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Terry Crews Says He's Returning For Fourth 'Friday' Movie + Cast In 'Scary Movie 5,' 'Cloudy 2'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 11:53 AM
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Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') To Direct Katori Hall's 'HooDoo Love'

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 11:09 AM
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Nina Simone's Biopic Moving Full Speed; Screenwriter Talks Zoe Saldana, Love Story & Challenges

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 25, 2012 10:49 AM
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I just found this interview with Cynthia Mort, screenwriter of the upcoming Nina Simone biopic, which has been the focus on several of our posts in the past two weeks.

Oprah Winfrey Keeps 'Next Chapter' Ratings Momentum Going, Books Jennifer Hudson Sit-Down

  • By Courtney
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  • August 25, 2012 10:34 AM
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Likely buoyed by strong ratings from recent celeb interviews, Oprah Winfrey is continuing along that path.

Salli Richardson Is 'Sultry' Radio Show Host in Lifetime Pilot 'The Secret Lives of Wives'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 24, 2012 9:42 PM
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Salli Richardson is the first star to be cast in Lifetime's one-hour pilot The Secret Lives of Wives. The project, written by Jill Gordon and executive produced by Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz, centers on the lives of four marriages and the real truth behind them.

I'm A Studio... I'm An Indie (Friday Funnies)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 24, 2012 6:57 PM
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Yes, I know they are old (2008 specifically), but since I'm digging through the archives today, and it's Friday, I thought I'd post them again. Still funny 4 years later. And some of you actually may not have seen them when they were initially released. This comedy troupe borrowed from those simple, yet funny "Mac vs. PC" commercials, and created a parody that humorously illuminates the differences between the Hollywood studio system, and the independents.

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)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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?

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