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Exclusive! Chi McBride Candidly On The Industry, His Craft & "Pretentious Artist Bullshit" Actors

  • By Monique
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  • August 27, 2011 5:26 AM
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This week I had a chat with actor, Chi McBride of the film The Family Tree. The film also stars Evan Ross.

Despite Hurricane Irene "Colombiana" Looks Headed For No. 2 B.O. Slot

  • By Sergio
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  • August 27, 2011 4:02 AM
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It's pretty obvious that Hurricane Irene (which is battering the East Coast at the very moment, from North Carolina to Cape Cod) is going to have a huge effect on this weekend's box office numbers. Some are predicting that studios and distribtutors will lose as much as $30 million because of the storm.

Focus Features Planning To Push "Pariah" Into 2012 Oscar Race; What Are Its Chances?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 27, 2011 3:28 AM
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I suspected as much, given how late in the year Focus Features plans to release the film, despite its Sundance Film Festival debut in January, 8 months ago. And it's obviously definitely a good look for the film (Pariah), its director (Dee Rees) and star (Adepero Oduye).

Exclusive! Nicole Beharie Talks Career Choices, Burden Of Representation, Being An "It" Girl & More

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 27, 2011 2:23 AM
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Actress Nicole Beharie, 26, is a fan of Sci-Fi, especially Octavia Butler novels; which she wishes would be adapted to the screen. Beharie is “like in love” with Whoopi Goldberg, and she’s also fervent in professing the respect and admiration for the performances of Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer in the controversial film The Help, in theaters now. Would she like to eventually follow the footsteps of Viola Davis and produce her own films? The answer of this wise beyond-her-years talented actor was the most certain and resounding one of this nonetheless candid phone interview, which lasted over an hour, “DEFINITELY, definitely.”
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NBA Star Kevin Durant To Make Film Debut In Warner Bros. Film?

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • August 27, 2011 1:05 AM
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Despite the fact that he's a reigning two-time NBA scoring champ, with a strong following in the basketball world, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is not the first name that comes to mind when most casual fans think of superstar players. That could soon change, with word that Durant is likely to sign on to star in a yet-to-be-named Warner Brothers Pictures film. Film production is expected to begin in mid-September, with a shooting location having been narrowed down to either Oklahoma City or Baton Rouge, LA.

5th & Final Winner Of "I Will Follow" 5-DVD Giveaway Contest Announced! Contest Over!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2011 12:04 PM
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Ava DuVernay's feature film debut, the critically acclaimed drama I Will Follow made its home video debut on DVD Tuesday, the 23rd of August. In celebration of that, we are giving away 5 copies of the disk to 5 lucky winners.
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Lenny Kravitz Shows His Acting Range; Plays 3 Characters In "Behind The Scenes w/ Lenny"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2011 9:26 AM
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Funny or die???
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Zoe Saldana Will Produce & Star In Supernatural Thriller "Dominion" For Paramount

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2011 8:47 AM
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Not wasting any time, or waiting to see what the box office results for Colombiana are this opening weekend, Zoe Saldana is already on the move again... this time, not only will she be starring, but she'll also produce a supernatural thriller titled Dominion.

Watch Whoopi Goldberg's SCAD Commencement Speech

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 26, 2011 8:39 AM
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Whoopi Goldberg was the guest in this year's SCAD (The University for Creative Careers) Commencement. The video is pretty amusing and inspirational. Worth a look.

D.B. Woodside Joins Cast Of "Parenthood" As Potential Love Interest For Joy Bryant's Character

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 26, 2011 8:32 AM
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Fans of NBC's sitcom Parenthood might be happy to know that D.B. Woodside is joining the series' cast in a five-episode story arc, playing a Dr. Joseph Prestidge, described as "an Ivy League-educated doctor and potential love interest for Joy Bryant’s Jasmine."

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