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Scripted Feature Film On The Life Of Iconic Afro-Cuban Entertainer - La Lupe - In The Works...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 7:03 PM
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A film based on the life of Cuban-American pop singer Lupe Yoli, otherwise known as La Lupe, is in the works, with actress Lauren Veléz - whom you might know from Dexter, as well as New York Undercover, back in the day - starring and producing.

Cinema Management Group Takes International Rights To 'Go For Sisters' + New Poster, Stills

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 3:03 PM
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Trailer: Burkina Faso-Set Fantasy/Drama 'Soleils' Co-directed By Olivier Delahaye, Dani Kouyate

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 2:44 PM
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Currently in post-production is Soleils (which translates as Suns in English) co-directed in Burkinabe filmmakers, Olivier Delahaye's and Dani Kouyate, from a script by Delahaye.

Sudz Sutherland's Immigration Indie Drama 'Home Again' Opens In Theaters Starting Today

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 1:29 PM
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Canadian filmmaker Sudz Sutherland's lauded drama Home Again, which stars Tatyana Ali, Lyriq Bent, Stephan James, Richard Chevolleau, C.C.H. Pounder, and Fefe Dobson, will open theatrically in Canada beginning today, March 22.

Actress Janet Hubert Pens Inflammatory Open Letter To Wendy Williams RE 'Fresh Prince'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 11:25 AM
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Normally, I'd skip over stuff like this, but it's Friday... and we have covered the Janet Hubert/Fresh Prince of Bel Air controversy before.

The Father Of African Literature, Chinua Achebe, Dies

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 22, 2013 9:49 AM
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While he's not a filmmaker (and this is a film blog), he most certainly deserves acknowledgement on this site, given his global recognition as the father of modern African literature, one of the greatest African writers, and literary voices of all time!

Richard T. Jones Rounds Out 'Godzilla' Reboot Cast; Will His Character Live To See The End?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 9:57 PM
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DC Comics Writer Reportedly Quits After Being Asked To Kill Off John Stewart, The Black Green Lantern

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 4:36 PM
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Have You Heard Of That Documentary About Black Tea Partiers?

  • By Sergio
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  • March 21, 2013 4:22 PM
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No joke. There is currently one in the works right now as you are reading this. It's going to be called Black Tea, but I think it should be called The Descendants of Stephen.

Preview 'Lee Scratch Perry's Vision Of Paradise' - A 'Fairytale Doc' Now In Post-Production

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 21, 2013 3:53 PM
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A second Lee Scratch Perry movie in almost as many years. Last year, we followed the progress of the critically-acclaimed musical documentary from Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough, on the life of the Jamaican reggae pioneer and legend, titled The Upsetter: The Life & Music of Lee “Scratch” Perry.