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ND/NF 2012 Starts Today ("An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty," "Omar Killed Me," "Donoma," More On Schedule)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2012 10:08 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.

TV One Announces 14 New Series & Specials For Next Season (Scripted Programs + Bernie Mac Tribute)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2012 9:28 PM
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It's that time of the year... network upfronts, as each showcases what audiences can expect the following season.

S&A's SXSW 2012 Film Festival Recap

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2012 8:37 PM
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This was S&A’s first year at The SXSW Film Festival, so, as could be expected, there were a few hiccups here and there, but mostly logistical. However we (myself and Vanessa) got through it all unscathed; lessons learned for next year’s festival that will assist in planning for it when the time comes.

Derek Luke, Evan Ross, Lela Rochon Join Danny Glover in "Supremacy" (White Supremacist Takes Blk Family Hostage)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 7:50 PM
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We posted about this film last month, when Tambay announced that Danny Glover was slated to star in Supremacy, a film based on the real life story of a white supremacist who takes a black family hostage after killing a cop.
More: casting

Salli Richardson-Whitfield To Co-Star in NBC Comedy Pilot "Downwardly Mobile"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:59 PM
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Salli Richardson-Whitfield is slated to co-star as an unhappy trailer park dweller in Downwardly Mobile, a Roseanne Barr NBC comedy pilot. Downwardly, co-created by Barr, John Argent and Eric Gilliland, stars Barr as a mobile home park proprietor and "surrogate mother" to her neighbors in a downward economy. John Goodman will co-star as Rose's friend named Buzz.

XLrator Media Acquires Worldwide Rights To Mario Van Peeble's "We The Party"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:31 PM
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A film we have covered on this site several times before, and needs no introduction at this point...

Mekhi Pfiffer & Jaleel White Guest Star in USA's "Psych" as A Capella Stars This Wed 3/21

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 6:20 PM
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Mekhi Phiffer & Jaleel White will guest star in tomorrow's episode of Psych, the USA Network's detective dramedy series, which stars Dule Hill as Gus.

"Contradictions Of The Heart" Coming Out On DVD April 24th

  • By Sergio
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  • March 20, 2012 5:13 PM
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Even though the DVD market is shrinking, there's doesn't seem to be any let up in the number of straight-to-DVD black films. Granted none of them could be considered a masterpiece, but there has to be a strong and steady market for them or else they wouldn't keep churning them out.

T.I. Lands Guest Spot as Politician/Gangbanger in Starz Series "Boss"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 20, 2012 4:43 PM
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‘Raptor’ T.I. will be a season-long guest star in Boss, the Starz drama series who stars Kelsey Grammar as ruthless Chicago mayor Tom Kane.

"Osiris" Returns Next Month! Watch New Trailer/Promo For The Sci-Fi/Thriller Web Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2012 4:09 PM
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Donnie Leapheart's 10-episode sci-fi/action/thriller web series titled Osiris - which we featured on S&A last year - returns next month with the remaining 5 episodes of season 1.

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