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The CW Network Bringing New Canadian Series "The L.A. Complex" To The USA

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 2:59 PM
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The CW network is said to bein final negotiations to acquire an upcoming Canadian soap opera titled The L.A. Complex (6 episodes already produced, and maybe an additional 7 later), which has drawn comparisons to another soap opera, Melrose Place, - essentially, a show revolving around the lives of a group of 20-somethings living in the same LA apartment complex, each chasing Hollywood dreams.
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Teaser For "The Widow Maker" (Female Fugitive Killer-For-Hire) From Texas-Based Advanced Eye Films

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 2:16 PM
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Details in the press release below; treaser trailer underneath:
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Condola Rashad Taking Stage Talents To The Big Screen, Starring In "30 Beats" (Inspired By "La Ronde")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 1:13 PM
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Her name isn't one that's mentioned much when general discussions about up-and-coming young black actresses are had, on this site and elsewhere; but, as I said to our Twitter and Facebook followers yesterday, she's definitely one to watch, if not THE one to watch right now, as she garners lots of critical acclaim for her performance in Stick Fly, the stage play currently running on Broadway, which we've given lots of coverage to here on S&A.

Watch South African Comic Short "E-lectricity"

  • By Sergio
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  • January 5, 2012 12:17 PM
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Melissa Harris-Perry Gets Her Own Show On MSNBC!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 11:34 AM
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Good for her and good to hear. Well-deserved and long overdue. I'm a fan!
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RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" Set For October 2012 Release?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 11:24 AM
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RZA's been awfully quiet about his feature debut, the $20 million The Man With The Iron Fists, which wrapped principal photography 8 or 9 months ago, and, per recent interviews with cast members, is mostly cut, as RZA puts the soundtrack together.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson In Talks To Star In Indie Heist Thriller "Empire State" Based On True Story

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 10:45 AM
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And the beat doesn't stop for Dwayne Johnson... this would be like the 50th film he's attached to star in, if an agreement is reached. Dude is on overdrive right now. I guess you get while the getting's good; and it's apparently very good for him right now.
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Joe Doughrity's Independently Released Dramedy "CornerStore" (Starring Roger Guenveur Smith) Opens In Atlanta 1/13

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 5, 2012 10:21 AM
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Atlanta readers, add this to your January list of films to see... it opens next week Friday January 13, 2012 at the AMC Southlake 24, 7065 Mount Zion Circle, Morrow GA 30260.

2012 London Short Film Festival: "Of Mary", "Radio Amina", And Others To Be Screened (Jan. 6 - 15)

  • January 5, 2012 9:42 AM
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The 2012 London Short Film Festival opens tomorrow, Jan. 6, and runs until Jan. 15.  On Sunday, Jan. 8, actor Adrian Lester will be in attendance for a Q&A session at The Ritzy in Brixton, after the 8PM screening of his directorial debut, Of Mary.

Wyatt Cenac To Host Season 4 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Doc Series On Stories Of The African Diaspora

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 4, 2012 9:32 PM
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Lots of TV news today it seems...
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