PARIS JACKSON, MARY J. BLIGE, KEKE PALMER & MORE TO STAR IN VH1'S NEW 'SCREAM' SERIES: VH1 released a teaser for their upcoming series Scream. The series stars Paris Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Tyga, C.J. Wallace, Keke Palmer, Tyler Posey, Giorgia Whigham, Jessica Sula, RJ Cyler and Giullian Yao Gioiello. It takes place in Atlanta focuses primarily on Deion Elliot — played by Cyler, a football running back whose gruesome past comes back to haunt him and his group of friends. The Queen Latifah-produced six-episode series will premiere over three nights July 8-10th on VH1. It will run for two hours per night starting at 9 pm EST.
ANTHONY MACKIE EMAILED MARVEL TO LAND 'CAPTAIN AMERICA' ROLE: In an interview with Men's Health, Anthony Mackie revealed that he emailed Marvel in order to get his role in Captain America. He said, “My line was ‘Yo, I’m the black dude from The Hurt Locker. I would love to work with you guys." He ended up getting the role of Sam Wilson/ Falcon in not only two Captain America movies, but he bought his character back for three Avenger films and one Ant-Man film. He told the publication, “Growing up, I’d always loved Falcon, because he was a comic book hero who was black who didn’t have ‘Black’ in the title. He stood on his morals. He stood on who he was.”
NETFLIX RELEASES TRAILER FOR FINAL SEASON OF 'ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK': Yesterday (June 26th), Netflix released the first trailer for the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black. During the trailer, you see Piper try to adjust to life on the outside. Taylor Schilling, who plays Piper, told Ew.com about upcoming season, “She’s beginning to navigate what it’s like to live in the civilian world again, and learning that freedom doesn’t come immediately when she steps outside of prison. She becomes a little bit bolder expressing what she wants rather than trying to fit in and make it about other people.” The new season premieres on July 26th.
'AVENGERS: ENDGAME' COMING TO DIGITAL AND BLU RAY: Yesterday (June 26th), Disney announced that Avengers: Endgame will be released on digital downloads on July 30th followed by a physical release on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on Aug. 13th.