With a series on HBO, a number of projects in the works, and a first-look deal with Netflix, the Oscar winner is solidifying her status as the hardest working woman in Hollywood.
Since Dolemite is My Name hit theaters and began streaming on Netflix earlier this month, Eddie Murphy has been the talk of the town. Not surprisingly, he received a standing […]
Far from her iconic character Olivia Pope, Washington embodies a Black mother desperate to find her son.
King leads an all-star cast of the new adaptation of the 1980s comic book series, which premieres tonight.
The award-winning actress died Friday at the age of 84, her daughter said.
As the artistic director and co-head of the Toronto International Film Festival, the power of storytelling is always center stage
There are more than 300 films screening at the festival but we've picked a handful that are certainly on our radar.
During our visit to the set, the show's stars and creator spoke to ESSENCE about what it means for a story like this to exist.
Ruth Carter: The Brilliant Costume Designer Behind Hollywood's Most Iconic Black Films Shares Her Journey
*This article originally appeared in the September 2019 issue of ESSENCE Magazine. It’s nearly impossible to settle on an entry point when preparing to speak with costume designer Ruth E. […]
She’s answered to a higher calling ever since she discovered that singing and dancing were as natural to her as breathing and walking. Now Ciara is a happily married mom of two, and her life is a testament to the fact that the prayerful survive.
Whether he’s onstage or on-screen, this “regular ass dude doing not so regular ass stuff” (according to his Instagram bio) is smoking hot.
'Men In Black: International' Star Tessa Thompson Says It Shouldn't Be 'Noteworthy' That Women Are Leading Films
The actress steps into the role of Agent M in the latest installment in the "Men In Black" franchise, out Friday.
ESSENCE West Coast Editor Regina R. Robertson takes us inside the Staples Center.
The multihyphenate star of "Psych" and "Suits" returns to the stage on the West Coast.
'Aquaman' is the most recent addition to Abdul-Mateen’s résumé, which includes 'The Get Down' and 'The Handmaid’s Tale.'
He grabbed our attention as Paper Boi, the on-the-verge-of-underground-success rapper down in Atlanta. Then we got all caught up in his past life on This Is Us and later, realized […]
The 16-year-old fashionista opens up to ESSENCE in her very first interview to dish on how she'll use her platform, what she'll be wearing and more.
On tonight’s 100th episode—fittingly titled “Purple Rain”—Rainbow and Dre discover that their twins, Jack and Diane, don’t know what it sounds like “When Doves Cry.”
Blige and Smith's friendship has endured through the high and lows, and recently the pair brought some of their closest friends together for an evening of sisterhood.