Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o to lead an army of badass female warriors in The Woman King

Comic book shop-style debates about whether the Amazons or the Dora Milaje would win in a fight are fun, but how about the story of some real-life African “Amazons”? That’s the premise behind The Woman King, a new project being developed over at TriStar Pictures. Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong’o have been tapped to star…

Lupita Nyong’o calls out British women’s mag for Photoshopping her hair off its cover

Damn it, people, can we please stop doing things that force Lupita Nyong’o to write impassioned, beautiful defenses of her own personhood? It’s not that essays like Nyong’o’s reflections on her encounters with Harvey Weinstein over the years aren’t touching, fascinating reads, but it would be nice to cut the woman a…

Harvey Weinstein takes time out of his busy rehab schedule to dispute Lupita Nyong'o's harassment account

Yesterday, The New York Times ran what was then (but is no longer now) the latest in a long series of accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior against Harvey Weinstein, a detailed, thoughtful account of Weinstein’s actions from actress and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’o’s op-ed laid out, in…

Lupita Nyong’o tells her Harvey Weinstein story in a clear-eyed, painful New York Times op-ed

Every day, it climbs a little higher: The list of women coming forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault, in Hollywood in general, and those dozens of incidents allegedly committed by producer Harvey Weinstein in specific. Today’s account of Weinstein’s alleged crimes and abuses comes in the form of a…

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Tidal is releasing an NC-17 video starring Mahershala Ali, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danny Glover

Music streaming service Tidal has revealed the meaning behind a series of mysterious “4:44” posters that have been cropping up in New York and online this week: a new film project of some sort, starring Oscar winners Mahershala Ali and Lupita N’yongo, that the company helped create. The streaming service released a…