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Mario Van Peebles & More Added to the Equal Justice Now/EJN Awards

Mario Van Peebles (screenshot)

*LOS ANGELES, CA, US — The non-profit social welfare organization Equal Justice Now (EJN) is announcing additional honorees for The 2nd Annual Benjamin Crump Equal Justice Now Awards, taking place on Friday, June 10, 2022, at the LAX Marriott in Los Angeles, CA.  Included in this year’s notable list of honorees will be Mario Van […]

Lifetime Announces January Premiere Date for Salt-N-Pepa Biopic

*Lifetime’s biopic on Salt-N-Pepa is set to air at the top of the new year. On Jan. 23, 2021, the TV movie will air at 8 p.m. with an after show interview special to follow at 11 p.m. As previously reported by TheWrap, the 3-hour miniseries follows the story of nursing students Cheryl “Salt” James […]

Mario Van Peebles Won’t Stop Making Films That Matter

*Born of a revolutionary bloodline to activist filmmaker, Melvin Van Peebles, you could say that Mario Van Peebles was born to make films that nudge our social consciousness and encourage us to answer questions we hadn’t thought to ask. An actor, director and writer, Mario Van Peebles’ first foray into acting was playing a younger […]

THE (01-15-18) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolute night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an […]

EUR Exclusive: Mandela Van Peebles Jumped at Super Scary ‘Jigsaw’ (WATCH Trailer)

In an exclusive interview, Mandela Van Peebles explained why he jumped at the opportunity to star in “Jigsaw.” Mandela, the progeny of the popular and well-respected cinematic clan (Melvin and Mario Van Peebles), track record includes “Roots” and “We the Party.” I feel at quite a disadvantage because I wasn’t allowed to see the film—and […]

Mario Van Peebles Hunts in ‘Superstition’ (WATCH Full Episode)

*Watch out Sam and Dean Winchester! Mario Van Peebles and the Hastings family are the new hunters on the air in SyFy’s “Superstition.” Van Peebles pays homage to the CW’s longest running show, “Supernatural.” In the first episode Mario even mentions the Winchesters [remember, the Winchesters’ father Jeffrey Dean Morgan is now the notorious Negan on […]

Mario Van Peebles Thriller ‘Armed’ Due in 2018

*Hannibal Pictures has picked up the thriller “Armed,” a project from producer, director and star Mario Van Peebles. The movie follows a former U.S. Marshall (Peebles) who has fallen on hard times after he led his undercover agents in a raid that went horribly wrong. Suffering extreme anxiety attacks, divorced and temporarily living at his […]

Syfy Adds Mario Van Peebles’ Scripted Series ‘Superstition’

*Syfy has given a straight-to-series pickup to “Superstition,” a supernatural show from Mario Van Peebles’ newly launched production company MVPTV and XLrator Media, reports Variety. “Superstition” centers around the Mosley family, owners of the only funeral home in a fictitious town on the outskirts of New Orleans and keepers of the town’s dark secrets and […]

Mario Van Peebles Explores Gun Violence in New Indie ‘If’

*Mario Van Peebles works both sides of the camera for his latest film “If,” an indie production that also features Columbus Short and singer Dionne Warwick in a story rooted in the ripple effects of gun violence. The story follows a former US Marshall struggling to put his life together after a case goes sideways. […]

Bill Nunn Remembers ‘New Jack City’ & Favorite Death Scene

*Picture it. Movie theaters. 1991. “New Jack City” opens with Wesley Snipes’ Nino Brown and Bill Nunn’s Duh Duh Duh Man hanging a man upside down on the side of a traffic infested bridge. Although the scene was part of a movie, in real life, folks had no idea it was all for show. Enter […]

Wesley Snipes Celebrates ‘New Jack City’s’ 25th Anniversary

*Looks like Wesley Snipes hasn’t forgotten about one of his most famous film roles. Taking note of the 25th anniversary of his film “New Jack City,” the actor acknowledged the milestone on Twitter Tuesday (Mar. 8) while crowning Kanye West the current day version of his character, Nino Brown. “Nino Brown is Eternal Baby,” Snipes […]