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The Color Purple: Celebrities Flock To See The Broadway Revival

[quote]”‘The Color Purple’ has been born again, and its conversion is a glory to behold,” wrote The New York Times.[/quote] It’s those types of reviews that have celebrities and theatergoers coming in masses to the Great White Way to see ...
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First Look: Trailer For James Brown Biopic Released

Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” “42” star Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in the film that chronicles the tumultuous life of the innovative, history-making and often trouble-prone ...
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Anthony Anderson: Tapped To Host NAACP Image Awards

Hollywood funnyman Anthony Anderson will host the 45th NAACP Image Awards. The 43-year-old actor/comedian, who was nominated for in 2013 for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on “Guys with Kids,” has ...
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Octavia Spencer: Oscar Winner Headed To TV In Classic Remake

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is set to star in a remake of “Murder, She Wrote.” “The Help” star will play the lead in the drama reboot that has been picked up by NBC. The original “Murder, She Wrote” starred Angela ...
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Oscars Add Color: African-Americans Among New Presenters & Performers

As the 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony closes in, new presenters and performers have been added to Hollywood’s biggest night in film. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and Octavia Spencer have been named as presenters, as have Oscar nominee ...