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Commemorating 9/11 On Screen...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2011 6:38 AM
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First, if you live in New York City, TONIGHT, at 7:45PM, the Walter Reade theater at Lincoln Center in Manhattan, will be screening Spike Lee's 25th Hour - the first major motion picture shot on location in New York after September 11, 2001.

Terry Dexter & Teyana Taylor Now Attached to Star in Florence Ballard Screen Biopic?

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 11, 2011 6:28 AM
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If you recall, I did a post a little over a month ago; regarding the rumor that Jurnee Smollet was attached to play ex-Supreme Florence Ballard and Beyonce's sister, Solange Knowles was supposedly in the role of Diana Ross, in the screen biopic Blondie: The Florence Ballard Story.

Weekend Box Office (Sept 9-11)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 11, 2011 6:00 AM
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As expected Contagion was No 1, with The Help (AKA the film they cannot kill) as No.2. But the this weekend's two biggest surprise were, first, the dismal opening take for Warrior, a film that Lionsgate was very high on. The film got fantastic responses from preview audiences and Lionsgste screened the hell out of the movie around the country (maybe too much so) and did a ton of publicity work for it yet it failed to catch fire.

Trailer Watch For "The Raid" (A Man's Man Movie If Ever There Was One)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 11, 2011 5:49 AM
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Yeah, now we're talking! Below is the red band trailer for the Indonesian film The Raid , directed by Welsh filmmaker Gareth Huw Evans, which has gotten nothing but ecstatic reviews since it was screened at the Toronto Film Festival this month. Not surprisingly, it's been picked up by up for release in worldwide territories - USA (Sony Pictures), Canada (Alliance), the UK (Momentum), Australia (Madman), France (SND), Germany (Koch), Japan (Kadokawa), China (HGC) and Turkey (Calinos).
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Reading Of The Award-Winning Screenplay "Die Enormous" By kA'RAMUU KUSH With Jamie Hector And More

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • September 10, 2011 6:56 AM
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I've just been informed director kA'RAMUU KUSH just won the screenplay competition at the Harlem International Film Festival currently taking place in New York for his screenplay Die Enormous, a roller-coaster script I was lucky enough to read and thoroughly enjoyed.

Ryan Seacrest In Talks To Buy VH1 Soul...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2011 4:17 AM
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Ryan Seacrest is reportedly is in talks to acquire VH1 Soul (a spinoff of VH1 aimed at soul and R&B fans, and owned by Viacom). THR says the deal is far from done, but talks are in "an advanced stage."
More: FYI, Television

Watch: First Footage From "Porgy & Bess" Revival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2011 4:13 AM
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Been talking about this, so I hope you're all familiar by now; won't bother with rehash. Here's your first look:

Kevin Hart's "Laugh At my Pain" Impressing At Box Office; CodeBlack Expanding To 58 More Theaters

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2011 3:36 AM
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Due to heavy demand #LaughAtMyPain is ALSO coming to the following markets next week: Boston, Columbus, Denver, Hartford, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City / Tulsa, San Antonio, Austin, Arkansas, Tucson

Fox Searchlight Acquires Steve McQueen's "Shame" For 2011 Release!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 9, 2011 11:34 AM
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Weeelllll... the mystery is over; snippet of press release below:

Heather Headley Cast In The Whitney Houston Role In Stage Musical Version Of "The Bodyguard"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 9, 2011 9:36 AM
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We already told you about the planned remake, as well as a stage musical adaptation of the 1992 film, 'The Bodyguard, which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

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