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FOX Releases Pilot Episode of New Drama Series 'Red Band Society' (Co-Starring Octavia Spencer) Watch It Now!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 22, 2014 2:50 PM
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The busy Spencer's casting came a couple of months after NBC put its "Murder, She Wrote" reboot (which was to star Octavia Spencer) on ice, with plans to come up with another way to re-imagine the series.

Octavia Spencer Says She’s Tired Of The “Small” Film Roles as TV Has Opened Up New Opportunities for Black Actresses

  • By Sergio
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  • July 31, 2014 6:19 PM
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Joining the chorus, Octavia Spencer says that television seemingly appears to be the new golden opportunity for black actresses looking for challenging roles.

Review: Chadwick Boseman's Performance Saves 'Get On Up' From Being an Incoherent Ride

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • July 31, 2014 10:58 AM
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The pacing may be messy, the direction disjointed, but its a testament to James Brown that his story and his music can ultimately withstand whatever structural flaws that plague this movie.

Octavia Spencer & Kevin Costner are Caught in a Custody Battle in 'Black And White' (Photo + TIFF Premiere News)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 29, 2014 5:05 PM
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Anthony Mackie co-stars in the film.

Watch 8 Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 22, 2014 7:44 PM
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Universal has set the film's release date for August 1, 2014, which is next week Friday.

Watch Star Octavia Spencer In First Trailer For FOX's 'Red Band Society' Remake

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2014 7:07 PM
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Watch Star Octavia Spencer In First Trailer For FOX's 'Red Band Society' Remake

Octavia Spencer Will Lead The Peaceful Amity Faction In 'Insurgent'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 12, 2014 4:11 PM
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Octavia Spencer Will Lead The Peaceful Amity Faction In 'Insurgent'

Octavia Spencer Is Busy. Books Co-Starring Role In DreamWorks Comedy Feature 'Las Madres' Playing A Bounty Hunter

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 9, 2014 12:18 PM
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Octavia Spencer Books Co-Starring Role In DreamWorks Comedy Feature 'Las Madres' Playing A Bounty Hunter

Octavia Spencer Doesn’t Agree With John Singleton’s Claim That Black Directors Are Being Shut Out

  • By Sergio
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  • April 9, 2014 11:32 PM
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Octavia Spencer wasn't exactly happy with what John Singleton said about the increasingly lack of opportunities for black directors. Is she right? Or is Singleton?

Coming To OWN: Toni Braxton Will Star In Darlene Love Biopic; Octavia Spencer Will Lead In 'Tulsa' & More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 3, 2014 11:08 AM
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Coming To OWN: Toni Braxton Will Star In Darlene Love Biopic; Octavia Spencer Will Lead In 'Tulsa' & More...