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Who's Going To Star In Quentin Tarantino's Black Western?

  • By Sergio
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  • April 30, 2011 1:53 AM
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Admittedly, I'm not the greatest fan of Quentin Tarantino's work. He definitely knows how to put a film together, but I've always found him self-indulgent, too much in love with his own dialogue, and all his films have been nothing but pastiches, made entirely up of scenes from other movies. Everything in his movies is blatantly stolen from other films going back to even the 1940's. And since he knows that his main audience basically only knows movies from Star Wars on, his films look totally original to them.
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Anthony Mackie Offered Co-starring Role With Brad Pitt For "World War Z"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • April 29, 2011 11:31 AM
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Looks like the Hurt Locker is paying off royally for Anthony Mackie.
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Meagan Good Cast in 'Californication'

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 29, 2011 6:21 AM
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In case you can't get your Meagan Good fix on the big screen (her films Jumping the Broom, Video Girl, and Ticking will all be released this year), get ready to see her on the small screen in Showtime's Californication.
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Lenny Kravitz Wanted For "Hunger Games"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 29, 2011 1:34 AM
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So says Vulture.. although there's no information on what roles he's being offered.
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Beverly Johnson Is Playing Gabrielle Union's Mother In "Good Deeds" (Pic)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2011 10:23 AM
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"Me & the ever beautiful, timeless LEGEND...Beverly Johnson!!! Thanx Tyler for casting an icon to play my mama :)"
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Dwayne Johnson Taking Over For Terrence Howard In Charley Pride Biopic?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2011 1:58 AM
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Hmm... the short story goes... back in 2006, it was announced that Terrence Howard would reteam with his Hustle And Flow director, Craig Brewer, to produce a film based on the life of one of the few successful black country music stars, Charley Pride, with Howard in the title role.

More From Aretha Franklin On Halle Berry's Lack Of Interest In Playing Her...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 27, 2011 9:56 AM
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Recall back in January, when Halle Berry was asked by about her participation in Aretha Franklin’s biopic film (as already documented, Ms Berry was Aretha's first choice to play her in the film), and she responded stating, “I can’t sing! If I could carry a tune, I’d consider it. Someone should tell Aretha that I can’t do her justice.”
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Ving Rhames Will Lead David Gordon's Comedy Pilot "Black Jack"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • April 27, 2011 3:05 AM
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All you Ving Rhames fans have something good coming your way. He's set to play the lead character in a comedy pilot for Comedy Central network titled Black Jack. The project will be executive produced by David Gordon Green, director of Pineapple Express and George Washington among others.

Viola Davis Lands Role in "Still I Rise"

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 27, 2011 2:05 AM
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Viola Davis, who most recently attracted attention for her upcoming role as a Mississippi maid in The Help, will soon be traveling to Pittsburgh to star in the film Still I Rise.
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Anthony Mackie Was Considered For Jason Bourne Take Over

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 25, 2011 6:36 AM
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We missed this when it was announced late last week that Jeremy Renner had been offered the Jason Bourne franchise, taking over for Matt Damon...
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