*The Black film industry is really bursting with talent.

Anthony Mackie is being awarded this year at the Chicago International Film Festival with the Artistic Achievement Award at its Black Perspective Tribute.

The celebration of his achievements will include highlights from some of his most memorable performances over his career, as well as a discussion about his accomplishments

Also, Antoine Fuqua, the “Training Day” director, is looking to head a new action thriller project called, “Hunter Killer.”

Centered around an American underwater vessel commander who joins forces with a Navy SEAL team, fights to rescue a Russian president from a renegade admiral who’s looking to being a global war.

Production is set to being some time this winter.