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Trailer For New Web Series 'Static Shock Phenomenon' Based On Dwayne McDuffie's Comic

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  • January 11, 2013 5:28 PM
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While you're waiting for that live action Static Shock big screen feature film... courtesy of the Black Folks Making Comics tumblr. 

Shawty Lo Responds To Critics: 'You Can Hate All You Want To, I Didn't Ask For It'

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  • January 11, 2013 4:42 PM
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Since it was announced, I've received a number of petitions requesting Oxygen Media shut down All My Babies' Mamas.

Seven Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Tracks Will Make Their Debut On... 'Hawaii Five-0'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 4:25 PM
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The short story goes... if you watch Hawaii Five-0, during the January 20th episode, you'll be the first folks to hear seven previously ureleased Jimi Hendrix tracks. 

Mike Tyson Will Make His TV Acting Debut On 'Law & Order: SVU' Playing Death Row Killer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 2:05 PM
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Mike Tyson will make his TV acting debut - as in, not playing himself, or not playing a scripted fictional character that isn't in any way influenced by his real-life persona - in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU, playing what Deadline says will be a rather dark, dramatic character named Reggie Rhodes.

Lena Dunham Addresses Your Questions About Donald Glover As Her Black Republican Lover

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  • January 11, 2013 1:37 PM
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'Scandal' Hits New Series Highs, Dominates & Finishes #1 In Its Time Slot

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  • January 11, 2013 12:54 PM
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It seems as if the show continues to attract new audiences with every episode.

'Soul Food Junkies' Will Premiere On PBS' Independent Lens On January 14 + New Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 11:44 AM
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After traveling the film festival circuit throughout last year, and winning acclaim along the way, filmmaker/activist Byron Hurt's latest work, Soul Food Junkies, which explores the health advantages and disadvantages of what we call Soul Food - an investigation into what he calls "the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake" - will air nationally on PBS's Independent Lens, starting this Monday, January 14, 2013, at 10pm.

Reebok Launches Worldwide Search For Filmmakers As Part Of "Live With Fire Project"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 11:21 AM
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Reebok has teamed with MOFILM to launch a worldwide search for young, talented filmmakers to participate in their “Live With Fire Project,” which will see invited filmmakers create films "celebrating the true stories of individuals who inspire using fitness and creativity."

Watch Nathan Stewart-Jarrett In Two Trailers For High Stakes Mini-Series 'Utopia'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 10:20 AM
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Here are your first official looks (via 2 trailers) at Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) in the upcoming new C4 6-part, 6-hour series titled Utopia, which he stars in alongside Paul Higgins, Alexandra Roach and Neil Maskell. 

Malik Yoba, Cedric The Entertainer, Vivica A. Fox, Bokeem Woodbine Are 'Caught On Tape'

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  • January 10, 2013 5:57 PM
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Check out Malik Yoba, Cedric The Entertainer, Vivica A. Fox, Bokeem Woodbine, Kirk “Sticky Fingaz” Jones, and David Marciano in the trailer for this hip-hop musical drama feature titled Caught On Tape, directed by Fingaz.