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Fly Trailer: Octavia Spencer Stars As “Sue Ann” In ‘MA’ [Video]

This isn’t your average horror film…that’s for sure!

Octavia Spencer stars as “Sue Ann” in a new film titled ‘MA’.

About the movie:

Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.

“Sue Ann” is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town (Diana Silvers, Glass), to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting if younger, friends of her own.

She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.”

But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on earth.

Peep the full trailer above.

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Oscar Nominations 2017: Hidden Figures, Moonlight, Fences and more

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The 2017 Oscar Nominations have been announced and the nominees paired with Black Magic is astounding! Ending off the list were the picks for Best Picture which included Moonlight, Hidden Figures, Fences, Arrival, La La Land, Manchester of The Sea and more.

In total, a number of 7 African-Americans have been nominated for the iconic accolade.

The movie ‘Moonlight’ received a number of 8 nods. These nominations make Moonlight co-editor Joi McMillon the first African-American woman to be recognized by the Academy for editing and director Barry Jenkins only the fourth African-American to be nominated for “Best Director” (John Singleton, Lee Daniels and Steve McQueen were prior nominees). This is Joi’s first feature film and Barry’s second feature.

Written and directed by Jenkins, ‘Moonlight’ is having an incredible awards season. The film is the only release of 2016 that has topped over 300 Top 10 Lists praised by writers and critics nationwide. In addition to taking home “Best Motion Picture – Drama” at the Golden Globes earlier this month, Moonlight has earned six NAACP Image Award nominations, a Critics’ Choice Award, four Gotham Awards including “Best Picture,” a National Board of Review Award, three SAG nominations and much more.

The Academy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will air LIVE on ABC on Feb. 26.

Check out the complete list below:

Best picture:
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“Hidden Figures”
“La La Land”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”

Lead actor:
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land,”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”

Lead actress:
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Ruth Negga, “Loving”
Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Supporting actor:
Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Supporting actress:
Viola Davis, “Fences”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Best director:
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”

Animated feature:
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Moana”
“My Life as a Zucchini”
“The Red Turtle”
“Zootopia”

Animated short:
“Blind Vaysha”
“Borrowed Time”
“Pear Cider and Cigarettes”
“Pearl”
“Piper”

Adapted screenplay:
“Arrival”
“Fences”
“Hidden Figures”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”

Original screenplay:
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“The Lobster”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“20th Century Women”

Cinematography:
“Arrival”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
“Silence”

Best documentary feature:
“Fire at Sea”
“I Am Not Your Negro”
“Life, Animated”
“OJ: Made in America”
“13th”

Best documentary short subject:
“Extremist”
“4.1 Miles”
“Joe’s Violin”
“Watani My Homeland”
“The White Helmets”

Best live-action short film:
“Ennemis Interieurs”
“La Femme et le TGV”
“Silent Nights”
“Sing”
“Timecode”

Best foreign language film:
“A Man Called Ove”
“Land of Mine”
“Tanna”
“The Salesman”
“Toni Erdmann”

Film editing:
“Arrival”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“La La Land”
“Moonlight”

Sound editing:
“Arrival”
“Deep Water Horizon”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Sully”

Sound mixing:
“Arrival”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Rogue One”
“13 Hours”

Production design:
“Arrival”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“Hail Caesar!”
“La La Land”
“Passengers”

Original score:
“Jackie”
“La La Land”
“Lion”
“Moonlight”
“Passengers”

Original song:
Audition
Can’t Stop the Feeling
City of Stars
Empty Chair
How Far I’ll Go

Makeup and hair:
“A Man Called Ove”
“Star Trek Beyond”
“Suicide Squad”

Costume design:
“Allied”
“Fantastic Beasts”
“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Jackie”
“La La Land”

Visual effects:
“Deepwater Horizon”
“Doctor Strange”
“Jungle Book”
“Kubo”
“Rogue One”

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The Cast of Hidden Figures Takeover NYC For Premiere!

Saturday December 10th, at the SVA Theater in Chelsea NYC, the cast of the upcoming film Hidden Figures landed on the red carpet for the film’s premiere.

