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Drama/Thriller "96 Minutes" Heading To DVD May 29th

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 1:40 PM
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Aimee Lagos' drama/thriller 96 Minutes, will be released on DVD on May 29, 2012.

2012 New Projects We're Excited About #5 - Rodney Evans' "The Happy Sad"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 1:08 PM
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If you missed numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 in this series (Andrew Dosunmu's Ma'George, Shola Lynch's Free Angela, Byron Hurt's Soul Food Junkies, and Dyana Gaye's Des Etoiles) click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE.

ABFF Announces 2012 Star Project Grand Prize Winners

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 11:59 AM
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First Looks At All-Star Cast Of Black Cowboy Opera "They Die By Dawn"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 11:22 AM
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It's titled They Die By Dawn - described as a western featuring black cowboys, conceived and directed by Jeymes Samuel of The Bullitts (a collaborative group of artists - both music and film - headed by Samuel).

LAFF 2012 Preview: "The Iran Job" (American Pro B-baller Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 10:39 AM
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A project I profiled in February this year, after being alerted to its Kickstarter campaign to that raises over $100,000 towards completion costs!

Will Smith Talks "Bad Boys 3" & "Uptown Saturday Night" Remake (Says Denzel Worried About Doing Comedy)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 10:28 AM
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I wouldn't expect a Bad Boys 3 movie any time soon, if ever, based on these comments from Will Smith about the long-rumored threequel to the Michael Bay franchise that also stars Martin Lawrence.

Andre 3000's Jimi Hendrix Feature Film Project Is A Go! John Ridley Writing & Directing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 9:46 AM
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Another biopic on a black public figure we can scratch off my list of 50+ Biopics In Limbo (read that list HERE if you haven't).

2 Families -1 Black, 1 White Deal w/ Race In 1940s USA - Film Adaptation Of "Mudbound" In The Works

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 9:30 AM
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Virgil Williams, a writer and producer on TV shows like ER, 24 and Criminal Minds, will make his feature film screenwriting debut, adapting Hillary Jordan's award-winning novel Mudbound, for State Street Pictures and MMC Joule Films.

Will Smith Adds To Full Production Slate - Remaking Spanish Comedy/Horror "Ghost Graduation"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2012 9:15 AM
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Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment production company has acquired remake rights to the Spanish comedy Ghost Graduation (Promoción Fantasma) and is setting up the project at Fox studios.

Romany Malco Chats w/ S&A About "Think Like A Man," Picking Projects, Black Cinema & More!

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • May 7, 2012 9:00 AM
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Many audiences are familiar with Romany Malco as Conrad in the Showtime series Weeds, and as “the Black guy” (Jay) in the Judd Apatow’s 2005 hit comedy 40-Year-Old Virgin. Romany -pronounced RAH-MONEY- is quickly becoming a widely recognizable name however, thanks to the success of the Will Packer-produced ensemble and blockbuster wonder Think Like A Man, in which he plays the charismatic and smooth Zeke, a womanizer who may just be falling for one woman.
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