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Jesse L. Martin Has Replaced Lenny Kravitz In Julien Temple's Marvin Gaye Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 4, 2013 1:58 PM
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What an interesting turn of events! Fans who've been calling for a Jesse L. Martin/Marvin Gaye biopic just might be getting their wish!It's been a long journey for the various Marvin Gaye projects that we've been following since this site was created almost 4 years ago.Our last Marvin Gaye biopic entry was in December when it was reported that Marvin Gaye's son (Marvin Gaye III), who's also a childhood friend of the man who had been cast to play his father, Lenny Kravitz, in Julien Temple's Sexual Healing, had asked Kravitz to "walk away from the role," adding that he was "shocked" that Lenny actually agreed to star in the project, calling it "shameful." What exactly was Marvin Gaye III's issue here? Same as many of the others. Here's what he told TMZ:

Preview L'Atelier Selection 'Days Of Cannibalism' (Mixed Fiction/Doc on China/Africa Relations)

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  • March 4, 2013 12:52 PM
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One of 15 projects selected for the 9th edition of the Cannes L’Atelier’s, announced this morning - an initiative whose goal is to provide directors and their producers the opportunity to meet potential international producing and financing partners during the Cannes Film Festival...

Buni TV & AfricaFilms.tv Partner In First Marriage Of African VOD Space

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  • March 4, 2013 12:39 PM
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Projects From Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa Included In 9th Cannes L'Atelier Selections

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  • March 4, 2013 12:11 PM
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For the 9th edition of the Cannes L’Atelier’s, 15 projects from 14 countries have been selected.

FESPACO 2013 - Festival Announces Significant Changes For Next Edition (2015)

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  • March 3, 2013 3:42 PM
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First Trailer For Sylvain White's French Macabre Thriller 'Mark Of The Angels' + Release Date

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  • March 3, 2013 12:04 PM
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Omar Sy Joins Cast Of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' - But What Role Will He Play?

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  • March 3, 2013 10:52 AM
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Watch Judy Kibinge's Tom Tykwer-Produced 'Something Necessary' Today For FREE!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 3, 2013 10:14 AM
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Titled Something Necessary, the film is directed by Kenyan filmmaker, Judy Kibinge, and produced by German filmmaker Tom Tykwer (Run Lola, Run, Perfume) via his film production company, One Fine Day Films, which he co-founded in 2008 with his girlfriend/partner, Marie Steinmann, with the goal being to promote and support filmmaking for aspiring filmmakers in Nairobi (Kenya), with Nairobi-based producing partners Ginger Ink.

Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan And Harry Lennix To Topline Caribbean Set Version of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'

  • By Sergio
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  • March 3, 2013 9:32 AM
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Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan and Harry Lennix are all set to star in a new film version of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, set to start pre-production in Sept. 2013 on location in Jamaica and Puerto Rico.

Weinstein Co Sets Release Dates For 'Fruitvale' and 'Mandela'

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  • March 2, 2013 8:18 PM
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Two films that were recently picked up by The Weinstein Co and sure to be two of the most discussed films this year on S & A have had their theatrical release dates announced.