Justin Hartley and Director Charles Shyer Discuss Their New Film, ‘The Noel Diary’

Justin Hartley stars in and executive produces The Noel Diary, which Charles Shyer directed and co-wrote. The movie, based on the book by Richard Paul Evans, is now streaming on Netflix.

Continue reading “Justin Hartley and Director Charles Shyer Discuss Their New Film, ‘The Noel Diary’”

Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy Talk Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Club’ at NYCC

Mike Flanagan serves as co-creator, writer, director, and executive producer with Trevor Macy also executive producing The Midnight Club. All episodes of season 1 are currently streaming on Netflix. At New York Comic Con, I had the opportunity to speak with the talented creatives!

Continue reading “Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy Talk Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Club’ at NYCC”

Brie Larson, Yara Shahidi, and Their ‘Growing Up’ Heroes are Ready to Inspire

Created by Brie Larson and Culture House, Growing Up is an innovative hybrid docu-series that explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming-of-age stories. Before the show premieres on Disney+, I had the opportunity to interview Larson (Executive Producer/Director), Yara Shahidi (Director), Alex Crotty, Sage Grace Dolan-Sandrino, Emily Flores, and Sofia Ongele!

Continue reading “Brie Larson, Yara Shahidi, and Their ‘Growing Up’ Heroes are Ready to Inspire”

Heather Hemmens Talks the 50th Episode of ‘Roswell, New Mexico’

Heather Hemmens plays Maria DeLuca on Roswell, New Mexico. For episode 4×11, “Follow You Down,” the actress also serves as director. The series premiered in 2019 and is now in its fourth and final season. New episodes of the sci-fi drama air Mondays at 8 PM ET/PT. This interview will contain spoilers.

Continue reading “Heather Hemmens Talks the 50th Episode of ‘Roswell, New Mexico’”

Michael Trevino on the ‘Roswell, New Mexico’ Series Finale and Directing

Michael Trevino stars as Kyle Valenti on The CW’s Roswell, New Mexico. For episode 4×09, “Wild Wild West,” the actor also serves as director. The series, which originally premiered in 2019, is now in its fourth and final season. New episodes of the sci-fi drama air Mondays at 8pm ET/PT. 

Continue reading “Michael Trevino on the ‘Roswell, New Mexico’ Series Finale and Directing”

Joseph Kosinski and Eric Newman Discuss All Things ‘Spiderhead’

Joseph Kosinski directed the new genre-bending and darkly funny psychological thriller, Spiderhead. The film, which is based on The New Yorker short story by George Saunders, is produced by Eric Newman and now streaming on Netflix.

Continue reading “Joseph Kosinski and Eric Newman Discuss All Things ‘Spiderhead’”

Tyler Perry on Bringing Laughter Back to the World with ‘A Madea Homecoming’

Along with starring as the title role, Tyler Perry is the writer, director, and producer of A Madea Homecoming. This marks the 12th movie that the beloved character has appeared in after first being introduced to the world in 1999 with the stage play, I Can Do Bad All By Myself. The new film will premiere on February 25, exclusively on Netflix!

Continue reading “Tyler Perry on Bringing Laughter Back to the World with ‘A Madea Homecoming’”

Cheyenne Ewulu on ‘Shades of Cosplay’ and Artistic Expression

Creating an influential and resonating documentary that digs into the heart of cosplay and Geekdom from a Black perspective as her first film wasn’t exactly Cheyenne Ewulu’s plan to begin with. What was supposed to be more of an artistic catharsis to express the frustration with racism and lack of awareness she noticed in the community she called home, became a beacon for Black cosplayers to find hope and admiration in their work.

Continue reading “Cheyenne Ewulu on ‘Shades of Cosplay’ and Artistic Expression”

‘Nightshooters’ is One of the Best Action Films This Year

The trials and tribulations of indie filmmaking are taken to their absurd, action-y, lengths in Marc Price’s Nightshooter, a story about a film crew finding themselves at the scene of a harrowing gang (mob?) execution at an abandoned and soon to be demolished business center on the last night of shooting a zombie film.

Continue reading “‘Nightshooters’ is One of the Best Action Films This Year”

Vanessa Marano, Natasha Henstridge, and Adam Sherman on ‘This Game’s Called Murder’

Vanessa Marano and Natasha Henstridge star as Jennifer Wallendorf and Mrs. Wallendorf in Adam Sherman’s This Game’s Called Murder. Sherman serves as writer, director, and producer. The film was released in theaters and on demand December 3.

Continue reading “Vanessa Marano, Natasha Henstridge, and Adam Sherman on ‘This Game’s Called Murder’”

Director Nora Fingscheidt Talks ’The Unforgivable’

The Unforgivable was directed by Nora Fingscheidt. The film was released in theaters on November 24 and will begin streaming December 10 on Netflix. Fingscheidt works in both documentary and narrative, as well as with full-length films and shorts. 

Continue reading “Director Nora Fingscheidt Talks ’The Unforgivable’”

‘Hawkeye’ Press Conference Addresses Kate’s Relationship with Her Mother

Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye debuts with its first two episodes November 24 on Disney+. Ahead of the premiere, The Nerds of Color had the chance to attend a press conference with Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Tony Dalton, Rhys Thomas, Trinh Tran, and Kevin Feige to discuss the new series!

Continue reading “‘Hawkeye’ Press Conference Addresses Kate’s Relationship with Her Mother”

Krysten Ritter Discusses Directing ‘The Girl in the Woods’

Krysten Ritter serves as director and co-executive producer of The Girl in the Woods. She directed the first four episodes, including the pilot. All eight episodes will begin streaming Thursday, October 21 on Peacock. The series is based on Crypt TV’s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods and the 2020 sequel The Girl in the Woods.   

Continue reading “Krysten Ritter Discusses Directing ‘The Girl in the Woods’”

Gigi Saul Guerrero on Campy Horror and Respecting Your Elders in ‘Bingo Hell’

In Bingo Hell, co-writer and director Gigi Saul Guerrero creates a world of horror that harkens to the campiness of early ’80s schlock with a tale that feels as old as time itself. But it’s also a labor of love and reverence for the people in our lives that came before but are often never the protagonist of our stories — our elders. 

Continue reading “Gigi Saul Guerrero on Campy Horror and Respecting Your Elders in ‘Bingo Hell’”