GREENLEAF: Actress Lynn Whitfield on final season – Exclusive Interview

Lynn Whitfield in GREENLEAF | ©2020 OWN

GREENLEAF is now in its fifth and final season Tuesday nights on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network. Created by Craig Wright, the series examines the inner workings of a family-run black Southern megachurch in Memphis, Tennessee. Lynn Whitfield has won Gracie and two consecutive NAACP Awards for her performance as the church’s First Lady Mae Greenleaf, wife of Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David). Together, they run the Calvary Fellowship Worldwide Ministries, as well as their conflicted family. Whitfield won an Emmy for her starring performance in the 1991 telefilm THE JOSEPHINE BAKER STORY, where she played the title character from age […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE NICE GUYS

THE NICE GUYS movie poster | ©2016 Warner Bros.

Rating: R Stars: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Margaret Qualley, Yaya DaCosta, Keith David, Beau Knapp, Lois Smith, Kim Basinger Writers: Shane Black & Anthony Bagarozzi Director: Shane Black Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: May 20, 2016 At first, a comparison between the new release THE NICE GUYS and the 1974 classic CHINATOWN may seem incongruous. The older film, after all, is an Oscar-winning drama, while THE NICE GUYS is solidly within the tradition of its director/co-writer Shane Black’s trademark action/buddy comedies. But hang on – both are period pieces (CHINATOWN is set in 1937, GUYS in […]Read On »

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Interview with ENLISTED star Keith David on the Fox new Sitcom

Cody (Keith David) introduced guest star Mircea Monroe on ENLISTED | © 2014 Adam Taylor/FOX

Keith David is an extraordinarily prolific actor in both onscreen and animated roles, as well as having a singing and stage career. People know him variously for his work in PLATOON, REQUIEM FOR A DREAM, PITCH BLACK, CLOUD ATLAS and NBC’s series THE CAPE (to name just a few) and for his vocal performances in GARGOYLES, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG and CORALINE. David currently stars as U.S. Army Sergeant Major Donald Cody on Fox’s Friday night half-hour comedy ENLISTED. Cody rides herd over an unruly Stateside squad that includes the three Hill brothers, Pete (Geoff Stults), Derrick (Chris Lowell) […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from FOX’s ENLISTED at the Paley Center for Media

ENLISTED Cast Shot L - R: Geoff Stults, David Keith, Angelique Cabral, Parker Young, Chris Lowell at The Paley Center for Media | ©2014 Sue Schneider

The Paley Center for Media recently hosted an evening with the new FOX TV show ENLISTED at The Paley Center in Beverly Hills. ENLISTED is a comedy following three brothers on a small Florida Army base. After viewing the first episode, the cast and executives held a Q&A for the fans. Walking into the press room was the cast of ENLISTED: Geoff Stults, Keith David, Angelique Cabral, Parker Young, Chris Lowell, Mike Royce (Executive Producer) and Kevin Biegel (Creator and Executive Producer). AGREE? DISAGREE? LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – COMMENT BELOW Follow us on Twitter at ASSIGNMENT X Fan […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: ENLISTED star Geoff Stults earns his Stripes

Geoff Stults in ENLISTED - Season 1 | ©2013 Fox/Tommy Garcia

In Fox’s new comedy from creator Kevin Biegel, ENLISTED, Fridays at 9 PM, Geoff Stults plays U.S. Army Sergeant Pete Hill, a heroic military man whose star dips when he’s found guilty of insubordination. Pete finds himself stationed at an Army base in Florida, where his younger brothers, cynical Derrick (Chris Lowell) and optimistic Randy (Parker Young), are both already members of the somewhat klutzy Rear D troop, overseen by formidable commanding officer Cody Wallace (Keith David). Stults was born in Detroit and raised in Colorado. He previously toplined the BONES spinoff series THE FINDER and was also a regular […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Angelique Cabral gets ENLISTED with new Fox comedy

Angelique Cabral in ENLISTED - Season 1 | ©2013 Fox/Tommy Garcia

In Fox’s new half-hour comedy ENLISTED, Fridays at 9:30 PM, Angelique Cabral’s Jill Perez is the most capable soldier at the Rear D U.S. Army base in Florida. Her fellows are largely unorthodox and confused, the exception being Pete Hill (Geoff Stults), who has just been sent here after serving overseas and views his new posting as punishment. It doesn’t take long for Jill and Pete to clash. Cabral, originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, has appeared in the films VAIKOONT, THE PERFECT FAMILY and FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, as well as a number of television series, but ENLISTED is her first gig […]Read On »

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Movie Review: FREE BIRDS

FREE BIRDS movie poster | ©2013 Relativity Media

Rating: PG Stars (voices): Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney, Keith David, Jimmy Hayward Writers: Scott Mosier and Jimmy Hayward, story by David I. Stern & John J. Strauss Director: Jimmy Hayward Distributor: Relativity Media Release Date: November 1, 2013 On the surface, FREE BIRDS is one more animated feature about talking animals putting aside their differences to save themselves and each other – yes, at this point, it constitutes an entire genre. However, it’s hard to tell if the makers of FREE BIRDS are intentionally putting out messages here, or if the whole thing is […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the 39th ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS PRESSROOM

Joss Whedon and Clark Gregg at the 39th Saturns Awards | ©2013 Sue Schneider

After the 39th Annual Saturn Awards arrivals while the stars and guests went into the ballroom for dinner and the award show the press headed back to the pressroom to wait for the winners and the presenters to come on back to pose with their Saturn Award. Walking through the press room was: Lara Parker, Kathryn Leigh Scott, David Womark, Zev Foreman, Danny Elfman, Katie Leclerc, Israel Broussard, Sam J. Jones, Julie Adams, Don Handfield, Ellen Green, Jeff White, Keith David, Drew Roy, Doug Jones, John Savage, Joe Kaplan, Al Kaplan, Allison Abbate, Wayne Brady, William Friedkin, Shane Black, Abigail […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from THE 39th ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS

J. August Richards, Amy Acker and Joss Whedon at the 39th Saturns Awards | ©2013 Sue Schneider

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films recently held the 39th Annual Saturn Awards at The Castaway Starlight Ballroom in Burbank. It was a beautiful day and night high in the hills of Burbank. This award show is not televised, and honors a genre that the main award shows generally overlook. The host for the awards was Lance Reddick (FRINGE) and the awards were dedicated to Ray Harryhausen, who passed away May 7, 2013.  Richard Matheson who was to receive The Visionary Award this night, also passed away June 23, 2013. Jonathan Frakes who was being honored with […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the CLOUD ATLAS Los Angeles Premiere

Halle Berry at the Los Angeles Premiere of CLOUD ATLAS | ©2012 Sue Schneider

Warner Bros. Pictures presented the Los Angeles Premiere of CLOUD ATLAS, a Cloud Atlas X-Filme Creative Pool Anarchos Production in association with A Company and ARD Degeto recently at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Fans lined the street of Hollywood from Highland to Orange, which was closed to traffic and as the stars arrived the fans screamed. Seen walking the black carpet were the stars of the film, which included: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Susan Sarandon, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Keith David, James D’Arcy, David Gyasi, Xun Zhou, Zhu Zhu, Raevan Lee Hanan, Korbyn Hawk Hanan, Cody […]Read On »

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