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Brand New Trailer For "Battlefield America" (From The Team Behind "You Got Served")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 5:16 PM
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Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones, and Lynn Whitfield star in this junior You Got Served product from director C. Brian, which is expected in theaters on June 1.

"No More All-Black Productions Of Tennessee Williams Plays If No All-White Productions Of August Wilson"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 4:38 PM
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It happens in theater too...

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje On Making A Film Of His Extraordinary Life Story (A Kind Of Black Oliver Twist)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 3:17 PM
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CBS Drops Martin Lawrence's Sit-Com Pilot

  • By Sergio
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  • May 14, 2012 2:57 PM
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Oh well back to the drawing board.

Watch Idris Elba In Action As "Janek" In New Clip From "Prometheus" (What Can We Expect From This?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 2:36 PM
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I already said previously that I think the marketing for this flick has been a tad too much. You'd think the film was opening this weekend; nope - we still have almost a month to go, which means, another 3+ weeks of more photos, behind-the-scenes featurettes, clips, 7th, 8th, and 9th trailers, poster art, etc.

NBC Orders Adaptation Of "The Republic of Pirates" To Series From "Luther" Creator

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 2:03 PM
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Caught up in all of last week's broadcast TV next season announcements, we missed this: NBC has ordered a new series from Luther creator, Neil Cross, which will be an adaptation of Colin Woodard's book The Republic of Pirates, which is set in the 1700s during what is known as the "Golden Age of Piracy."

South Africa: Local Movies Need More Black Audiences For Industry To Continue Growing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 1:23 PM
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Continuing to highlight similarities in *struggles* across the Diaspora; in essence, those predominantly Black American/Hollywood-centered matters we discuss/debate often here on S&A, are also sources of concern in other parts of the Diaspora.

Lance Reddick's Suspense Thriller "St. Sebastian" Heading To Cannes With "For Sale" Sign

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 12:43 PM
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I think I speak for the rest of the S&A crew when I say that we're fans of Lance Reddick's work; most will likely remember him from his role in HBO's hit series The Wire, or maybe most recently, from Fringe.

Opening Numbers For Indie Drama "Changing The Game" + Latest Figures For "On The 7th Day" & "Marley"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 11:30 AM
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In the so-called "specialty box office" category for this past weekend... 

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Will Play An American Spy In New HBO/BBC Series "Hunted"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2012 10:47 AM
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British Nigerian actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has certainly been a busy bee; he's one of those actors who just keeps working, even if the roles he gets often aren't lead/starring.

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