Black Nativity and its All Star Cast

Hey Guys look like we got another great movie on our hands. Tomorrow I’m headed back to Los Angeles to check out  the new holiday film Black Nativity! Super excited because our December Kontrol Girl cover models Luke James and Jacob Latimore are in the movie. 

The press junkets at FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES’  are always really cool. While out in LA, I will get a chance to check out the film, then I will be able to have a round table discussion with actors Jennifer Hudson, Kontrol Girl Cover Model Jacob Latimore,  Tyrese, Mary J Bilge, Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Director Kasi Lemmons, Music Producer Raphael Saddiq and Producer Bishop T.D. Jakes!

I’m really excited to see Black Nativity and to meet Mary J. Blige. I have a feeling this movie is going to be everything and  I’m so glad that Fox Searchlight Pictures invited me out!  Check out the trailer below and let me know your thoughts


About the film:

In a contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, the holiday musical drama BLACK NATIVITY follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs’ rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima (Jennifer Hudson). Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey and along with new friends, and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family. In theaters Thanksgiving, November 27th!



Julian R. Lark is a distinguished entrepreneur and award-winning stylist, sought after for his take on classic glamour. Having over a decade of experience coupled with a degree in Fashion, Lark has made himself an integral part in creating breathtaking moments for countless Hollywood celebrities. As a tastemaker in fashion, he has launched an online boutique and showroom in Atlanta to make breathtaking moments accessible to his growing audience. Julian forged his own path by creating the nationally published Kontrol Magazine as Editor-in-chief and lead stylist. He has crafted memorable moments for Hollywood icons like Anita Baker, Lynn Whitefield, Toni Braxton and Lil’ Kim. He’s been called upon to work on projects for numerous studios and networks including FX, Netflix, Bravo, OWN, WeTV and VH1. Press features of his work include Huffington Post, People, US Weekly, E! News, The View, and The Wendy Williams Show. In addition to his work as a stylist, in 2014 Julian launched his first stylist class, which is designed to help aspiring stylist learn how to build a successful career in the industry. Continuing to leverage his audience he has launched his own cosmetics line, and agency for stylist. Julian has proven himself to be a creative visionary and industry zealot. His drive, coupled with his uncanny ability to empower through fashion and style will undoubtedly ensure constant growth, both personally and professionally, in fashion and beyond.