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Robert Townsend Set To Direct Basketball-Themed Rom-Com Titled 'Playin' For Love'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 5:47 PM
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Robert Townsend is getting behind the camera again; this time to direct a basketball-themed rom-com titled Playin' For Love.

IndieGoGo Campaign For Black Film Review Web Series 'Reel Soul"

  • By Sergio
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  • October 26, 2012 5:03 PM
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Thanks to S & A, the Chicago based black film review webseries, Reel Soul, has been a success. And if you don't believe me, just ask co-creator and co-host Vaun Monroe.

Kasi Lemmons Tapped To Direct Film Adaptation Of South African Tome 'Agaat'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 5:01 PM
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Another Kasi Lemmons project that we can only hope will eventually (sooner than later) see the light of day.

Watch Trailer For 'Yellow Fever' (Mixed-Media Film Exploring 'Globalized' Beauty & African Self-Image)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 3:54 PM
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First, a note from the filmmaker (Ng'endo Mukii) in her own words:

Boris Kodjoe Cast In A Lead Role In Big Screen Adaptation Of Zane's 'Addicted'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 2:26 PM
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As we reported over the summer, Lionsgate has been prepping a big screen adaptation of erotic fiction writer Zane's popular novel Addicted, which follows the trials and tribulations of a successful sex-addicted African American businesswoman.

Some 'Luther' Season 3 Questions Answered In New Video (Dates, Number Of Episodes, Alice?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 1:39 PM
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And the countdown to season/series 3 of Luther begins, after last week's "VERY SPECIAL" message, posted on the Luther Facebook page (read the post HERE if you missed it).

Sneak Peek Screening Of 'The Roy Ayers Project' In NYC 11/1 (Doc On The Music Legend)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 1:06 PM
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I love it when projects we've bee tracking from their beginnings are eventually realized, even if it's years later.

New In USA Theaters This Weekend: Family Drama 'The Last Fall,' Sci-Fi Drama 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 12:40 PM
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First, in limited release, Matthew Cherry's family/sports drama, The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie.

Cedric The Entertainer Wants Your Help In Keeping 'The Soul Man' Alive

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 11:39 AM
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I actually forgot all about this new show. I watched the first 3 episodes, wasn't at all encouraged to continue watching, so I moved on. 

Anika Noni Rose Will Return To 'The Good Wife'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 11:18 AM
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Anika Noni Rose will retun to her guest-starring role in the CBS legal drama The Good Wife.

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