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'The Exile' (Egyptian Political Drama Set Against Backdrop Of Deposed President Hosni Mubarak)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 12:44 PM
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Egyptian filmmaker Atef Hatata is set to direct a romance/political drama set against the backdrop of the real-life production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida at the 3,500-year-old Pharaonic Temple in Luxor (Egypt) in 1987, titled The Exile, which Cairo-based Zad Communication is producing, in its first international co-production, teaming with Paris-based Mact Productions on the project.

Warner Bros Releases Full-Length Epic-Like New Trailer For 'Man Of Steel'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 12:13 PM
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Brand new trailer for WB's Superman reboot, which isn't scheduled to be released until summer 2013, titled Man Of Steel.

Fundraising Effort To Restore Shirley Clarke's Landmark 'Portrait Of Jason' Successful!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 11:17 AM
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An update, since we pushed the Kickstarter campaign here on S&A... Success to the folks at Milestone Films who just made their fundraising goal, raising $26,000 at the end of the campaign (yesterday); they originally asked for $25,000.

Production Wraps On 'Oblivion' (Based On Case That Outlawed Marriage Abductions In Ethiopia)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 10:46 AM
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Principal photography has wrapped as of yesterday, on writer/director Zeresenay Mehari's Oblivion - a feature length scripted film based on a true story about the legal-precedent-setting court case that outlawed the practice of abduction for marriage in Ethiopia – also referred to as "Telefa."

Albert Hughes Teams w/ Crytek, EA To Produce '7 Wonders Of Crysis 3' Web Series

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 10:12 AM
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Watch Christopher Judge In Trailer For 'The Hobbit' (Well... Sorta Yes And No...)

  • By Sergio
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  • December 10, 2012 7:27 PM
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Surprised right? But I'll bet you didn't know that a brother, Christopher Judge, was in The Hobbit?

Watch 8-Minute Scene From In-Development Trinidad & Tobago Drama 'The Cutlass'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 6:50 PM
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Courtesy of an email I received from the film's screenwriter Teneille Newallo, who also appears in fellow T&T (Trinidadian, Tobagonian) filmmaker Nicholas Attin's second film, Escape From Babylon (a film we profiled about 3 weeks ago).

Pepsi Sets Up Hybrid $50 Million Fund To Support Beyoncé's Creative Projects

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 4:52 PM
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A worth-sharing piece of news on this new partnership between Beyoncé and Pepsi, courtesy of the New York Times.

Exclusive Clip From 'The Last Fall' Featuring Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie (On DVD/VOD 1/15/13)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 3:56 PM
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As previously announced, at the tail end of its grassroots limited threatical USA run, Matthew Cherry's The Last Fall, which stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie, will be heading to home video - DVD and on VOD on January 15, 2013.

Charl Brown Rounds Out Starring Cast Of 'Motown: The Musical' - Cast As Smokey Robinson

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 10, 2012 3:49 PM
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