Cynthia Erivo

Fans Are Outraged the Grammys Called Virgil Abloh a “Hip-Hop Fashion Designer” During Tribute

During the 'In Memoriam...' Grammys tribute, Virgil Abloh was labeled a "Hip Hop Fashion Designer", which some fans have called… Read More

April 4, 2022

Aretha Franklin’s Family Calls Out ‘Genius: Aretha,’ Says Fans Should Boycott Miniseries

In a TikTok video posted earlier this week, Grace Franklin, Aretha Franklin's granddaughter is seen protesting the release of Genius:… Read More

March 18, 2021

‘Genius: Aretha’ Series Starring Cynthia Erivo Premiere Date Delayed due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The highly anticipated series has reportedly halted production. The premiere date of Genius: Aretha, the anthology series created to honor… Read More

March 31, 2020

Cynthia Erivo is The Queen of Soul in a New Teaser for National Geographic’s Upcoming ‘Genius: Aretha’ Series

Premiering Memorial Day weekend on Nat Geo. National Geographic has unveiled the first teaser for the upcoming limited series, Genius:… Read More

February 8, 2020

Raphael Saadiq to Executive Produce Aretha Franklin Mini-Series on National Geographic

  Cynthia Erivo will play the legendary singer. Aretha Franklin is the latest musical icon to get the silver screen… Read More

January 29, 2020

Cynthia Erivo Reacts to Her 2020 Oscar Nominations: “I Wish I Was in More Diverse Company”

If Erivo takes home an Oscar this year, she will officially be an EGOT winner. Cynthia Erivo has responded to… Read More

January 14, 2020

Cynthia Erivo’s ‘Harriet’ Oscar Nominations Could Lead To Her Being An EGOT Winner

And not just any EGOT winner, but the youngest EGOT winner. The 2020 Oscar nominations have been released, and among… Read More

January 13, 2020

Julia Roberts Was Suggested to Play Harriet Tubman by a Studio Exec in 1994

When someone pointed out that Roberts couldn't play Tubman, the executive said, "It was so long ago. No one is… Read More

November 20, 2019

Cynthia Erivo Opens up About “Ghetto American Accent” Comments

Harriet starring Erivo is officially releasing on November 1. Ahead of the release of her upcoming historic film Harriet, Cynthia… Read More

October 29, 2019

Cynthia Erivo Will Play Aretha Franklin in Upcoming Scripted Series, ‘Genius Aretha’

  The National Geographic program will air in 172 countries. Cynthia Erivo has officially been announced as the star of… Read More

October 3, 2019