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Former Disney Animator Ron Husband Gears Up To Direct First Feature Film

  • By Sergio
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  • October 4, 2013 1:10 AM
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His name may not be familiar to most people, but in the animation world Ron Husband is a legend.

O.J. Simpson Was Found Not Guilty Today In History - 2 Projects On The Trial In The Works (For TV & Theaters)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 3, 2013 11:37 AM
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Today in history, October 3, 1995, in California, a verdict is reached in the murder trial of one O.J. Simpson. Simpson is found not guilty of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ronald Goldman. 2 years later, a civil trial found Simpson liable for the murders, ordering him to pay out millions of dollars.

Imagine Entertainment Reveals Cast For Its Pelé Biopic - Shooting Underway In Brazil

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 2, 2013 7:26 PM
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Arguably the greatest footballer of all time, Pelé (born Edison Arantes do Nascimento) will be the subject of a scripted feature film which will see the involvement of Brian Grazer and his Imagine Entertainment.

Brazil-Set Sequel To South African Doc 'Streetkids United' In The Works, Ahead Of World Cup

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 1, 2013 2:18 PM
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Movement On Tupac Biopic - Emmett/Furla To Co-Finance $45 Million Film w/ February Start Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2013 2:29 PM
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Another month, another Tupac biopic announcement. Will this film ever get made, I don't know. We've been writing about it for what seems like many years.

'When Ali Came To Ireland' Captures Zany Week When Boxing Legend Went To Fight In Ireland

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 17, 2013 12:53 PM
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A seemingly noteworthy year for films about Muhammad Ali, with The Trials of Muhammad Ali, the feature documentary from Kartemquin Films, and HBO Films's fictionalized Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, already making their public debuts in the last 3 months.

New Mahalia Jackson Biopic In Development

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2013 1:18 PM
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It's not the Mahalia Jackson film that Euzhan Palcy was all set to direct, with Fantasia Barrino starring - a project that I'd say is likely dead, after Jackson's family reportedly had second thoughts about Fantasia playing the part.

New Documentary In The Works On Actor & Gospel Composer Jester Hairston

  • By Sergio
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  • September 10, 2013 12:24 AM
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I think it’s fair to say that when most people think of Jester Hairston today they usually think of his role as Rolly Forbes, the funny, sharp tongued old man on the NBC sitcom Amen with Sherman Hensley, back during the late 80’s to early 90’s.

New Jimi Hendrix Documentary 'Hear My Train A Comin'' Coming In November

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 5, 2013 1:57 PM
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Maybe just in time for the world premiere of Andre Benjamin's biopic All Is By My Side, at TIFF this month, a new two-hour documentary on the life of Jimi Hendrix, titled Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin, will be released directly to the home video market on November 5, courtesy of Sony's Legacy brand.

'City Of God - 10 Years Later' Is A Premiere Brazil 2013 Official Selection (Screening Details)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 4, 2013 2:31 PM
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A feature documentary Sergio first alerted you to last fall, is one of 20 feature films selected for Premiere Brazil 2013, a traveling screening series that begins in Brazil, with at least one stop in New York City. Although I don't have exact dates for when that'll happen just yet, so stay tuned.