Posts tagged "actor"

Imani Entertainment Remembers The Late Actor & Chicago Native Nelsan Ellis

Imani Entertainment Remembers The Late Actor & Chicago Native Nelsan Ellis
This weekend Hollywood was hit with some devastating news. Chicago native and True Blood fan favorite, Nelsan Ellis, died at the age of 39 from heart failure. The news came as a shock to many that were close to the talented actor. Recently Imani Motion Pictures released a statement giving their condolences: Imani Motion Pictures would like to formally extend... Read more »

Taken With Actor Gaius Charles

Taken With Actor Gaius Charles
Last night actor Gaius Charles was in Chicago promoting NBC’s new hit show TAKEN. The former Friday Night Lights star sat down for an intimate dinner with press at STK to discuss his role on the new drama series which premiered last night. TAKEN is a modern day, edge-of-your seat thriller that follows the origin story of Bryan... Read more »

Macy's Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With JenCarlos Canela

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Annually on September 15th to October 15th, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central/South America. Macy’s decided to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting an in-store with JenCarlos Canela. Singer-songwriter and actor, Jencarlos Canela has starred in multiple television... Read more »
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Lil Rel Discusses The Carmichael Show On NBC & His Journey

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Lil Rel is the explication of a true Chicagoan making his rise from the West Side to Hollywood! Starting in the comedy circuit, Rel made it his mission to not give up on his dreams and follow in the footsteps of legendary comics before him. Now starring on the hit NBC comedy series “The Carmichael... Read more »

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta

NBC's Shades Of Blue Actor Dayo Okeniyi Chats About His Character Loman's Developments and Working With Ray Liotta
If you haven’t tuned into NBC‘s Shades of Blue, then it’s about time you do so. This gritty crime drama is not like your typical Law & Order: SUV episode. Although both shows are network buddies, their premise is vastly different. via NBC Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at... Read more »

Rotimi Talks Power And Hitting The "Lotto" [FULL INTERVIEW]

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Singer/Actor Rotimi and I catch up to talk about Power and hitting the “Lotto”. Press play to see the full interview! Videographer/Interview: Zach Gawenda Editor: Kes Wes James Akalaonu PREVIOUS POST: “DOPE” Now In Theater’s Nationwide IF YOU ENJOYED THIS POST, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Brotherly Love Movie Premiere In Chicago To keep up with... Read more »
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Actor Mark Ruffalo Honored at The Gene Siskel Film Center [PHOTOS]

Actor Mark Ruffalo Honored at The Gene Siskel Film Center [PHOTOS]
Mark Ruffalo was just recently honored at the Gene Siskel Film Center on June 6th. Mark has had a very successful career acting, producing and directing which is why the Gene Siskel Film Center was eager to honor him. The event also allowed attendees to hear Mark discuss intimately about his favorite roles, insight into... Read more »

Chocolate City Cast Member, Darrin Henson Talks About His Role, The Challenges On Set And What Shrunk His Ego

Chocolate City Cast Member, Darrin Henson Talks About His Role, The Challenges On Set And What Shrunk His Ego
Make it a Ladies Night on Friday, May 22nd for the anticipated movie release of Chocolate City. The arrival of a hot new dancer (Robert Ri’chard) makes the club sizzle like never before and the ladies go wild. The story follows the character Micheal as he struggles through life financially and needs to make a way... Read more »

Fred Savage is Opening Night Guest at Cinefest

Fred Savage is Opening Night Guest at Cinefest
Actor, director and producer Fred Savage made his way to Chicago on May 8th to be the guest speaker for the 10th Annual CineYouth Festival held at Columbia College. The three-day festival showcased short films from young aspiring filmmakers ages 21 years and younger. At the opening event, Savage, a Chicago native,  discussed his career... Read more »
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Charlie Murphy In Chicago: Stand-up Review

This weekend several comedians made their way to Chicago to make several city dwellers laugh. Out of all the other comedians, I chose Charlie Murphy as my laugh doctor and I am happy I did. Charlie kicked off his Acid Trip Tour performing 3 nights in a row at UP Comedy Club located in the... Read more »