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Historic Heroine: Ruth Negga Talks About Starring In “Loving”

American history is so rich and vast that unless you’re a historian, you feel like you’re always learning something that you didn’t know existed before. That’s what happened to me going into the new Focus Features film, “Loving.” “Loving” is ...
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Mo’Nique: Hosting “Love & Hip Hop” Reunion Special

Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique is hosting the reunion special for “Love & Hip Hop.” While no formal announcement has been made, cast members of the controversial VH1 reality show posted photos with the comedienne from the taping on Instagram. Mo’Nique ...
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Alfre Woodard: Powerful Performance In “12 Years A Slave”

Sometimes less is more and in “12 Years a Slave,” veteran actress Alfre Woodard has a small, yet powerful, role! In the critically-acclaimed Steve McQueen drama, Woodard plays Mistress Harriet Shaw, who is married to a slave master. The four-time ...
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Breakout Star: Lupita Nyong’o Shines In “12 Years A Slave”

Lupita Nyong’o is the Hollywood fresh face with a breakout role in the critically acclaimed film, “12 Years a Slave.” The Kenyan-bred talent was fresh out of the Yale School of Drama when she landed the part of Patsey in ...
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Big Box Office: “12 Years A Slave” Opens Huge In ...

Fox Searchlight’s critically acclaimed film “12 Years A Slave” had a huge first weekend at the box office this past weekend in limited release. The film, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup as a free black man from upstate ...
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More Mo’Nique: Readying A New Talk Show

Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique is readying a return to television with a talk show pilot for ABC/Disney. The 45-year-old comedienne currently had a daytime talk show being developed by Vicki Dummer, ABC’s Executive Vice President Current Series and Specials. A source ...
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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 ...
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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 ...