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CCH Pounder Will Play Madame Dorothea The Witch In 'Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 1:01 PM
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CCH Pounder has joined the cast of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, yet another upcoming film adaptation of a YA novel - the first in a series of 6 Mortal Instruments novels penned by Cassandra Clare. 

Spike Lee-Directed Mike Tyson 1-Man Show Opens On Broadway Today For 2-Week Run

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 11:57 AM
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Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, opens on Broadway today, under Spike Lee's direction... in case you haven't heard.

Eric Benet Fights 'Redbone Girl,' 'Chocolate Legs' Skin Color Controversy w/ Tank Tops

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 11:41 AM
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Oh joy... I won't use up too many pixels on this, but I had to share, given the subject matter, and the fact that it's something that's polarized black people all over the world for a very long time now. 

Nelsan Ellis ('True Blood') Gets Behind The Camera For Feature Doc 'Damn Wonderful'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 11:09 AM
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Nelsan Ellis is also a director for those who weren't already aware; last year, we featured an ambitious short film he directed titled Page 36, which I saw at the ABFF last summer, and was impressed by. 

'The Championship Rounds' Tells Tale Of Deaf African American Boxer & Single Father, After Tragic Events

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 10:43 AM
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This looks like a worthwhile project to contribute to, if you can.

Caption This: A Bearded & Mohawked Anthony Mackie On George Tillman Jr.'s 'Inevitable Defeat' Set

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 10:22 AM
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Shooting is underway in Brooklyn, NYC for George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, and Jeffrey Wright, in a drama that sees Jennifer Hudson as a drug addict mother whose arrest forces her son and his best friend to fend for themselves.

Watch: Full 'Skyfall' Trailer Looks Just Like A 21st Century James Bond Movie

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 9:32 AM
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Bah-humbug! I'm probably in the minority when I say that the all-new new James Bond just hasn't quite grown on me. I prefer the old-school 007 - the Sean Connery and Roger Moore years specifically. 

Trailer For Doc On Snoop Dogg's Reggae, Rastafari Reincarnation, Conversion (Debuting At Toronto)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 8:53 PM
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Watching the press conference below, I'm still not entirely certain whether this is just a gimmick, or something else entirely.

'Kinyarwanda' Producer's Directorial Debut Updates: Cast Additions (Sharon Leal, Others) + On-Set Pics

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 7:05 PM
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'Fast & Furious 6' Officially Begins Principal Photography; What We Know So Far...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 30, 2012 6:04 PM
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It's 2am & just got up for the 1st day of FF6. Always love the calm & silence of the night b4 going on set. Let's go shoot a f@#kin' movie!