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Jon Michael Hill, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jaiden Kaine, Della Reese Land New TV Roles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 1:22 PM
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Some TV casting news you can use...

Watch 5-Minute Preview Of 'Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer, & Cultural Icon' Debuting 6/23

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 12:18 PM
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Ok, this looks like something I'd definitely want to watch.

New In Theaters - Derek Luke Trumps Anthony Mackie + The Latter's 'Leading Man' Prospects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 22, 2012 11:43 AM
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I didn't care much for either film, but if you had to see one new movie opening this weekend, I'd recommend Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World over Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Trailer Watch: New Short Film 'Nostalgia' Starring Dule Hill

  • By Sergio
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  • June 22, 2012 10:29 AM
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Here's the teaser and the full trailer for the just recently completed short film Nostalgia starring Dule Hill, who you know from the TV series The West Wing and Psych. 

ABFF 2012 Review: Leila Djansi's Emotionally Rich, Thought-Provoking 'Ties That Bind'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 22, 2012 9:30 AM
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If you have seen Leila Djansi’s Sinking Sands (see my review HERE), you would know that the ambitious filmmaker doesn’t shy away from female-driven, heavy and poignant themes that elicit intense emotions.

Toure To Co-Host New Show On MSNBC

  • By Sergio
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  • June 22, 2012 8:34 AM
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Author, cultural critic, TV personality and MSNBC pundit Toure (nee Toure Neblett) has been named as one of the co-hosts for a new MSNBC show The Circle, which premieres next Monday.

Cedric The Entertainer's 'Soul Man' Is TV Land's 2nd Highest-Rated Original Series Debut Ever

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 21, 2012 7:05 PM
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Despite the entire pilot episode of this new Cedric the Entertainer original scripted sit-com for TV Land being made available on the web a full week before its official TV debut, last night's premiere of The Soul Man still managed to pull in 1.9 million viewers during its 10pm time slot (1 million viewers in the adults 25-54 demographic), to make it TV Land's second highest-rated original series debut ever, behind the June 2010 season premiere of Hot in Cleveland.

Lauren London Taking Over For Tia Mowry In 'The Game.' Pooch Hall's Replacement Sought

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 21, 2012 5:53 PM
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Lauren London will reportedly join the cast of BET's mega comedy hit, The Game, as a series regular, in its upcoming 6th season.

2012 ABFF Exclusive Video: Christian Keyes & LeToya Luckett Talk Rom-Com 'Note To Self'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 21, 2012 5:13 PM
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Christian Keyes (Dysfunctional Friends) and LeToya Luckett (The Preacher's Kid) are in South Beach, Miami this weekend to provide a sneak peek at the ongoing American Black Film Festival of their upcoming romantic comedy Note To Self.

LAFF 2012 Review: What 'LUV' Says About Manhood, or the Lack Thereof

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • June 21, 2012 5:03 PM
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Writer/director Sheldon Candis’ first feature is a gutsy Baltimore drama centered on 11-year-old Woody (Michael Rainey Jr.), a fatherless youth who gets a lesson in the hard-knock life from his hustler Uncle Vincent (Common).

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