Anthony Mackie
(© Tristan Fuge)
Anthony Mackie
(© Tristan Fuge)
Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie will host the the 43rd NAACP Image Awards ceremony to be held on February 17 at the Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on NBC.

Lathan received a Tony Award nomination for A Raisin in the Sun and recently starred Off-Broadway in Second Stage's production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. Mackie's Broadway credits include A Behanding in Spokane and Drowning Crow. As previously announced, the two will be co-starring in Philippe Caland's new film Vipaka.

As previously reported, nominees for this year's NAACP Awards include Mackie, along with Don Cheadle, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas-Howard, Laurence Fishburne, Octavia Spencer, Cicely Tyson, and Jeffrey Wright.

Click here to read TheaterMania's story on the NAACP nominations.

Click here for more information about the NAACP Image Awards.