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Cedric The Entertainer Developing Project With Kevin Hart, Tom Hanks + Talks 'Barbershop 3'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:46 AM
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In the July 2 interview below with DJ Whoo Kid, Cedric The Entertainer talks about his new show on TV Land, Soul Man (my thoughts and your thoughts on the new series HERE), the music and film business, and during the course of the conversation, reveals that he and Kevin Hart have been looking for projects to work on together, and have seemingly settled on one that they are developing with Tom Hanks' production company, Playtone Productions.

New Images From Experimental Drama 'Hogtown' Set During 1919 Chicago Race Riots

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 6, 2012 9:30 AM
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Here's a project that Sergio first profiled back in April; an experimental black-and-white feature film set during the 1919 Chicago race riots that we're curious about and eagerly anticipating.
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Review - Chris Rock, July Delpy Star In '2 Days In New York' (Familiar But Still Engaging)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:21 AM
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It becomes available on VOD today... my review:

iROKOtv Founder Jason Njoku Explains How & Why He Created The So-Called "Netflix Of Africa"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 6, 2012 9:14 AM
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Speaking with CNN's Marketplace Africa, Nigerian-Brit entrepreneur Jason Njoku reveals the circumstances that led to him securing $8 million in funding from U.S.-based hedge fund Tiger Global, for iROKO Partners, an internet film-subscription service that exclusively provides Nollywood film and music content to thousands of customers worldwide.
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Review - Morgan Freeman Looks Bored In The Sterile 'The Magic Of Belle Isle'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2012 9:08 AM
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It opens in theaters today... my review:

Kandyse McClure Joins Cast Of Netflix Original Series 'Hemlock Grove'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 6, 2012 8:57 AM
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Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica, Arctic Air) is the latest addition to the roster of the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove, an adaptation of series co-writer Brian McGreevy's goth horror novel of the same name.

First-Look At Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Indie Heist Thriller 'Empire State' (Based On True Story)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 5, 2012 7:39 PM
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Back in January of this year, Tambay announced Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's attachment to the heist flick Empire State. The film, which also stars Liam Hemsworth, Emma Roberts, Nikki Reed and Michael Angarano, is based on true events that took place in 1982.
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Jennifer Hudson's Fiance David Otunga Will Make Acting Debut w/ Halle Berry in 'The Hive'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • July 5, 2012 6:56 PM
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"Big congratulations to my fiance @DavidOtunga in his 1st movie role with Halle berry in 'The Hive'."

Trailer Watch for U.K. Made Short 'The Third Choice'

  • By Sergio
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  • July 5, 2012 6:13 PM
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Here's the trailer for the made in the U.K. "dramedy" short film The Third Choice, made by 20 year old black British filmmaker Moses Ssebandeke,  which will make its premiere on August 26th at the Southwark Playhouse in London.

Comic-Con Poster For 'The Walking Dead' Gives A Bit More Michonne & Her Zombie Pets

  • By Courtney
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  • July 5, 2012 6:05 PM
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