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Exclusive! "Think Like A Man" Will Premiere At PAFF + Meagan Good, David Oyelowo To Receive Rising Star Honors + More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 2:53 PM
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I just learned directly from The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles that Think Like a Man, the film adaptation of Steve Harvey's best-selling book (directed by Tim Story and produced by Rainforest Films), will officially kick off its 20th anniversary next year.
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First Run Features Acquires "The Pruitt-Igoe Myth" Documentary

  • By Sergio
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  • December 13, 2011 2:10 PM
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"The Wire" Alum Tray Chaney Talks Life After The Series + Preview Upcoming Film "Dead Money"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 1:44 PM
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"Right now, I’ve got three movies coming out in 2012. I got a movie coming out Jan. 13 locally, in theaters, called “Dead Money,” featuring me, Clifton Powell, Sole’, and Anjuan ‘Big G’ Glover. “Dead Money” focuses on organ trafficking. We’re getting these body parts overseas and we’re selling them in the United States. It’s a different role for me ‘cause I play a surgeon that’s an assistant to Clifton Powell."

USA Network Nixes Plan For Jan. Debut Of Michael Ealy's "Common Law"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2011 1:38 PM
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In a move explained by an insider as "an effort to give Common Law its biggest possible launching pad during the year [to] when USA's new shows have proven to have success," the premiere of the Michael Ealy-starring show, that S&A's Cynthia told us about here, is being delayed until summer of 2012.

Jennifer Beals Will Make A Guest Appearance On ABC's "Castle"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 13, 2011 1:22 PM
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She's probably best known for her roles in Flashdance, The L Word and, most recently, The Chicago Code but actress Jennifer Beals will be joining the cast of ABC's Castle next year for a two-part episode.

Oprah Says She Has Some Upcoming Projects At HBO She'll be Starring In

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 1:15 PM
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I'm also thinking seriously about movies again and looking at scripts. I have some upcoming projects at HBO that I'm really excited about acting in.

New On DVD: "The Black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2011 12:39 PM
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Swedish director Goran Hugo Olsson's revealing documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967 - 1975 was released on DVD today.
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Sundance 2012 - "The Ambassador" (When A White European Buys A Title That Turns Him Into An African Diplomat)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 12:10 PM
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This looks like something Michael Moore might do if he was more daring, and dabbled in international politics - specifically African diplomacy. And I'm sure it'll likely offend some, but hopefully, simultaneously informs and educates... hopefully.

Watch - Dee Rees And Nekisa Cooper Talk "Pariah" With Shadow And Act

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 11:19 AM
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Continuing on with highlights from press day with the Pariah cast and crew here in New York City... 

Submission Now Open For Second Annual Vimeo Festival Awards ($25,000 Grand Prize)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2011 11:06 AM
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Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], opened submissions today for the second Vimeo Festival + Awards, which celebrates the most creative and original videos online, as well as the individuals who make them.
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