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Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier Headline 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' Adaptation

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  • April 10, 2013 11:58 AM
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It was a week ago when we announced that Tonya Lewis Lee, wife of director Spike Lee, would be putting her producer hat on to develop a film adaptation of a historical fiction novel called The Watsons Go To Birmingham, and she'd tapped Kenny Leon (primarily a stage director, although he directed Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake) to direct the adaptation.

Lifetime Sets June 23 Premiere Date for All-New Drama Series 'Devious Maids'

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  • April 10, 2013 11:28 AM
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'The Face' With Naomi Campbell Renewed For A Second Season

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  • April 10, 2013 10:25 AM
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Oxygen TV yesterday announced that their modeling competition reality show with Naomi Campbell, The Face, was renewed for a second season.
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Michael K. Williams Advises Tamala Jones In Episode 2 of 'Walk This Way' (Watch)

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  • April 9, 2013 6:19 PM
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Bounce TV To Premiere 'The Jackie Robinson Story' To Celebrate Theatrical Release Of '42'

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  • April 9, 2013 4:19 PM
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Bravo Ranks #1 In Sunday Primetime w/ Atlanta Powerhouse Franchises

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  • April 9, 2013 12:42 PM
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UK TV News: Rhashan Stone, Pippa Bennett-Warner Land Lead Roles In Sky1′s 'The Smoke'

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  • April 9, 2013 10:57 AM
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Chris Rock, Anthony Anderson Heading To BET's Hit Series 'Real Husbands Of Hollywood'

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  • April 8, 2013 3:05 PM
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David Gyasi Joins John Boyega In BBC Feature Based On 'The Loss Of The Ship Essex, Sunk by A Whale'

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  • April 8, 2013 12:27 PM
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First announced last week Wednesday, John Boyega has been cast in a new BBC Two feature drama titled The Whale.

J. August Richards Books 'Top Secret Role' In Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D' Serial (Nick Fury?)

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  • April 8, 2013 11:54 AM
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Announced last August... the espionage and secret military law-enforcement agency in the Marvel Comics Universe, known as S.H.I.E.L.D, is heading at ABC as a serial, with Joss Whedon, who wrote and directed the big-screen version of The Avengers, shepherding, along with his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen (Dollhouse).