Common, Alice Smith and Charlie Wilson have been added as special guests for The Academy Celebrates The Black Movie Soundtrack II at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, August 31, at 8 PM.
Back by popular demand, Grammy-winning musician Marcus Miller and acclaimed producer/director Reginald Hudlin reprise the Hollywood Bowl's 2014 celebration of classic music from black cinema. The 2016 edition will feature new clips and music, as well as some favorites from the original show.
The evening will once again be hosted by actor and comedian Craig Robinson.
Special guests, including the previously announced Philip Bailey, Verdine White, and Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind & Fire, as well as Full Force, will perform with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra led by Vince Mendoza. Additional special guests will be announced at a later date.