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July 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

Lifetime is back in business with its Aaliyah biopic. Nickelodeon actress Alexandra Shipp has been tapped to play the R&B singer,The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Wendy Williams, who has boarded the TV movie as an executive producer, first announced the news...

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July 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

In his latest move at his new Universal home, hitmaking Think Like A Man Too and Ride Along producer Will Packer has acquired spec script Terminal Point from writer Stuart C. Paul. Details are under wraps on the script which Packer and fellow...

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July 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (12 Years A Slave). Covering a year in Hendrix’s life from 1966-67 as an unknown backup guitarist playing...

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July 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

Crystal Clarke has joined the cast of “Star Wars Episode VII,” the production announced yesterday. The actress, who has both stage and screen credits, is one of 2 selected from an international casting call that...

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July 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ film HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson, bows on July 25th. The new film is based on Radical Comics’ Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the...

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June 26, 2014 - 0 Comments

After a $30.1 million opening weekend for his sequel “The Best Man Holiday” last fall, director Malcolm D. Lee negotiated a deal with Universal to write, direct and produce another installment of the ensemble romantic...

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June 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Marvel Studios has announced that Rosario Dawson will be joining the cast of upcoming Netflix series Daredevil, based on the comic book superhero. The 35-year-old actress appeared in both Sin City in 2005 and recently completed...

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June 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Russell Simmons is climbing off the yoga mat. The hip-hop impresario-turned-lifestyle guru, author of the New York Times best-seller Success Through Stillness, moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles early in 2014. Now, he is...

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June 20, 2014 - 0 Comments

The following report is from a Deadline reporter who was in New York to see the opening of the new Tupac Shakur Broadway play dedicated to his life and times in rap and in life....

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June 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

Coming soon, the film titled Straight Outta Compton is Universal Picture’s highly-anticipated biopic #StraightOuttaCompton, due in theaters next summer, August 14, 2015.  Ice Cube and Dr Dre debuted the first photo of the cast this morning on...

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