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Below are current movies with famous Black actors in lead roles. Genres include true crime, comedy, drama, suspense, action and more! Plus, see what you can look forward to watching in the coming months.
*The information in this article is as current as of the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the show or movie prior to watching.
The Invisible Man
When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Movies features Aldis Hodge.
In Theaters April 3
A young couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) is pulled into a bizarre (and hilarious) murder mystery. Working to clear their names and solve the case, they need to figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.
Spiral: From the Book of Saw
In Theaters May 15
Brash detective (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner investigate grisly crime scenes that ring familiar to the cityâs gruesome past. The detective calls for a veteran investigator (Samuel L. Jackson) to help him figure out the case.
In Theaters June 12
A “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 horror film ‘Candyman’ that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began. This film features Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris.
In Theaters August 14
Starring Jennifer Hudson, this biopic chronicles the life of Aretha Franklin.
Coming 2 America
In Theaters 2020
Akeem (Eddie Murphy) learns he has a long-lost son in the United States and must return to America to meet the unlikely heir to the throne of Zamunda. A sequel to the 1988 comedy ‘Coming to America’.
In Theaters 2020
New York City police officers lives collide in interweaving stories of race, rank, loss, and betrayal. This film stars Ice-T, Anthony ‘Treach’ Criss, Hassan Johnson and more.
Did we miss any movies coming to theaters? Please let us know in the comments or contact us at The Voice of Black Cincinnati so we can add them.
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Marissa Staples, Writer