comes true with the opening of the sci-fi thriller "Skyline."