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Keke Palmer, Drew Sidora Cast As 'Chilli' & 'T-Boz' In TLC Biopic - Fans Apparently Not Pleased

  • By Courtney
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  • February 17, 2013 4:25 PM
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According to Vibe magazine, Keke Palmer has been cast to play Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, and Drew Sidora has been cast as Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, in VH1's in-development biopic on pop/hip hop/R&B group TLC, which the network announced, last November, with shooting to begin next month.

Watch 'Ving Rhames' & 'Samuel L. Jackson' In Trailer For 'Djesus Uncrossed' (The 'H' Is Silent)

  • By Courtney
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  • February 17, 2013 3:46 PM
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Quentin Tarantino has suggested that Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained were both part of a so-called "historical revenge fantasy" trilogy, meaning, a third film is sure to come. 

Casting News: Ernie Hudson, David Alan Grier, Corey Reynolds, Sean Patrick Thomas Join Pilots

  • By Courtney
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  • February 16, 2013 1:43 PM
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A round-up of some casting news...

Interview: Larenz Tate Talks To S&A About His Upcoming Debut On 'House of Lies' w/ Don Cheadle

  • By Masha Dowell
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  • February 15, 2013 5:36 PM
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"Where in the world is Larenz Tate?"

Fox News Hires Herman Cain - Shocking!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 12:27 PM
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Seriously, what took them so long?

CCH Pounder Heading To CBS For Legal Drama 'The Advocates'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 15, 2013 10:49 AM
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CCH Pounder has joined the cast of CBS‘ legal drama pilot The Advocates, which is written and executive-produced by The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller.

Aja Naomi King Joins Cast Of Amazon Studios Comedy Pilot 'The Onion Presents: The News'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2013 10:23 AM
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A day after Wolfe Releasing acquired distribution rights to the indie drama she co-stars in with Wendell Pierce, Four, Aja Naomi King has joined the cast of the Amazon Studios comedy pilot, The Onion Presents: The News, written by The Onion’s Will Graham and Dan Mirk, and directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson.

Issa Rae Headlines Original Digital Content For Faith-Friendly, Family-Oriented Alright TV

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 13, 2013 4:46 PM
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Joining Issa Rae are Deion Sanders, AJ Johnson, DeRay Davis, and Cheryl Jackson, all producing content for the newly-formed Alright TV - a faith/family-friendly YouTube channel created by Robert Johnson and Tracey E. Edmonds (who's running it), in an agreement with YouTube.

Sneak Peek: Watch First 5 Minutes of 'Blackboard Wars' - Premieres March 2 on OWN

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 13, 2013 2:57 PM
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More new original series from OWN... this time a 6-episode series that follows the dramatic transformation of New Orleans' John McDonogh High School.

'Bird Of The Iron Feather' - A TV Show Way Too Hot For Its Time

  • By Sergio
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  • February 13, 2013 12:18 PM
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First of all, I must give all credit to architecture and cultural critic, photographer and executive director for the Chicago Central Area Committee, Lee Bey, who wrote on his NPR radio/WBEZ-FM Chicago blog today about the short-lived TV series, Bird of the Iron Feather, which is considered to be the first black soap opera ever on television.