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First Look + Updates On Forest Whitaker/Rachid Bouchareb Feature Collaboration 'Enemy Way'

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • December 11, 2013 1:26 PM
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First Look + Updates On Forest Whitaker/Rachid Bouchareb Feature Collaboration 'Enemy Way'

Interview: 'Barbershop' Creator Mark Brown Talks New Indie RomCom 'Sharon 1.2.3'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • December 9, 2013 12:01 PM
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Based on a story by Wesley Mills, Sharon 1.2.3 is the latest film to be greenlit by Forest Whitaker’s collaborative independent film studio JuntoBox Films.

Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor Star In New York Times Shorts. Watch Them All

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 25, 2013 3:06 PM
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Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor Star In New York Times Shorts. Watch Them

Forest Whitaker and 'Barbershop' Creator Mark Brown in Production on RomCom 'Sharon 1.2.3'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 19, 2013 4:23 PM
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A recently tweeted photo from the set of Sharon 1.2.3, the upcoming indie romantic comedy from writer-director Mark Brown (Barbershop 1 &2, How to be a Player, Two Can Play That Game).

Exclusive: Anthony Mackie, Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan Are Torn Apart In 'Repentance' Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 8, 2013 10:45 AM
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Exclusive - Anthony Mackie, Forest Whitaker, Sanaa Lathan Are Ripped Apart In 'Repentance' Poster

Forest Whitaker Will Be Feted By Gotham Independent Film Awards With Actor Tribute

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2013 12:41 PM
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Renaissance man (actor/producer/director) Forest Whitaker will be presented with the Actor Tribute at the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards, which will take places at a ceremony on December 2 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

Forest Whitaker To Star In & Produce Feature Film On Colin Powell's 'Iraq War Problem'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 30, 2013 8:48 PM
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A hat-tip goes to our comrades at The Playlist for sniffing this one out, which was buried within a Variety piece on 10 British talents to watch - a list I skimmed a few days but didn't bother to look any closer at, given that there are no black talents on it (save for Gugu Mbatha-Raw; but she's been in our sights for a few years now, so I won't necessarily consider her that fresh of a face).

Second Longer Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings And Dances Its Way Onto Your Computer Screens

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 25, 2013 7:01 PM
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Here's a second, longer trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, a musical drama directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

NSFW First Trailer For South African Crime Drama 'Zulu' Starring Forest Whitaker, Orlando Bloom

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2013 4:58 PM
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It closed the 66th Cannes Film Festival in May, where it made its World Premiere.

Black Church Groups Play Significant Role In 'The Butler's' Big Opening Weekend Box Office

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 19, 2013 10:19 AM
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Some were apparently stunned by the commanding box office lead Lee Daniels' The Butler enjoyed over the weekend, debuting to a stellar $25 million.