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Anthony Mackie In Talks To Play Falcon In 'Captain America' Sequel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 4:29 PM
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Speaking of black superheroes...

Preview Visually Appealing South African Drama 'Elelwani' (First Venda Production In Film History)

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  • July 16, 2012 3:49 PM
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The teaser doesn't reveal much (after all, it's a teaser) but there's enough here to get my attention.

Sundance Reveals 2012 Creative Producing Labs, Summit Participants (Yoruba Richen Makes Cut)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 3:06 PM
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The project continues to attract attention where it really counts, and that's great. Good for Yoruba Richen and her work-in-progress feature documentary titled The New Black.

Chinonye Chukwu's 'Alaskaland' To Premiere At Martha's Vineyard African American Film Fest

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 12:41 PM
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A film we've been watching closely, and are looking forward to... Writer/director Chinonye Chukwu's feature film debut Alaskaland will make its premiere at the Run & Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival next month, which runs from August 7 to August 11.

Viral Campaign For 'After Earth' Begins With New Video Teaser (Will & Jaden Smith Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 12:21 PM
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Shooting has been done for the sci-fi/adventure project 1000 A.E., now just called After Earth, for about a month or so; father/son pairing Will Smith and Jaden Smith, star, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, in a film whose full synopsis reads:

Preview 'Runaway Slave' With Former NAACP Leader (Now Tea Party Member) Rev. C.L. Bryant

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 11:31 AM
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No commentary from me on this one. I'll just post the details, and you guys can talk amongst yourselves if you'd like. 

'David Is Dying' Director Readies Next Project In His 'Sex And Race' Trilogy

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 11:00 AM
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With his Stephen Lloyd Jackson's last film, the acclaimed award-winning 2011 drama David Is Dying, behind him, the writer/director is moving ahead with his next feature, said to be part of his "Sex And Race" trilogy of films, titled Sable Fable.

'Mortal Kombat: Legacy' Series Renewed For Season 2. Jax Will Return. Will Michael Jai White?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 10:22 AM
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Last fall, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. announced that Kevin Tancharoen had signed on to direct a new big-screen, live-action adaptation of Mortal Kombat. This came after the success of the live-action web series Tancharoen created, which starred Michael Jai White as Jax for a few episodes, and which we featured on this site in its entirety.

'Django Unchained' Comic, Shaft's Ancestors & Jamie Foxx Compares Tarantino To Hip-Hop Artists

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 9:55 AM
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More from Comic-Con... during a DC Comics panel, Quentin Tarantino surprised attendees with an appearance, as well as news that DC Comics will publish a 5-issue miniseries based on the screenplay for his upcoming slave-revenge movie Django Unchained.

Marvel Boss Talks 'Black Panther' Movie, Says It's Difficult To Create World, Setting

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 9:29 AM
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To be honest, I'm really getting bored with all these Black Panther movie teases. If it's going to happen Marvel Entertainment, then, damnit, make it so! Just do it! You continue to announce new projects, one after the other, whether sequels to existing franchises, or properties you haven't explored on film yet; but, despite years of conversation about this, still no definite move on Black Panther, or really any other black superhero in your library, since Blade... right?