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Watch DeWanda Wise ("Black Swan Theory, "Train") & Cuba Gooding Jr In 1st-Look At "Firelight"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 24, 2012 11:09 AM
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Following up with our last post on this site in January... Cuba Gooding Jr will play Dwayne Johnson, a counselor at a youth correctional facility in an upcoming ABC movie titled Firelight (once called Crew 6, with Terence Howard previously eyed for the lead), which is scheduled to air on April 22 from 9pm to 11pm.

Update On The New Crowdfunding Legislation...

  • By Rodney C. Parnther
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  • March 24, 2012 10:49 AM
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Back in November 2011, we first reported on a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would make it easier for independent filmmakers to raise money for their projects from investors. (click HERE for the original post).

No shocker - "The Hunger Games" Heading Towards A Massive Opening Weekend And Some History

  • By Sergio
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  • March 24, 2012 8:48 AM
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Of course what the final numbers will be won't come out until Sunday but right now, judging from the box office take from late Thursday midnight and Friday screenings, The Hunger Games is headed for a spectacular opening weekend. 

Exclusive: Listen To Director Ya'Ke Smith & Cast Talk "Wolf" Controversial Topic & Why It's A Must-See

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 10:27 PM
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We have been following Ya'Ke Smith's powerful feature film debut Wolf, since we announced its premiere at the SXSW Film Festival. After its screening Tambay posted a great review of it; make sure to read it HERE if you haven't by now. We're hoping the film gets picked up by the right distributor soon. We'll definitely keep you updated with any new developments regarding that.
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Kunle Afolayan's Romantic-Comedy "Phone Swap" To See Theatrical Releases In Nigeria & Ghana (Trailer)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 23, 2012 9:35 PM
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Director Kunle Afolayan's romantic-comedy Phone Swap-- which S&A recently announced has been nominated for multiple Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)-- will be seeing theatrical releases in the next few weeks in both Nigeria and Ghana.

Variety Magazine Is Up For Sale; Nikki Finke Does The Happy Dance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:56 PM
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Things that make you go hmmm...??? 

Lennie James, Jacky Ido Co-Star In Prison Sci-Fi Flick "Lockout" (In Theaters April 13)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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You can barely tell by watching the trailer for the Luc Besson-co-penned, Guy Pearce-led sci-fi prison thriller Lockout, but the film also features performances from Lennie James and Jacky Ido.

"D.E.B.S." Writer/Director Angela Robinson Sells Supernatural Teen Thriller Pitch To Paramount

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 8:00 PM
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Her feature film debut, D.E.B.S., which co-starred Meagan Good, was released in 2004, and that afforded her the opportunity to helm Herbie Fully Loaded which starred Lindsay Lohan, in 2005; but we haven't heard much from Ms Angela Robinson - at least not on the feature film front. She's been active in TV land, working on projects like The L Word, Hung and True Blood.

C4's Initiative For Showcasing New Talent Unveils 7 Drama Projects From Ashley Walters, Michael Ajao, Lydia Adetunji...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Trailer: "Roadmap To Apartheid" Doc Explores Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Via South African Apartheid (Alice Walker Narrates)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 23, 2012 7:42 PM
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Here's another documentary premiering at the Atlanta Film Festival this month...

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