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Watch Michelle Obama And Gabby Douglas Together On 'The Tonight Show'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 14, 2012 1:30 PM
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Believe or not, I was hesitant to post this at first because it wasn't about BLACK CINEMA, but then I realized, why not? As if that has stopped me before. And what's wrong with some positivity?

Vernee Watson, Tom Wright Will Be Echo Kellum's Parents On New Fox Series 'Ben And Kate'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 1:15 PM
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Vernee Watson and Tom Wright have booked recurring roles on Fox's new comedy series Ben and Kate, which stars Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon as a sister and brother who are exact opposites: Ben is an over-the-top dreamer, while younger sister Kate is a single mother trying to make ends meet as a bar manager.

Out On Blu-ray Today - 'New Jack City' ('Rock-a-bye-baby!')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 12:45 PM
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Your wait is officially over! New Jack City is now available on Blu-ray, in a 1-disc package.

Preview 'Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin' (What They Didn't Teach You In History Class)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 12:16 PM
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From author, radio and director Tariq Nasheed, comes the documentary, Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph Of Melanin, a sequel to last year's Hidden Colors: The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal, Moor, and African Descent.

John Akomrah's Next Project 'Peripeteia' (Based On 16th century Painting) To Premiere At Toronto

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 11:45 AM
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It was in March that we alerted you to British/Ghanaian filmmaker John Akomfrah's latest work since last year's The Nine Muses - discussed and reviewed it on the old S&A site HERE.

Spike Lee's 'Bad 25' To Screen At Toronto Film Festival And Future Plans

  • By Sergio
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  • August 14, 2012 11:40 AM
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We already posted that Spike Lee's Bad 25 - his new documentary about the making and lasting impact of Michael Jackson's Bad album, which first was released 25 years ago this month - would make its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
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Erykah Badu, Roger Guenveur Smith To Star In Adaptation Of Art World Thriller 'Maker Of Saints'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 10:57 AM
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Erykah Badu and Roger Guenveur Smith are attached to star in an adaptation of author Thulani Davis' novel, Maker Of Saints, from a script adapted by Thulani Davis and Joy Lusco Kecken, and to be directed by Gary Grieg.

Robert De Niro Asks 50 Cent To 'Snort The F*****g Line' In New 'Freelancers' Red-Band Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 10:20 AM
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On-Set Photo Shows Production For F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. Film Is Underway (Pic)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 9:49 AM
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It looks like F. Gary Gray has his cast for the his upcoming NWA project, Straight Outta Compton - another one of those "in limbo" biopics I wrote about a little bit ago that's apparently now on its way to becoming realized, if the above photo is any indication.

Jamie Foxx Will Direct A Short Film Under Ron Howard's Tutelage For Project Imaginat10n

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 9:26 AM
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced today the first photography-inspired film festival in history, aligning with five artists/creators who will direct short films under the tutelage of Ron Howard.
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