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Sophie Okonedo Talks Role In New BBC 5-Part Thriller 'Mayday' + First Look Photos

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 12:50 PM
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A project that was initially announced a year ago is finally set to make its debut... S&A fave Sophie Okonedo stars alongside Peter Firth, Aidan Gillen and Lesley Manville in what the BBC is calling a "sophisticated five-part thriller" titled Mayday, from writers Ben Court and Caroline Ip (Whitechapel).

David Oyelowo Talks Race Play & Other Complexities In Torture During War Drama 'Complicit'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 11:05 AM
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David Oyelowo's MI5/Guantanamo Bay thriller Complicit, which centers on the moral dilemmas posed by the war on terror, as an MI5 agent (played by Oyelowo) becomes involved in the torture of a suspected terrorist to prevent an attack in the UK, aired on Channel 4 (in the UK) last night, Sunday February 17th at 9pm.

Thoughts On HBO's Tele-Doc 'Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream'...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 10:40 AM
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Multi-hyphenate Beyoncé Knowles' self-directed HBO documentary special, Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream, aired on Saturday, February 16, 2013.

Watch: Oprah Winfrey Teases 2 New Tyler Perry Series - What We Know & What We Still Don't...

  • By Courtney
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  • February 17, 2013 6:06 PM
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As Tambay reported last month, OWN's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor, both shows set to debut on May 29, on OWN.

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.