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Interview: Director Malik Vitthal Explains the Similarities Between War-Torn Nations and the Hood With 'Imperial Dreams'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • July 25, 2014 10:00 AM
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Imperial Dreams
Writer-director Malik Vitthal spoke with Shadow And Act about casting Boyega, telling a story that honored the community of Watts, and the effect his film had on its real-life inspiration, Bobby "Yay Yay" Jones.

John Boyega as Black Panther?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2014 10:32 AM
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The actor teased the potential for his casting via his Twitter page yesterday

Another Black Actor Joins The Cast Of 'Star Wars Episode VII'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2014 6:17 PM
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With John Boyega, Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo's rumored involvement, and now Crystal Clarke's casting, this could be the *blackest* "Star Wars" ever.

Exclusive: Monterey Media & Vimeo Team Up for US Digital Premiere of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' + Watch New Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 10:07 AM
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The film will be available for rental ($3.99) and purchase ($12.99) on Vimeo On Demand, starting this Sunday, June 29th.

'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Gets Week-Long Engagement in Chicago Starting Next Week

  • By Sergio
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  • June 11, 2014 10:49 AM
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'Half Of A Yellow Sun' makes its Chicago premiere next week for a week long engagement

John Boyega Will Be Replaced By Stephan James In Jesse Owens Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 28, 2014 6:09 PM
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John Boyega Will Be Replaced By Stephan James In Jesse Owens Biopic

John Boyega Exits Jesse Owens Biopic For 'Star Wars' - Who Should Replace Him In The Part?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 8, 2014 11:59 AM
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John Boyega Exits Jesse Owens Biopic For 'Star Wars' - Who Should Replace Him In The Part?

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Official Cast Announced. John Boyega Is In. No Lupita Nyong'o However...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 29, 2014 2:02 PM
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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Official Cast Announced. John Boyega Is In. No Lupita Nyong'o However...

Might Lupita Nyong'o & John Boyega Be Cast As Leads In J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 14, 2014 6:43 PM
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Might Lupita Nyong'o & John Boyega Be Cast As Leads In J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

John Boyega In The Running For Jedi Apprentice Lead Role In 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

  • By Sergio
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  • March 12, 2014 7:56 PM
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Will John Boyega get the most converted lead role that every young upcoming actor is dying to do?