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Acclaimed Documentary 'An African Election' To Premiere On TV Nationally On October 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 3:53 PM
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UPDATE: VH-1 Pulls 'Ev & Ocho' Reality Show After Arrest

  • By Sergio
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  • August 13, 2012 3:05 PM
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So let me see if I got this straight, and anyone who's addicted to reality shows I'm sure will correct me.

Icarus Films Acquires Six Classic Jean Rouch Films For North American Distribution

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 3:04 PM
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Wesley Snipes Wanted For 'Expendables 3' (What Else Is On His Post-Prison Slate?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 2:29 PM
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“We’ve approached Clint Eastwood to be one of the guys, we’ve got a character in mind for him. We’re talking to Harrison Ford. [And we want] Wesley Snipes when he comes back from prison. I’ll give you one more name, we’ve got Nicolas Cage to play [one of the characters].”

Maria Howell Cast As Seeder In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 1:55 PM
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She's the 3rd new actor of African descent to join the cast of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - E. Roger Mitchell has been cast as troublemaker Chaff, and Meta Golding has been cast as Enobaria.

Preview Dramedy 'Homecoming' - 5 College Friends Reunite For Homecoming Weekend

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 1:35 PM
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From writer/director Eugene Ashe, comes Homecoming, a featue film that premiered at this year’s Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, which ended over the weekend.

Novelized Version Of 'Sparkle' Published & Available For Sale

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 1:12 PM
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As was revealed in June, Howard Rosenman, the producer and co-writer of the original Sparkle movie, as well as exec producer of the 2012 remake sold the book rights to the film to Simon & Schuster, several months ago. The plan of course was to release a novelization of the movie, which has already been adapted, and is on the market for purchase.

This Week in Black Television: THE CLOSER Ends, GRIMM Returns, and Tyler James Williams stars on GO ON

  • By Curtis Caesar John
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  • August 13, 2012 12:57 PM
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A little twist on the column this week as I preview shows that are coming out this week such as the series finale of The Closer and debut of spinoff series Major Crimes as well the very early season return of Grimm and the lackluster treatment of Black characters on Falling Skies and the primetime return of Tyler James Williams.

New In USA Theaters This Week: 'Sparkle' Revived & A Funny Thing Happens On The Way To Rehab

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 12:28 PM
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Thoughts On Debut Of Chris Rock-Produced 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 13, 2012 11:36 AM
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