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Debbie Allen to Direct and Guest Star Opposite Jesse Williams on "Grey's Anatomy"

  • By Jasmin
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  • August 24, 2011 10:30 AM
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Debbie Allen will soon appear as Catherine Avery, mother of Dr. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) on Grey's Anatomy .

Tonight, See Films From Ghana and Senegal in Brooklyn

  • By Jasmin
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  • August 24, 2011 10:00 AM
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Tonight, Kings County Cinema Society presents a night of new and old films representing Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal.

Shonda Rhimes' Fourth Drama, "Gilded Lillys", Headed for ABC

  • By Jasmin
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  • August 24, 2011 9:30 AM
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Via her Shondaland production company, Shonda Rhimes has sold her hour-long drama, Gilded Lillys, to ABC.
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Christian Bale Weighing Options w/Spike Lee in "Old Boy" and Beyonce in "A Star is Born"

  • By Jasmin
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  • August 24, 2011 8:50 AM
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Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy and the Clint Eastwood-directed remake of A Star is Born starring Beyonce Knowles are among a handful of high-profile pictures of which Christian Bale may have his pick.
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Bounce TV Will Launch 9/26 With "The Wiz," "Raisin In The Sun," Spike Lee Double-Feature + New Logo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2011 5:02 AM
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Remember Bounce TV, first announced in April, the 1st-ever 24/7 broadcast TV network created exclusively for African Americans, scheduled to launch this fall? Founded by Ambassador Andrew Young and Martin Luther King III...
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Lennie James Will Take On Role As "Complex, Elusive Anti-Hero" In New BBC Drama Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2011 4:17 AM
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Lennie James has joined the starring cast of a new BBC Two police drama series, titled Line Of Duty – described as "a cat-and-mouse thriller which takes a probing look into modern policing."

James Patterson Loves What He's Seen So Far Of "I, Alex Cross" Footage ("Brought Tears To My Eyes")

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2011 3:49 AM
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Just making my way back again from the set of the Alex Cross movie, and I'm feeling pretty up-beat about it. Tyler is great. He's going to blow everybody's minds. And Ed Burns is irrepressible, a real talent.

Anthony Mackie and Xzibit "in Talks" for Prison Escape Thriller 'Liberty Lane'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 24, 2011 2:59 AM
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Film and unconfirmed casting details have just been released by K5 Media Group - the company handling worldwide sales for the project.
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If You Missed It...Listen To The Special Podcast Show With The Cast Of "Dreams"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • August 24, 2011 2:49 AM
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If you missed our special podcast with the cast of Dreams, you can check it out now! We were joined by Tommy Ford, Terri Vaughn, Syesha Mercado, Dennis White and Vickie Winans.
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Preview & Trailer For Dutch Immigrant Dramedy "Swooni"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2011 2:22 AM
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On the heels of my entry yesterday on another refugee drama set in an European country (Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre, which I'll be seeing in about a month)... Cineuropa describes Swooni as follows:

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