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Sanaa Lathan To Reprise Role As Maid-Turned-Movie Star In Lynn Nottage's 'Vera Stark'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 6:53 PM
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Last we wrote about this, theater producer Elizabeth I. McCann had acquired rights to the Lynn Nottage Off -Broadway play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (which starred Sanaa Lathan), with an eye towards a Broadway debut this year. 

Preview French Guyanese Illegal Gold Mining Action Thriller 'Orpailleur'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 6:19 PM
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The short story goes... 18 years after leaving his homeland, Rod, a young Parisian of Guyanese descent, returns home following the disappearance of his elder brother. After his arrival, the revelation of a painful family secret sends Rod on a relentless quest for truth, and he gets drawn into the hostile world of illegal gold mining.

Preview Dominican Republic/Puerto Rico Co-production Drama 'La hija natural' ('Love Child')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 5:53 PM
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The Centerpiece film at the upcoming Caribbean Tales Film Showcase in Toronto, on September 5th, 10th, 12th, 14th and 15th, Leticia Tonos's La hija natural (Love Child) centers on María, young woman with the strange habit of putting ladybugs in her mouth, who, after her mother dies in an accident, decides to look for the father she has never met. She travels to a nearby town taking what few belongings she has. She finds her father, Joaquín, living in a dark, old house in the middle of an abandoned banana plantation, which the locals claim is haunted by spirits. He lives there with an enigmatic Haitian as his only companion. Having no one else in the world, she has no option but to stay with this drunken and recently widowed old man, and confront the ghosts of the past that haunt them both.

50 Cent, Forest Whitaker Crime Drama 'Freelancers' Gets New Trailer + Theatrical Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 5:12 PM
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Terence Howard In Talks To Join Arnold Schwarzenegger In Actioner 'Breacher'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 3:03 PM
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Terrence Howard is reportedly in talks to join Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington, in David Ayer's action/thriller Breacher.

Watch: Mike Tyson & Spike Lee in Rehearsal for 'Undisputed Truth'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 2:15 PM
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Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, is heading to Broadway under Spike Lee's direction... in case you haven't heard.

Check Out The First Images Of New 'Misfits' Karla Crome, Nathan McMullen

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 26, 2012 1:50 PM
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S&A told you back in May that Karla Crome and Nathan McMullen would be joining the increasingly popular Channel 4 series Misfits.

Isaiah Washington To Co-Star In Play About Richard Pryor

  • By Sergio
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  • July 26, 2012 1:22 PM
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Isaiah Washington will be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the play Unspeakable, which is described a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and career of comedy icon Richard Pryor, in a new production of the play in Chicago, for a limited 8-week engagement at the Royal George Theater, starting on October 2.

ABC's 'Once Upon A Time' Finds Its Knight In Sinqua Walls

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 26, 2012 1:10 PM
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Popular ABC drama Once Upon A Time has cast Sinqua Walls as Sir Lancelot, for two episodes of its upcoming second season.

UPDATE: Epic 6-Minute Trailer For 'Cloud Atlas,' Directors' Intro, Synopsis, Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 12:59 PM
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