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Emayatzy Corinealdi (Star Of Ava DuVernay's Sundance 2012 Hit "Middle Of Nowhere") Signs With ICM

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 3:47 PM
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Not normally the kind of news we'd report here, but...
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Dwayne Johnson In Talks To Play Hercules In Brett Ratner-Directed Epic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 3:31 PM
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This from Variety just moments ago:
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Harold Perrineau, Toni Trucks Casting News (Bigelow's "Bin Laden" Movie + CBS Drama Pilot)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 3:17 PM
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Some more casting news announcements today...
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Director Pierre Bagley Finally Speaks On "From The Rough" Release Problems (Taraji P Henson Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 2:51 PM
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Well... I was scheduled to chat with the director of the film Pierre Bagley on Monday morning, but after listening to this, I suppose there isn't much need to now.

ND/NF Fest Unveils 2012 Lineup - "An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty," "Omar Killed Me" + More Make The Cut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 2:28 PM
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Ahhh yes, it's that time of the year, when the early film festivals debut/premiere some of the films that we'll be talking about later on in the year.

Attn: Actors, Actresses, Writers, Directors, DPs, Editors, Etc - What's YOUR Story?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 12:54 PM
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I know that a significant chunk of S&A's audience comprises of actors, actresses, directors, DPs, editors, etc, etc, etc. Some are able to earn a paycheck utilising their artistic and/or technical skills; others - and I'd say the majority - are what we've labeled the proverbial *starving artists*, working diligently, relentlessly, struggling to climb this incredibly steep hill, trying to reach some pinnacle of success - whether personal or professional. And still others exist somewhere between the former and the latter.

Isaach De Bankolé & Anthony Mackie Join Casts of 2 Dark Comedies

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 11:33 AM
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Some quickie casting news...
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Another Day, Another Op-ed Analyzing/Critiquing Hollywood's *Resistance* To Black Cinema... Snore

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 23, 2012 10:56 AM
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Bah-humbug! 

Who Wants "Soul Train" To Come Back To TV?

  • By Sergio
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  • February 23, 2012 10:38 AM
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Magic Johnson has told The Associated Press that he has plans to bring back Soul Train to television as part of his new Aspire 24 hour cable channel which he's deveolping with Sean P. Diddy Combs.

"Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D" Airing This Sunday On Centric TV (Watch Preview Clips)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 22, 2012 9:16 PM
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Titled Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D, a documentary chronicling the life of Dwight "Heavy D" Myers will air on Sunday on Centric TV.
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