BET brings you your favorite films with “Star Cinema.” Celebrating African-American achievement in film, “Star Cinema” showcases popular Black films for your enjoyment. Tune in for the biggest names in Black entertainment and get your dose of comedy, drama and action-packed thrills. Sit back, relax and don’t forget the popcorn!
Life in Film: Denzel Washington
The Taking of Pelham 123
Denzel Washington co-starred with John Travolta in The Taking of Pelham 123 a remake of the 1974 action film starring Walter Matthau. Washington played Walter Garber, an MTA subway dispatcher who gets the unlucky task of negotiating with a group of hijackers, led by Bernard Ryder (Travolta).