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Fake Michael Bay Takes To Kickstarter To Raise Funds For 'Bad Boys 3'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 4:06 PM
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As more rich Hollywood types take to Kickstarter to raise money for their projects... Some Monday afternoon humor, courtesy of Vulture:

Chris Rock-Produced Late Night Series Starring W. Kamau Bell Gets A Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 3:51 PM
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Announced in March... the FX network greenlit a new weekly half-hour late night series exec-produced by Chris Rock, starring standup comedian W. Kamau Bell, in which he'll "dissect politics, pop culture, race, religion, the media and sex."

Judi Dench Instructs Naomie Harris To 'Take The Bloody Shot' In New 'Skyfall' Tease

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 3:06 PM
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Oh no! You mean Naomie Harris as arse-kicking, weapons-firing field agent Eve takes out Daniel Craig's 007, on orders from Judi Dench's M?

Preview 'Doin' It In The Park' (On History, Culture, Social Impact Of NYC's Outdoor B-Ball Scene)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 2:53 PM
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As a New Yorker familiar with the hard-nosed West 4th street pick-up b-ball games that attract many onlookers (natives and tourists), I'm definitely interested in seeing this upcoming new documentary feature titled Doin' It In The Park.

RZA's Early Directorial Efforts: The Feature ('Bobby Digital') & The Short ('Domestic Violence')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 2:31 PM
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While we wait for RZA's official feature film directorial debut, a trip into the past to revisit his OTHER directorial debut(s) (not The Man With The Iron Fist), titled Bobby Digital, as well as a 15-minute short film called Domestic Violence. 
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Musical Based On Life Of Sammy Davis Jr. Pushes Ahead w/ New Title, Crew Attachments, Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 1:29 PM
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Recalling my ealry April 50+ Biopic Projects On Black Public Figures "In Limbo" post, there are 3 Sammy projects we know of that are in some stage of development - 1 a feature film; the other 2 stage works.

Tia Mowry Heading To Nick At Nite To Star In New Scripted Series 'Instant Mom'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 1:04 PM
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That certainly didn't take long.

Lee Daniels Has Found His MLK For 'The Butler' And It's 'Lafayette Reynolds'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 12:48 PM
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Given the wealth of actors whose names have been announced as cast members in Lee Daniels' upcoming bio The Butler, there has been plenty of speculation about which of those actors will play Martin Luther King Jr.

RIP Renowned Film Essayist Chris Marker; Watch His Anti-Colonial Piece 'Statues Also Die'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 12:07 PM
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“A curious spirit, a tireless filmmaker, a poet in love with cats, a video director, a secretive character, an immense talent... We are Chris Marker’s orphans.”

Shonda Rhimes, Cast, Talk 'Scandal' Season 2 (Lots Of Big Reveals In Premiere Episode)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 11:09 AM
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Time flies... it seems like it was just yesterday that the season ended; but Scandal fans get ready - one of the most, if not THE most talked about TV series on S&A this year was Shonda Rhimes' new series starring Kerry Washington. 

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