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Offers Out To Kevin Hart, Terence Howard To Join Paula Patton In 'Baggage Claim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 3:42 PM
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Kevin Hart and Terence Howard just might be joining the cast of playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, for Fox Searchlight, based on his best-selling debut novel about a flight attendant with thirty days and thirty thousand miles to find a husband.

Dorian Missick Attached To Star In Jason Gilmore's 'All The Children Are Insane'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 3:08 PM
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Thespian Dorian Missick is attached to writer/director Jason Gilmore's forthcoming feature film, All The Children Are Insane - a project that's currently a Juntobox Films finalist (Juntobox, you should recall, is a new initiaive co-founded by Forest Whitaker, that gives independent filmmakers the opportunity for their films to be financed, produced and distributed, with support and mentorship from industry professionals, including Forest Whitaker. 

30-Day Fundraiser For Feature Film Based On Black & Sexy TV Web Series 'The Couple'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 2:19 PM
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If you missed our announcement of this, or just need to revisit the details, here's a quick recap:

The Boys Enter The Wrong Church In New Clip From Noel Clarke's Wedding Rom-Com 'The Knot'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 1:16 PM
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Here's your first look at one of 3 films Brit Noel Clarke will release this year; the other 2 being the sports drama Fast Girls, which was released about 3 months ago, and the sci-fi thriller Storage 24, which was released in June.

James Cameron Talks 'Avatar' Sequels/Prequels (Expect 3 More Movies In Franchise)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 12:53 PM
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Despite its technical achievements, long time readers will know that I wasn't much of an Avatar fan.

World Premiere Of Nigerian/British Psychological Drama 'Amina' In London Next Month

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 12:32 PM
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Details in the press release below... for our Brit reafers:

Vivica A. Fox, Montel Williams, Mary Wilson Attached To Star In Sports Drama 'Golden Shoes'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 12:08 PM
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Vivica A. Fox, Montel Williams, and Mary Wilson (of The Supremes), are all attached to co-star in an indie family sports drama titled Golden Shoes.
More: Vivica Fox

Preview 'Negrita' (Documentary on Afro Latina Identity in the U.S.)

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • September 10, 2012 10:44 AM
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NEGRITA, a forthcoming documentary from director/producer Magdalena Albizu, will look deeper into the experience of Afro Latinas in the United States.

Military Thriller 'Allegiance' (Bow Wow, Malik Yoba) Acquired For USA Theatrical Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 10:13 AM
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It's worth noting that XLrator Media also acquired rights to, and released Mario Van Peebles' We The Party, as well as 96 Minutes, which Evan Ross (who won a breakthrough performance award at SXSW for his work in the film) and David Oyelowo both co-star in.

Ulrich Seidl’s Polarizing 'Paradise' Trilogy Acquired By Strand For USA Release (Other Territories)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 10, 2012 10:01 AM
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A quick recap... Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise franchise of films, which follows 3 individual though interconnected stories of 3 women in love in 3 different locations, and is now being released as three separate feature films, instead of 1 - Paradise: Love, Paradise: Faith and Paradise: Hope, has been picked up for USA distribution by Strand Releasing, with a 2013 release for all three films planned, starting in the first quarter.