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XLrator Media Teams w/ Quincy Jones To Produce Feature Film On Urban Health & Fitness Movement

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 2:45 PM
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I suppose you could consider it a companion piece to Byron Hurt's recently-released Soul Food Junkies - all part of a movement towards better eating and living within our communities.

Where Are They Now? Looking Back At Last Year's Class Of Black Films At Sundance

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 2:19 PM
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How To Access The $1.2 Billion Entertainment Fund In Nigeria

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  • January 17, 2013 1:31 PM
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Edi Gathegi Joins Cast Of CW Drama 'Beauty And The Beast' As Top-Secret Agent w/ Skills

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 1:00 PM
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Edi Gathegi joins the cast of the CW drama Beauty and the Beast, playing a character named Kyle, an agent for a top-secret organization who "can easily assess anyone’s weaknesses and happily exploit them."

Denzel Washington Talks 6th Movie w/ Tony Scott + He's Tired Of Playing Respectable Heroes

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 12:42 PM
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This is news to me, so I suspect it is as well to most of you... 

Slamdance 2013 - Poster For Neil Drumming's 'Big Words' Starring Dorian Missick

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  • January 17, 2013 12:21 PM
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20 Years Later, Allen Hughes Talks 'Menace II Society', 2Pac, 'Broken City', 'Django Unchained'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • January 17, 2013 12:06 PM
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2013 will mark 20 years since the Allen and Albert Hughes-directed Menace II Society was released in theaters.  Damn, that makes me feel old.

Director Shaka King Talks 'Newlyweeds' + Watch First Footage From The Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 11:55 AM
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As a recap... a strong cast leads Newlyweeds, described by the filmmaker as a gritty, stoner romantic dramedy that stars Amari Cheatom and newcomer Trae Harris, in addition to Isiah Whitlock, Colman Domingo, Tonya Pinkins, Diane Neal, Adrian Martinez and Hassan Johnson.
More: Shaka King

Fox Searchlight Will Release 'Baggage Claim' On October 25,2013

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 11:46 AM
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Fox Searchlight just announced, via Twitter, that playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, will open in theaters on October 25, 2013.

Cover Revealed For Octavia Spencer's 1st Novel - 'Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2013 11:28 AM
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The cover for Octavia Spencer's upcoming first novel has surfaced, and is embedded below, as the award-winning actress expands her name brand, from actress, to author.

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