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USA Network Cancels Micheal Ealy's 'Common Law' After One Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 8:08 PM
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Unfortunate for Michael Ealy who stars in the USA Network freshman drama series; although he's been active on the big screen front, especially this year, with 3 films he co-starred in, and one already booked for release in 2013.

Surprisingly, Denzel Washington Is America's Top Choice To Play Jesus In Vanity Fair/60 Minutes Poll

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 7:14 PM
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Interesting, and definitely worth sharing...

New Black Imagination Festival Announces Creators & Curators Series w/ Armond White

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 6:35 PM
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I was honored and glad to be asked to participate in last year's festival, and I'm looking forward to what will make up the next installment of the festival.

'Nairobi Half Life,' 'Paradise: Love,' 'Tey' Amongst AFI FEST World Cinema, Breakthrough Selections

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 6:04 PM
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I'm late on posting this press release, which has several titles we've covered, making their USA debuts, which is key, like David Tosh Gitonga's Nairobi Half Life (Kenya's submission for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar; others of note (although not necessarily making their USA debuts) include Ulrich Seidl's Paradise: Love and Paradise: Faith, Alain Gomis' Tey, and Student Academy Award winner Narcocorrido which stars Nicki Michaeux, among others.

Black Directors Disney Might Consider For The New 'Star Wars' Trilogy Of Films... Chime In!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 5:23 PM
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Slow news day, so how about a survey?

Alysia Joy Powell To Topline Choice Skinner's Comedy Feature 'Big And Beautiful'

  • By Sergio
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  • October 31, 2012 4:52 PM
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Alysia Joy Skinner, who appeared in last year's Jonah Hill comedy, The Sitter, will topline filmmaker Choice Skinner's indie comedy film, Big and Beautiful.

Preview French-Produced South African Doc 'Dancing City'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 3:33 PM
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One of the 16 projects to be pitched during the Latin Side of the Doc 2012 event, is French director Martin Meissonnier's feature doc, Dancing City, which explores various "urban" dance styles and troupes in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Madea Will Celebrate Christmas With You In Theaters Next Year + Other Tyler Perry Release Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 2:59 PM
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Lionsgate has announced release dates for Tyler Perry's next 2 films - one that's already been packaged and on its way to production; the other that's still a mystery at this time, but the current working title should tell you all you need to know.

Leila Djansi's Acclaimed Drama 'Ties That Bind' Now On VOD Platforms (Kimberly Elise Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 2:34 PM
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Leila Djansi's Ties That Bind, which stars Kimberly Elise, alongside Nollywood star Omotola Jalade and Ghanaian actress Ama K Abebrese, is now available on major international VOD platforms, like iTunes, so now you can check it out for yourselves.

Premiere Of 'Forward Home: The Power of the Caribbean Diaspora' In London Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 31, 2012 2:20 PM
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The details courtesy of Imagine Media... followed by a promo for the film at the bottom:

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