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Exclusive: Andy Mundy-Castle ('The Fade') Teaming w/ 'Full Monty' Producer For Supernatural Thriller

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 6:05 PM
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Newly-Formed Black Hollywood Collaborative Looks to Harness the Power of the Black Film Community

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • October 22, 2012 5:52 PM
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Last week SAGIndie National Director Darrien Gipson, AFI Fest Director Jacqueline Lyanga, and Blackhouse Foundation Chair Brickson Diamond hosted an intimate event to unite influential black filmmakers, festival programmers, studio executives, agents, managers, and others in a way that will hopefully get more movies made.  

'Southern Wild' Wins Major London Film Fest Award And Does Impressive U.K. B.O. Biz

  • By Sergio
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  • October 22, 2012 5:44 PM
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This won't make bell hooks happy, but Beasts of the Southern Wild won a major award at the BFI London Film Festival, and pulled in some excellent results in its London theatrical debut.

Watch Episodes 1 & 2 Of New Black Superhero Web Series 'CV Nation'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 5:10 PM
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Check out episode 1 and 2 of this new superhero web series titled CV Nation, created by DeWayne Copeland and Scott F. Evans.

Showtime Renews 'Homeland' For 3rd Season (12 New Episodes Ordered)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 4:24 PM
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Assuming nothing happens to his character on the show (the youngest director of the Counterterrorist Center at the CIA, David Estes), Brit thespian David Harewood will see another year of employment as one of the hit series' cast members. 

Director Of 'The Help' In Talks To Direct James Brown Biopic; What Happened To Spike Lee's Film?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 4:01 PM
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Well... First Spike Lee spent years trying to get his Jackie Robinson project financed and produced (unsuccessfully), only to eventually watch Legendary Pictures and Brian Helgeland launch their own Jackie Robinson picture with Chadwick Boseman starring (scheduled to be released in 2013).

Feature Film Version Of André Robert Lee's 'Prep School Negro' To Screen At DOC NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 3:35 PM
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The feature-length version of a film we first introduced you to way back in 2009, the first year of this site's existence, will be screened at the DOC NYC festival next month.

Held Over For 1 More Week Due To Popular Demand: Watch 'Soft Focus' (S&A Challenge Winner)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 2:45 PM
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That's right! You've got another week to watch if you haven't yet, or want to see it again.

David Banner Joins Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Playing Forest Whitaker's Father

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 2:20 PM
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A late addition, David Banner has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler, which is currently shooting in New Orleans.

Watch Poignant 'The Strangely Normal' (Short Film From 'Grey's Anatomy' Newbie Jerrika Hinton)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 1:50 PM
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Jerrika Hinton joined the cast of this season's Grey's Anatomy, playing new intern Stephanie, in what will be a recurring role during the series' 9th season on ABC.

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