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BBC Announces iTunes-Style Pay Download Service For All Its Programs

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 15, 2012 11:09 AM
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Welcome to the 21st century BBC!

First Look Footage From "Total Recall" Remake (Bokeem Woodbine Co-Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 15, 2012 10:48 AM
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Here's your first look at that Total Recall remake/new adaptation (depending on your POV) that's coming your way later this year. 

New 6-Hour Mini-Series Exploring The Roots Of Soul Food & Southern Music Styles For UK Audiences

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 15, 2012 9:26 AM
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Digital broadcaster UKTV announced the launch of a new series "exploring" soul food for its Good Food HD channel which is available on Sky in the UK.

Holly Robinson-Peete Fired From "The Talk" For Being Too "Ghetto"?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 15, 2012 9:06 AM
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So you have to help me out here because I'm confused (at least more so than usual this time).

Idris Elba Will Play Imhotep & Brilliant Astronomer In New Adventure TV Miniseries "Ascension"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 15, 2012 9:06 AM
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On the heels of the immense commercial and critical success of Luther, Idris Elba has set up a new TV project - an adventure/thriller minio-series titled Ascension.
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Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct Delayed Film Adaptation of TV Fox Series "24"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 14, 2012 8:58 PM
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Deadline released a report today regarding the circumstances behind the delay of the film adaptation of the Fox TV series 24, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer.
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Paradigm Signs Ava DuVernay; Will Represent AFFRM; Plus "Middle Of Nowhere" Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2012 8:23 PM
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Certainly no stranger to this site, and black cinema in general, Ms Ava DuVernay has been signed by the Paradigm agency, who will also represent DuVernay’s distribution company, African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM).

Tracee Ellis Ross To Star In NBC Prison Drama Pilot "Bad Girls"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 14, 2012 8:14 PM
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More TV casting news!

Laurens Grant's Jesse Owens Doc On PBS May 1st

  • By Sergio
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  • March 14, 2012 5:56 PM
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Directed by Laurens Grant and written and produced by Stanley Nelson, their documentary film about the legendary Olympic athlete Jesse Owens will make its televsion premiere on May 1st on PBS's American history documentary series American Experience

Photos, Memories, & More in Celebration of "Love Jones" 15th Anniversary

  • By Jasmin
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  • March 14, 2012 5:54 PM
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A few weeks ago, New York's New Voices in Black Cinema Festival presented a special screening of Theodore Witcher's 1997 cult classic film love jones, where Witcher and co-star Lisa Nicole Carson attended and gave insights into the making of the film. Beyond the pleasure of seeing the movie back on the big screen 15 years later, what was truly evident was the impact it had on a generation of moviegoers who would continue to crave black romance films afterwards.

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