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Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct Delayed Film Adaptation of TV Fox Series "24"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 14, 2012 8:58 PM
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Deadline released a report today regarding the circumstances behind the delay of the film adaptation of the Fox TV series 24, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer.
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Paradigm Signs Ava DuVernay; Will Represent AFFRM; Plus "Middle Of Nowhere" Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2012 8:23 PM
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Certainly no stranger to this site, and black cinema in general, Ms Ava DuVernay has been signed by the Paradigm agency, who will also represent DuVernay’s distribution company, African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM).

Tracee Ellis Ross To Star In NBC Prison Drama Pilot "Bad Girls"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 14, 2012 8:14 PM
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More TV casting news!

Laurens Grant's Jesse Owens Doc On PBS May 1st

  • By Sergio
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  • March 14, 2012 5:56 PM
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Directed by Laurens Grant and written and produced by Stanley Nelson, their documentary film about the legendary Olympic athlete Jesse Owens will make its televsion premiere on May 1st on PBS's American history documentary series American Experience

Photos, Memories, & More in Celebration of "Love Jones" 15th Anniversary

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 5:54 PM
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A few weeks ago, New York's New Voices in Black Cinema Festival presented a special screening of Theodore Witcher's 1997 cult classic film love jones, where Witcher and co-star Lisa Nicole Carson attended and gave insights into the making of the film. Beyond the pleasure of seeing the movie back on the big screen 15 years later, what was truly evident was the impact it had on a generation of moviegoers who would continue to crave black romance films afterwards.

New Wave of Black Film Highlights - Nelson George, Warrington Hudlin, Sheril Antonio & More (Video)

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 4:06 PM
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Back in November, New York's Museum of the Moving Image hosted an event commemorating a landmark year in cinema - 1991 - when there was an influx of studio-funded films by black directors including Spike Lee, Matty Rich, John Singleton, Mario Van Peebles, and others.

Cameron Bailey Named Artistic Director of Toronto International Film Festival

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 3:10 PM
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The Toronto International Film Festival has named Cameron Bailey as its artistic director, aligning him with artistic director of TIFF Bell Lightbox, Noah Cowan.

Samuel L. Jackson Looking Intense in New "Avengers" Poster (Photos)

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 2:47 PM
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Marvel has released six new posters in anticipation of the forthcoming Avengers movie, set for release on May 4, 2012.

Rashaad Ernesto Green's Acclaimed Drama "Gun Hill Road" Screens March 28 (Brooklyn)

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 12:54 PM
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We've discussed this film at length on this site, so if you haven't yet seen it, or would just like another look, here's your chance.

Tribeca 2012 Preview - "Benji" (Portrait Of A Basketball Phenom Admired Both On & Off The Court)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2012 9:52 AM
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The story goes... In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was a symbol of everything promising about Chicago: a sweet-natured youngster from the city's fabled South Side, and America's top high school basketball prospect. His senseless murder on the day before his senior season devastated the city of Chicago and sent ripples of anguish nationwide.

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