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Tonight On HBO: Bethann Hardison, Beverly Johnson In 'About Face: Supermodels Then And Now'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 8:12 PM
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For those with HBO, tune in tonight at 9pm to watch director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' Sundance 2012 documentary, About Face: Supermodels Then And Now, which features some of the most famous supermodels of all time, including the legendary Bethann Hardison (above-left; one of the first Black models for giants like Calvin Klein, and Oscar de La Renta, who helped guide the careers of future supermodels like Tyson Beckford, Iman and Naomi Campbell and is the first Black editor-at-large for Vogue Italia online); also featured in the documentary are former supermodels Beverly Johnson, Jerry Hall, Christie Brinkley and others.

'Kinyarwanda' Producer's Directorial Debut Updates: Cast Additions (Sharon Leal, Others) + On-Set Pics

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  • July 30, 2012 7:05 PM
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'Fast & Furious 6' Officially Begins Principal Photography; What We Know So Far...

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  • July 30, 2012 6:04 PM
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It's 2am & just got up for the 1st day of FF6. Always love the calm & silence of the night b4 going on set. Let's go shoot a f@#kin' movie!

'Rush Hour 4' Is Happening; Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan Returning In 'Something New' Says Producer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 4:55 PM
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This has been rumored to be in the works since Rush Hour 3 in 2007, and with studios currently seemingly infected by a terrible strain of the "remake/sequel/prequel" virus, I'm not at all surprised that it's a go!

Fake Michael Bay Takes To Kickstarter To Raise Funds For 'Bad Boys 3'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 4:06 PM
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As more rich Hollywood types take to Kickstarter to raise money for their projects... Some Monday afternoon humor, courtesy of Vulture:

Chris Rock-Produced Late Night Series Starring W. Kamau Bell Gets A Trailer

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  • July 30, 2012 3:51 PM
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Announced in March... the FX network greenlit a new weekly half-hour late night series exec-produced by Chris Rock, starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell, in which he'll "dissect politics, pop culture, race, religion, the media and sex."

Judi Dench Instructs Naomie Harris To 'Take The Bloody Shot' In New 'Skyfall' Tease

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 3:06 PM
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Oh no! You mean Naomie Harris as arse-kicking, weapons-firing field agent Eve takes out Daniel Craig's 007, on orders from Judi Dench's M?

Preview 'Doin' It In The Park' (On History, Culture, Social Impact Of NYC's Outdoor B-Ball Scene)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 2:53 PM
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As a New Yorker familiar with the hard-nosed West 4th street pick-up b-ball games that attract many onlookers (natives and tourists), I'm definitely interested in seeing this upcoming new documentary feature titled Doin' It In The Park.

RZA's Early Directorial Efforts: The Feature ('Bobby Digital') & The Short ('Domestic Violence')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 2:31 PM
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While we wait for RZA's official feature film directorial debut, a trip into the past to revisit his OTHER directorial debut(s) (not The Man With The Iron Fist), titled Bobby Digital, as well as a 15-minute short film called Domestic Violence. 
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Musical Based On Life Of Sammy Davis Jr. Pushes Ahead w/ New Title, Crew Attachments, Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 1:29 PM
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Recalling my ealry April 50+ Biopic Projects On Black Public Figures "In Limbo" post, there are 3 Sammy projects we know of that are in some stage of development - 1 a feature film; the other 2 stage works.

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