Octavia Spencer

Margot Lee Shetterly is about to uncover some more hidden figures as part of a new book deal. We’re so ready for this! We loved watching Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae bring us the story of three Black women who helped us win the Space Race in Hidden Figures. We were astonished […]

According to Deadline, Lionsgate/Summit’s faith-based movie The Shack based on the bestselling William P. Young novel also saw gains in its second day of release of +11% or $6.1M putting its three-day opening at $16.1M in third. That’s the best for the faith-based genre in some time beating the first weekends  of War Room ($11.4M), Risen ($11.8M), and last year’s […]

"God is in all of us. It does not matter what color you are or what gender you are, there is God in all of us."

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards pic.twitter.com/Q48I1Ft0au — TV […]

Follow KYS On Twitter: Last year the big talk that surrounded the Oscars was the lack of nominations for Black actors and movies but this year it’s all about #BlackOscarMagic. In an historic nomination field, for the first time ever a single acting category was featured 3 black nominees. Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) Viola Davis (Fences) […]

The Oscar winner has plenty of love for the "Empire" actress and took to Instagram to express her admiration.

The historical drama, Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae beat out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to win the week’s box office with $22.8 million to Rogue One’s $22.1 million.

It was a great night for some of our faves, who took home top prizes at the 2017 Golden Globes. And the #GoldenGlobes Best Motion Picture – Drama winner is… @moonlightmov! Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/mjKxyYNFco — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 9, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Moonlight Takes Home Top Award In Drama After missing out on a few […]

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.