Watch: First trailer for The Hate U Give starring Amandla Stenberg

The first trailer for Amandla Stenberg-starrer The Hate U Give was released Sunday night at the BET Awards. The Hate U Give, based on a YA novel of same name, follows Starr Carter as she witnesses the fatal shooting of her best friend by a police officer. Watch the trailer below: The movie will release on October 19 later this year. It also stars Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, … Continue reading Watch: First trailer for The Hate U Give starring Amandla Stenberg

‘Riverdale’ star KJ Apa joins Amandla Stenberg’s ‘The Hate U Give’

Actor KJ Apa, who plays the leading role of Archie Andrews in Riverdale, is joining Fox 2000’s The Hate U Give. Apa is replacing Kian Lawley after videos surfaced of the latter saying racist slurs. Fox 2000 has authorized a little over a week for the reshoots. The movie is led by Amandla Stenberg, who plays the role of Starr Carter. Based on a book of same name, the … Continue reading ‘Riverdale’ star KJ Apa joins Amandla Stenberg’s ‘The Hate U Give’

Official trailer for ‘The Darkest Minds’ starring Amandla Stenberg and Gwendoline Christie

20th Century Fox has released first trailer and poster for The Darkest Minds, adapted from a novel of same name by Alexandra Bracken. The movie stars two The Hunger Games actors, Amandla Stenberg and Gwendoline Christie. Watch the trailer below: The Darkest Minds opens in theaters on August 3, 2018. Have you read the novel? Continue reading Official trailer for ‘The Darkest Minds’ starring Amandla Stenberg and Gwendoline Christie

Hollywood women, including The Hunger Games alum, launch anti-harassment action plan

In the wake of the recently unmasked power imbalance and rampant harassment in Hollywood, three hundred women in the industry including actresses, writers, directors, producers, executives and more have unveiled an action plan against the menace. The Hunger Games alum Jennifer Lawrence, Amandla Stenberg, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore are part of the initiative, named Time’s Up. Announced by New York Times, the initiative includes concrete goals like a legal … Continue reading Hollywood women, including The Hunger Games alum, launch anti-harassment action plan

First photo from Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation ‘The Hate U Give’

As we reported last year, Amandla Stenberg is leading the YA adaptation The Hate U Give, based on a critically acclaimed novel of same name inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The movie has begun principal photography in Atlanta on September 12, 2017, and will be released by Twentieth Century Fox. Angie Thomas, writer of the novel, shared a first photo from the set featuring Amandla, … Continue reading First photo from Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation ‘The Hate U Give’

Gwendoline Christie joins Amandla Stenberg in ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

The Darkest Mind adaptation has roped in a second The Hunger Games alum. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gwendoline Christie is joining Amandla Stenberg in the dystopian movie, adapted from the YA novel of same name. Christie, known for her roles in Game of Thrones and Star Wars, played District 2’s Commander Lyme in Mockingjay: Part 2. TDM follows Ruby Daly (Stenberg), a telekinitic teenager who escapes the Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She … Continue reading Gwendoline Christie joins Amandla Stenberg in ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

New poster for Amandla Stenberg-starrer ‘Everything, Everything’

The first poster for Amandla Stenberg‘s Everything, Everything is here. Check it out below: Everything, Everything is based on Nicola Yoon’s YA novel of the same name. The movie tie-in edition, featuring Amandla in a variation on the poster, which you can check out here. The movie hits theaters May 19. TW: Ableism. Continue reading New poster for Amandla Stenberg-starrer ‘Everything, Everything’

Watch: First trailer for Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation of ‘Everything, Everything’

The first trailer for the movie adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s YA novel, Everything, Everything, is here. It stars The Hunger Games alum Amandla Stenberg in the leading role, Madeline, who lives an isolated life due to an immunodeficiency disease. Watch the trailer, featuring Naught Boy’s Runnin’ (Lose It All) with Beyonce’s vocals, below. What do you think of the trailer? Continue reading Watch: First trailer for Amandla Stenberg-starrer adaptation of ‘Everything, Everything’

First look at Amandla Stenberg in ‘Where Hands Touch’

Variety has released the first still from upcoming drama set in Nazi Germany, Where Hands Touch, featuring Amandla Stenberg and George MacKay. While the timing of a project that seemingly humanizes a Nazi character will raise flags, filmmaker Amma Asante notes that the purpose of the story is “to shine a light on the existence of German children of color who were forced to grow up under Hitler’s rule, … Continue reading First look at Amandla Stenberg in ‘Where Hands Touch’

Amandla Stenberg to lead dystopian story ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation

Our Rue is on a roll! After being cast in the adaptation Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, Amandla Stenberg will lead the adaptation of Alex Bracken’s YA dystopian story, The Darkest Minds. Amandla will play Ruby Daly, a telekinitic teenager who escapes the Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She is on the run, desperate to find the only safe haven left for kids like her—East River—and joins a group of kids … Continue reading Amandla Stenberg to lead dystopian story ‘The Darkest Minds’ adaptation