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Universal Pictures Sets 'The Best Man' Sequel For November 2013 Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 4:08 PM
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It was almost exactly 1 year ago when director Malcolm D. Lee revealed that the long-awaited sequel to The Best Man (The Best Man 2 - or whatever it'll eventually be called) had been officially greenlit by Universal.

UPDATE: Jamie Foxx In Talks To Play Electro, Manipulator Of Electricity, In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 3:46 PM
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UPDATE: Jamie Foxx has pretty much given away that he WILL indeed be playing Electro in the next Spider-Man movie. Not long after the news broke, he tweeted the following:
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Trailer For 'Land Rush' - 1st Of 8 International BBC Documentaries On World Poverty

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 3:29 PM
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Trailer For 'Land Rush' - 1st Of 8 International BBC Documentaries On World Poverty

Trailer For Darrell Roodt's 'Little One' - South Africa's Entry For Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 2:34 PM
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Trailer For Darrell Roodt's 'Little One' - South Africa's Entry For Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Huffington Post & Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network Launch Online Destination, 'HuffPost OWN'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 2:01 PM
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The Huffington Post Media Group and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network launch "HuffPost OWN."

Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' Gets 'R' MPAA Rating

  • By Sergio
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  • November 1, 2012 2:00 PM
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Vin Diesel's and writer/director David Twohy's third go around with their Riddick creation, enititled simply Riddick, has gotten a R rating from the MPAA, for "strong violence, language and sexual content/nudity."

Felicia D. Henderson Tapped to Adapt & Direct 'Flyy,' Based On The Omar Tyree 'Flyy Girl' Trilogy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 1:40 PM
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I remember Omar Tyree's announcement in late 2009, that he'd formed a production company to see his novels adapted to film, and TV, with Leslie, being the first novel to get screen treatment.

AFM News: Ella Thomas Cast As Lorraine Hansberry In 'Nina' + Promo Of 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 12:48 PM
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Ealing Metro, the production company behind Cynthia Mort's Nina Simone project will be on hand at the ongoing American Film Market (AFM), to generate buyer interest in its upcoming slate of films, which includes, in addition to Mort's film, the adaptation of Half Of A Yellow Sun, where a promo will be shown to attending participants.

Lineup, Dates For 2012 Afrika Eye Film Festival In Bristol, UK ('La Pirogue' Opens)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 12:15 PM
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The 2012 installment of the Afrika Eye Film Festival in Bristol, UK, launches on Friday, November 9th, and will include in its lineup of film screenings, talks, and more, a celebration of 50 years of Jamaican independence.

Jill Scott Lands Roles In Fox's 'Fringe' And Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 1, 2012 11:39 AM
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We're late on reporting this, but better late than never.