Octavia Spencer

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Entertainment News  — Tinseltown’s most luxurious award night is fast approaching. The 89th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday night. “La La Land” is the break-out leader with a record 14 nominations, including Best Picture. Other films vying for the coveted award are “Moonlight,” “Lion,” “Hidden Figures,” “Arrival,” “Hell or High Water,” “Manchester by […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]

We love a good biopic and two talented actresses plan to star in films that will have a lot of people talking.

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae will rock the screen as the trio of Black women who galvanized the world with their contributions to NASA.

Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar for her performance in The Help, will star opposite Taraji P. Henson in Hidden Figures, a period race drama being directed by Ted Melfi. The Fox 2000 project tells the true story of a group of black women whose brilliance in math helped NASA find its early success with […]

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

You haven’t heard the true story of Harriet Tubman until you’ve watched Comedy Central’s Drunk History segment with Crissle West and Octavia Spencer. Curated by comedian Derek…

Every now and then a movie comes through that the family should watch. Tomorrw we get the movie ‘Black Or White’  on dvd. Oscar® winners Kevin Costner* and Octavia Spencer** co-star in this touching comedy-drama based on real events. When two grandparents, Elliott (Costner) and Rowena (Spencer), engage in a heated custody dispute over their beloved […]

  In reality, God is a spirit. On screen, he will be portrayed as a black woman played by Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer. Her role…