Barry Jenkins: News

10 Sep 2022


Disney announces 'Mufasa: The Lion King' at D23 Expo

Disney's biggest fan event, the D23 Expo, is off to a splendid start!

17 May 2021

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'The Underground Railroad' first impression: An unsettling take on slavery

Heads up, this is not a series for the faint of heart.

06 May 2021

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Barry Jenkins talks about his limited series 'The Underground Railroad'

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins says his upcoming limited series The Underground Railroad, about a woman's struggle to escape slavery in search of freedom in the Antebellum South, is his way of honoring and recontextualizing the history of people who came before him.

30 Sep 2020


'The Lion King' is getting a sequel: Details here

Looks like Mufasa will roar again with all his might as Disney is planning to make a sequel to The Lion King.

16 Nov 2018

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Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

'Black Panther' was Marvel's most significant movie in 2018, despite 'Avengers: Infinity War' drawing more crowd.

28 Feb 2017

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Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized for the mix-up in the announcement of the best-picture award, saying it "deeply regretted the error made at the prestigious awards ceremony."

27 Feb 2017

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89th Academy Awards: Winners

'La La Land', with 14 nominations (the all-time highest, tying with "Titanic" and "All About Eve"), took home the awards for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), and Original Song ("Audition - The Fools Who Dream").

25 Jan 2017

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Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination

British Indian actor Dev Patel was nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards in the supporting actor category for 'Lion' on Tuesday.

24 Jan 2017

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La La Land gets 14 nominations in the Oscars

The Oscar nominations are out and the biggest winner is neo-musical "La La Land" with 14 nominations.