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About That Kerry Washington/Kristin Chenoweth Dusty Springfield Biopic Project...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 12:42 PM
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This, as I've learned, is old news, though I wasn't aware of it until now, thanks to the fact that it popped up on my Kerry Washington alerts this morning; so I'll assume that many of you aren't aware of it either, since we never did post it on S&A.

Former MadTV Cast Members Launching New Sketch Series On Comedy Central (Watch Previews)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 11:39 AM
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News to me... Former MadTV cast members, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, are getting their very own sketch-comedy series on Comedy Central, scheduled to debut next week Tuesday, January 31, at 10:30pm EST.
More: Television

Casting Of Thandie Newton In "Half Of A Yellow Sun" Film Adaptation Draws Criticism & Petition To Recast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 11:05 AM
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It was announced yesterday that actress Thandie Newton has signed on to co-star in the upcoming Nigeria-set screen adaptation of author Ngozi Adichie’s novel Half Of A Yellow Sun, alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Dominic Cooper.

Sundance 2012 - Watch "A LUV Story" (A Sheldon Candis Family Travelogue)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 10:16 AM
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One of the films that was on my Sundance 2012 to-see list was Sheldon Candis' feature film debut, LUV, which stars Common, Michael Rainey Jr, Dennis Haysbert, Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton and other; however, as you've probably noticed, I didn't review it... yet.
More: Watch Now

Slamdance 2012 - Keith Miller's Meditative Docu-Drama "Welcome to Pine Hill" Wins Grand Jury Award

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 27, 2012 9:57 AM
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The Slamdance Film Festival doesn't get as much *shine* as the Sundance Film Festival, even though they both take place in Park City, UT, and at almost exactly the same time.
More: Awards

"The Interrupters" Gets DVD, Blu-ray, TV Launch Dates + Star Ameena Matthews On "Colbert"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 26, 2012 5:45 PM
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So you say you missed it when it was in theaters and you really want to see it?

POSTPONED TO MONDAY: A Convo w/ Russ Parr ("The Under Shepherd" Starring Isaiah Washington)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 26, 2012 5:25 PM
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UPDATE: This was originally scheduled for tonight, but it's been moved to Monday night instead.
More: Podcast

Rihanna To Produce And Appear On New Reality Show For Brit TV

  • By Sergio
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  • January 26, 2012 4:37 PM
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Rihanna will soon join the ranks of those getting into reality TV with a new show she's executive producing, as well as appearing on, for the Sky Living HD cable channel in the UK which will start airing this summer.

Watch New Clip From Upcoming Bernie Mac Doc "I Ain’t Scared Of You" Premiering February

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 26, 2012 3:42 PM
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Here's a clip from Image Entertainment's upcoming Bernie Mac documentary release titled I Ain’t Scared Of You: A Tribute To Bernie Mac.
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UPDATES On Tatyana Ali/Sudz Sutherland Indie Drama "Home Again" (Cast, Synopsis, Inspiration, etc)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 26, 2012 3:10 PM
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Here's a casting update on that new Sudz Sutherland/Tatyana Ali, feature film project I told you about a few weeks ago, titled Home Again.

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