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Edi Gathegi Set To Co-Star In ABC Pilot "White Man Van"

  • By Courtney
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  • February 25, 2012 11:04 AM
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Edi Gathegi has signed up to co-star opposite Kyle Bornheimer in ABC’s comedy pilot called WHITE MAN VAN, which centers on Jack (Bornheimer) "who is forced to put his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business from his father Tony" (played by J.K. Simmons).
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Watch Omar Sy's History-Making Best Actor César Award Acceptance Speech (French Equivalent Of Oscars)

  • By Courtney
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  • February 25, 2012 10:49 AM
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As Tambay posted last night, after winning the Lumière award (French equivalent of the Golden Globes) for Best Actor, Omar Sy picked up France's highest acting honor in that same category, the César Award for Best Actor (the French equivalent of the Academy Award).
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"The Black British Filmmakers Guide To Success" Panel at BFI In March

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 7:29 PM
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Omar Sy Makes History: 1st Black Actor To Win César Award For Best Actor (French Equivalent Of Oscars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 6:33 PM
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His big year (or is it 2 years, since this all began in 2011) continues...
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Sidney Poitier Rarity "The Mark Of The Hawk" Screening At BFI

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2012 6:09 PM
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Just our luck it's not being screened here, but for our readers in the U.K., there's going to be a very rare screening of the very rarely seen, early Sidney Poitier movie The Mark of the Hawk at the British Film Institute, located at the Southbank Centre in London, on Saturday March 17th at 2PM (or 14:00 as they say over there).

Preview "The Iran Job" (American Pro Basketball Player Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:54 PM
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The preview trailer for this upcoming documentary title The Iran Job doesn't immediately sell me on the film, but the subject matter is intriguing enough that I definitely want to check it out whenever it's complete.

Watch Kevin Hart Tango w/ Pro Basketball Players In New Clip From "Think Like A Man"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 4:25 PM
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About 3 weeks ago, Will Packer (Rainforest Films) tweeted that the president of Sony/Screen gems (the studio releasing the film) announced that a sequel to Think Like Man was coming; obviously expectations are high for this one to announce a sequel before the first one has been released.

Watch Whitney Houston Sing In Character In Behind-The-Scenes Footage From "Sparkle"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:56 PM
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I'm sure this needs no introduction at this point... 

Third Annual Sidney Poitier Film Festival To Be Held February 29 - March 4 In The Bahamas

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:42 PM
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I'm actually surprised that there aren't more than a few black film festivals with named after the great Sir Sidney Poitier; then again, I guess we can't have too many, otherwise there'd be all this confusion.

Oscar 2012 Predictions? Upsets? Hopes? Let's Talk...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2012 3:21 PM
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Step right up folks... place ya bets... anyone bold enough to make their Oscar predictions before this Sunday's broadcast?

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