Shadow and Act

Interview: Marlon Wayans Talks Career, Comedy Franchises & Studying to Play Richard Pryor ('Haunted House 2' Opens Fri)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 14, 2014 12:58 PM
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Wayans made time to talk with Shadow And Act on a recent press tour to promote A Haunted House 2, which opens in theaters on April 18.

A 3rd 'Barbershop' Movie Is In Development. Ice Cube Negotiating Huge Payday To Reprise His Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 26, 2014 7:49 PM
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A 3rd 'Barbershop' Movie Is In Development. Ice Cube Negotiating Huge Payday To Reprise His Role

Watch: Kicking Off Oscar Weekend, American Black Film Fest Announces 2014 ABFF Movie Awards Winners

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 28, 2014 12:58 PM
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Watch: Kicking Off Oscar Weekend, American Black Film Fest Announces 2014 ABFF Movie Awards Winners

The CW Adds 'Barber Battle' w/ Cedric The Entertainer To Its Upcoming Slate Of New Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2014 5:59 PM
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The CW Adds 'Barber Battle' w/ Cedric The Entertainer To Its Upcoming Slate Of New Series

TV Land Renews 'Soul Man' For A 3rd Season (Cedric 'The Entertainer' & Niecy Nash Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2013 6:26 PM
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TV Land Renews 'Soul Man' For A 3rd Season - Starring Cedric 'The Entertainer' & Niecy Nash

Film Casting - Morgan Freeman ('Transcendence'), Cedric The Entertainer ('Heat')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 11, 2013 5:52 PM
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First, the always busy Morgan Freeman is set to star opposite Johnny Depp in DP Wally Pfister's sci-fi directorial debut, Transcendence, based on a script by Jack Paglen, developed by Annie Marter and Straight Up Films.

The Continuum of Black Stand-up Comedy, Pt. 2: 'The Original Kings of Comedy'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • April 11, 2013 10:46 AM
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When four of the most popular Black comedians of the time came together for a stand-up comedy film directed by Spike Lee, a lot of people watched, and laughed. Continuing an established black stand-up tradition paved by Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and Red Foxx, "The Original Kings of Comedy" (2000) saw Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, DL Hughley and Cedric The Entertainer reprise popular, controversial topics of race, Black family dynamics and religion with distinctly different twists.

'Final Answer?' Cedric The Entertainer Named New Host Of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 20, 2013 12:23 PM
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I didn't even realize that the show was still on...

Cedric The Entertainer Gets His Wish - 'The Soul Man' Renewed For Second Season

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 14, 2012 9:54 AM
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So I guess it worked?

Cedric The Entertainer Wants Your Help In Keeping 'The Soul Man' Alive

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 26, 2012 11:39 AM
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I actually forgot all about this new show. I watched the first 3 episodes, wasn't at all encouraged to continue watching, so I moved on.