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'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series Officially Dead. BUT Pilot Tested Well, So 4th Movie In Development

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  • July 22, 2013 11:17 AM
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It was in May when we reported that CBS had passed on the Beverly Hills Cop TV series adaptation, which Brandon T. Jackson was to star in as Axel Foley's (Eddie Murphy's) son.

Comic-Con 2013: Michael Jai White Will Play 'Bronze Tiger' In Season 2 Of WB's 'The Arrow'

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  • July 21, 2013 9:59 PM
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More news from Comic-Con (I'm catching up with my emails, as the weekend comes to an end)...

Watch Michonne, Tyreese & Company In Epic 4 1/2-Minute Trailer For 'Walking Dead' Season 4

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 19, 2013 5:10 PM
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If you like surprises, I suggest you stay away from this trailer, which was apparently just screened at the ongoing Comic-Con event in San Diego; and, thankfully, AMC has also now released it online.

Gillie Da Kid Says He's Playing Tupac Shakur In Antoine Fuqua's Suge Knight Biopic

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  • July 19, 2013 11:16 AM
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When Vanessa spoke with director Antoine Fuqua earlier this year, and asked him about the status of his Suge Knight project, Fuqua said the film was almost done. But no news about it since that February interview.

Trailer & Poster For 'The Watsons Go To Birmingham' (Anika Noni Rose, Wood Harris)

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  • July 18, 2013 6:36 PM
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Hallmark Channel has announced that The Watsons Go To Birmingham, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, will World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8pm ET/PT, 7C).

Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network Receives First Ever Primetime Emmy Nomination

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2013 4:27 PM
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Before this morning's announcement, I wondered whether Oprah Winfrey's OWN network would receive any Primetime Emmy nominations this year. As I said in that post, the network only very recently entered into the original scripted dramatic and comedy series space, and I didn't believe anything in the fledgling network's lineup in those categories, would be nominated at this point, adding that if OWN receives any nominations at all, they'll be in the Reality TV, or any of the other *special* categories.
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Centric Signs LeToya Luckett As New Host Of 'Culturelist' Premiering 7/21, 11PM ET/PT

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  • July 18, 2013 1:39 PM
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Kerry Washington Is 1st Black Actress Since Cicely Tyson In 1995 To Earn Drama Lead Actress Primetime Emmy Nomination

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2013 9:11 AM
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Congrats to Kerry Washington (Lead Actress In A Drama Series) and Don Cheadle (Lead Actor In A Comedy Series) for their Primtetime Emmy nominations (specific categories in parentheses), announced just moments ago.
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TVGN Announces New Original Program 'The Wendy Williams Project' In Its Fall 2013 Lineup

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  • July 17, 2013 3:48 PM
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Watch Nonso Anozie In Action As Renfield In Trailer For NBC's New 'Dracula' Drama Series

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  • July 17, 2013 3:31 PM
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Brit thespian Nonso Anozie joins Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica DeGouw and Katie McGrath to star in NBC's upcoming new Dracula serial, which premieres Friday, October 25 at 10/9c.