alexandra shipp

Last year, we were introduced to several talented new Black actors and actresses like Shameik Moore, John Boyega, and Tessa Thompson - all of whom broke out to star in their own super successful endeavors.

The time has come. The sequel to the famed HBCU marching band-inspired film Drumline has arrived. Although Nick Cannon isn’t the star of Drumline: A New Beat this time around, it was his vision that got the movie produced and shot in a mere two weeks. GlobalGrind sat down with three of the film’s cast […]

The Aaliyah biopic will be here in no time, and to top it all off, we’re finally getting a sneak peek at the controversial film. Lifetime released the first teaser trailer for the television movie, and the 15-second long clip shows Alexandra Shipp giving us her best impersonation of the R&B Princess. While the film […]

After Zendaya Coleman resigned from the Aaliyah project last month, fans of the upcoming biopic wondered who would portray their beloved angel. Well, it was confirmed on Friday morning that Alexandra Shipp is set to take Zendaya’s place. The decision left everyone asking the same question: Who is Alexandra Shipp? Here are 10 things you should know about […]

Looks like the Lifetime biopic on the life of Aaliyah is still on. Wendy Williams just announced that she will join Debra Martin Chase as executive producer. She also announced the film’s new star on Twitter: I’m excited to exec produce the Aaliyah @lifetimetv movie w/ @DebraMChase. Prod starts later this month and @AlexShipppp will play Aaliyah. — Wendy Williams […]