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Interview: Jenifer Lewis Talks to S&A About 'Ventura Boulevard,' Taking Charge, and Getting Better with Time

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • January 27, 2014 1:03 PM
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Aunt Helen. Dean Davenport. Zelma Bullock. Veretta Childs. Mama Odie. Jenifer Lewis has played some of our favorite characters in film, television and stage over her lengthy career. The veteran actress made time to talk with Shadow & Act about her latest project, Ventura Boulevard...

Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis, Debbie Allen Team Up For 'Sunset Boulevard' Homage Titled 'Ventura Boulevard'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 23, 2014 10:16 PM
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Exclusive: Jenifer Lewis, Debbie Allen Team Up For 'Sunset Boulevard' Homage Titled 'Ventura Boulevard'

Indie Drama 'The Magic City' (Jenifer Lewis, Jamie Hector, Keith David) Gets a New Trailer

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 11, 2013 12:33 PM
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Here's the newest trailer for music video director R. Malcolm Jones' drama, The Magic City, his feature film debut, which stars Jenifer Lewis, Jamie Hector, Keith David, and introducing Latrice Jackson, LaShay Jackson and Amiya Thomas.

Dear Artists, Jenifer Lewis Has A Few Words Of Advice For You...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 21, 2013 1:06 PM
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I was hoping someone in the theater recorded and uploaded this to the web, so that it could be shared; and thankfully, someone did just that!

UWFF 2013 Review: 'Magic City' - A Poignant Coming-of-age Tale Where Girls Take Center Stage

  • By Monique A. Williams
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  • September 20, 2013 3:33 PM
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Summertime. Kids. Dead Body. The hood. This sounds familiar, but this tale is unlike what you’ve seen. The Magic City is a gritty, poignant but still hopeful coming-of-age tale in Miami’s Liberty City where girls take center stage.

The Will Packer-Produced Kevin Hart Comedy Now Has A Title + Jenifer Lewis, Others Join Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 11:44 AM
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The Kevin Hart/Josh Gad untitled comedy from Screen Gems/Miramax and first-timer Jeremy Garelick, produced by Will Packer, now has an official title.

Lauren London Drops By Paula Patton's Apt To Announce Engagement In New 'Baggage Claim' Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 6, 2013 4:05 PM
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One of a few black rom-coms on the horizon, here's your a second look at the trailer for playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim.

New Trailer & Poster for Indie Drama 'The Magic City' (Jenifer Lewis, Jamie Hector, Keith David)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 10:47 AM
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Jenifer Lewis Stars In New Web Series Helmed By 'Girlfriends,' 'Reed Between The Lines' Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2012 2:49 PM
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Veteran star of stage and screen, Jenifer Lewis (most recently seen as the over-protective mother in Think Like A Man), is starring in a new comedy web series, along with Shangela (the breakout star from the TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race), titled Jenifer Lewis and Shangela.