Octavia Spencer

While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]

Octavia Spencer is up for her second Academy Award this year, but the star of “Hidden Figures” said Monday that she has even bigger plans. “The role I’m destined to play is to be one of the biggest producers in Hollywood,” Spencer said at the 3rd annual Makers Conference, a women’s empowerment event sponsored by […]

] Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer, fresh off her nomination for a second Oscar, is heading to Massachusetts to pick up yet another award: Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Spencer will be honored Thursday with a parade through the streets of Cambridge, followed by a roast and the presentation of […]

The “dangerous” and “false image of God" has long been in effect, and Schimmel is right to fear it. But that image isn’t the one Octavia Spencer will portray in The Shack. The dangerous false image of God is God’s depiction as White and male.

So, folks are pressed because Octavia Spencer will be play ingthe role of God in the upcoming film, The Shack. I mean, I don’t see the problem, it’s not like we know what God really looks like anyway. I’m more than sure folks are mad because  she will be sprinkling a little more #BlackGirlMagic dust all over […]

Lionsgate has released the first trailer for “The Shack,” a faith-based film adapted from William P. Young’s bestselling book of the same name. Sam Worthington stars as a man who suffers an unimaginable loss and is summoned to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness, where he meets a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer), which […]

Lionsgate has released the first trailer for “The Shack,” a faith-based film adapted from William P. Young’s bestselling book of the same name. Sam Worthington stars as a man who suffers an unimaginable loss and is summoned to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness, where he meets a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer), which is […]

A week after FBI Director James Comey launched a probe related to a new batch of emails found on presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s private server, he’s now saying that she will not face any charges.