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Watch Hip-Hopping First Trailer For "The Gangster Squad" (Anthony Mackie Co-Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 7:59 PM
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A project I actually kind of forgot all about... no official release date announced yet, but here's our official first look via its first trailer.

Now Funding: Doc "Street Fighting Man" Follows 3 Inner-City-Men In Post-Industrial Detroit

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 9, 2012 7:46 PM
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Now funding via Kickstarter with 32 days left in its campaign, the feature length documentary Street Fighting Man, is directed and photographed by Andrew James and edited by Greg Snider (How To Die in Oregon).

Watch Olivia And Fitz Tango In Preview Clip Of Tomorrow Night's Episode Of "Scandal"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 7:13 PM
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Well just 2 more episodes to go, starting tomorrow night, with episode #6 titled The Trail, the flashback episode in which we'll learn a number of things, including how Olivia Pope's relationship with the Prez was started, and how Olivia's team was assembled.

Eamonn Walker, Anthony Anderson, Tempestt Bledsoe All Starring In New NBC Next Season Pick-ups

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 6:58 PM
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Some more next season TV news for the day...

Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Matthew McConaughey For Lee Daniels' "The Butler"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 6:30 PM
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The cast list continues to grow and grow, with Matthew McConaughey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard also reportedly in the mix to play yet-to-be-made-public real-life characters in Lee Daniels' The Butler, which already stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, John Cusack and Jane Fonda already - a cast list that certainly has my attention!

Aml Ameen Directs 1st American Short "Hoorah" This Month + Watch His Short "Drink, Drugs & KFC"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 9, 2012 6:15 PM
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British actor Aml Ameen is directing his first American short film called Hoorah this month in London, to be produced by his company AmeenDream Entertainment. We interviewed the actor last month. If you haven't read it, you can find that exclusive HERE.

Melvin Van Peebles Bringing “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” To The Stage As An Opera

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2012 6:04 PM
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Long-tiome readers will remember our mention of this in early 2010 soon after I got word that it opened at the Sons d’Hiver Festival in Paris, France. 

Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct New Line's Heist Drama "Chicagoland"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 9, 2012 5:31 PM
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We've heard several projects over the last few months which Fuqua has been attached to direct, but none which have started production that we know of. We last told you about Fuqua in talks to direct the Millenium thriller Olympus Has Fallen, described as a “Die Hard in the White House." Apparently, studios were rushing go into production for Olympus this summer to get ahead of the similarly themed film White House Down.

WE TV Renews "Mary Mary" For A Second Season

  • By Sergio
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  • May 9, 2012 3:47 PM
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I confess I haven't seen the show myself, but I do know that A LOT of people reallty like WE TV's reality show Mary Mary centered around the careers and families of Erica and Tina Campbell, the gospel singing duo better known as Mary Mary.

"A Thousand Words" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD June 26

  • By Sergio
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  • May 9, 2012 2:46 PM
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The very troubled Eddie Murphy comedy A Thousand Words, which opened to terrible reviews and worse box office earlier this year, will come out on blu-ray DVD on June 26th from Paramount Home Video.

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