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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.

Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Jordin Sparks Sing 'Something He Can Feel' ('Sparkle' Soundtrack)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 12:27 PM
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The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 17, but before that, on July 31, Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available for purchase from RCA Records.
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Viola Davis On What To Expect From Barbara Jordan Biopic + What Critics Of Black Actors Don't Understand

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 12:02 PM
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One of a few new projects Viola Davis is developing via her recently-formed (with her husband) JuVee production company, first announced in March of this year, but I've yet to hear anything further about it... until today.

'Venus And Serena' A Feature Documentary To World Premiere At Toronto International Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 11:29 AM
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I had no idea a feature doc on the Williams sisters was in production; then again, it  really shouldn't be much of a surprise. They ARE the world-famous Williams sisters.

Damon Wayans Jr. To Star In Comedy 'Someone Marry Barry' From Oscar-Winning Director

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 11:12 AM
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Damon Wayans Jr. will star alongside Tyler Labine and Lucy Punch in Someone Marry Barry, a comedy written and directed by Rob Pearlstein.

Shola Lynch's Angela Davis Feature Doc Will Premiere At Toronto International Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 10:12 AM
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Always a highlight on the film festival circuit - one of the world's most prestigious, and its director is a black man!

'Cloud Atlas' To Make Its World Premiere At Toronto International Film Festival

  • By Sergio
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  • July 24, 2012 9:36 AM
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The epic sci-fi film Cloud Atlas from The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, will makes its world premiere in September at the Toronto International Film Festival, before its U.S. premiere on October 26th.

Denzel Washington Is Sony's Choice To Star In Adaptation Of 80s Crime Series 'The Equalizer'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 9:57 PM
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First announced over a year ago, when Russell Crowe was said to be attached to star, Sony Pictures' big screen adaptation of the the late 80s CBS vigilante crime-solving series, The Equalizer, is apparently still very much on the studios' slate, with Denzel Washington now as the man being eyed to star the film.

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Making Big Screen Producer Debut

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 23, 2012 8:46 PM
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It should no longer be a surprise to you all that the puppeteer behind the popular puppet Elmo is a black man name Kevin Clash.