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Watch Revealing "Aujourd'hui" Post-Berlinale Premiere Press Conference w/ Saul Williams, Aissa Maiga, Alain Gomis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 16, 2012 7:58 PM
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Senegalese director Alain Gomis' 3rd feature film titled Aujourd'hui (or Today in English), just had its world premiere in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.

"Battleship" Director Peter Berg Says Rihanna Has 'Very Strong Part' and She's 'Really, Really Good'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • February 16, 2012 6:23 PM
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Even though Rihanna may have appeared in the Battleship trailer for a milisecond, director Peter Berg gushed about the superstar singer's acting prowess and her role in the upcoming action sci-fi flick, which hits theaters May 18th, 2012.

The NY Premiere Of "Better Mus' Come" Tonight At Lincoln Center

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 16, 2012 5:12 PM
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It's a film I first profiled last March and since then has become a must-see flick on the film festival circuit garnering much buzz.  It even won the "Best Narrative Feature" Award at the 2011 Bahamas International Film Festival.  Now, New Yorkers get a chance to check it out tonight at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater.

Director Steven Frears Thinks No One Can Replace Ali For His HBO Pic

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:51 PM
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Director Stephen Frears (Interview with A Vampire) has announced that he will not cast an actor for the role of Muhammad Ali in his soon-in-production HBO film Muhammad's Ali's Greatest Fight, and will instead use achival footage of Ali for his film.

"Dark Tide" Coming Out On DVD April 24th

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:30 PM
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So you know that Halle Berry suspense thriller at sea Dark Tide with her soon-to-be new husband Olivier Martinez (Have't you heard? They announced the news last week)  that everyone said looked like it would go straight to DVD?

Laurence Fishburne Possibly Joining Cast Of Sci-Fi Thriller "The Colony"

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 2:01 PM
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The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Laurence Fishburne is in final talks to join to cast of the Canadian sci-fi thriller The Colony which is set to start production in Toronto the end of March.

Take A Peep At First Official Trailer For Bob Marley Doc

  • By Sergio
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  • February 16, 2012 1:35 PM
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Here's your first look at the official trailer Kevin KcDonald's (The Last King of Scotland) documentary on the brief life and amazing career of music icon Bob Marley.

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.

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