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See A Young Forest Whitaker In "Bloodsport" (Ya Gotta Start Somewhere...)

  • By Sergio
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  • July 18, 2011 10:37 AM
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One of the many fun things about watching old movies is catching a glimpse of a now famous actor in a role back when they were young and hungry. This weekend I happened to catch, on cable, Jean Claude Van Damme's first movie Bloodsport, which I hadn't seen in more than a decade, and had completely forgotten that a very young Forest Whitaker had a supporting part in the film.

Kevin Costner To Play Slave Fighting Trainer in "Django Unchanged"

  • By Sergio
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  • July 18, 2011 10:17 AM
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You got to admit that Quentin Tarantino always manages to put together the most interesting cast list in the most interesting roles for his films. And here's further proof.
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Today's Birthdays - 7/18/11 (Vin Diesel, Andre Royo and Anne-Marie Johnson)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • July 18, 2011 7:01 AM
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New York City native Vin Diesel turns 44 today. His impressive film credits include Pitch Black, Boiler Room, Saving Private Ryan, The Fast and The Furious, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Pacifier, Babylon A.D., Fast Five and xXx. Upcoming projects include The Fast and The Furious 6 and The Machine.
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Giancarlo Esposito Joins Cast Of New ABC Fantasy Series "Once Upon A Time"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 5:55 AM
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A day after apparently blowing the minds of the show's regulars, starring as ruthless meth lord Gus Fring in last night's season 4 premiere of AMC's critically-acclaimed drama Breaking Bad, Giancarlo Esposito has joined the the cast of a new ABC drama series titled Once Upon a Time.

Official Teaser Trailer For "The Dark Knight Rises" Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 4:16 AM
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A bootleg version has been floating around the web since last week, but we didn't post it, given the severe punishment Warner Bros promised to dish out to those who did. Though if you saw the final chapter of the Harry Potter franchise this past weekend, you would have seen it anyway, as it was one of the many preview trailers shown before the movie.
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Principal Photography Complete For Ava DuVernay's "Middle Of Nowhere" + Pic Of Starring Cast On Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 3:08 AM
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Principal photography on Ava DuVernay's second narrative feature film, Middle Of Nowhere wrapped last week Friday! Congrats to Ms DuVernay, her crew and cast.

Acclaimed Danny Glover Drama "The Harimaya Bridge" Gets DVD/Blu-ray Release Date + New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 2:27 AM
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We covered this film on the old S&A site, while it was still playing the festival circuit, and when it enjoyed a lengthy though limited theatrical run in 2010.

David Oyelowo Lends His Thespian Skills To $40,000 Sci-Fi Dystopian Short Film "Rahab"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 2:14 AM
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Principal photography just wrapped last week Friday on Ava DuVernay's sophomore feature narrative effort Middle Of Nowhere, which co-stars David Oyelowo, who also just wrapped production on a short sci-fi film he stars in called Rahab, based on an idea that won the 2011 Enter The Pitch contest.

VH1 Renews "Single Ladies" For Second Season After Averaging 3 Million Viewers Weekly

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 2:00 AM
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On the heels of Monique's Fashion-In-Film review post on the show, comes word this morning that VH1 has renewed the Queen Latifah-produced series Single Ladies for a second season!
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TCM Presents "Race & Hollywood: Arab Images in Film" In July + Watch "Reel Bad Arabs" Doc Now

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2011 1:50 AM
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TCM continues its Race & Hollywood series... this time focusing on the range of portrayals of Arabs on screen.

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