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Despite Popular Belief, Tyler Perry Says Crossing Over Into The Mainstream Isn't A Motivation

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 6:28 PM
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Not to pile on with Tyler Perry posts here but I thought this quote from him needed to be shared.

Screen Gems Greenlights Sequel To Box Office Smash 'Think Like A Man'

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 6:01 PM
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Not a surprise.

From YouTube Star To Big Screen Lead: Comedian Spoken Reasons Cast In Paul Feig's 'Heat'

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 5:53 PM
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With 500,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel and a cume 125 million views of his videos, online comedian Spoken Reasons (aka John Baker) has joined the cast of Paul Feig's buddy cop movie The Heat, which already stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as a pair of Boston cops who take on the Russian mob.

Scott Sanders ('Black Dynamite') Will Helm Action Comedy 'Aztec Warrior' Next (Luis Guzman, Terry Crews Star)

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 4:17 PM
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While he and Michael Jai White work out ideas for the next two Black Dynamite movies (see Tambay's post from earlier today HERE), director Scott Sanders (photo above; he directed the first Black Dynamite film) will helm an action comedy titled Aztec Warrior with Luis Guzman starring.

Halle Berry Thriller 'The Hive' Gets Its Financing; Principal Photography Starts In 1 week

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 4:01 PM
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Our last report on this was last month, when it was revealed that Brad Anderson's Halle Berry thriller The Hive, was being shopped in Cannes buyers.

Catch A Glimpse Of Chris Tucker In Trailer For 'Silver Linings Playbook'

  • By Courtney
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  • June 28, 2012 3:44 PM
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Here's your first look at what will be Chris Tucker's first big screen appearance since 2007, when he starred with Jackie Chan in Rush Hour 3.

Michael Jai White Says 'Black Dynamite' Will Be A Trilogy Of Films (Working On 'Really Funny' Ideas For Next 2)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 28, 2012 1:55 PM
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Press day for the upcoming Black Dynamite animated series was yesterday in LA, and Jasmin was present for the event; her full report will be posted soon enough, so watch out for it!

Cee Lo Joins Cast Of Judd Apatow-Produced Music Drama 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 28, 2012 1:11 PM
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Cee Lo Green has joined the cast of the music drama Can A Song Save Your Life? which already stars Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine and Catherine Keener.

6 Computers, 8 Keyboards & Months Of Work - RZA Talks Scoring 'Man With The Iron Fists'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 28, 2012 11:13 AM
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As we wait in anticipation for the trailer for RZA's directorial debut - The Man With The Iron Fists - to be unveiled later today, a few words about the film's soundtrack, courtesy of a Variety profile on the film's score, posted earlier this morning.

Watch: Music Video For 1st Single From 'Sparkle' Soundtrack Feat. Starring Cast

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 28, 2012 10:54 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.