Earlier this week a series of TIDAL billboards advertising something titled 4:44 popped up in New York City. In case you forgot, TIDAL is Jay Z’s flailing music and video streaming service that rudely trapped Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé’s “Feeling Myself” video as an exclusive before it leaked. YEAH, YOU REMEMBER.
The movie idea starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o—a pitch that appears to have originated on Tumblr and migrated to Twitter, where it transformed into a fully formed film—is now miraculously being made into a real movie. Hello, I’m your captain and this is 2017.
In the face of a week full of Very Bad Things, let us direct our attention to something positive, like these pictures of Lupita Nyong’o radiating at the London Film Festival premiere of her latest, The Queen of Katwe.
In a cover story for the October issue of Vogue, the ever-regal Lupita Nyong’o talks about breaking down beauty standards and the challenge that’s been foisted onto her as a dark-skinned woman in Hollywood.
This week, a New York City man was falsely said to be dating film actress Lupita Nyong’o, an unfortunate occurrence that he says, sadly, happens to him all the time.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Mindy Kaling has big plans, Lupita Nyong’o is heaven where she belongs and Hugh Jackman is a cowboy.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Oprah says goodbye, Lupita Nyong’o is a goddess and Lin-Manuel Miranda is a big deal.
Some personal news to share: Marvel’s Black Panther has added another major star to its cast—a star who is also known as my boyfriend. Michael B. Jordan, my boyfriend, is re-teaming with director Ryan Coogler, after they worked together on last year’s Creed.
Lupita Nyong’o will likely land a lead role alongside Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s first black superhero movie, Black Panther.
Lupita Nyong’o’s literal high-art hairdo at this year’s Met Gala inspired Vogue to write a post comparing her to Audrey Hepburn, under the headline: “Is Lupita Nyong’o the New Audrey Hepburn?” The answer to that question might shock you...
At Monday night’s Met Gala red carpet, Vogue contributing editor André Leon Talley completed his new annual task of interviewing—or, more accurately, shouting compliments at—attending celebrities.
Over at Vulture, Kyle Buchanan asks an interesting question: “Why Won’t Hollywood Let Us See Our Best Black Actors?” Buchanan argues that the few black actors that are cast in big summer movies—namely science fiction and action franchises—are hidden from sight, either lending their voice or hidden beneath layers of…
Waitress, a story about an unhappy server with a talent for pies and an unexpected baby on the way, opens on Broadway in April (it’s based on the excellent movie of the same name). And it’s the first all-female led musical since 1984.
Lupita Nyong’o and Trevor Noah met up for a real casual brunch with a real casual Philip Galanes and real casually dropped poignant observations about the entertainment industry, race, and gender all over the place.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Lupita Nyong’o and Eclipsed move to Broadway, Tyra Banks offers some advice and Kylie Minogue is a preservationist.
On last year’s cover of Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue—that annual Annie Leibovitz photo in which the country’s hottest actors use each other as sexy, well-dressed furniture—20 percent of those photographed were people of color, 100 percent were under 50, 60 percent were men, and 33 percent of the men were Miles Teller…
2014's Best Supporting Actress Lupita Nyong’o has joined an ever-growing list of celebrities and members of Hollywood who have used a variation of the word “disappointed” to explain their feelings about the very white list of Oscar nominees this year.
Perhaps the biggest spoiler of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is that it lives up to its pre-release hype. J.J. Abrams seems to have revived a franchise that, after the ponderously dull prequels, felt best left for dead. But Abrams has also done something very smart in The Force Awakens: he’s treated the source…
Lupita Nyong’o appeared on Good Morning America Friday morning to discuss her role in the upcoming Star Wars movie because Disney is the parent company of both ABC and Lucasfilm. Synergy!
Perhaps it’s common knowledge among rabid fans of Star Wars and its ever-expanding universe, but we at Jezebel only recently found out that Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o would be playing a tiny, mostly-CGI, 1000-year-old, goggle-wearing alien pirate named Maz Kanata in the newest installment of the series.