‘Black Panther’ Star Danai Gurira On Film’s Oscar Buzz, Coming Up With ‘Funny’ Sequel Ideas

Danai Gurira insists that the cast and crew of “Black Panther” were not thinking about Oscar buzz while they were making the Ryan Coogler-directed film. “My mind did not quite get there,” Gurira tells Variety while promoting her World AIDS Day work wit…

Danai Gurira insists that the cast and crew of “Black Panther” were not thinking about Oscar buzz while they were making the Ryan Coogler-directed film. “My mind did not quite get there,” Gurira tells Variety while promoting her World AIDS Day work with Johnson & Johnson (more on that in a second). “We did know […]

Panelists On Hollywood’s Role in Fight Against AIDS: “This Industry Is Uniquely Engaged To Educate”

Panelists assembled at SAG-AFTRA’s headquarters on the eve of World AIDS Day heaped praise on Hollywood for its early and continuing efforts to educate the world about the deadly disease, but they all agreed that the industry can and should do more – especially when it comes to reaching African Americans.
“The entertainment industry played a huge role at the beginning of the epidemic, and I believe it can play a huge role in ending it,” said Dr. Michael Gottlieb, who in…

Panelists assembled at SAG-AFTRA's headquarters on the eve of World AIDS Day heaped praise on Hollywood for its early and continuing efforts to educate the world about the deadly disease, but they all agreed that the industry can and should do more – especially when it comes to reaching African Americans. "The entertainment industry played a huge role at the beginning of the epidemic, and I believe it can play a huge role in ending it," said Dr. Michael Gottlieb, who in…