Jaimie Milner was a post-production intern at Disney when the studio was making its first film with a black princess, 2009’s “The Princess and the Frog.” Using Milner and actress Anika Noni Rose as references, animator Mark Henn designed the movie’s main character, Tiana. But later, when Milner...
Anika Noni Rose is ready for more. Her career began in theater, and in 2004, she received a Tony Award for her performance in “Caroline, or Change.” From there, she seamlessly transitioned to film and TV, where she performed in “Dreamgirls,” voiced Disney’s first African American princess in the...
Anika Noni Rose sure was a helluva long way from a Disney princess on Power Sunday. Forget that Tony award, forget that shoo-be-doo-be-do-ing in Dreamgirls and forget that elegant turn in The Princess and the Frog. Homegirl was chilling...Show More Summary
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Anika Noni Rose, one of the stars of History’s acclaimed reboot of the slavery saga “Roots,” called her involvement in the making of the project a spiritual experience that profoundly moved her in ways she never expected. In a video chat for The Envelope, Rose said there were times when she actually...
A film about Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress, is currently in development and Tony award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose is set to produce and star in the production. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Anika Noni Rose Set To Star And Produce New Shirley Chisholm Biopic Actress Anika Noni Rose is set to only produce but star in a new biopic about the life and times of politician Shirley Chisholm according to Essence Magazine
Lena Dunham strikes a pose while attending TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast held at 10 On The Park on Thursday (June 9) in New York City The 30-year-old actress was joined by Gabrielle Union, Anika Noni Rose, Katie Couric, Jackie Cruz, and Eclipsed stars Zainab Jah and Pascale Armand. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
"Part Three" suffers from the same heavy-handedness and shallow imagination of previous Roots installments, but it manages some stirring moments, thanks to a psychologically acute script and subtle performances by Anika Noni Rose and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers.The episode opens with Kizzy, now played by Rose, staring listlessly at the ceiling, with ... More »
Like Viola Davis, another great actress from the stage, Anika Noni Rose is finally being recognized for her great talent outside of theater. The latest example of this is her anchoring role as Kizzy in the History Channel’s ambitious Roots reboot. The Root caught up with Rose to talk about her initial reservations regarding the […]
Anika Noni Rose is a Broadway legend and one of the great onscreen actresses, having played everything from a Dream Girl to a Disney Princess. On Memorial Day, she will be seen taking on one of her most important roles to date: The matriarch...Show More Summary
“They can put the chains on your body. Never let them put the chains on your mind.” The slave Kunta Kinte (Malchi Kirby) says that to his daughter Kizzy (Anika Noni Rose) in Roots. It reappears in different forms throughout this four-part, eight-hour mini-series, a remake of the 1977 blockbuster ... More »
I know it gets old for some people, but I NEVER get tired of remembering that Anika Noni Rose was in From Justin To Kelly. I assume she and Kelly Clarkson call each other every month and say, “HOW did we dodge that career-killing bullet?!?” I mean, Justin was last spied playing a tiny pink-haired funk Read More...
Anika Noni Rose is gorgeous as she hits the red carpet at the one night screening of her new TV mini-series Roots held at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday (May 23) in New York City. The Tony Award-winning actress was joined by her co-stars Anna Paquin and her hubby Stephen Moyer, [...]
Anika Noni Rose Set To Star In BET’s New HBCU Scripted Series Congratulations are in order to actress Anika Noni Rose for landing a new leading role for BET’s new scripted series according to Deadline reports: Anika Noni Rose, soon
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I’m not sure how it came to pass that Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, and Anika Noni Rose are the ones promoting this at MIPTV — there are a lot of big names in this cast — but I suppose it’s possible they were all busy. I wonder if wherever they are is a place where True Read More...
Stars Anika Noni Rose, Anna Paquin and Jonathan Rhys Myers and producers LeVar Burton and Mark Wolper brought their Roots remake to MIPTV on Monday night for a special sneak-preview screening. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Anika Noni Rose is the golden girl in her bright and colorful dress at the MIPTV Gala held on Monday (April 4) at the Hotel Martinez in Cannes, France. The Tony Award-winning actress is starring in the new television remake of Roots and she was joined at the event by her co-stars Anna Paquin and [...]
Anna Paquin and Jonathan Rhys Meyers share a life at the photo call for their new TV mini-series Roots during 2016 MIPTV on Monday (April 4) in Cannes, France. Also in attendance at the photo call was their co-star Anika Noni Rose. The mini-series will air on A&E over four consecutive nights beginning on May [...]