Denzel Washington

Will Smith’s Reputation Plummeted After Oscars Slap

Four months after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars, Q Scores shows that the actor's reputation has been… Read More

August 22, 2022

Will Smith, Dwayne Johnson & Denzel Washington at the Top of Highest Paid Movie Stars List

In a Variety list, Will Smith, Dwayne Johnson, Denzel Washington and Eddie Murphy are some of the highest paid movie… Read More

July 20, 2022

Watch Denzel Washington Reminisce About Old New York on the Latest Episode of ‘Desus & Mero’

Denzel Washington guest-starred on the season four premiere of Desus & Mero, chatting with the Bodega Boys about all things… Read More

March 11, 2022

Oscars 2022 Nominations: ‘Dune,’ ‘Summer of Soul’ & Will Smith Are the Big Winners

On Tuesday morning, Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan announced the Oscars 2022 nominations ahead of next month's 94th Academy… Read More

February 8, 2022

Oscar-Winning Legend Sidney Poitier Has Died

Hollywood pioneer Sidney Poitier, remembered for his roles in films Lillies in the Field and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,… Read More

January 7, 2022

Denzel Washington Carries ‘The Tragedy Of Macbeth’ [Review]

Despite lacking narrative intentionality, The Tragedy of Macbeth, has a number of stellar performances. ​​Standing in the middle of a… Read More

December 25, 2021

Golden Globes 2022: Mahershala Ali, Will Smith & Denzel Washington Will Battle it Out For Best Actor

The 2022 Golden Globes were just announced. The most exciting race will feature Mahershala Ali, Will Smith, and Denzel Washington… Read More

December 13, 2021

Here’s a First Look at Chadwick Boseman’s Final Role in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

The Netflix film is an adaptation of August Wilson's 1984 Broadway play, directed by George C. Wolfe and produced by… Read More

October 1, 2020

Spike Lee, Ray Allen Discussing ‘He Got Game’ Sequel With A Rising NBA Star

Williamson originally expressed interest in remaking the film in 2019. LeBron James recently announced the title of the forthcoming Space… Read More

May 19, 2020

Tyler Perry Opens the Country’s Largest Studio Lot in Atlanta

Perry's 330-acre space is the first ever black-owned studio lot in the US. Tyler Perry gathered the biggest A-list stars… Read More

October 7, 2019

BET Awards 2019: The Winners List

A running list of the evening's honorees. The 2019 BET Awards are a wrap. Hosted by Regina Hall and fit… Read More

June 24, 2019

Macy Gray on Technology, the Power of Trap Music, and Lasting Forever

In an exclusive interview ahead of the release of her new album Ruby, Okayplayer talked to Macy Gray about race in… Read More

September 27, 2018

Ron Stallworth Isn’t Just The Real ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ He’s “Hip-Hop’s First Cop” Too [INTERVIEW]

A black detective poses as a white supremacist to investigate the Ku Klux Klan. This is the basis for Spike… Read More

August 9, 2018

An Unreleased Prince Song Is Going To Be In Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

"Prince wanted me to have that song, I don't care what nobody says." A Prince song will be the last… Read More

August 3, 2018

Ashton Sanders Reveals the Most Important Lesson He Learned from Denzel Washington & Mahershala Ali [INTERVIEW]

Ashton Sanders sat down with Okayplayer and talked about starring alongside Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2 and his role… Read More

July 19, 2018

After Grammys Snub, A Tribe Called Quest Nominated For 2018 BET Award

Following their Grammys snub, A Tribe Called Quest is finally getting recognized. READ: Q-Tip Is Heated Over a Tribe Called… Read More

May 16, 2018