Ruth Negga, the daughter of an Irish mother and Ethiopian father, was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Mildred Loving in the movie “Loving.’’ It’s based on the true story of the Lovings, a married interracial couple in 1950s and 1960s Virginia. Their relationship led to the Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia.
The cast of the “New Edition’’ movie on BET received good reviews this week. The popular boy band of the 1980s consisted of Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown and Johnny Gill. Stars of the movie are Bryshere Y. Gray, Elijah Kelley, Keith Powers, Algee Smith, Luke James and Woody McClain. (BET/VIACOM)