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Watch Cory Hardrict In Trailer For Apocalyptic Thriller 'The Day'

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  • July 23, 2012 2:54 PM
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He's also husband to actress Tia Mowry, for those who didn't know.

Polarizing *African Corruption* Doc 'The Ambassador' Gets New Trailer, Poster

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  • July 23, 2012 2:20 PM
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I've yet to see this yet, but reviews I've read since its Sundance Film Festival debut earlier this year, have been decidedly mixed.

Chris Brown, Laz Alonso Dance Drama 'Planet B-Boy' Gets New Title, Trailer, Release Date

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  • July 23, 2012 2:04 PM
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Trailer for a dance drama called Battle of the Year: The Dream Team, which stars Josh Holloway, Chris Brown, Laz Alonso, and Josh Peck.

Meet The Next Generation 'Fly Girls' For 'In Living Color' Reboot

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  • July 23, 2012 1:08 PM
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Morgan Freeman: Hollywood Is Doing Well For Young Black Actors. Lots Of Opportunities

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  • July 23, 2012 12:28 PM
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“I know at least three actors who left Britain for the States because opportunities for them here in the UK were limited... The British film industry definitely has more work to do on that front. It needs to catch up with the times; it has much more progress to make.... I think Hollywood is pulling it off quite well for young black actors. There’s a lot of opportunities over in the US.”

Ne-Yo Says He Turned Down An Offer To Play MLK In A Film (Why & Which One?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 12:04 PM
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R&B star Ne-Yo revealed in an interview with the British paper the Sunday Mirror that he was offered the opportunity to play Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new film, but he turned down the role because the film's producers asked him to gain 30 pounds for the role, and he wanted to focus on his music with a new album on the way.

Watch Cuba Gooding Jr. Take On Dolph Lundgren In Clips From Thriller 'One In The Chamber'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 11:27 AM
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Here's a clip from the Cuba Gooding Jr thriller One In The Chamber, which also stars Dolph Lundgren and Claudia Bassols.

Warners May Change "Gangster Squad" In Wake Of Colorado Shooting

  • By Sergio
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  • July 22, 2012 8:49 AM
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It's happened many times before and now it's happened again. That is a soon-to-be released film in which some scenes or the entire film, in some way, either copies or too uncomfortably refers to a recent tragic event.

Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Man Of Steel' (Superman Reboot) Surfaces

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 22, 2012 2:07 AM
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If you saw The Dark Knight Rises this weekend, then you probably saw this teaser for WB's Superman reboot, which isn't scheduled to be released until summer 2013; but teaser trailers a year in advance of release are common these days - especially for tentpoles like Man Of Steel.

Producers Of 'Soul Food,' 'Barber Shop' Acquire Film Rights To ‘How-To’ Guide On Dating Across Race And Creed

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 20, 2012 6:10 PM
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Surely to stir up lots of conversation before a single frame is even shot... George Tillman Jr's State Street Pictures has picked up feature film rights to a book titled Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate, Mixing Race, Culture and Creed, co-authored by pop culture blogger Christelyn D. Karazin and journalist Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn (both of them above, center).