Phylicia Rashad

Congratulations goes out to Ava DuVernay‘s epic Netflix drama When They See Us. The film about the “Central Park Five” (now referred to as the Exonerated Five) received 16 Emmy nominations this week including two for her in the categories of “Outstanding Directing” and “Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series” along with co-writer Michael Starburry.

 

Casey Gardner

Check out today's edition of UPFRONT featuring noted director Thomas W. Jones II and actor extraordinaire Eugene H. Russell IV as they talk about their new production of Five Guys Named Moe. The show is taking place now through June 30 at Theatrical Outfit.

Take One Photography by Marvin Striggles

Bravo to Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and his True Colors Theatre Company. They recently honored some of the biggest names in the arts, culture and entertainment as part of their annual Applauds Awards Brunch.

The spring fundraising event is the culmination of the company’s 16th anniversary and a celebration of their year long accomplishments. The awards ceremony was attended by a good number of the company’s high profile supporters ranging from arts and cultural enthusiasts to corporate leaders and philanthropic giants.

 

MGM and Warner Bros, have released the first official trailer and poster for Michael B. Jordan‘s Creed II. The film is the highly anticipated sequel to Creed and reunites Jordan with film icon Sylvester Stallone.