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Cannes 2012: Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson Join Ensemble Cast Dramedy "Lullaby"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 9:34 AM
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Terrence Howard and Jennifer Hudson are 2 members of an ensemble cast dramedy titled Lullaby; they'll be joined by Garrett Hedlund, Amy Adams, Richard Jenkins, and Jessica Brown Findlay in a project that Radiant Films is shopping to foreign buyers at the Marche du Film in Cannes.

Watch: Teaser For "Skyfall" Promises Guns, Explosions, Women, International Locations. What Else?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 8:34 AM
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The first teaser trailer for the next 007 flick, this one directed by Sam Mendes, titled Skyfall, due in theaters November 19.

Cannes 2012: Evan Ross Film Project Being Shopped At Cannes

  • By Sergio
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  • May 21, 2012 8:18 AM
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A new independent film drama titled Overture, to be toplined by Evan Ross, is currently being shopped to potential investors and distributors at the Cannes Film Festival by the filmakers of the project.

ABFF 2012 Preview: Short Film Selection "Busted On Brigham Lane"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • May 20, 2012 5:24 PM
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After successfully raising money for her short Busted On Brigham Lane last year, filmmaker Talibah L. Newman's film is now a finalist in the American Black Film Festival's HBO short film competition.

New York Times Profiles Cinematographer Bradford Young

  • By Sergio
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  • May 20, 2012 2:15 PM
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O.K. granted, they may be a day late and a dollar short, but it's still always nice to be noticed. Even when you're late to the game.

Weekend B.O. May 18-20 (Rihanna Fails To Knock Over Avengers)

  • By Sergio
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  • May 20, 2012 12:38 PM
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Not even Battleship with the awesome, blinding force of power known to the world and the cosmos as Rihanna could beat The Avengers this weekend. Once again the Marvel film was No.1 this weekend, while Battleship underperformed, making some $10 million less than what most film box office analysts had predicted.

Gloria Reuben In Tina Fey's Comedy "Admission" For Focus Features

  • By Sergio
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  • May 19, 2012 1:52 PM
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It's been a while, at least for me, since I've seen Gloria Reuben, since her days as a regular on NBC's ER. But that doesn't mean she hasn't been hard at work.

Comedian Deon Cole To Exec Produce And Host "Black Box" For TBS

  • By Sergio
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  • May 19, 2012 1:30 PM
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Stand up comedian Deon Cole will co-exec produce (with Conan O' Brien) and star in the upcoming unscripted comedy show Deon Cole's Black Box for TBS cable network, starting in 2013.

Cannes 2012 - Film London Greenlights London-Set Illegal Immigrant Thriller By Brit-Nigerian Writer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 19, 2012 12:23 PM
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Catching up on all relevant Cannes Film Festival/Market news this morning as you can tell... finally a day to sift through the deluge of info I've received over the last week.

"Kentucky Fried Chicken!" - Every Line of Dialogue Rihanna Says in "Battleship"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 19, 2012 11:38 AM
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Hah! It's Saturday, so why not... and after you read this, if you haven't already, read my post on director Peter Berg's lengthy explanation on his decision to cast her in the film (despite reservations) HERE.

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