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Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan To Shoot $2MILL Thriller 'October 1' In March w/ UK & Nigerian Actors

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 2:29 PM
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Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) is reporting that Nollywood producer-director, Kunle Afolayan, will begin production on for his next movie, titled October 1.

'Iron Sky' Now Streaming On Netflix (When The 1st Black Astronaut Met Some Moon Nazis...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 1:47 PM
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I first profiled this sci-fi action/comedy film, and one of its stars, about 2 years ago; it's been a long journey for it, as the filmmakers have been working on it piece by piece, according to however much funding they had for each during each stage of the process. Such is the the way of indie filmmaking.
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Sundance 2013 Preview - 'Milkshake' (Al Jolson Descendant Strives To Be Black)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 1:04 PM
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David Andalman's Milkshake will make its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival later this month.

Nollywood Actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus Builds Global Film Brand While Giving Back

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  • January 2, 2013 12:03 PM
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Details via the press release below...

Jay-Z, The Bullitts, Prince Recruited For 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 11:45 AM
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Jay-Z and Jeymes Samuel of the Bullitts are apparently scoring Baz Luhrmann's upcoming The Great Gatsby - according to a tweet from Samuel's himself, who promised that the score would be "too DOPE for words!"

23rd Edition Of Pan-African Film & TV Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) Dates, Theme

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 2, 2013 10:56 AM
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A new year of film festivals begins later this month with the grand-daddy of them all (here in the USA anyway) the Sundance Film Festival, opening its doors on January 15.

Halle Berry As Foxy Brown - A Bad Idea We Were Spared (And Another One That Might Have Worked)

  • By Sergio
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  • January 1, 2013 4:09 PM
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! And to start off a new year on S&A, here is, for your holiday entertainment, a piece of absolutely worthless trivia.

Denzel Washington Is Only The 4th Black Actor To Top Annual Quigley Top Money-Making List

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 31, 2012 11:35 AM
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The crucial stuff from the press release I received:

Donna Summer Was Born Today... And Tasha Smith Wants To Play Her In A Biopic

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  • December 31, 2012 10:40 AM
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Today in history, December 31, 1948, singer/song writer, Donna Summer (born LaDonna Adrian Gaines), dubbed the queen of disco in the 1970s, was born in Boston, MA.

David Talbert To Write And Direct Indie Feature 'Preacher's Son'

  • By Sergio
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  • December 29, 2012 8:24 PM
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Even though he's currently deep in post-production with his latest film, the rom-com Baggage Claim, with Paula Patton, Djimon Hounsou, Taye Diggs and Derek Luke, writer/director David Talbert (First Sunday) already has his next film project all set.