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Full Trailer For Ava DuVernay's Award-Winning 'Middle Of Nowhere' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 1:53 PM
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Here's the first full trailer for Ava DuVernay's acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, which stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley (shot by award-winning DP Bradford Young).

Preview Highly-Anticipated Nigerian Musical Thriller 'Hoodrush'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 12:29 PM
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Hoodrush is a musical thriller directed by Dimeji Ajibola, and starring some of the best young talents in Nollywood like Okechukwu Ukeje, Bimbo Akintola, Gabriel Afolayan, Chelsea Eze, and Ijeoma Agu.

Katori Hall's 'WHADDABLOODCLOT!!!' to Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • July 25, 2012 11:14 AM
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Katori Hall is one busy lady jumping from one project to another!  The Mountaintop debuted on Broadway last fall, Hurt Village opened off-broadway at the Signature Theater, and now WHADDABLOODCLOT!!! makes its world Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. 

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.