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Samuel L. Jackson Confirmed For 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 1:38 PM
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In yesterday's announcement that Frank Grillo had been tapped to play the villain - Crossbones - in Marvel and Disney's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, was this aside which we missed:

RZA's 'Iron Fists' Will Challenge Denzel Washington's 'Flight' Skills For Box Office This Weekend

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 1:13 PM
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This Friday, November 2, will see wide releases of two new films with with black talents at the center, whether in front of or behind the camera, or both: RZA's The Man With The Iron Fist, which he also stars in, and Robert Zemeckis' Flight which stars Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle.

Don Cheadle Gets In Denzel Washington's Face In New Clip From 'Flight'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 12:39 PM
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Nigerian Director Kunle Afolayan Aiming For International Co-Production On Next Film, 'October 1st'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 12:19 PM
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Director Kunle Afolayan's romantic-comedy Phone Swap, will screen on November 10 at the Film Africa film festival in the UK; and ahead of that premiere, the UK's Guardian newspaper profiled Afolayan and his film (which we've covered a bit here on S&A), and, in reading it, towards the end, I read this:

2012 DISCOP AFRICA Kicks Off (Market For Producers, Distributors Of Film, TV, Web Content In Africa)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 11:35 AM
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Taking place starting tomorrow, October 31, and running through November 2 in Johannesburg, South Africa is the 2012 edition of DISCOP AFRICA - the annual event/market dedicated to the production and distribution of multi-platform, film and television content across Africa.

Jamie Kennedy In Blackface For Judge Show Web Series Spoof

  • By Sergio
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  • October 30, 2012 11:32 AM
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Remember comic Jamie Kennedy? He was hot for maybe 5 out of his allotted 15 minutes of fame. But he's been in a ton of movies (71 to date according to IMDB), including, even Tyler Perry's Good Deeds.

Today In History... The Rumble In The Jungle; Watch 'When We Were Kings' + 'Soul Power'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 10:52 AM
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Today in history... October 30, 1974, the Rumble In The Jungle in what was then called Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the 8th round of a 15 round bout, regaining his World Heavy Weight title.

Preview Feature Doc 'In Another Way' (Africans Challenge Dominant Systems That Define Societies)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 10:20 AM
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A work-in-progress feature documentary titled Autrement (English translation, In Another Way), which claims to explore West Africa - the "least developed" region on the planet.

Meagan Good's New Mid-Season NBC Soap Gets Another Title Change

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 9:43 AM
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Kartemquin Films Starting Development Program For Documentary Filmmakers of Color

  • By Sergio
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  • October 29, 2012 11:03 PM
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Following up on Courtney's item belew about the Chicago-based Kartemquin Films' upcoming documenatry about Muhammad Ali... Go ahead take a look... I can wait...

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