Don Cheadle

Catherine Hardwicke Reimagines Quibi Series ‘Don’t Look Deeper’ Starring Helena Howard, Don Cheadle & Emily Mortimer As A Feature; The Veterans, Eden Rock Media Launching Sales At Cannes

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) has breathed new life into Don’t Look Deeper, a short-form series created for the defunct streaming platform Quibi, which has now been reconfigured as a feature. The Veterans will screen the fully shot and completed picture to global buyers during the Cannes Film Market, with Thomas Augsberger’s Eden Rock Media handling U.S. sales. Don’t Look Deeper is a sci-fi thriller originally conceived as a 14-episode series, with a $12 million budget. The film follows Aisha (Helena Howard), a high school senior who can’t seem to shake the feeling that something...
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Don Cheadle And Adam Scott Team To Produce Voter Suppression TV Drama Quitman 10+2

Don Cheadle and Adam Scott are joining forces to produce a TV drama delving into the story behind the Quitman 10+2. The series will trace the 2010 arrest of a dozen Black politicians across Georgia who sought to fight against voter suppression but ended up charged with voter fraud. Another TV series set to take its cues from an article, "Quitman 10+2" will pull its story from Jon Ward's 2019 exploration of the event, ​​"How a Criminal Investigation in Georgia Set an Ominous Tone for African-American Voters." Last year, the article was optioned by the "Severance" star and his producer wife Naomi Scott, through their company Gettin' Rad productions — now Cheadle has jumped aboard with his own banner, "This Radicle Act." Per Deadline, the series is currently in search of a writer to adapt the story. So far, there's plenty of excitement on both sides of the partnership, with Radicle Act president Karyn Smith-Forge saying,
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Don Cheadle to Direct Series About Black Panther Leader for Apple TV+

Today it has been announced that Apple TV+ and Warner Bros. Television are teaming up to create The Big Cigar, a limited series that will tell the true story of Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton’s escape to Cuba. Moonlight star André Holland is currently in talks to star.

Apple Orders Huey P. Newton Limited Series With André Holland in Talks to Star, Don Cheadle to Direct

Click here to read the full article. Apple has ordered the limited series “The Big Cigar” about Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton, Variety has learned. The six-episode series hails from Warner Bros. Television, with André Holland in talks to star as Newton. Jim Hecht, who recently created “Winning Time” at HBO, serves as writer and executive producer. Janine Sherman Barrois, the showrunner for shows like “Claws” and “Self Made” and the creator and showrunner of “The Kings of Napa” at OWN, will serve as showrunner and executive producer. Don Cheadle is onboard to direct and executive produce the first two episodes. Based...

André Holland Set To Star As Black Panther Boss Huey Newton In ‘The Big Cigar’ For Apple From Janine Sherman Barrois, Don Cheadle, Jim Hecht & Warner Bros. TV

Click here to read the full article. The wild story of how Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton was able to elude a nationwide manhunt and escape to Cuba while being pursued into exile by the FBI is being turned into a TV series for Apple. The streamer has ordered six-part limited series The Big Cigar. Moonlight and The Eddy star André Holland is in talks to star as Newton and the series comes from Claws showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois, Don Cheadle, Jim Hecht, Joshuah Bearman and Warner Bros. TV. The series is based on the eponymous Playboy magazine article from Bearman, who will also...

Don Cheadle beats Barack Obama and Dave Chapelle at the Grammys

Don Cheadle beat out stiff competition from Barack Obama and Dave Chappelle to take home the Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album.At the pre-telecast ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday (April 3), Cheadle won for his narration of Carry On: Reflections For A New Generation From John Lewis, a collection of final reflections and words of wisdom from the late congressman and civil rights champion.Meanwhile, Obama was nominated for his memoir A Promised Land and Chappelle was nominated for his YouTube special 8:46 about violence against African Americans.The other nominees in the category included LeVar Burton for Aftermath and...

Rush Hour 2 Fulfilled A Lifelong Dream For Don Cheadle

The name "Kung Fu Kenny" is probably most recognizable to fans of the rapper Kendrick Lamar, but believe it or not, he wasn't the first to coin the moniker. Lamar's alter ego owes a lot — everything, really — to actor Don Cheadle. In "Rush Hour 2," the actor plays Kenny, the Cantonese-speaking, karate-fighting restaurant owner that inspired Lamar's persona of the same name.

Secret Invasion Star Samuel L. Jackson Confirms Don Cheadle Joined Marvel Series

Samuel Jackson has been attached to the Marvel Cinematic Universe ever since its inception with 2008's Iron Man. The legendary actor made his first appearance during a post-credits scene for the Robert Downey Jr. film, where he uttered the words "I'm here to talk to you about the Avengers initiative", and the rest is history. Although the actor has appeared in numerous films in the MCU, Jackson hasn't gotten the chance to headline his own project – until now.

New Set Photos From Secret Invasion Feature Aliens, Don Cheadle

Marvel’s Secret Invasion is filming for its eventual Disney+ release, and the first set photos reveal an alien, Don Cheadle, and more. You can see several pics in the below Instagram post from the film’s production, which shows a London that has been through what looks like an attack of some kind.

Freddie Gibbs Talks About Hilarious Encounter With Don Cheadle at the Super Bowl

There’s a running joke on social media that any bald Black man looks like Freddie Gibbs. Although Gibbs is one of the most notorious people on social media, he rolls with the jokes, usually commenting “F*ck you” with a laughing emoji. Many even tag Freddie Gibbs in pictures of people who resemble him.

Freddie Gibbs Details Encounter With Don Cheadle, Actor Shares Reaction

Super Bowl weekend provided the conditions necessary for a chance encounter between Freddie Gibbs and Don Cheadle. As documented by the “Big Boss Rabbit” artist in a tweet, “the fucking goat” approached him on Sunday evening and joked that “people say we look alike.”. Shortly...