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Nelsan Ellis Is 'Wainwright' In Mira Nair's International Thriller 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 12:12 PM
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Lots of Nelsan Ellis news this week; this is the third project announcement we've made since Monday (the other 2 being a feature documentary he's directing called Damn Wonderful and being cast as Martin Luther King Jr in Lee Daniels' upcoming bio The Butler.

'X-Men: First Class' Sequel Will Be Based On 'Days of Future Past' (Cast Storm, Bishop, Others)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 11:08 AM
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Ok you superhero comic book afficionados (especially those familiar with the expansive X-Men universe) - I'm going to need your help with this one. 

Amid Family Struggles, La Toya Jackson Lands Reality TV Series On OWN

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 10:10 AM
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As the late Michael Jackson's family feuds over wills, trusts, guardianship and whatever else I'm leaving out, his older sister, La Toya Jackson, has landed her very own reality TV series on Oprah Winfrey's fledgling OWN network.

Learn Sprint Race Strategy In New Clip From Doc 'Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive' + Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 2, 2012 9:51 AM
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More Than A Few Words About Post-War German Cinema, Race and 'Toxi'

  • By Sergio
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  • August 1, 2012 9:21 PM
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For anyone interested in foreign films, one of the most interesting periods of German filmmaking was the post war period between 1946 to the mid 1960’s.

Ernest Dickerson ('The Walking Dead') In Talks To Direct AMC Drama Pilot 'Low Winter Sun'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 1, 2012 8:42 PM
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Beyoncé Knowles, Director? Multi-Hyphenate Shopping Non-Fiction Feature Project To Studios

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 7:49 PM
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Why not, right? She's done (and continues to do) just about everything else - acting, singing, dancing, producing, clothing line, perfume... and maybe the toughest of them all - mother. She can do anything she wants, and given her international popularity, I doubt that she'll have much trouble attracting interest from the studios she's said to be shopping this upcoming documentary to.

First Look At Aunjanue Ellis As Baby-Snatcher Ann Pettway In 'Abducted: The Carlina White Story'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 7:09 PM
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Get Familiar w/ Actress/Screenwriter & '12 Years A Slave' Co-Star Kelsey Scott + Watch Reels

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 1, 2012 7:05 PM
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We now know actress/screenwriter Kelsey Scott is co-starring in Steve McQueen's hightly anticipated 12 Years A Slave. Tambay posted a first our first look at the Solomon Northup film earlier today. In the pic, shot from the set in NOLA, where it's currently filming, Scott is seen along side leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, rising star Quvenzhane Wallis and 5 year old actor Cameron Zeigler.  

Heartbreaking, Picturesque Colombian Drama 'Chocó' Gets A Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 6:32 PM
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It's titled simply Chocó, a film set in Colombia, which centers on the struggles of a 27-year-old mother of 2 (the titular Chocó), working a poorly-paid job in a gold mine, living in a tiny wooden hut, who's married to a reckless and abusive man named Everlides, a marimba player who gambles away their life savings.

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