Red Tails is the action-packed story of the Tuskegee Airmen Training Program brought to life. With an all-star cast (Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Tristan Wilds, Ne-Yo, Method Man, Nate Parker), this film takes you through the unforgettable journey of the African-American pilots who broke barriers and fought segregation to protect their country. Written by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder ( The Boondocks ) and produced by George Lucas ( Star Wars ). In theaters now.
Joyful Noise, starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton and Keke Palmer hits theaters Friday, January 13. The 18-year-old Palmer, who plays Olivia in the film, had no problem transitioning from her to this more mature role, where she shares her first on-screen kiss. And she had no problem holding her own with this multitalented, multigenerational and multicultural cast. The young singer/actress even picked up a few tips and trade secrets from the CoverGirl and the country star.
Tyler Perry is back with For Better or Worse. In the new television series, Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White reprise their roles as the hot-headed, no-nonsense Angela and her “Please Baby, Let Me Explain” husband Marcus from the popular Why Did I Get Married movies. Upscale sat down with the onscreen duo to get their takes on love, life, laughter, the lessons in between—and the mistakes that they’ve learned to never make again.