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Giancarlo Esposito Books Detective Role In Indie Thriller 'Poker Night'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 5, 2012 2:43 PM
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Giancarlo Esposito has joined the Ron Perlman, Titus Welliver, Ron Eldard and Beau Mirchoff in the indie thriller, Poker Night, which will be directed by Greg Francis.

3rd Annual Flatbush Film Festival: West Indian Edition Closes w/ 'Ring di Alarm!' & 'Pressure'

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  • December 5, 2012 2:07 PM
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Projects From Brazil, Egypt, South Africa, Rwanda Are Venice Biennale College Semi-Finalists

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  • December 5, 2012 1:23 PM
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Some projects that I'm sure we'll be talking about in another year or more... repping Brazil, Egypt, South Africa and Rwanda, to name a few.

French-Moroccan Actor Roschdy Zem Stars In Luc Besson-Produced Sahara Desert-Set Actioner

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  • December 5, 2012 12:58 PM
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French-Moroccan actor Roschdy Zem (he's starred in a few films directed by French-Algerian filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb, like Outside The Law, a film covered on this site in the past), stars in this Luc Besson-produced actioner set in the Sahara desert, titled Intersection.

Cush Jumbo Leads In All-Female Cast Of 'Julius Caesar'

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 5, 2012 10:52 AM
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British actress Cush Jumbo is currently featured in the lead role of Marc Antony in an all-female production of Julius Caesar at London's Donmar Warehouse theatre.
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Nigerian Actress Omotola Ekeinde On Nollywood Talents Having No Interest In Heading To Hollywood...

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  • December 5, 2012 10:42 AM
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I was reading THIS piece on Nollywood superstar actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (her new reality TV show, The Real Me, premieres tomorrow in Nigeria), and this closing paragraph got my attention, and I thought was worth sharing:

Whoa! David Harewood In Talks To Play Paul Robeson In Biopic

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 7:09 PM
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British actor and currently star of Showtime's hit drama series Homeland, David Harewood, is reportedly in talks to play Paul Robeson in what is said to be an independently-produced biopic on the life of the legendary man behind the voice, the actor, singer, activist, and more, who would've been who would've been 114 years old this year, were he still alive.

Cory Hardrict Is Heading To 'Boulevard H' (Indie Comedy On Wannabe Actors & Their Eccentric Coach)

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  • December 4, 2012 6:27 PM
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This news reminded me that I still need to check out his most recent work in the apocalyptic thriller, The Day, which was released in theaters over the summer.

One Of Michael Clarke Duncan's Last Films ('In The Hive') To Be Released In Theaters 12/14

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  • December 4, 2012 5:58 PM
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Award-Winning Doc 'Family Portrait In Black & White' Arrives On DVD Today

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  • December 4, 2012 4:59 PM
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Director Julia Ivanova's award-winnning feature documentary, Family Portrait in Black and White, was an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and winner of this year's Best Canadian Feature Film at the Hot Docs Film Festival.