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Lorraine Toussaint

Selma's Lorraine Toussaint on Motherhood, a Childhood of 'Silent, Dark Terror' and Award Season Buzz

Caroline Presno | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

Toussaint's story is that of a woman who was shut down by a culture, rendered powerless, but finds a way back, and in the end, completely comes into her own.

'OITNB' Star May Make Shocking Return For Season 3

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

After Vee was hit by a car in last season's "Orange Is the New Black" finale, chances that Lorraine Toussaint would return for the show's third season...

Lorraine Toussaint Sees Her 'OITNB' Nude Scene For The First Time

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women

Editor's note: the clip above contains nudity. Lorraine Toussaint dared to go bare after turning 50 when she stripped down for a steamy scene in th...

You've Got Time

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

Time. You've got time. In the Netflix show Orange Is The New Black time is pretty much the only thing that is on the characters' side, because as Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) learned in season one, it's about all you can count on.

This May Be a Huge Clue About The Future Of Vee On 'OITNB'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like one of the Litchfield ladies just staged a prison break. Lorraine Toussaint, who played resident sociopath Yvonne "Vee" Parker on "O...

Shirley Jones Joins 'Cougar Town'

Posted 11.12.2012 | TV

Shirley Jones is grabbing her wine glass and heading to "Cougar Town." According to TBS, "The Partridge Family" veteran will play Anne, an elderly...

Middle of Nowhere and the Black Independent Film Movement

Roya Rastegar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices
Roya Rastegar

This weekend will be a critical marker for the burgeoning independent Black film movement. Opening in theaters in select cities this Friday, Middle of Nowhere is a compelling drama about a young newlywed who puts her happiness on hold as she eagerly awaits for her husband's early release from a five-year prison sentence.

Movie Review: Middle of Nowhere

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Quiet but compelling, emotionally buttoned-up and naked at the same time, Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere is a film about holding still while trying to move forward.

Rob Riggle Is Headed To Wall Street ... In The '80s

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Rob Riggle is on his way to Wall Street. According to TVLine, the "Daily Show" alum is set to star in HBO's upcoming star-studded comedy about 1980s W...