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Samuel L. Jackson To Ask Voters To 'Wake The F@#% Up' For Obama

  • By Sergio
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  • September 15, 2012 1:43 PM
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The ad hasn't premiered yet and people are already asking that it not be shown.

Hollywood & Crime: Byron Allen Facing $35 Million Lawsuit In Sammy Davis, Jr Life Rights Battle

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 15, 2012 12:05 PM
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  • 1 Comment
I haven't done one of these Hollywood & Crime posts in some time; although I don't know if I'd say that a *crime* has been committed here; that's for a court to decide.

JB Smoove Joins Cast Of Larry David's HBO Movie 'Clear History'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 15, 2012 10:57 AM
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It should be no surprise to anyone who's a devoted fan (like me) of Larry David's HBO comedy series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, that the show's regular supporting player JB Smoove, has joined the cast of David's HBO movie, Clear History, set to start shooting this fall in Massachussetts.

Terry Crews Joins Cast Of Netflix Series 'Arrested Development'

  • By Sergio
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  • September 14, 2012 9:46 PM
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  • 13 Comments
Man, that Terry Crews is one hard working actor. Not only is he a regular on HBO's The Newsroom and TBS' Are We There Yet?  he's now joined the cast for the new season of the comedy series Arrested Development which has been revived by Netflix and currently in production.

Everything Is Connected In New Poster For 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 4:00 PM
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I suppose the bigger the character's head, the more significant their role :)

Salim and Mara Brock Akil Will Tackle 'Abandonment Issues' With Paramount Pictures

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 3:36 PM
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And the beat doesn't stop for the husband/wife team Salim and Mara Brock Akil, who have made a deal with Paramount Pictures to write (Mara) and direct (Salim) a new project titled Abandonment Issues.

Jesse L. Martin Joins Cast Of 'Smash' In Recurring Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 2:30 PM
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Well, it's not the Marvin Gaye project he's been trying to make for years now, but Jesse L. Martin is returning to NBC's musical drama series Smash, in a recurring role as Scott Welker, an Artistic Director of a theater company, who has some history with characters on the show, and may even get involved with Debra Messing’s character Julia.

'War Witch' Director On Racism In Global Film Distribution + Star Actress' Current Life Struggles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 2:15 PM
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Some worthwhile pieces of info - one that shouldn't really surprise you, and another that also may not be surprising, but is even more upsetting, but hopeful.

Watch 'The Search' (Season 2, Episode 4 Of 'Awkward Black Girl')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 1:12 PM
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  • 42 Comments
Watch season 2, episode 4 of Awkward Black Girl starring Issa Rae below, which debuted yesterday; it's titled The Search, in which J finally decides to search for a new job, but just when things are looking up, White Jay throws a curveball.

New Docu-series 'The Houstons: On Our Own' Premieres October 17, After 1-Hour Special

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 14, 2012 12:45 PM
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A 1-hour special titled Remembering Whitney will air October 17, 8pm to 9pm; followed by the first episode of the new docu-series The Houstons: On Our Own, from 9pm to 10pm.

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