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Day: March 26, 2018

Who better to tell the black female story than a black woman? Thank you Ava!

When you think of a director, the first thing that probably pops into mind is a white man standing on set, wearing a cap, folding his arms. For a long time, these cap wearing white men were the only ones carving out narratives for black women. As a result, we existed on screen as either the ‘angry’, ‘single’, ‘downtrodden’, ‘strong/hardened’ black woman.’  These tropes were unlike the women I saw growing up. I witnessed strong, but sensitive, beautiful but beastly women in my lifetime and I understood that what was reflected on TV and Film, was only a fraction...

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David Ajala to star in George R. R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ coming soon to Netflix

Based on George R. R. Martin’s novella, Nightflyers is set in the future on the eve of Earth’s destruction. A crew of explorers journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer, to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival. As the crew nears their destination, they discover that the ship’s artificial intelligence and never-seen captain may be steering them into deadly and unspeakable horrors deep in the dark reaches of space. Although we don’t see him in this first teaser trailer, #BritishBlacktor David Ajala (Fast & Furious 6) has been...

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