Tag: Regina King

ENTERTAINMENT, HOLLYWOOD

Ava DuVernay And Regina King Throw Some Shade At The Golden Globes For Having No Black Members | Celebrities

While the Golden Globes had diverse nominees this year, there is a lack of Black inclusion  among the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the people who vote for the winners. An investigation from Los Angeles Times reported the HFPA's 87-strong membership does not include one Black member.  Ava DuVernay reacted to the news on Twitter, specifically addressing The Hollywood Reporter’s headline which read “L.A. Times Reveals HFPA Has Zero Black Members, Raises New Questions About Ethics of Golden Globe Voters.”   DuVernay tweeted, “Reveals? As in, people are acting like this isn’t already widely known? For YEARS?” Oscar winner Regina King added some shade by posting a Drake GIF under DuVernay’s comment. The HFPA did no...
ENTERTAINMENT, HOLLYWOOD

Regina King Proves She Can Do It All With ‘One Night in Miami’

Regina King holds four Emmys, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe for her acting work, but with her latest project, One Night in Miami..., she ventures into the world of directing for the big screen helping to guide a seductive, highly satisfying film. King is as confident and assured a filmmaker as she is in front of the camera and in doing so is making her contemporaries aware that she knows exactly what she’s doing. The movie, an adaptation of Kemp Powers’ 2013 play of the same name, imagines what might have taken place on an evening in 1964 when Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown, and Cassius Clay (four ridiculously famous Black men who happen to also be friends) met after Clay’s upset victory over Sonny Liston. The meeting actually happened in real life, but the film takes som...