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Trailer Watch For The South African Film "A Million Colors"

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2011 3:19 AM
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Here's a trailer for the upcoming South African dramatic film A Million Colors, which will open the Hollywood Black Film Festival next Thursday, and is scheduled for release in early 2012.
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Laurence Fishburne Narrating Film Based On Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book "Slavery By Another Name"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 21, 2011 3:02 AM
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Douglas A. Blackmon's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery By Another Name, will become a PBS documentary and renowned actor Laurence Fishburne will narrate the project.

"Idlewild" Director Bryan Barber Developing Live Action Version of "Gigantor"

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2011 2:07 AM
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You remember Idlewild don't you; the film which came out during the summer of 2006? The film that was supposed to make Andre 300 and that other guy in Outkast big movie stars?

Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Drama "'Southpaw" Starring Eminem Revived By MGM

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 21, 2011 1:40 AM
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We last announced Dreamworks pulled the plug on this project back in August. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Entertainment now plans to distribute the new MGM's boxing drama Southpaw starring Eminem. The film, previously set up by Dreamworks, is back on path and still set to be directed by Antoine Fuqua. The film, written by Eminem and Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, tells the story of a left-handed welterweight boxer who becomes a champion before undergoing a tragedy, and later becomes determined to make a comeback.
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Paramount Responds to John Singleton, "His claims have absolutely no merit."

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 20, 2011 12:48 PM
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A follow-up to THIS post from yesterday, which Cynthia reported John Singleton's intentions to sue Paramount Studios and MTV Films for $20 million. Singleton alleged the studio reneged on their promise to greenlight and distribute two of his films after he gave them the right to distribute 2005's hit, Hustle and Flow.

Join Us Now! S&A Livecast Hot Topics Show (Shonda Rhimes and John Singleton's Lawsuit)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 20, 2011 11:52 AM
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So guess what today is? It's another fun and lively GROWN FOLKS live podcast show at 8:00pm/est with the S&A crew. If you haven't been listening, you probably should tune in now because we plan to have another Hot Topics show and address some of the comments written on the site. So what's on tap?
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Shonda Rhimes Sells Another Show To ABC - Soapy Conspiracy Thriller Titled "The Circle"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 20, 2011 11:38 AM
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On the heels of another African American Hollywood powerhouse (see my Tyler Perry announcement just beneath this one)... Shonda Rhimes has repotedly sold another drama to ABC!
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Jurnee Smollett Takes The Lead In Tyler Perry's "Marriage Counselor"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 20, 2011 10:41 AM
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He just keeps cranking them out, doesn't he? The man can't be stopped! This is the 3rd movie he's shooting this year alone; the other 2: Good Deeds and I, Alex Cross - both he stars in. I think he also has a new play coming as well.
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Pics of Rosario Dawson In The Set of Art Heist Thriller "Trance"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 20, 2011 8:45 AM
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These pics of Rosario Dawson, courtesy of Caught On Set, were snapped in London earlier this week on the set of Danny Boyle's upcoming art heist thriller Trance.
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Harold Perrineau Chosen As New Voice Of "Blade" For Anime Series

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 20, 2011 7:14 AM
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ComicBookMovie.com is reporting that Harold Perrineau (Oz, The Matrix, Lost) will be heard as the voice of Blade when the new Marvel anime series based on the comic character debuts on G4 in January 2012.

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