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Donald Faison Is Doctor Gravity In 'Kick-Ass' Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 2:32 PM
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Donald Faison is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of the sequel to 2010's Kick-Ass, to play a character named Doctor Gravity.

Watch Now: Isaac Julien's Momentous, Impressionistic Work 'Looking For Langston'

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  • August 8, 2012 2:01 PM
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A Conversation w/ Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Fest Founder Floyd A. B. Rance III

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 1:12 PM
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Established in 2000, Run & Shoot Filmworks is a national transmedia company that creates innovative content across all forms of media, including television, digital, feature films, music programming, commercials, events, and original photography.

Preview New Season Of ESPN's '30 For 30' Film Series (Docs On Ben Johnson, Bo Jackson, Broke Athletes In Lineup)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 12:11 PM
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It's baaaack! ESPN Films critically-acclaimed (Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning) 30 for 30 film series returns for a second season.

Meta Golding Will Be Throat-Ripping Enobaria In 'Catching Fire'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 11:51 AM
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Haitian-American actress Meta Golding has been cast in Lionsgate’s upcoming Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, playing Enobaria, a former career tribute from District 2, known for the brutal way she came to win The Hunger Games.

Wrapping Up The Inaugural Blackstar Film Festival In Philly...

  • By Phill Branch
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  • August 8, 2012 11:27 AM
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The inaugural Blackstar Film Festival went down in Philly this past weekend under the direction of Maori Karmael Holmes.

Shadow & Act One On One With Carmen Ejogo On Her Work In 'Sparkle' & Upcoming Projects

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • August 8, 2012 11:06 AM
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After the press screening of the film Sparkle, Shadow and Act was able to participate in a roundtable, as well as individual interviews with cast and crew, at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly HIlls, California. During these sessions, we captured the inside story on the films mission, insights about the storylines, and valuable information from the producers, cast, and of the project.

Imagine Entertainment Developing Pelé Biopic For Release Before 2014 World Cup

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 10:32 AM
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Arguably the greatest footballer of all time, Pelé - born Edison Arantes do Nascimento - will be the subject of a scripted feature film backed by Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment, based on a recommendation by New York Cosmos soccer club chairman Paul Kemsley, who owns the life story rights to  Pelé.

South Africa's Fineline Productions Wants To Discover & Develop Black Filmmakers (Call For Projects)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 10:09 AM
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Earlier this year, South African Fineline Productions received funding from the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) to develop and produce annual feature films - R6m for three years (or about $730,000).

Netflix Streaming Finds: Season 1 Of 'Hell On Wheels' (Common) & Season 1 Of 'Alphas' (Malik Yoba)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 8, 2012 9:16 AM
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In case you didn't already know, Netflix is now streaming the first seasons of two TV shows we've highlighted on this blog - which co-star Common and Malik Yoba - especially as both embark on second seasons (one already started).

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