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Shonda Rhimes Gets Another Whitewashed Show

  • By Monique
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  • October 14, 2011 11:59 AM
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From the desk of The Hollywood Reporter, Shonda Rhimes has landed another production deal, this time with the Fox Network. Through ABC studios and her company Shonda Shingles, Fox will air a new coming of age dramedy called Wildwood. The show revolves around an '80's teen who pretends to be an adult in order to work at a bar on the Jersey Shore.

TNT's "Memphis Beat" Cancelled After 2 Seasons

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 14, 2011 11:42 AM
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  • 324 Comments
Another cancellation! The TNT off-beat cop drama Memphis Beat starring Jason Lee and Alfre Woodard will not be returning for a third season, according to Deadline.

Watch Trailer For "Justice League: Doom", Feat. Voices Of Carl Lumbly, Phil Morris, Bumper Robinson

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 14, 2011 11:06 AM
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Reportedly a loose adaptation of the Mark Waid series, "JLA: Tower of Babel", the animated film Justice League: Doom was adapted and written by Dwayne McDuffie right before his death in February 2011, and is directed by Lauren Montgomery, according to ComicBookmovie.com. It is set to be released in early 2012.

Nadia Denton's "Black British Filmmaker's Guide to Success" Now Available To Download

  • By Sergio
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  • October 14, 2011 10:57 AM
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Last month we told you about Nadia Denton and her new and valuable book The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success which she describes as a "personal development guide that is packed with very practical guidance to assist filmmakers in securing funding, marketing and distribution opportunities for their films."
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Watch Now: Trailer For Steve McQueen's Sex-Addiction Drama "Shame"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 14, 2011 10:24 AM
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It took long enough! A worldwide exclusive from Guardian.co.uk, here's the trailer for Steve McQueen's critically acclaimed sex addiction drama Shame, starring Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale and Nicole Beharie.

Watch A Preview Of The New NBC Crime Drama "Grimm" Co-starring Russell Hornsby

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 14, 2011 9:09 AM
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Making it's debut October 28th is the crime drama Grimm on the NBC network. The show is a captivating mix of fantasy and mystery.
More: Television

New in Theaters this Weekend "The Thing" and "Oka!"

  • By Monique
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  • October 14, 2011 8:48 AM
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Opening in limited theatrical release this Friday, October 14th...is Lavinia Currier's Oka! starring the talented and always interesting, Isaach de Bankole. We've covered the film before at S&A, but if you're interesed in a refresher, check out the synopsis below or read Tambay's write-up from last month...

"Video Girl" Starring Meagan Good, Ruby Dee On DVD and Blu Ray This Week

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 14, 2011 7:37 AM
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Video Girl, written by Datari Turner and directed by Ty Hodges, has been released on DVD on Blu Ray this week. The film also premiered in BET last week on Tuesday, Oct 4th. The project, produced by lead actress Meagan Good, had been in the works for several years before coming into fruition and released in May of this year.

ABC Cancels "Charlie's Angels" Reboot

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • October 14, 2011 6:59 AM
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  • 22 Comments
ABC's Charlie's Angels, featuring a first "black angel" (actress Annie Ngosi Ilonzeh), has been canceled and its production shut down, according to Deadline.
More: Television

Listen Now! S&A Podcast ("Dark Girls" Review + Interview w/"From The Rough" Director Pierre Bagley)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • October 14, 2011 6:21 AM
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Did you miss our fantastic podcast yesterday? Shame on you! Well you get to check it out below. New S&A contributor Emmanuel joined us for the show and here's what you missed:
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