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In The North African Desert, People Are Living In The Abandoned 'Phantom Menace' Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 9:37 AM
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It's Friday, so you know what that means... random, fascinating shit :)

Roger Bobb's 'Raising Izzie' Gets TV Premiere Date (Vanessa Williams, Rockmond Dunbar Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 9:06 AM
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Former Executive Vice President of Tyler Perry Studios, Roger Bobb, who left the company earlier last year to start his own film production company called Bobcat Films, is making his feature film directorial debut with a project titled Raising Izzie - a film that's based on the grand-prize winning script of the 1st annual GMC Faith & Family Screenplay Competition last year, and that made its world premiered as the closing night film at the 2012 American Black Film Festival last month or so before its TV premiere GMC (Gospel Music Channel) this month.

Ghanaian-British Actor, Martial Artist To Direct Live Action 'Street Fighter' Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 10:22 PM
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More news from Comic-Con...
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Watch 'The Visit' (Season 2, Episode 2 Of 'Awkward Black Girl')

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  • July 12, 2012 9:06 PM
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Awkward Black Girl starring Issa Rae season 2 is underway.
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Reginald Hudlin & RZA Teaming To Produce, Direct Comic Book-Related Projects (Black Panther?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 8:44 PM
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We're not at Comic-Con this year (next year maybe), but we've got eyes and ears on alert for any news that comes out of this year's event... like this one.
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Watch New 10-Minute Preview Clip Of Kobie Brown's Acclaimed Doc 'From Fatherless To Fatherhood'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 6:55 PM
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One of several highlights from the 2012 New Voices In Black Cinema Festival earlier this year at BAMCinematek in Brooklyn, NY... titled From Fatherless To Fatherhood (which should immediately clue you into what the film's focus is), and directed by Kobie Brown.

Strand Acquires USA Rights To 'Dreams Of A Life' For Release In August

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 6:02 PM
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Finally, a USA distributor picks up this film...

Nate Parker Joins Cast Of Indie Drama 'Ain’t Them Bodies Saints'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 4:44 PM
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Nate Parker has signed up to join the cast for the indie drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, which already stars Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, and Ben Foster.

RZA's 'The Man With The Iron Fists' Gets An Official Theatrical Release Date!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 4:14 PM
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Will Smith To Make Directorial Debut With 'Epic' Retelling Of Cain & Abel Story w/ 'Vampiric Twist!'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2012 3:45 PM
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Biblical adaptations are apparently all the rage in Hollywood right now, and Will Smith is jumping on that bandwagon.
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