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With Freema Agyeman Out Of 'Law & Order: UK,' Patterson Joseph Joins Cast As Regular

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 10:16 AM
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Patterson Joseph (above) and Georgia Taylor will replace series regulars Harriet Walter and Freema Agyeman (who were announced to have left the show over the summer), filling in the roles of prosecutor and commanding police officer in the upcoming seventh season of Law & Order: UK.

Cedric The Entertainer Gets His Wish - 'The Soul Man' Renewed For Second Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 9:54 AM
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So I guess it worked?

Exclusive: Omar Epps, Mekhi Phifer, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Keri Hilson Set For 'Mooz-Lum' Director Qasim Basir's 'Destined'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 9:38 PM
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It was almost exactly 1 year ago, when we announced that Qasim Basir (on the heels of the home video release of his feature film directorial debut Mooz-Lum) had officially begun prepping his next film - a drama titled simply Destined.

Omari Hardwick, Nelly Starring In Indie Drama 'Reach Me' w/ Sylvester Stallone

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 9:07 PM
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Omari Hardick and rapper-turned-actor Nelly, are part of an ensemble cast of actors including Sylvester Stallone, Elizabeth Henstridge, Danny Aiello and Rebekah Chaney, who will star in the indie drama titled Reach Me, written and directed by John Herzfeld (15 Minutes, The Death and Life of Bobby Z).

Just As We Expected, Brandon T. Jackson Is Confirmed To Star In 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 8:45 PM
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UPDATE 11/13/2002 - Props to Humor Mill for getting the story first, 2 weeks ago, when they reported that Brandon T. Jackson was in negotations to star in the series; this evening, the major trades (like The Hollyoowd Reporter and Deadline) are playing catch up; both are reporting that Jackson is indeed set to star. So I'm reposting the original October 25th story below:

An Apparent Slave Inspection In On-Set Photos From Cuba Gooding Jr.'s 'Something Whispered'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 6:50 PM
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Some not-too exciting photos (above and below) from the set of Cuba Gooding Jr.'s next project, Something Whispered, set in 1850, which centers on a man named Samuel (Gooding), who attempts to free his family from institutionalized slavery, intent on escaping from the tobacco plantation they have been forced to call their home for two generations.

Kevin Clash's Accuser Recants Sex Abuse Claim - But Is It Too Late?

  • By Sergio
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  • November 13, 2012 6:35 PM
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There has been a dramatic new development regarding the Kevin Clash sex scandal, that has now turned everything upside down.

On VOD - Snag Films-Distributed Dramedy 'We Made A Movie'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 5:56 PM
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It made its online premiere in mid-September on Snag Films (the parent company of IndieWire), and is also available via several VOD platforms like iTunes, Amazon.com, Vudu, X-Box and others.
More: VOD

Preview Intriguing Feature Doc 'Empire' (The Unintended Consequences Of Dutch Colonialism)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 5:10 PM
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The Empire project is a documentary series from Dutch-American filmmakers Eline Jongsma, Kel O'Neill which centers on what they call the unintended consequences of Dutch colonialism, asking the question: Has colonization brought only misery?

Watch Sci-Fi Adventure Short Film 'Omission' About A Man With The Ability To Absorb Energy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 13, 2012 4:26 PM
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Speaking of black sci-fi... I'm of course referring to Courtney's post last week that generated lots of discussion (read it HERE if you missed it).

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