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Lucius Fox Rises In The Rain In First Character Poster Release

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 8:25 PM
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Of what's left of the summer, this is easily at the top of my list of films to see (in terms of blockbuster movies anyway). 

Tony-Nominated 'Scottsboro Boys' Star Colman Domingo Joins Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 7:23 PM
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Star of stage and screen (big and small) Colman Domingo has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler, playing one of the White House butlers who work in the Executive Mansion.

Halle Berry Sought For Nollywood Director Obi Emelonye's Next - An Epic Titled 'Safari'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 4:39 PM
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Worth-listening to conversation with Nollywood director Obi Emelonye, whose follow-up to his 2011 fantasy/adventure hit The Mirror Boy, titled Last Flight To Abuja (the pricey disaster/thriller, said to be the first of its kind in Nollywood, inspired by true events), opened in London last week Friday.

Andrea Arnold's 'Wuthering Heights' (With 1st Black Heathcliff) Finally Gets Official USA Release Date!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 4:18 PM
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It was announced last fall that Oscilloscope Laboratories had picked up North American distribution rights to Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with plans to release the film theatrically some time in 2012; although no specific day/month was given.

Preview Don Cheadle-Narrated Post-Earthquake Haiti Doc 'La Source' Plus Release Dates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 2:14 PM
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The short story goes... After an earthquake devastates his beloved country, a Haitian Princeton janitor seeks the support of the privileged community he serves everyday and sacrifices everything to revive his lifelong dream to bring what is most fundamental to his village’s survival; clean water.

Choice Skinner, Anton Troy Creating New Sci-Fi/Action Film 'Alexus'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 12:44 PM
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From Choice Skinner, long-time S&A reader/commenter and whose work we've featured on S&A in the past...

Tika Sumpter Joins Michael Rapaport, John Stamos, Bryan Callen In "My Man Is A Loser"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 11:45 AM
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Tika Sumpter co-stars in the feature comedy My Man Is A Loser, which is currently in production in New York City and is set for release in 2013.

'Sparkle' Official Track Listing Features Solos From Jordin Sparks, Whitney, Cee Lo, Goapele

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 11:00 AM
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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.

Isaiah Washington Joins Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton In John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 10:16 AM
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First Full Synopsis For Will Smith/Jaden Smith Sci-Fi Adventure 'After Earth'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 2, 2012 10:00 AM
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Shooting is done for the sci-fi/adventure project 1000 A.E., now just called After Earth, starring father/son pairing Will Smith and Jaden Smith, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and, courtesy of Comic Con, we have what I believe is the film's first full synopsis which reads: