February 02, 2022 12:13 PM Eastern Standard Time
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clix, Inc., the free multi-platform streamer, celebrates Black History Month, unveiling a list of leading Black voices in entertainment including Beyoncé to Jennifer Hudson, Will Smith, Jay-Z and more.
Here’s the Clix Top Leading Black Voices:
- Anthony Mackie: The Falcon & the Winter Soldier. Get set for the first Black Captain America! But first…The Falcon & the Winter Soldier are a mismatched super-duo in a global adventure to thwart The New World Order. Preview on Clix & Streaming on Disney+
- Shonda Rhimes: Shondaland Productions powerhouse writer and producer, produces Bridgerton, the original series of romance, passion, gossip and double-dealing during the Regency era in Old England. Catch up and get ready for Season 2. Sneak peek on Clix and streaming on Netflix.
- Idris Elba: (the new James Bond???) leads an all-Black cast in The Harder They Fall, a horse and saddle film produced by Jay-Z. The tale: An outlaw discovers his enemy is to be released from prison so he reunites his gang to get revenge. Sneak Peek on Clix and streaming on Netflix.
- Spike Lee: iconic director of Da 5 Bloods, crafts a story of four African American veterans battling the forces of man and nature as they return to Vietnam looking for the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. Sneak Peek on Clix and streaming on Netflix.
- Beyoncé directed, wrote and executive produced Black is King, this award-winning American musical film, a visual companion to the album, The Lion King: The Gift. Stream Sneak Peek on Clix and streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
- Will Smith stars in King Richard as the committed and hard-driving dad to his daughters Venus and Serena, training them on hard-scrabble Compton courts to hit their way to global tennis championships. Stream Sneak Peek on Clix and streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
- Jennifer Hudson rocks Aretha Franklin in the film R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Amazing vocalist Jennifer Hudson stars in the extraordinary true story of music icon Aretha Franklin’s rise from a child in her father’s church choir to international stardom – and global RESPECT. Preview on Clix and stream on AppleTV+.
- Denzel Washington stars with Frances McDormand in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation – a tale of murder, madness, ambition and wrathful cunning. Preview on Clix and stream on AppleTV+.
- Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman star in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Tensions flare as trailblazing black blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather in a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Preview on Clix and streaming on Netflix.
- Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga star in the film Passing. It’s New York City in the 1920’s. A black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who’s passing as white. Preview on Clix and streaming on Netflix.
- Barry Jenkins, Academy Award winning Director for Moonlight directed the TV mini-series, The Underground Railroad based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel byColson Whitehead. Thuso Mbedu and Sheila Atim are among the cast members. After escaping a Georgia plantation, a black slave boards a train embarking on a harrowing journey as she seeks true freedom while being hunted by a notorious slave catcher. Preview on Clix and stream on AppleTV+.