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Watch: Mike Tyson & Spike Lee in Rehearsal for 'Undisputed Truth'

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  • July 26, 2012 2:15 PM
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Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, is heading to Broadway under Spike Lee's direction... in case you haven't heard.

Isaiah Washington To Co-Star In Play About Richard Pryor

  • By Sergio
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  • July 26, 2012 1:22 PM
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Isaiah Washington will be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the play Unspeakable, which is described a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and career of comedy icon Richard Pryor, in a new production of the play in Chicago, for a limited 8-week engagement at the Royal George Theater, starting on October 2.

UPDATE: Epic 6-Minute Trailer For 'Cloud Atlas,' Directors' Intro, Synopsis, Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 12:59 PM
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Tory Kittles Joins Cast Of Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen'

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  • July 26, 2012 11:39 AM
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Tory Kittles has been around for a little bit, but I'd say his name has come up on this site in the last 6 months, more than it has in the previous 3 years since S&A was created.

Spike Lee's Michael Jackson 'Bad' Documentary To World Premiere At Venice Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 26, 2012 10:44 AM
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On the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival's unveiling of part of its 2012 lineup, the Venice Film Festival has done the same this morning; and as we always do when festival lineups are revealed, we scrub each list to see if there are any films worthy of an S&A mention.
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Julius Onah's Crime Caper 'The Girl Is In Trouble' To Finally World Premiere At NYILFF

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  • July 26, 2012 10:17 AM
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Watch: Epic 4-Minute Trailer For 'Cloud Atlas' Surfaces

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  • July 26, 2012 9:44 AM
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Trailer Watch - Toni Braxton In 'The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure'

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  • July 26, 2012 9:16 AM
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In this week's totally non-essential news item, here's the trailer for the children's film, The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure, featuring a guest appearance by singer Toni Braxton, which opens on August 29th.

'Just Wright,' 'Brown Sugar' Screenwriter Hired To Pen Script For 'Waiting To Exhale' Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 10:29 PM
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In February, the talk was on whether the upcoming sequel to Waiting To Exhale would at all be affected by Whitney Houston's passing, and if the project would actually continue ahead.

S&A Filmmaker Challenge Winner Ka'ramuu Kush Signs w/ APA + Hosting Master Class At Howard U

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 8:13 PM
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Congratulations are in order for #3 S&A Filmmaker Challenge winner Ka'ramuu Kush who has officially signed with talent and literary agency APA (Agency for the Performing Arts) - a firm that counts the likes of Viola Davis, Gary Oldman, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jennifer Beals, and Louis C.K. as clients.