Director Brad Furman explores the murders of rap legends Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. in Saban Films City of Lies. Christian Contreras bases his screenplay on LAbyrinth by Randall Sullivan.
Author Teri Woods sees another one of her street lit classics grace the big screen in Dutch from Imani Productions. Preston A. Whitmore II writes and directs the film, his third project in the Teri Woods universe.
Tom Holland and directors The Russo Brothers take a break from the superhero genre in Apple TV +’s Cherry. An adaptation of author Nico Walker’s same-titled novel, Cherry, follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life.
Walt Disney Pictures releases their latest computer-animated film in Raya and the Last Dragon from co-directors Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada. The film takes place in the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together in harmony long ago.
Eddie Murphy reunites with his Dolemite Is My Name director Craig Brewer in Amazon Studios Coming 2 America. One of the most anticipated comedy films of the year, Coming 2 America picks up three decades after the original.
Andra Day delivers a star-making performance as Lady Day, aka Billie Holiday in Hulu’s The United States vs. Billie Holiday from director Lee Daniels.
Famed children’s fiction novelist Kate DiCamillo has another one of her books adapted in Disney+’s Flora & Ulysses. Directed by Lena Khan, Flora & Ulysses is a comedy-adventure based on the same-titled book.
Jovan Adepo and Grace Van Patten portray Daniel and Cassie, a pair of star-crossed lovers in Gravitas Veritas’s The Violent Heart from director Keram Sanga. The film begins in the year 2004. Daniel (Jordan Preston Carter) is overtly happy that overjoyed that his military father Lee (Cress Williams) has returned home to his family.
Best Original Screenplay Oscar nominees Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo collaborate once again in Lionsgate’s Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Director Josh Greenbaum makes his feature directing debut and helms the film.
Anchored by LaKeith Stanfield & Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah is the first must-see film of 2021
Following a fervent but brief portrayal by Kelvin Harrison Jr. in last year’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Chairman Fred Hampton’s story is expanded in Warner Bros. Judas and the Black Messiah.