Jaden Smith Chops of Locs

Will Smith cuts Jaden Smith’s hair in preparation for a new film role.

Will Smith posted pictures of Jaden’s big chop on Facebook.

Jaden is starring in Life in A Year opposite model Cara Delevingne with Terrence Howard and Nia Long cast as his parents.

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Get Out Passes $100 Million Mark

Get Out, the surprise hit horror film about racism, passes the $100 million mark in its third week.

According to reports Get Out has raked in over $111 million as of this past weekend on a $4 million production budget.

Get Out was written, directed and produced by comedian Jordan Peele who is planning to make more films about social taboos.

Faith Evans Biopic in the Works

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R&B singer Faith Evans is prepping for the release of her biopic.

This week Faith Evans announced that a biopic based on her memoir ‘Keep the Faith’ would be released later this year.

Faith is currently promoting an album of duets with her late husband The Notorious B.I.G. called ‘The King and I,” which drops May 19th.

Tupac Biopic Gets Official Release Date

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The Tupac biopic “All Eyez On Me” has a confirmed theater date of June 16th 2017, which is also Pac’s 46th B’Day.

The movie which has been in production for several years was under initial development through Morgan Creek Entertainment, and is being distributed globally through Lionsgate. 

After much speculation, the film gained some momentum after the worldwide success of N.W.A‘s 2015 biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ – which featured a brief cameo by Tupac (played by Demetrius Shipp Jr).  Leading to Shipp landing the lead role in “All Eyez On Me”

Pac will also be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

Black Girl Magic! Hidden Figures Rules the Box Office

“Hidden Figures” beats out “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” for the no.1 spot at the box office.

Via Variety:

Fox’s “Hidden Figures” has topped Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” by about $1 million for the No. 1 spot at the North American box office, with $22.8 million at 2,471 sites, final figures showed Monday.

Sunday estimates had indicated that “Rogue One” was ahead by less than $200,000. But the comedy-drama “Hidden Figures” performed well ahead of those estimates on Sunday to deny “Rogue One” a fourth consecutive box office crown.

PRINCE Documentary in the Works?

A documentary about the late legend Prince featuring some of his closest friends and collaborators due to hit theaters next year.

According to reports the documentary called, ‘Prince: R U Listening?’ will feature interviews from collaborators Dez Dickerson, Andre Cymone, Shelia E and others and also tributes from famous fans like Lenny Kravitz, Mick Jagger and Bono.

‘Prince: R U Listening’ is being directed by Michael Kirk for 13 Films and is expected to premiere in 2017.

Jamie Foxx Producing Marvin Gaye Biopic

Jamie Foxx  is gearing up to star and produce a new biopic about R&B icon Marvin Gaye.

According to reports Jamie Foxx is partnering with Suzanne De Passe to produce the first family authorized biopic of Marvin Gaye.

Marvin Gaye III confirms:

“This project will be a powerful and definitive telling of Marvin Gaye’s life story.”