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David Oyelowo Woos Emayatzy Corinealdi In New Clip From 'Middle Of Nowhere'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 11:05 AM
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EW's got an exclusive clip from Ava DuVernay's acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, which stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley (shot by award-winning DP Bradford Young).

Revealed Storyboards From The Hughes Brothers' 'Akira' Show Reverence To Source Material

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 10:38 AM
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Not that it matters much anymore, since they're no longer attached to helm the movie. But it's Friday, which means slow news day. So here's a look at what could've been... 

Watch 'It's A Man's Man's Man's World' (Animated FIlm On The Life, Career & Times Of James Brown)

  • By Sergio
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  • September 14, 2012 10:05 AM
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As someone once said, the great James Brown was "a force of nature." I can't think of a better definition of who Brown was, and his impact on music. 

Watch Wanuri Kahiu TEDx Forum On Afrofuturism In Popular Culture

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 9:47 AM
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What most resonates with me in watching this 15-minute presentation by Wanuri Kahiu (writer/director of Pumzi) are her comments about the imaginative stories her mother would tell her when she was a child, which she (Wanuri) has now come to realize really were science fiction.

The Making Of 'DR0NE' - Go Behind The Scenes Of The Sci-Fi Web Series Starring Lance Reddick

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 9:18 AM
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Episode 3 won't air for another 2 weeks, so the production team put together and released this 5-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new sci-fi web series, DR0NE, which stars Lance Reddick and Kenneth Choi.

New Season Of 'Trapped In The Closet' Coming This Fall; IFC Teases Promo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 9:23 PM
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Just in case you've forgotten (we told you it was happening)... or hoped it was a dream (it's not)...

Nice! Aunjanue Ellis Joins Damon Gupton In New AMC LaGravenese / Goldwyn Legal Thriller

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 8:36 PM
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Wow! This is definitely one new TV project I'm going to be paying very close attention to.

Daniel Day Lewis Works To Abolish Slavery & Unite Country In First Full Trailer For 'Lincoln'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 7:44 PM
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Not much needs to said here, really. It's a Steven Spielberg historical epic drama (this time centered on Abraham Lincoln), Daniel Day Lewis stars as the title character, and he's joined by Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, and several other revered acting talents like David Oyelowo and Gloria Reuben.

Damon Gupton Takes The Lead As D.A. Adam Powell In New AMC Legal Thriller

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 5:39 PM
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Damon Gupton (The Newsroom, Prime Suspect, Law & Order: Criminal Intent) has landed the lead role in AMC’s untitled Richard LaGravenese and Tony Goldwyn project, described as a legal thriller with major political, personal and ethical stakes.

It Looks Like Morgan Creek's Tupac Biopic Is Still Very Much Alive... (Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 5:09 PM
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Earlier this morning, I posted an entry in rememberance of Tupac Shakur's 1996 death (he died on this day, September 13, 1996, at a Las Vegas hospital, at age 25, 6 days after being fatally shot in a driveby shooting that remains unsolved).

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