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Mariah Carey, Yaya DaCosta Join Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler;' Quincy Jones Scoring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 11:05 AM
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Principal photography for Lee Daniels' The Butler has begun in New Orleans, and with that news comes additional casting announcements we haven't mentioned yet, like Mariah Carey and Yaya DaCosta.

Watch: YouTube Channel WIGS Producing Content, All Starring Female Leads

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 10:16 AM
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Created by filmmakers, Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, WIGS is a new YouTube channel producing original, scripted series, short films, and documentaries, all starring female leads.

Halle Berry As Emissary From Advanced Civilization In First Official 'Cloud Atlas' Photo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 9:26 AM
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'Snow On Tha Bluff' Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 24, 2012 7:38 PM
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The much commented about film Snow On Tha Bluff is currently streaming on Netflix.  Now you can weigh in on the conversation is it real, as in a documentary or docu-drama, or whether it's a *fake* or a mockumentary.

'The Iran Job' Gets Official Release Date

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 24, 2012 6:52 PM
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The Iran Job will play the Noor Iranian Film Festival on August 5th before opening at the Laemmle Music Hall and Laemmle Town Center Encino on September 28th. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and you can check out the review here.

Megalyn Echikunwoke gets 'Made in New Jersey'

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 24, 2012 5:10 PM
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RIP Sherman Hemsley

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 5:05 PM
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Star of stage and screen, Sherman Hemsley, has reportedly died this afternoon, in his El Paso, TX home.

Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston Coming to Grammy Museum

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 24, 2012 4:24 PM
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The Grammy's in conjunction with the Houston family has announced Whitney! Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Whitney Houston will be coming to the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
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Sneak Peak at Tyler James Williams in new NBC Series 'Go On'

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 24, 2012 3:37 PM
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It was announced previously that Everybody Hates Chris star Tyler James Williams will be a series regular on the new NBC Series Go On.  Playing a a character named Owen,"whose brother has been in a coma following a skiing accident." 

Groundbreaking Doc Uncovers Truths Behind Egypt's Exemplary Black Leaders

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 3:00 PM
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LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2012 -- Chosen By God: The Great Pharaohs of the 25th Dynasty sets out to reinstate the powerful black leaders of the Old Testament to Biblical history, scholarship and cultural discourse. This groundbreaking documentary, based on archeological evidence and historical authentication, tells the story of Egypt's dynamic black Pharaohs. Although an integral part of the Biblical Books of Isaiah and 2 Kings, these figures remain among the most under-celebrated examples of African heroism and hope.