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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...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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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.

1st US Release Trailer For The 1st Noel Clarke-Branded Film To Get A USA Theatrical Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 3:57 PM
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Magnolia Pictures' genre arm Magnet Releasing acquired USA distribution rights to Noel Clarke's horror sci-fi film Storage 24, which was released in the UK earlier this year, and which got lots of coverage on S&A.

Team Sizzle's 'The Coalition' Coming Out On Blu-ray DVD In Feb.

  • By Sergio
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  • December 4, 2012 2:33 PM
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I thought orginally that The Coalition was something new to S & A, but I discovered that back in July 2011 we first reported about this film produced by Team Sizzle, a production company financed by Baltimore Ravens football player Terrell Suggs.

Les Arcs 2012 - Léa Rinaldi's 'Esto es lo que Hay' (On Cuba's Controversial Hip-Hop Group)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 2:25 PM
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The 3-day long Les Arcs Work in Progess event is part of the wider Les Arcs film festival, which runs from December 15-22. 

New On Blu-ray, DVD, VOD: 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild,' 'Thunderstruck,' 'Hermano'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 4, 2012 1:33 PM
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Some DVDs and/or Blu-rays for you to pick up (purchase or rent) this week - especially if you haven't seen them, and are interested in doing so.