Alfre Woodard


Spirit Awards: Lighthouse and Uncut Gems Lead Nominations

Spirit Awards: 'Lighthouse' and 'Uncut Gems' Lead Nominations

Big time kudos to Olivia Wilde for nabbing a Best First Feature nom for the excellent Booksmart.Check out all the nominees below:Best Feature A HIDDEN LIFE CLEMENCY THE FAREWELL MARRIAGE STORY UNCUT GEMSBest Director Robert Eggers – THE LIGHTHOUSE Alma Har’el – HONEY BOY Julius Onah – LUCE Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie – UNCUT GEMS Lorene Scafaria – HUSTLERSBest First Feature BOOKSMART THE CLIMB DIANE THE LAST BLACK MAN[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2 Episode 11 Recap: The Creator

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2, Episode 11 Recap: The Creator

This article contains spoilers for the Marvel's Luke Cage season two episode - The Creator......[caption id="attachment_872882" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Cara Howe/Netflix[/caption]This episode starts with Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Misty Knight (Simone Missick) at the scene of the Gwen's massacre and Luke is angry, thinks he should've just let Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) burn[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2 Episode 9 Recap: For Petes Sake

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: For Pete's Sake

Cathey), Misty Knight (Simone Missick), Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) and Tilda Dillard (Gabrielle Dennis) all held up together trying to survive the night while John "Bushmaster" McIver (Mustafa Shakir) has his men scouring the streets to find them Misty called Danny Rand and got the code to a new building still under construction where they[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2 Episode 8 Recap: If It Aint Rough It Aint Right

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2, Episode 8 Recap: If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right

Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) and her daughter Tilda (Gabrielle Dennis) are at the police station after being saved from their burning brownstone by Luke Cage (Mike Colter) Tilda is shaking but Mariah is remarkably calm beause, "People always come after us for who we are." She tells Tilda to say nothing to the cops, this[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2 Episode 4 Recap: I Get Physical

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: I Get Physical

Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) get's good news from Richard “Piranha” Jones (Chas Lamar Shepherd) about her investment now being worth much more, but Hernan "Shades" Alvarez (Theo Rossi) doesn't seem to care All of their assets are liquid, including the club, and Piranha has limited power of attorney, which may be what's bugging Shades Darius "Comanche"[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1: Its Even Better the Second Time Around

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1: It's Even Better the Second Time Around

Mariah (Alfre Woodard) and Shades (Theo Rossi) were good, but Diamondback (Erik LaRay Harvey) was almost silly in his over-the-top act.My thoughts on the series now are that it was made by people who love the character and the comics The Luke Cage comic series came out in the '70s and was heavily influenced by[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1 Episode 12 Recap: Soliloquy of Chaos

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1, Episode 12 Recap: Soliloquy of Chaos

Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) is looking at the mess made at Harlem's Paradise and is angry at Diamondback for leaving her family's legacy in tatters.As Luke is trying to avoid the cops, he sees two guys going in to rob a bodega He walks in, takes out the two guys, and realizes one of the[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1 Episode 7 Recap: Manifest

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Manifest

Ridley pushes Misty to look at how all of the crimes have one person in common: Luke.Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) gets a visit from Damon Boone (Clark Jackson), who is trying to push her off the city council, and as he leaves, Shades comes in the back way to talk to Mariah We get a[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1 Episode 3 Recap: Whos Gonna Take the Weight

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1, Episode 3 Recap: Who's Gonna Take the Weight?

This forces Cottonmouth to reinforce Crispus Attucks and move everything there against the wishes of his cousin Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) Mariah really wants Crispus Attucks to become a low-cost housing community legally, which puts her at odds with Cottonmouth While they're talking, Luke is staking out the place.At the precinct, Scarfe and Misty talk[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 1 Episode 1 Recap: Moment of Truth

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 1, Episode 1 Recap: Moment of Truth

On his way to his second job, he gets hit up for the rent by his landlord Connie, who also owns a Chinese restaurant.We move over to the club, Harlem's Paradise, where we first meet Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes (Mahershala Ali) and Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) Luke works as a dishwasher but is asked to fill[...]

Marvels Luke Cage Season 2: Catching Up with Mariah Dillard

Marvel's Luke Cage Season 2: Catching Up with Mariah Dillard

Marvel's Luke Cage season one has quite a few different villains including Cornell 'Cottonmouth' Stokes (Mahershala Ali) and Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker (Erik LaRay Harvey), but the two that got away in the end were Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) and Hernan 'Shades' Alvarez (Theo Rossi) When Luke Cage (Mike Colter) first got out of prison in[...]

Luke Cage Season 2 Teaser: This June Its Bionic Arm Clobberin Time

Luke Cage Season 2 Teaser: This June, It's Bionic Arm Clobberin' Time!

If Daredevil releases before November 17th, that will make four Marvel Television series premiering seasons on the streaming service in less than 12 months (Punisher premiered in November 2017).Joining Colter and Missick on Marvel's Luke Cage for the second season are Alfre Woodard (Mariah Dillard), Theo Rossi (Hernan "Shades" Alvarez), Mustafa Shakir (John McIver), Gabrielle Dennis[...]

Alfre Woodard to Recur on Foxs Empire

Alfre Woodard to Recur on Fox's Empire

Empire is adding Emmy-award winning actress Alfre Woodard in the recurring role of Renee when the series returns to the air next month Renee is the mother of Cookie (Taraji P Henson) and she is coming back for a turbulent reunion on the Lee Daniels and Danny Strong musical drama that centers on the founding[...]

Alfre Woodard Wants To Be Sandwiched Between Chris Evans And Chris Hemsworth

Alfre Woodard Wants To Be Sandwiched Between Chris Evans And Chris Hemsworth

Below are quick segments with Simone Missick who plays Misty Knight and Alfre Woodard who plays Mariah Dillard Simone's answers are pretty straight forward and entertaining.. but Alfre's are a little more out there talking about collecting lobster shells, how super powers will make you lonely and having a three-way with Chris Evans and Chris[...]

Alfre Woodard In Talks To Join Marvels Luke Cage

Alfre Woodard In Talks To Join Marvel's Luke Cage

Reports are that Alfre Woodard is in negotiations to play Minetta, a powerful local politician who will have a big impact on Cage's life But Deadline is reporting that the character may also be the Heroes For Hire villain Black Mariah who is a professional criminal and drug dealer.Marvel's Luke Cage stars Mike Colter with Cheo[...]