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Tyrese & Ludacris Learn Why They're Still Part Of The 'Fast & Furious' Franchise...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 6:25 PM
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If you subscribe to director Justin Lin's YouTube channel, YOMYOMF, you'd know that he's been posting some humorous behind-the-scenes footage from the set of Fast & Furious 6, the 6th film in the successful franchise featuring dudes, chicks, and lots of fast cars. Principal photography officially begun late last month, and the film is scheduled for a May 24, 2013 release.

ABC Teams With Will & Jada Pinkett Smith (Overbrook) For 'High Octane Pandemic Thriller'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 6:09 PM
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About a 1 1/2 months ago, we announced that Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and James Lassiter (via their Overbrook Entertainment) had teamed up with J. Michael Straczynski and his new media company, Studio JMS, to produce a new television series, which was said to be in development.

Inside A Hollywood Studio Movie Marketer’s Playbook

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 5:41 PM
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Researching for a future post, I stumbled upon this 2009 lengthy article in The New Yorker titled, The Cobra: Inside a movie marketer’s playbook, which gives the reader an insider's look at how film studio marketing departments operate (excerpts below).

Watch Provocative Found Footage Short Thriller 'Details' (Social Networking Stalking)

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  • August 24, 2012 3:46 PM
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It's Friday... no news as usual. So how about a short and a survey?

Preview - 'Stolen Seas' (On How Victims Become Villains & Other Untold Stories Of Somali Piracy)

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  • August 24, 2012 2:51 PM
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Here's another Somali piracy film; this one from director Thymaya Payne, titled Stolen Seas.

Debbie Allen Wants To Reboot 'A Different World'

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  • August 24, 2012 1:38 PM
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If the below tweets she posted to her Twitter followers are any indication...

Oprah Winfrey, TV Guide Count Down Most Iconic & Memorable Oprah Show Moments

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  • August 24, 2012 12:52 PM
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From the press release from OWN (watch a preview below)...

Watch: 2 New Clips From 'Toys In The Attic' w/ Forest Whitaker As A Teddy Bear

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:36 PM
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Starring the voices of Forest Whitaker (as Teddy), Joan Cusack (as Madame Curie) and Carey Elwes (as Sir Handsome), Toys in the Attic, combines multiple forms of animation, is set in a magical world of toys and knick-knacks, stored in the attic of a home in Prague during the Cold War era.

Trailer - Isaiah Washington, Garcelle Beauvais In David E. Talbert’s 'Suddenly Single'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 12:13 PM
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Coming to DVD, and digital download on September 4th is David E. Talbert’s Suddenly Single, which stars Isaiah Washington and Garcelle Beauvais, in a work that's based on Talbert' stage play in which a married woman suddenly finds herself single after her husband reveals that he's in love with another woman.

Tracee Ellis Ross Explains Her Sudden 'Reed Between The Lines' Departure

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 11:37 AM
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"It was that BET hadn't decided if they were picking up the show yet or not [...] During that time when they didn't know, I was offered a really amazing pilot for NBC, and BET graciously allowed me to go and do it [...] Then the timing got complicated and there was a need to move forward. [BET] had to figure out how to deal without me because I wasn't available. But it's not because I wanted to leave."

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