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Michael Jai White Talks Fantasy Series 'Métal Hurlant Chronicles' + Debut Date Announced

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 1:20 PM
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Announced at the last MIPCom (the annual TV and entertainment market held in Cannes in October) in 2011, Michael Jai White co-stars (alongside Rutger Hauer, Scott Adkins, Joe Flanigan and James Marsters) in a live-action TV series adaptation of the Métal Hurlant Chronicles fantasy comics magazine.

Kenyan Director Hawa Essuman Wins Director’s Eye €25,000 Prize For Supernatural Drama 'Djin'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 12:39 PM
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More kudos to Kenyan filmmaker Hawa Essuman's supernatural screenplay titled Djin, which has won the Director’s Eye prize at the 9th African Film Festival of Cordoba (Spain); the award comes with 25,000 euro (or about $32,600) to be used in development.

Cinedigm Bringing Digital Cinema To The Caribbean; Announces Large Scale Deployment

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 12:08 PM
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This is worth noting, as you might recall a report we posted last December that said film/celluloid projection could be a thing os the past by the end of 2015, as the world's theater industry would be entirely digital in the next 3 years.

Preview Award-Winning South African Drama About Curses & Secrets: 'Uhlanga: The Mark'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 11:47 AM
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The trailer could be tighter, but I'm digding the images in front of me, and there's enough intrigue here that I'd like to check out the film in full.

Idris Elba Goes To S. Africa To Shoot 'Mandela,' Directs Music Video As Well (Behind The Scenes)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 11:20 AM
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He's doing a good job of keeping his Nelson Mandela project under-wraps, even as production has been underway for a bit. Little info has surfaced about it, so we've had really nothing of substance to report. 
More: Idris Elba

Pics & Footage From Doc 'Black Sun' (2 Black Astrophysicists Who Chase Total Solar Eclipses)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:54 AM
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Here's an update on a feature project we first alerted you to in April, when it launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 for production.

Sundance Will Return To London In 2013 And 2014

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:31 AM
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Brits got to taste Sundance for the first time this year; apparently it was successful/encouraging enough that the Sundance Institute has announced a 2nd and 3rd year of Sundance London.

In Defense Of Tyler Perry's 'Alex Cross,' A Critique Of The Source Material (The Real Culprit)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 22, 2012 10:10 AM
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Given this weekend's lackluster box office results for Tyler Perry's entry into action-hero movie territory, I thought I'd revisit this 2010 entry I posted on the old S&A site, which broke down James Patterson's I, Alex Cross, the novel that, at the time, we believed would be the source material for the film that opened on Friday.

My Interview With RZA - How To Be A Film Director In Five Easy Steps

  • By Sergio
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  • October 21, 2012 11:07 PM
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O.K. so I admit that title is maybe just a tad misleading. It takes a lot more than five and it sure isn’t easy to say the least.

AMC Networks & DISH Reach Settlement; Subscribers Can Watch 'The Walking Dead' Tonight

  • By Courtney
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  • October 21, 2012 7:05 PM
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DISH customers can rejoice now, as AMC is back on DISH. Which means, you'll be able to watch tonight's all-new episode of The Walking Dead at 9PM EST.

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