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Antonia Thomas Joins Cast Of 'Northern Soul' - On 1960s Music, Dance Movement (Watch Promo)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 10:31 AM
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Misfits star Antonia Thomas revealed in an interview this week with the Next Now Next blog that she'll be co-starring in an upcoming feature film on the Northern Soul dance music and dance movement that emerged, initially in Northern England in the late 1960s.

'Kirikou And The Men And Women' Gets A Glossy Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:52 AM
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A quick recap... the pint-sized Senegalese hero Kirikou is returning for yet another animated adventure titled Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes (Kirikou And The Men And Women) - this, however, will be the first film in the franchise to be produced in stereoscopic 3D, a format French director Michel Ocelot used for the first time on Tales of the Night (2011).

Idris Elba's 'How Clubbing Changed the World' (Counter Cultural Movement To Multi-Billion Dollar Business)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:34 AM
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No trailer that I coud find on Channel 4's website unfortunately; or it could be that it's only available for UK audiences; but here are the details... (at the bottom of this post, you'll find the first 3 1/2 minutes of 2011's How Hip Hop Changed The World, whose success influenced the production of this upcoming 2-hour doc, How Clubbing Changed the World. It may be a glimpse at what to expect with this sequel).

Arsenio Hall Talk Show A Definite Go For Fall 2013

  • By Sergio
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  • August 10, 2012 9:28 AM
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We've reported before about Arsenio Hall's return to late night TV with a new syndicated talk show. But now it's a definite go, to premiere in the fall of 2013

New In USA Theaters This Weekend - '2 Days In New York' & 'Red Hook Summer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 10, 2012 9:05 AM
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Both make their theatrical debuts this weekend - although 2 Days In New York has been available as a VOD rental for about a month now, meaning some of you likely have already seen it.

New African & Latino Diaspora Theater & Entertainment Center Launches Pre-opening Celebration

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 9, 2012 9:50 PM
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Located in W 116th Street in Harlem, the African and Latino Diaspora theater and entertainment center MIST (My Image Studios), will have its official opening late September. We'll be covering MIST as its grand opening nears.

Olympic Gold Medal Winner Sanya Richards-Ross Signs Up For Reality TV Show On WE

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 8:22 PM
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And so it begins...

What Is Idris Elba Doing With These Guys? (Esquire's Next-Gen Hollywood Stars List)

  • By Sergio
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  • August 9, 2012 8:01 PM
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The September issue of Esquire magazine's cover story is about the next generation of Hollywood actors headed for stardom, in which they list Idris Elba among them.

Watch Touching Preview for Doc 'We of the Saya' About Marginalized Afro-Bolivian Community

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 9, 2012 7:58 PM
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The Bolivian feature documentary We of the Saya (Nosotros los de la Saya) successfully completed its funding via Kickstarter last month. Directed/produced by Sisa Bueno of Dominican and Cuban descent, the doc follows a marginalized Afro-Bolivian community led by a farmer with political aspirations to empower these descendants of African slaves, who arrived in Bolivia four centuries ago.

'About Last Night' All-Black Cast Remake (Hart, Ealy, Hall) Gets A New Title And Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2012 6:13 PM
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What we already know: Screen Gems is remaking the 1986 rom-com, About Last Night, and Kevin Hart was the first actor to be cast in the project that centers on a man and woman who try to have a romantic affair, but are hindered by their own personal problems, as well as the interference of their disapproving friends.

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