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RIP Whitney Houston

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 11, 2012 8:20 PM
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I'm in total shock right now; just as much as I was when it was announced that Michael Jackson had died. *Sigh* Don Cornelius died just a week or so ago and now this.
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Watch Idris Elba In 2 New Clips From "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance"

  • By Courtney
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  • February 11, 2012 3:04 PM
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In the first clip, watch "Moreau" (Idris Elba) offer a deal to "Johnny" (Nicolas Cage).
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Evan Parke Joins Cast Of Quentin Tarantino’s Slave Revenge Film "Django Unchained"

  • By Courtney
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  • February 11, 2012 2:21 PM
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Evan Parke has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino’s highly-anticipated DJANGO UNCHAINED.
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Michael B. Jordan Returning To Small Screen To Star In New NBC Medical Drama "County"

  • By Courtney
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  • February 11, 2012 1:39 PM
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After co-starring in 2 big screen movies RED TAILS and CHRONICLE this year already, Michael B. Jordan is returning to the small screen to star opposite Jason Ritter in a pilot episode for a new NBC drama called COUNTY.
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BET Making Moves, Acquires TV Rights To Sheldon Candis' Sundance Film "LUV." Theatrical Opening In Fall

  • By Courtney
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  • February 11, 2012 12:42 PM
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Tambay announced a  few days ago that Sheldon Candis' LUV was acquired by the Indomina Group for release and we now know a little more about that pickup.

Direct-To-DVD Market Sales In Decline

  • By Courtney
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  • February 11, 2012 12:23 PM
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It should be no surprise that the direct-to-DVD market is taking a hit itself since there's been an overall decline in DVD sales and rentals as more viewers continue to make the shift to VOD. But I felt this needed to be said publicly since there've been many posts on Shadow And Act since I started following the site that have announced films going direct-to-DVD, most prominently, almost all of 50 Cent's recent movies.

Whitney Houston Approached To Be A Judge On "The X Factor"

  • By Sergio
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  • February 11, 2012 9:13 AM
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The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Whitney Houston was officially approached by Fox TV and the producers of The X Factor to join the show as a judge for its next season.

Trailer: Nollywood Actress Rita Dominic Stars In And Co-Produces Upcoming Rom-Dramedy "The Meeting"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 11, 2012 9:10 AM
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In what's shaping up to be a breakthrough year for a new generation of Nollywood filmmakers, 2012 will also see the release of the Rita Dominic-produced film The Meeting; a film in which she also stars.

Trailer: Ini Edo-Produced Nigerian Drama "I'll Take My Chances" To See Lagos Premiere On Feb. 24

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • February 11, 2012 9:00 AM
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NigeriaMovieNetwork.com is reporting that Nollywood star Ini Edo's new film I'll Take My Chances will have its Lagos premiere at the Silverbird Cinemas on Feb. 24, courtesy of the Royal Arts Academy.
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Indomina Group Sets Official Release Date For Ice-T's Sundance Doc "The Art Of Rap"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 10, 2012 7:50 PM
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Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut) fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was recently acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal.

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