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'Star Trek: The Next Generation' 25th Anniversary Event - In Select Movie Theaters Nationwide

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 8:19 AM
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Happening a week from today, for all your Trekkies... 

New Initiative Launch: 'African Metropolis' - 7 Filmmakers, 7 Cities, 7 Stories (The Details...)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 8:09 AM
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This is wonderful news! You'll hopefully recall the ImagiNations Pan-African project in which a series of six feature films based on contemporary African literature would be produced - an initiative created and spearheaded by Djo Tunda Wa Munga and Steve Markovitz, the writer/director and producer team behind last year's Viva Riva!.

Nigerian Musical 'Inale' To Make South Africa Big-Screen Debut (Starring Caroline Chikezie, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Ini Edo)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • July 15, 2012 5:56 PM
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I've been hoping to get the chance to see the Jeta Amata-directed Nigerian musical Inale for quite some time now.  I believe it's been screening around the world since 2010, but it's only just now making its way to Johannesburg, South Africa for a special screening on July 26.

Harvey Weinstein Talks 'Intouchables' Remake; Leaning Towards Casting Latino In Omar Sy's Role

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 14, 2012 12:10 PM
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I gotta say that despite everything I hear and read about Harvey Weinstein, and my own first (and only) time meeting him in person several years ago, I almost always enjoy listening to him in conversation - specifically in interviews.
More: Omar Sy

Dear Filmmakers With Short Films (Old And New), We Want To See Them...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 14, 2012 11:04 AM
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Just a quickie request of you filmmakers reading this site...

Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh In 'Hunger Games') Books Roles In 'The Spectacular Now' & 'Runner, Runner'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 6:08 PM
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Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh in The Hunger Games) has landed roles in 2 new projects.

Feature Film Based On Black & Sexy TV Web Series 'The Couple' In The Works! Details...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 3:56 PM
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This is the kind of news that gets a black film writer excited!

It Looks Like That 'Twins' Sequel w/ Eddie Murphy Attached Is Really Happening...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 1:38 PM
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So much for me thinking this was all just a bad dream...

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Buys 'Soul Train' Rights, Developing Musical Based On Don Cornelius

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 1:06 PM
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It was much earlier this year when it was announced that there was renewed interest in exploiting the Soul Train franchise - thanks to Don Cornelius' death.

'Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn' Web Series Trailer Premieres (Enisha Brewster Co-Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 13, 2012 12:24 PM
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Well... one of the listed stars is a black actress - Enisha Brewster (that's her in the still from the series above) who had a supporting role in the recent Footloose remake. She's also done some TV work in Vampire Diaries, One Tree Hill and Meet The Browns.