Shadow and Act

Preview Wendell Pierce-Produced, "Raisin In The Sun"-Inspired Drama "Clybourne Park"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 6, 2012 2:35 PM
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A new Broadway show we've previously covered, but which I completely forgot was opening very, very soon; it's actually already in previews, and has been for over a week now. 

Hilarious First-Look Images At Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie In Michael Bay's "Pain & Gain"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 6, 2012 12:36 PM
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Hah! This just might be absolutely hilarious... intentionally... even though it's a Michael Bay project :)

A Conversation w/ Cinematographer Extraordinaire Bradford Young ("Restless City") Next Week In Philly

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 5, 2012 4:36 PM
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I doubt he needs much of an introduction around here; his name has come up quite a bit, especially in the last 12 months, that he's now practically nearing super-star status; and rightfully so! Watch Restless City for a glimpse at the kind of magic he creates with light.

RIP Gil Noble - Award-Winning Journalist, Producer & Host Of Ground Breaking TV Series "Like It Is"

  • By Courtney
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  • April 5, 2012 4:03 PM
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On the heels of Curtis' This Week In Black Television post, this sad piece of news was just released:

Pam Grier's Autobiography "Foxy: My Life In Three Acts" Optioned; Screenwriter Hired To Adapt

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 5, 2012 2:13 PM
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I remember when the book was published in mid-2010, and I posted an entry about it possibly being adapted into a feature film; Pam Grier herself said there was interest in it, and, like almost every other iconic real life black woman considering a film on her life, I recall her saying that she would love for Halle Berry to play her in the film.

Lead Role Casting Currently Underway For Ashley Walters-Directed Film "The Charlatans"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • April 5, 2012 11:32 AM
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Lead role casting is currently underway for the planned Ashley Walters-directed film, The Charlatans.

First Look At Ka'ramuu Kush's "And Then..." (3rd S&A Black Filmmaker Challenge Winning Project)

  • By Courtney
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  • April 5, 2012 11:23 AM
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Principal photography on Ka'ramuu Kush's short film And Then... (winner of the 3rd Shadow And Act Black Filmmaker Challenge) is officially underway in Los Angeles, and here's your first look at the film; call it a tease/teaser of what's to come.

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Joins Stallone & Schwarzenegger In "The Tomb"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 4, 2012 7:58 PM
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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has joined the cast of Summit's action-thriller The Tomb, alongside the likes of Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vinnie Jones, and Amy Ryan.

"Snow On Tha Bluff" (Drama That Claims To "Show What Life On The Streets Is Really Like") Gets Theatrical Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 4, 2012 3:42 PM
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Sergio profiled this film in May 2011, asking if any of you would actually want to see it, based on the trailer that was embedded within the post. 

Special Screening Of "To Kill A Mockingbird" At The White House w/ Obama Intro + USA Network Broadcast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 4, 2012 3:11 PM
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How often does this happen? Not very often, I think.