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The Trip to Bountiful

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.27.2014 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

While Foote's play may be looking to the past for inspiration, it is a reminder of the America that lives on in the present, perhaps a bit shadowy and below the surface, but still flowing through the American character.

Lifetime Bringing 'Trip To Bountiful' To TV

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

"The Trip To Bountiful," the hit Tony-winning Broadway play, is coming to TV thanks to Lifetime. Slated to air next year, and currently in producti...

'Ironside' Canceled

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

"Ironside" has been canceled. NBC has pulled the Blair Underwood series from its schedule. According to NBC, "Ironside" will be replaced by new epi...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Falling For Gravity, Plus Danny Trejo Talks Machete

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The missing-in-action Sean Coyle rejoins Brian and I for the latest MovieFilm show, and just in time too! We start things off with the audio from my e...

Maggie Furlong

Benson & Ironside Teaming Up? Maybe!

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.25.2013 | TV

Are "Law & Order: SVU" and NBC's new NY cop drama "Ironside" planning a crossover? We caught up with Ironside himself, star Blair Underwood, and he...

Meet 'Ironside': A Cop With A Different Point Of View

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.20.2013 | TV

NBC may be bringing back "Ironside" this fall, but star Blair Underwood has already made it clear that this is no "remake" of the Raymond Burr classic...

Maggie Furlong

This Is Not Your Mama's 'Ironside'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.16.2013 | TV

"This is not your mama's 'Ironside.'" NBC, please just go ahead and put that on a poster. NBC's reboot of "Ironside" (premieres Wed., Oct. 2 at 10...

Can NBC Be Saved?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 07.30.2013 | TV

We've seen the pilots of NBC's new shows, and while they're not for review (things often change drastically before the shows are set to premiere), we ...

Inside The 'Ironside' Controversy

Posted 05.22.2013 | TV

Fans of the 1960s "Ironside" may be excited to see Blair Underwood step into the titular role forNBC's "Ironside" reboot, but disabled actors aren't q...

Chris Harnick

Don't Call 'Ironside' A Remake

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

The original "Ironside" may have premiered in 1967, but don't call NBC's new version a remake. "I tell ya, I never say the word remake because I th...

Six New Shows Coming To NBC

Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

NBC has picked up "Ironside," the remake of the 1960s series of the same name starring Blair Underwood. The reboot centers on Underwood as Robert T...

Meet NBC's New 'Ironside'

Posted 02.05.2013 | TV

The "Ironside" remake is a-go at NBC. Blair Underwood will star in the NBC pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The remake of the 1960s dram...

A Streetcar to Remember

Landon Jones | Posted 06.30.2012 | Entertainment
Landon Jones

A full week has gone by since I saw the premiere of Emily Mann's new production of A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway, and I can't get it out of my ...

Two by Tennessee: Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst, and In Masks Outrageous and Austere at Culture Project

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Two Tennessee Williams plays in New York City, the revival of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst on Broadway, and the world premiere of his last experimental work, In Masks Outrageous and Austere, at Culture Project, may cause a laugh riot.

Brennan Williams

New T.D. Jakes Film Aims To 'Recreate The Faith-Based Genre'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices

This weekend marked the release of Bishop T.D. Jakes' latest motion picture, "Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day," starring Blair Underwood, Sharo...

Brennan Williams

Blair Underwood: People Are Not Aware Of What's Offensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.04.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with actor Blair Underwood, ...

Brennan Williams

Blair Underwood Talks 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.27.2012 | Black Voices

Over 26 years since making his big-screen debut in the iconic hip-hop film "Krush Groove," Blair Underwood has evolved into one of today's most sought...

Brennan Williams

Rowell, Mooney Take Their Pages To Stage

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.18.2011 | Black Voices

Known for her work on daytime television and her New York Times bestselling book, Victoria Rowell has brought her talents to the stage in the aptly ti...

Steve Mnuchin, Meet Rose Gudiel

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Peter Dreier

Gudiel would like Mnuchin to visit her at her home, because his OneWest Bank is trying to evict her and her family. If Mnuchin won't come to visit Gudiel, she will visit him, and bring some of her neighbors and friends with her.

Nicole Ari Parker Set For "A Streetcar Named Desire"

indieWire | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices

Blair Underwood has found his Blanche Du Bois. Nicole Ari Parker will make her Broadway debut as Blanche Du Bois, opposite Underwood (also making his ...

ReThink Review: The Art of Getting By -- Smells Like Teen Angst

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Ever since the 1951 book The Catcher In the Rye, stories about angsty, alienated, financially secure (mostly male) teenagers in existential crisis over "what it all means" have become a staple of movies, TV and literature.

HuffPost Review: The Art of Getting By

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This slight coming-of-age tale works better than it has any right to, thanks to the performances by the young actors and several of the supporting cast.

Blair Underwood: I Lost 20 Pounds On The Master Cleanse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Blair Underwood visited 'Regis and Kelly' on Monday and remarked that he had been 20 pounds heavier the last time he appeared on the show. He said h...

From Cape Town with Love: Our Journey from Book to Vook (VIDEO)

Tananarive P. Due | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tananarive P. Due

To squeeze our story down to Vook size, we had to chop a 350-page novel down to about 85 pages. And our deadline was a matter of days.

A Black Hiker? Believe it. (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

All Blair Underwood wants to do is enjoy a peaceful, scenic hike. But as a black guy on the trails, that's not gonna happen. Not with all the white mi...