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Comedian (And Former 'The Onion' Writer) Baratunde Thurston Responds to Wallis Insult Controversy

  • By Sergio
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  • February 25, 2013 4:33 PM
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Comedian, satirist and author ("How To be Black") Baratunde Thurston has just publicly come out with a statement responding to The Onion's stupid and offensive tweet about Quvenzhane Wallis during last night's  Oscar boroadcast

Watch Trailer For Rom-Com 'Miss Dial' - Opening March 12

  • By Sergio
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  • February 25, 2013 4:10 PM
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Another day, another rom-com.

'Sons of Anarchy's' Billy Brown Cast in CBS Drama Pilot 'Hostages'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 25, 2013 3:00 PM
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Billy Brown (Sons of Anarchy, Dexter, The Following) has been added to the cast of CBS' Hostages, a drama pilot centered on family caught in the center of a sprawling political conspiracy.

Clark Johnson Cast in Amazon Studios' Comedy Pilot 'Alpha House'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 25, 2013 1:57 PM
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Actor/director Clark Johnson (The Wire, The Shield, Nurse.Fighter.Boy) has been cast as one of four leads in Amazon Studios' comedy pilot Animal House. 

The Onion Apologizes for Tweet About Quvenzhané Wallis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 25, 2013 12:54 PM
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Just as I expected... The Onion apologized this morning for last night's Oscar tweet that referred to 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis with an obscene reference, which saw plenty of criticism leveled against the satirical publication.

Richard T. Jones Cast In Fox's Thriller 'The List'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 25, 2013 11:38 AM
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Richard T. Jones has joined Charity Wakefield in becoming the first two cast in Fox's thriller The List.

Durban Talent Campus Calls For 40 Young African Filmmakers & Film Critics For 6th Edition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 25, 2013 10:46 AM
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Details from the press release below; this is a good opportunity, so take advantage if you qualify. It's akin to the older Berlin Talent Campus deadline to apply is April 1:

On Quvenzhané Wallis 'Annie' Casting: Yes, She Can Sing, Has Range + Holiday 2014 Release Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2013 8:17 PM
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Just a follow-up to the announcement earlier this afternoon that Quvenzhané Wallis will indeed replace Willow Smith in Annie... click HERE to read it if you missed it.

It's A Done Deal! Quvenzhané Wallis Has Been Hired To Replace Willow Smith In 'Annie' Musical

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 24, 2013 2:10 PM
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Whomever that Oscar voter was, who cited being unable to pronouce Quvenzhané Wallis' name, as one of his reasons for not voting for her for the Best Actress Oscar, had better try a little harder, because she's not going anywhere anytime soon.

Another Image From 'Riddick' - Diesel On His Throne

  • By Sergio
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  • February 24, 2013 11:39 AM
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In this week's totally non-essential news, there hasn't hasn't been much coming out about the upcoming third installment of the on-going Riddick sci-fi series, entitled simply Riddick.