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Director Steven Frears Thinks No One Can Replace Ali For His HBO Pic

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:51 PM
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Director Stephen Frears (Interview with A Vampire) has announced that he will not cast an actor for the role of Muhammad Ali in his soon-in-production HBO film Muhammad's Ali's Greatest Fight, and will instead use achival footage of Ali for his film.

"Dark Tide" Coming Out On DVD April 24th

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:30 PM
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So you know that Halle Berry suspense thriller at sea Dark Tide with her soon-to-be new husband Olivier Martinez (Have't you heard? They announced the news last week)  that everyone said looked like it would go straight to DVD?

Laurence Fishburne Possibly Joining Cast Of Sci-Fi Thriller "The Colony"

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:01 PM
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The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Laurence Fishburne is in final talks to join to cast of the Canadian sci-fi thriller The Colony which is set to start production in Toronto the end of March.

Take A Peep At First Official Trailer For Bob Marley Doc

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 1:35 PM
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Here's your first look at the official trailer Kevin KcDonald's (The Last King of Scotland) documentary on the brief life and amazing career of music icon Bob Marley.

Shadow & Act's Own Tambay Obenson Profiled in The New York Times

  • By Jasmin
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  • February 16, 2012 10:57 AM
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Look who's featured in today's local Fort Greene section of the New York Times.

NVBC Fest 2012 -Turron Kofi Alleyne of 'Red Hook Summer' Joins 'One on One with Winsome & Friends' Business of Acting Workshop

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 16, 2012 10:31 AM
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News of this workshop headlined by veteran casting agent Winsome Sinclair first appeared here a few days ago, now additions have been added to the roster of experts that will advise struggling actors how they can best become regular Working (see: paid) actors.

Tyler Perry Still Defending Casting Kimmy Kakes In His Movie

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 10:27 AM
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O.K. so it's a slow news day so here's Tyler Perry, while on a media interview to hype his upcoming Good Deeds, film with a ballless, sympathetic interviewer asking him some VERY softball questions, about his decision to cast Kim Kardashian in his upcoming film The Marriage Counselor.

Houston's Funeral To Be Streamed Online Saturday

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 8:20 AM
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Though Whitney Houston's family announced that there will be no public funeral or memorial service (at this time though there might be one scheduled later) for her fans to attend, preferring to keep it a private affair, that doesn't mean that people won't be able to express their final wishes to her.

BlackPublicMedia.org Paid 12-Wk Immersive Digital Media Arts Fellowship For Producers Of African descent

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 9:54 PM
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News on the march...!
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Oprah Winfrey "Eyeing" Role In Lee Daniels' White House Drama "The Butler" (David Oyelowo Wanted For Lead)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 9:16 PM
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She did say she was committed to returning to acting, and was talking to directors like Tyler Perry, Jonathan Demme and Lee Daniels, so this shouldn't be a surprise. She was bound to appear in one of their films sooner or later.
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