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7-City Casting Call Begins For 'The Hero,' Dwayne Johnson's New Action-Packed TNT Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 2:27 PM
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Exactly 1 month ago, we reported the news that TNT had ordered a season of a new series titled The Hero, that will be hosted and executive produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, along with his producing partner, Dany Garcia.

Dennis Haysbert, Ernie Hudson, Bill Duke Shooting Werewolf Outbreak Feature Thriller In NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 1:59 PM
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Earlier this week, actor Dennis Haysbert posted the following message to his Twitter page:

The Ongoing Trouble With 'Scandal' And Why It's Starting To Lose Me As A Viewer

  • By Tanya Steele
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  • October 5, 2012 1:06 PM
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  • 154 Comments
Like you, I watched the first two episodes of Season Two of 'Scandal'. The production values are higher. The style of the show is handled much better. Olivia Pope, at least, in the first episode, felt stronger. She was making decisions and leading the charge.

Oprah Passed On Masturbating Maid Role In 'Paperboy' + Lee Daniels On What He Owes Blacks

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 12:29 PM
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All the behind-the-scenes reports on this film are maybe more interesting than the film itself, or at least give you some idea of just how much of a spectacle it is. 

A&E Networks Orders Feature Doc On End Of Apartheid In South Africa, For 2013 Global Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 11:49 AM
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History, formerly known as The History Channel (a property of A&E Networks), has ordered a feature documentary about the end of apartheid in South Africa, which will be broadcast internationally in 2013.
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Hey Africa, 'The Steve Harvey Show' Is Coming To You Soon!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 11:16 AM
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Those in the US should know that the show is apparently doing quite well with its target audience; and now it's heading the the Motherland.

Confirming The Roles Taye Diggs & Trey Songz Will Play In 'Baggage Claim'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:58 AM
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Ozwald Boateng Is Much Cooler Than You... Or New Release Trailer For 'A Man's Story' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:38 AM
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As already announced, we now have official USA theatrical opening cities and theater locations for A Man's Story, the highly-anticipated Ozwald Boateng documentary, which is now set to be released in the USA on November 2nd.

Watch Teaser Trailer For First Ever Scripted Movie About Tupac

  • By Sergio
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  • October 5, 2012 10:29 AM
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You know, we over here at S & A are, of course, constantly bombarded with requests from filmmakers to post something about their latest film, hoping to get the word out. Sometimes we do, and sometimes we don't.

Matthew Cherry's 'The Last Fall' Gets Official Theatrical Playdates, New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 5, 2012 10:22 AM
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Announced at the 2012 American Black Film Festival, where the film screened, Matthew Cherry's family drama, The Last Fall, was been acquired by Image Entertainment (which you may recall was acquired by Bob Johnson's RLJ) in a deal that included all non-theatrical North American rights (DVD, VOD, Digital Download, etc).

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