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First Look At, And New Info On John Akomrah's 'Peripeteia' (Based On 16th Century Dürer Painting)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 10:16 AM
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One of several S&A 2012 Toronto Interntational Film Festival highlights... British/Ghanaian filmmaker John Akomfrah's latest work, titled Peripeteia. 

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett ('Misfits') Headlines Cult Conspiracy 6-Part Drama Series 'Utopia'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 9:57 AM
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Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) has been cast alongside Paul Higgins, Alexandra Roach and Neil Maskell to headline an ensemble cast for a new C4 6-part, 6-hour series titled Utopia.

Watch Episode 2 Of New Docu-Series From Black Public Media - 'Ask A Muslim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 15, 2012 9:40 AM
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BlackPublicMedia.org and the National Black Programming Consortium present their first episode of the new Ask A Muslim series.

Trailer Watch - Gabourey Sidibe In 'Seven Psychopaths'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 15, 2012 12:53 AM
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Here's the trailer for writer/director Martin McDonagh's violent action comedy, Seven Psychopaths, which will premiere as a Midnight Madness selection at the Toronto International Film Festival, next month, before it opens threatically on October 12.

Trailer: Feature Doc '9.79*' (1988 Olympic 100m Final That Resulted In Ben Johnson's Gold Medal Strip)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 8:43 PM
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Sheryl Lee Ralph Will Play Jennifer Hudson's Mother In NBC's 'Smash'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 7:59 PM
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Following the June announcement that Jennifer Hudson will be joining the cast of NBC's musical drama Smash, in a multi-episode arc for next season, comes news that Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast to play her mother on the series, Vulture learned earlier today.

Blair Underwood Signs Major Development/Talent Deal w/ NBC/Universal TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 7:18 PM
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The second noteworthy TV development deal announced today; the first was between producer Debra Martin Chase and ABC Studios (read that post HERE).

In Mozambican Drama 'Virgin Margarida,' Prostitutes Are Sent To Re-Education Camps To Become 'New'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 6:54 PM
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From Mozambique comes drector Licinio Azevedo's Virgem Margarida (Virgin Margarida) - a feature film, set in 1975, as revolution sweeps the streets of its capital Maputo, ridding it of prostitutes and other so-called *undersirables*. The women are then sent to re-education camps, to become "new women." However, unfortunately for her, 16-year-old Margarida is mistakenly taken; the problem is she's a virgin. The film tells her story.

Ava DuVernay's 'Middle Of Nowhere' Will Make International Debut At TIFF + Other Familiar Titles

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 5:44 PM
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Trailer v2 For Lance Reddick's Dark, Futuristic Web Series 'DR0NE' (Now w/ New Footage)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 14, 2012 4:55 PM
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Here's your second look at the anticipated dark, futuristic web series previously titled The 117, and now called DR0NE with an intentional zero, not the letter "O."

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