Director Nia DaCosta, who is set to helm The Marvels, the sequel to 2019's Captain Marvel, is no stranger to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That said, she has her own thoughts on who's to blame for Thanos' snap in Avengers: Infinity War that wiped out half the universe.
Yaya DaCosta is sharing what she found so relatable about her Our Kind of People character, Angela Vaughn, a single mother who moves her family to Martha's Vineyard in hopes of growing her natural hair-care business and reclaiming her family's name. "We always like rooting for... Read More.
Nia DaCosta calls it a "wonderful coincidence" that she's getting to direct her Candyman star Teyonah Parris in the forthcoming superhero film The Marvels. In fact, DaCosta tells ABC Audio that when she spoke to Parris about her superhero role as Monica Rambeau, she hadn't... Read More.
Nia DaCosta accomplished a major career milestone when her supernatural slasher Candyman bowed at number one in theaters over the weekend -- she became the first Black woman to debut a film at number one at the domestic box office. Candyman crushed the weekend box office with a $22.4 million opening.
Candyman director Nia DaCosta knew she was stepping on hallowed ground when she signed on to direct "a spiritual sequel" to the 1992 supernatural horror film of the same name. "I was a huge fan of the original film," DaCosta tells ABC Audio. "I saw it when I was really... Read More.
Will Smith is channeling Richard Williams, the father tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams, in the first trailer for King Richard. Executive-produced by the Williams sisters, the film is based on real-life story of their father Richard, a man undeterred in "raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes... Read More.