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Official Trailer & Poster For Ice-T's "The Art Of Rap" + New Theatrical Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 6:28 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 later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal.

569 Films In Competition For 2012 Student Academy Awards (Is Yours One Of Them?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 6:01 PM
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Announced earlier today, a total of 569 entries from 30 countries across the globe are in competition for the 2012 Student Academy Awards, now in its 39th year.

BET Unveils Tons Of New Programming & Pickups Including "Middle Of Nowhere" & T. J. Holmes Late Night Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 4:44 PM
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Ok, this is long, and I haven't had time to look through it completely for highlights, but after a really quick skim, I see that some of what's revealed has already been covered here on S&A, like Being Mary Jane, and the acquisition of Sheldon Candis' LUV; but premiering Ava DuVernay's Middle Of Nowhere is certainly news worth mentioning. 

Relax! There Will Be No Bobbi Kristina Reality Show

  • By Sergio
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  • April 12, 2012 4:24 PM
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You can relax now that word has come out that there will be no reality show with Whitney Houston's and Bobby Brown's daughter Bobbi Kristina after all.

38 Years Before "Olivia Pope" There Was "Christie Love," And She Made History

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 4:22 PM
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Episode #2 of Scandal airs on ABC at 10pm tonight; although if you've been reading this site all week, you'll know that episode 2 is already online courtesy of ABC and Hulu, and has been since last week; meaning you can watch it ahead of tonight's TV airing if you'd like. Click HERE to do so.

This Week in Black Television: Powerful Women and Power Man!

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • April 12, 2012 3:53 PM
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As promised, I’m beginning this week with Taraji P. Henson’s role as Detective Carter on Person Of Interest. 

Spike Lee's "Oldboy" Casting Carousel Continues + Thoughts On Diversifying Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 3:36 PM
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The casting carousel continues in the "who will play the villain" sweepstakes for Spike Lee's take of Oldboy.

Shocking! New Study Shows That British Film/TV Industry Discriminates Against Minority Groups ("They're Not Trusted")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 2:10 PM
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A new study on the British film and television production industry, presented on Tuesday at the British Sociological Association’s annual conference, is apparently causing a bit of a stir in the British film and TV industries.

"RuPaul’s Drag Race" Renewed For 5th Season After Record-Setting Current Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 1:10 PM
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I haven't watched a single episode of this, but I'm sure some of our readers are fans, and they'll be glad to know that the Logo network has renewed RuPaul’s Drag Race, for a 5th season!

Official Poster & Trailer Premiere For Noel Clarke's Sci-Fi Horror "Storage 24"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 12, 2012 12:46 PM
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I posted the first trailer yesterday; now here's the official poster for Brit renaissance man Noel Clarke's sci-fi horror movie that he's been super-secretive about titled Storage 24.

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