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Christopher Jordan Wallace, Son Of Biggie Smalls, Carving Out An Acting Career

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 16, 2011 3:21 AM
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I'm working on getting an interview with this kid, Christopher Jordan Wallace, son of the late Notorious BIG and singer Faith Evans, soon, so stay tuned...

First Trailer For Michael Jai White’s Directorial Debut “Never Back Down 2"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 16, 2011 2:52 AM
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I didn’t care a whole lot for Never Back Down, and so I can’t say that I’ll be rushing to see Never Back Down 2; though it’s great to see Michael Jai White stretching himself and trying his hand at directing.
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Watch "Duck" - A Short Film About A Boy Who's Afraid Of Being Touched

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 16, 2011 1:20 AM
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Duck - directed by Jakob Daschek; part of a collection of 8 new shorts, produced by Ridley Scott, in a collaborative effort with USA Network, titled The Character Project.
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Billy Dee Williams' "Hit!" - A Film In Possible Need Of A Remake

  • By Sergio
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  • May 16, 2011 1:20 AM
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When I saw the trailer a few days ago for Rob Lurie's "how-does-he-have-the-balls-to-remake-this?" new film remake of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 masterpiece Straw Dogs, I wondered why it never seems to occur to filmmakers that, if you absolutely just have to do remake of a film, instead of remaking a classic like Straw Dogs, why not concentrate your efforts instead on remaking a film which had an interesting premise but didn't live up to expectations?

First Look At Naturi Naughton In NBC's New Series "The Playboy Club"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 15, 2011 7:55 AM
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Naturi Naughton in one member of an ensemble cast in NBC’s upcoming drama pilot titled The Playboy Club – an hour-long drama about 1960s Playboy clubs, set in Chicago - which the network recently picked up for the fall season.
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Weekend Box Office May 13-15

  • By Sergio
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  • May 15, 2011 5:03 AM
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Though it dropped more than was hoped this weekend, Jumping The Broom is still doing well, and on track to be one of the most profitable films this year, when its production cost is compared to its eventual final box office take. Though Insidious , which is No.12 this weekend, will still hold that title, making over $50 million so far, on just under $1 million in production cost.

Watch Episode 2 Of Chiwetel Ejiofor's New BBC Crime Series "The Shadow Line"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2011 6:15 AM
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The series is not available for audiences outside the UK - not even on the BBC's website, but you can thank YouTube user "m4r71jn" for taking the time to get the first, and now the second episode online, for the rest of the world to watch.

Despite Decline In Viewership HBO Renews "Treme" For 3rd Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2011 5:26 AM
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I still haven't watched a single episode of this yet. So little time with a lot to watch, read, listen to etc.
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A Brief History Of African Films At The Cannes Film Festival

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2011 4:27 AM
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Our own MsWOO (aka Wendy) is at the Cannes Film Festival right now, representing Shadow And Act, although she's run into a few unexpected hurdles in the early half of the festival, hindering how productive she's able to be; it's our first year covering the festival, so there are certain things we've learned via firsthand experience this time around, that will ensure we are better prepared for next year's installment of maybe the most significant festival in the world.

Watch New Clips From Queen Latifah-Produced Series "Single Ladies" (2-Hour Pilot Airs May 30)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2011 3:31 AM
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Previously profiled on this site... the upcoming new Queen Latifah-produced original scripted VH1 series called Single Ladies – a dramedy about a group of female best friends with different philosophies on sex and relationships, set in the world of Atlanta fashion, music, and celebrity, with Lisa Raye & Stacey Dash, Lauren London and others starring.

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