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Babs Olusanmokun ('Restless City') Co-Stars In Immigrant Dramedy 'Ponies' (Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 12:14 PM
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Babs Olusanmokun, who some might remember from Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City (or on TV in popular series like Law & Order: CI, The Unit and others) co-stars in this film adaptation of director Nick Sandow and writer Michael Batistick’s critically acclaimed stage play Ponies, which saw a 2-week theatrical run at New York’s Cinema Village last month.

Bob Johnson, Tracey Edmonds, YouTube Launching ALRIGHT TV Faith-Friendly Channel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 11:24 AM
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BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 2, 2012 -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies (RLJ), today announced an agreement with YouTube to develop a new faith-friendly channel.

International Poster For 'Alex Cross Promises A "Darker" Tyler Perry

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 11:04 AM
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Just like in the Stateside poster, the suggestion here is that this is less Tyler Perry's Alex Cross, and more of a set up for a collision of equals. 

Universal Revives LA Riots Feature Project With Justin Lin ('Fast Five') Directing

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 10:34 AM
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Justin Lin is an interesting, and certainly unexpected choice for direct a film based on the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of four LAPD officers charged with beating the late Rodney King.
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Acclaimed Brit Crime Thriller "iLL MANORS" On Blu-ray, DVD, VOD In October (Watch Trailer)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 10:08 AM
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Word of mouth on this one has been strong, since it started stirring up excitement at the Cannes Film Market in May, so I'm definitely curious, and hope it comes my way.

Lionsgate Prepping Big Screen Adaptation Of Zane's 'Addicted' (Who Should Star & Direct?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 9:39 AM
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In case you didn't get the memo, Lionsgate is prepping a big screen adaptation of erotic fiction writer Zane's popular novel Addicted, which follows the trials and tribulations of a successful sex-addicted African American businesswoman.

Michael K. Williams In Talks To Join Cast Of 'Robocop' Remake

  • By Sergio
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  • August 7, 2012 9:02 AM
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While he's currently working on Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, Michael K. Williams is reportedly in talks to join the cast of MGM and Sony Pictures'  reboot of Robocop which starts shooting in September in Toronto

Thanos In 'The Avengers' Was A Black Man? Get To Know Damion Poitier...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 8:53 PM
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This might be a spoiler for those who haven't seen the film yet, so if you don't want your screening experience potentially ruined, I suggest you skip this post altogether.

In 'Sound of Tears,' A Young Woman Must Relinquish Forbidden Love In A Matter of Family Honor

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2012 6:48 PM
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A fundraising campaign to produce a short film called Sound of Tears - A Matter of Family Honor, from Cameroonian-born Canadian actress and independent filmmaker Dorothy A. Atabong.

More Pics of Chadwick Boseman & Nicole Beharie On-Set Of Jackie Robinson's '42'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • August 6, 2012 6:47 PM
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Here are some new stills which surfaced late last week from the Brooklyn set of Brian Helgeland's Jackie Robinson biopic 42, which stars Chadwick Boseman in the titular role and Nicole Beharie as his wife Rachel Isum Robinson. The stills below are dated July 18; the film is now in post-production.
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