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– New York, NY – 12/10/16 – 20th Century Fox Celebrates ‘HIDDEN FIGURES’ with Special New York Screening Brought to you by IBM.
-Pictured: Cast
-Photo by: Marion Curtis/Starpix
-Location: SVA Theater

Stars of the film in attendance were Taraji P.Henson,Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Alis Hodge and Kimberly Quinn.

Taraji looking absolutely amazing, she graced the red carpet wearing a red Alexander Wang dress!

Our favorite FLY gal Janelle Monae loves a good pantsuit and she hit the red carpet wearing a Prabal Gurung metallic suit from their Resort 2017 Collection.

Also in attendance the film’s director Theodore Melfi, producer Mimi Valdes and Pharrell Williams who served as the film’s producer and music director.

It was night full of star power and of course tons of #BlackGirlMagic! Hidden Figures blasts into theaters December 25th, checkout the gallery below for more photos from the night.

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PHOTOS: Marion Curtis/Starpix

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Watch The New Trailer For ‘Hidden Figures’ Starring Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe

Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe lead an all-star cast in Hidden Figures, based on the untold true story of three African-American women who were instrumental in helping NASA with one the greatest space operations in history.

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The movie can’t get here any sooner as we as a country need something to inspirational right now as we are still trying to wrap our minds around our 2016 Presidential Election results.

The film shines a tremendous spotlight on Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P.Henson) a brilliant mathematician, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and their important roles in helping the U.S. launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

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The inspiring tale directed by Theodore Melfi also stars Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Ariana Neal, Maria Howell, Jaiden Kaine, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Scott Michael Morgan,Lidya Jewett, Alkoya Brunson, Saniyaa Sidney.

The film also boasts an impressive score led by Pharrell Williams whom also produced the film alongside Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight) and Benjamin Wallfisch(12 Years A Slave). You can also now pre-order the film’s soundtrack here and it features new music from Pharrell, Janelle Monáe, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Kim Burrell and more.

You can also catch the Facebook Live listening party for the Hidden Figures with Pharrell and Janelle Monáe tonight 6:30 pm PT/9:30 pm ET on the official Hidden Figures Facebook page.

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Hidden Figures is in select theaters Christmas Day, and opens nationwide January 6th, 2017!

PHOTO: 20th Century FOX

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Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae Star As Barrier Shattering African-American Women In The New Film ‘Hidden Figures’

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t makes perfect sense that the trailer for Hidden Figures debuts during the 2016 Summer Olympics while we witness numerous occasions of #BlackGirlMagic on a global stage. Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae help tell and bring to life the untold story of some #BlackGirlMagic from the past involving three African-American women who worked for NASA during a pivotal moment in the agency’s early history.

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Hidden Figures highlights the efforts of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P.Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) who broke major barriers when they were hired by NASA. Out of the three amazing women Johnson a mathematician stood out for her mathematical skills which helped the U.S. launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

The inspiring tale directed by Theodore Melfi also stars Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Ariana Neal, Maria Howell, Jaiden Kaine, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Scott Michael Morgan, Lidya Jewett, Alkoya Brunson, Saniyaa Sidney.

Peep the amazing trailer for Hidden Figures below:

Hidden Figures rockets into theaters January 17th, 2017!

Stay Fly!

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Watch: Octavia Spencer in The Divergent Series: Allegiant Official Clip “Factions”

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Octavia Spencer stands her ground as “Johanna” in the special The Divergent Series: Allegiant official clip entitled “Factions”.

The movie will be in theaters and IMAX on March 18, 2016.

Check out the visual below:

SYNOPSIS
The third installment of the blockbuster Divergent series franchise, ALLEGIANT takes Tris [Shailene Woodley] and Four [Theo James] into a new world, far more dangerous than ever before.

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim, Bill Skarsgård, Rebecca Pidgeon, Xander Berkeley, Keiynan Lonsdale, Jonny Weston, Nadia Hilker, Andy Bean and Naomi Watts
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Screenplay by: Noah Oppenheim and Adam Cooper & Bill Collage and Stephen Chbosky
Based on: The novel “Allegiant” by Veronica Roth
Produced by: Douglas Wick, Lucy Fisher, Pouya Shahbazian