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Nick Cannon To Make Big Screen Directorial Debut w/ "School Dance" (Compared To "Friday," "House Party")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 5:04 PM
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Renaissance man Nick Cannon is set to make his big screen feature film directorial debut in a coming-of-age dramedy for Lionsgate titled School Dance.

Good-looking Lineup For BAMcinématek's FilmAfrica 2012 Edition ("Come Back, Africa," "Relentless," More)

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  • May 7, 2012 4:08 PM
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We've written about most of these titles - and continue to do so with successive screening events, because these are films you really need to see if you haven't yet.

Let's Play The Idris Elba "Prometheus" Guessing Game

  • By Sergio
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  • May 7, 2012 4:04 PM
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First here's the good news. Prometheus has offically gotten an R rating from the MPAA for "sci-fi violence and intense images."

Shaunie O'Neal Sets Record Straight On "Basketball Wives"-Inspired Movie: "It's Nothing Like The TV Show At All"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 3:55 PM
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Many of you weren't too thrilled with last week's news that Fox Searchlight had picked up a Basketball Wives-inspired pitch from producer Tracey Edmonds and Shaunie O'Neal (ex-wife of Shaquille O'Neal), that will be penned by Jumping The Broom co-writer Elizabeth Hunter.

Drama/Thriller "96 Minutes" Heading To DVD May 29th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 1:40 PM
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Aimee Lagos' drama/thriller 96 Minutes, will be released on DVD on May 29, 2012.

2012 New Projects We're Excited About #5 - Rodney Evans' "The Happy Sad"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 1:08 PM
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If you missed numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in this series (Andrew Dosunmu's Ma'George, Shola Lynch's Free Angela, Byron Hurt's Soul Food Junkies, and Dyana Gaye's Des Etoiles) click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE.

ABFF Announces 2012 Star Project Grand Prize Winners

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 11:59 AM
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First Looks At All-Star Cast Of Black Cowboy Opera "They Die By Dawn"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 11:22 AM
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It's titled They Die By Dawn - described as a western featuring black cowboys, conceived and directed by Jeymes Samuel of The Bullitts (a collaborative group of artists - both music and film - headed by Samuel).

LAFF 2012 Preview: "The Iran Job" (American Pro B-baller Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 10:39 AM
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A project I profiled in February this year, after being alerted to its Kickstarter campaign to that raises over $100,000 towards completion costs!

Will Smith Talks "Bad Boys 3" & "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Says Denzel Worried About Doing Comedy)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 10:28 AM
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I wouldn't expect a Bad Boys 3 movie any time soon, if ever, based on these comments from Will Smith about the long-rumored threequel to the Michael Bay franchise that also stars Martin Lawrence.

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