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Today's Birthdays - 6/09/11 (Gloria Reuben, Tamela Mann and Keesha Sharp)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • June 9, 2011 7:16 AM
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Gloria Reuben turns 47 today. The stage and screen actress appeared in 21 Jump Street, China Beach, Homicide, Shaft, Numb3rs, ER, Life Support, Drop Dead Diva, Law & Order and much more. Her next upcoming film will be the Steven Spielberg production Lincoln.
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Tracey Edmonds To Produce Films Based On E. Lynn Harris' Literary Oeuvre (Ted Witcher Adapting 1st)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 6:05 AM
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For you fans of the late E. Lynn Harris, who died in 2009, this should excite you, courtesy of The Root:

First Look Pics Of Zoe Saldana & Bradley Cooper In Blacklist Plagiarism Project "The Words"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 5:27 AM
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Announced about a month ago... a film called The Words, which Zoe Saldana co-stars in alongside Bradley Cooper.

Afropolitans At The V&A

  • By MsWOO
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  • June 9, 2011 4:47 AM
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London's Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) has been a favourite haunt of mine over the years, dispelling the stuffiness that its name might inspire (a 19th century British monarch and her consort), by putting on exhibitions and interactive displays covering the cool and funky in art, fashion and film, from past to present, whether it be art deco, everything Che (Guevara) or fashion trends past and present. And this month, as part of its Friday Late series (last Friday of every month, except December), the V&A goes African with a mix of fashion, music, a North African style salon serving special cocktails, textile design workshops, panel discussions...

Updates On Fantasia Barrino's Mahalia Jackson Project...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 4:38 AM
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So, I assume that by now we've all settled into the news that American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino will star as gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in a new biographical film, right?

Oprah’s OWN-Acquired Domestic Abuse Doc “Crime After Crime” Gets Official Theatrical Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 3:50 AM
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Crime After Crime, a documentary film that premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival, has an official theatrical release date.

Danny Glover Heading To TV To Co-Star In New Series From "Heroes" Creator

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 3:33 AM
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Maybe one of the hardest working men in show-business... Mr Danny Glover has signed on to co-star, alongside Kiefer Sutherland and David Mazouz, in a new Fox TV drama pilot titled Touch.

Zanzibar International Film Festival Set For June 18-26

  • By Sergio
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  • June 9, 2011 3:32 AM
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The 14th annual Zanzibar International Film Festival is set to kick off on June 18 and continuing until June 26 in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Rutina Wesley To Star As Immaculee Ilibagiza In Rwandan Genocide Tale

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 9, 2011 3:02 AM
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Star of hit HBO vampire series True Blood, Rutina Wesley, has signed on to star in a film based on Immaculee Ilibagiza's bestselling book, Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust.
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If You Missed It... Listen To last Night's Episode Of The S&A Livecast (Hot Topics Show)

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • June 9, 2011 2:55 AM
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Another S&A live podcast last night and the S&A Crew sounded off on several topics, including- Black characters in the X Men and Super 8 films - Winnie Mandela on Jennifer Hudson and the "biopic"- 50 Cent as Luke Cage...thoughts?Naomie Harris as a potential Bond Girl
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