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Jill Scott Is Cool With Zoe Saldana Playing Nina Simone (Well, That Is If....)

  • By Sergio
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  • October 1, 2012 11:49 PM
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Yet another development in the endless controversy of the year.

Aretha Franklin Says Taylor Hackford Is Directing Biopic, They're Fine-tuning Treatment, Casting

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 9:43 PM
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'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Actors Ruled Ineligible For SAG Awards + What This Could Mean

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 9:05 PM
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  • 15 Comments
THR reports that the cast of this years indie critical darling Beasts of the Southern Wild, which Fox Searchlight has been positioning as an awards season contender, has been ruled ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Summit Entertainment Releases First TV Spot For Tyler Perry's 'Alex Cross'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 7:58 PM
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Seems like it's been a while since this has been in the news (our last post was in June, and it received almost 100 comments). But in case you've forgotten... Alex Cross opens this month - less than 3 weeks from now actually, so, as long as Summt Entertainment goes the press screenings route, expect reviews to start coming in very soon.

Watch New Clip From Brit Urban Action/Drama 'Victim' (On DVD/Blu-ray Today)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 7:13 PM
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It was released in the UK June, earlier this year, although it has yet to travel. If any of our UK readers saw it, please share your thoughts.

If You Prefer Surprises, You May Not Want To Watch This 'Cloud Atlas' Clip...

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 6:57 PM
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I haven't seen the movie, so maybe this isn't as much of a spoiler as I think it is. But I thought I'd mention this just in case, and I'd still say that if you don't prefer surprises, maybe you shouldn't watch the clip, which helps audiences connect the dots between the different narratives.

On-Set Photo Of Gugu Mbatha-Raw As 'Belle' Filming On The 'Isle of Man'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 6:39 PM
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It's not the best image, but it'll do for now, as the project begun principal photography exactly a week ago, September 24, on the Isle of Man.

Skate Soccer Doc Becomes Most Successful Kickstarter Film By An African Production Company

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 5:17 PM
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Directed by Eddie Edwards, and produced by Steven Markovitz (he also produced Viva Riva!, will produce Djo Munga's next feature, as well as Wanuri Kahiu's, and is behind initiatives like ImagiNations, and African Metropolis), Rollaball is a feature-length documentary, currently in production, about Ghana’s skate soccer team, the Rolling Rockets, who play a skateboard-inspired version of soccer adapted to suit their disability.

T.J. Holmes' New BET Series 'Don't Sleep' Premieres Tonight! Will You Be Tuning In?

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 4:56 PM
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One of BET Networks' new fall series, Don't Sleep!, hosted by T. J. Holmes, will make its debut TONIGHT, Monday, October 1 from 11-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

First Looks At Halle Berry, Terrence Howard In Ensemble Comedy 'Movie 43'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 1, 2012 4:30 PM
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Here's your first look at an ensemble project we first wrote about on the old S&A site in 2010, which is currently scheduled for a release in January 2013.

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