Blockbusters designed to fill newly reopened theaters and select titles coming straight to streaming services are proving what we have always known: Black actors have the range.
This fall you can see an ATL struggle rapper transform into an eternal changeling, watch your favorite red carpet icon pare the glamour down to play a teen in distress, and witness a gangster rapper turned beloved grandpa give voice to a signature spooky creature.
There are bold remakes, animated laugh fests, and reimagined Westerns coming down the pipeline. Movies are back, and it looks like they may have been worth the wait. See 18 titles we can’t wait to watch below.
Vacation Friends 8/27
Yvonne Orji and Lil Rel Howery find out what happens when you’re too friendly on vacation.
This premiere of short films is part of a BET series designed to promote breast cancer awareness in the Black community. Ta’Rhonda Jones, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Caralene Robinson are bringing fresh stories of show this condition affects all of us.
It Takes Two – 10/9
A socialite takes stock of her life when she finds out she has breast cancer.
The Black yeehaw agenda lives on in this well stocked Western from Netflix. Watch Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors go head to head with the help of Regina King, Zazie Beetz, R.J. Cyler, Delroy Lindo, Damon Wayans Jr., Deon Cole, Edi Gathegi, and Danielle Deadwyler.