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Addicted: Boris Kodjoe Cast In Zane Movie

Actor Boris Kodjoe has been cast in the film adaptation of author Zane’s novel, “Addicted.” The 39-year-old actor will play Jason Reynard, one of the lead characters in the film version of the New York Times best-seller. The story centers on ...
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Nina Simone Film: Zoe Saldana In, Mary J. Blige Out

Actress Zoe Saldana has signed on to play the late Nina Simone in a bio-film, “Nina.” The long discussed film about the iconic singer’s life seems to be finally moving forward, as R&B star Mary J. Blige was previously attached ...
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Host Needed: Who Should Host The 2013 Academy Awards?

Looks like the Oscars is in need of a host for the 2013 Academy Awards ceremony. “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” host Jimmy Fallon was in talks with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to host next year’s ...
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Filmmakers Wanted: Hollywood Black Film Festival Seeking Entrants

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) is gearing up for its 2012 festival, which will take place October 25 – 28 in Los Angeles.  HBFF is still accepting submissions for this year’s festival, but the entry deadline is August 17. ...
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Anthony Mackie: Actor Tells Uptown Magazine He’s No Heartthrob

Obie Award-winning actor Anthony Mackie graces the cover of the latest issue of Uptown magazine. The 33-year-old actor, who recently starred in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” spoke to the lifestyle glossy about his love of theatre; being an ordinary guy; ...
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George Tillman Jr.: Eager to See a Resurgence in Black ...

In the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, there were a bevy of great films with African-American themes, and filmmaker George Tillman Jr. was responsible for ones like ‘Barbershop,’ ‘Soul Food,’ ‘Beauty Shop’ and ‘Roll Bounce.’ These days, Tyler Perry (‘For ...