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Shadow & Act's Own Tambay Obenson Profiled in The New York Times

  • By Jasmin
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  • February 16, 2012 10:57 AM
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Look who's featured in today's local Fort Greene section of the New York Times.

NVBC Fest 2012 -Turron Kofi Alleyne of 'Red Hook Summer' Joins 'One on One with Winsome & Friends' Business of Acting Workshop

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • February 16, 2012 10:31 AM
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News of this workshop headlined by veteran casting agent Winsome Sinclair first appeared here a few days ago, now additions have been added to the roster of experts that will advise struggling actors how they can best become regular Working (see: paid) actors.

Tyler Perry Still Defending Casting Kimmy Kakes In His Movie

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 10:27 AM
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O.K. so it's a slow news day so here's Tyler Perry, while on a media interview to hype his upcoming Good Deeds, film with a ballless, sympathetic interviewer asking him some VERY softball questions, about his decision to cast Kim Kardashian in his upcoming film The Marriage Counselor.

Houston's Funeral To Be Streamed Online Saturday

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 8:20 AM
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Though Whitney Houston's family announced that there will be no public funeral or memorial service (at this time though there might be one scheduled later) for her fans to attend, preferring to keep it a private affair, that doesn't mean that people won't be able to express their final wishes to her.

BlackPublicMedia.org Paid 12-Wk Immersive Digital Media Arts Fellowship For Producers Of African descent

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 9:54 PM
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News on the march...!
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Oprah Winfrey "Eyeing" Role In Lee Daniels' White House Drama "The Butler" (David Oyelowo Wanted For Lead)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 9:16 PM
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She did say she was committed to returning to acting, and was talking to directors like Tyler Perry, Jonathan Demme and Lee Daniels, so this shouldn't be a surprise. She was bound to appear in one of their films sooner or later.
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Trailer - "The Start Of Dreams" (Inspiring Kenny Leon Doc On The Importance Of Theater As An Art Form)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 8:53 PM
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Featuring a premiere cast of actors like Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and Phylicia Rashad, Viola Davis, Anthony Mackie, Jasmine Guy and others, director Kenny Leon's The Start of Dreams is the story of the award-winning director bringing aspiring teenage actors to a Broadway stage in an intense monologue competition.
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Jim Brown Biopic In Development. Who Should Play Him?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 8:05 PM
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Producer Hal Lieberman (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Vacancy) has acquired rights to football legend/actor Jim Brown's life story for a feature film that will be written by Bob Eisele (The Great Debaters) and directed by Jonathan Hock, (primarily a director of documentaries like Lost Son Of Havana and Michael Jordan To The Max).

Official Poster For "Marley" ("Sure To Become The Definitive Documentary On The Life Of Bob Marley")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 7:37 PM
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Magnolia Pictures will release Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley documentary Marley, on Friday, April 20th, launching day and date on all VOD and digital platforms.

Producer Of "Sparkle" Remake Says He Will Adapt Into Broadway Musical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2012 7:18 PM
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Welll... Dreamgirls was a Broadway success (it was a Broadway musical before the film adaptation in 2006), so why not Sparkle, right? In fact, wasn't the original Sparkle movie (released in 1976) an inspiration for the initial Dreamgirls Broadway production of 1981?

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