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Romany Malco Joins Morgan Freeman In Bachelor Party Comedy 'Last Vegas'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 9:11 PM
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Star of Think Like A Man and Weeds, Romany Malco, has signed up to join Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Klein, in the CBS Films/Mandate Pictures comedy Last Vegas, which Jon Turteltaub is directing, from a script penned by Dan Fogelman.

First Look At Danny Glover As Shinishi In 'Tula, The Revolt' + More Photos + On-set Video Report

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 7:33 PM
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Here's your first look at Danny Glover in the upcoming slave uprising film, Tula, The Revolt, from Dutch director Jeroen Leinders, which is based on a true story about a slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795, and the man called Tula, who stood up against his oppressors, and led the revolt that would last about a month.

Preview Human Trafficking Action/Drama, 'Bleeding Sunshine,' Set In Ghana, Egypt & Israel

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 6:55 PM
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Currently in development is a scripted feature film titled Bleeding Sunshine, directed by Yaa Boaa Aning, that tackles the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and/or forced labor.

Nicole Beharie Will Play Slave Defending Homestead In New Civil War Drama 'The Keeping Room'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 5:17 PM
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Nicole Beharie has been tapped to co-star in a Civil War drama titled The Keeping Room, alongside Olivia Wilde and Hailee Steinfeld.

Macy Gray Remakes Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book' (The Entire Album)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 4:38 PM
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I read this and immediately remembered Malcolm's August post in which he waxed on how we apply the idea of movie remakes to other forms of art (like literature and music), given how popular movie remakes are these days (read that post HERE).

UPDATE w/VIDEO: 'Stars Wars 7' Set For 2015, Followed By Another 2 Films; Treatments Done

  • By Sergio
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  • October 30, 2012 4:36 PM
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The loud noise you're hearing right now is the sound of everyone around the world groaning, when word came out today that Disney and Lucasfilm Ltd announced that plans are underway for a new Star Wars film, currently titled just Star Wars: Episode 7, set for a 2015 release.

RZA Talks Upcoming Projects: 'Tasmania' (A Horror Film); 'Down To The Last Buck' (A Comedy)

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 2:46 PM
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Feature Doc 'Surfing & Sharks' Seeks To Address Myths About Sharks & Surfing In South Africa

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 2:06 PM
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I believe this is the world that the recent Halle Berry thriller Dark Tide portrays a little of - sharks in the ocean waters on coastal South Africa, said to be home to one of the largest concentrations of sharks in the world!

Samuel L. Jackson Confirmed For 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 1:38 PM
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In yesterday's announcement that Frank Grillo had been tapped to play the villain - Crossbones - in Marvel and Disney's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, was this aside which we missed:

RZA's 'Iron Fists' Will Challenge Denzel Washington's 'Flight' Skills For Box Office This Weekend

  • By Courtney
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  • October 30, 2012 1:13 PM
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This Friday, November 2, will see wide releases of two new films with with black talents at the center, whether in front of or behind the camera, or both: RZA's The Man With The Iron Fist, which he also stars in, and Robert Zemeckis' Flight which stars Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle.