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Hot Like Fire: Aaliyah TV Movie Lands Huge Numbers For Lifetime

Posted November 17, 2014 by jmurray

“Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” may be receiving tremendous backlash from viewers who were outraged by the film’s casting choices for characters like R. Kelly, Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Damon Dash and other pivotal rolls, but despite the criticism people tuned in. The long-awaited and controversial movie starring Alexandra Shipp as the late singer premiered on Saturday [...]

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Box Office Babe: Regina Hall Lands New Lead

Posted November 5, 2014 by jmurray

Hollywood starlet Regina Hall keeps landing great roles. The star of “Think Like A Man Too” and “About Last Night” has signed on to play one of three lead roles in Jon Cassar’s new film “The Surrogate.” As first reported by Roger Friedman’s Showbiz 411, Hall will play one half of a couple who hires [...]

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Madea
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Tyler Perry: Gets Animated For New Madea Film

Posted October 22, 2014 by jmurray

Tyler Perry is gearing up for the release of his first animated feature, “Madea’s Tough Love.” The movie will release straight-to-DVD via Lionsgate on January 13, 2015 and be available on Video On Demand on January 20, 2015. Perry’s first foray into animation features the characters voiced by Cassi Davis, Rolonda Watts, Avery Kidd Waddell, [...]

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Michael K. Williams
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Michael K. Williams: “Kill The Messenger” Star Feels “Drug Dealers Get A Bad Rap In Society”

Posted October 9, 2014 by jmurray

“Kill The Messenger” may just be one of the most important films to be released in 2014. It’s the story of a real-life investigative reporter named Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner) and how this reporter at the small-time San Jose Mercury News blue the lid off the C.I.A.’s involvement in the 1980s drug epidemic. This gripping [...]

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Arnold Oceng & Reese Witherspoon in The Good Lie
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Lost & Found: “The Good Lie” Brings Heart To Hardship Of Sudanese Refugees

Posted October 3, 2014 by jmurray

Let’s face it, we all are exhausted with stories about disenfranchised minorities being saved by the white movie star! It’s been done and done again and sometimes, even took home Oscars for it. But thankfully, that is not the case with “The Good Lie.” As amazing as Reese Witherspoon is an actress, one of the [...]

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Higher Learning: “12 Years A Slave” Headed To High Schools

Posted September 18, 2014 by jmurray

Many often say that the younger generation does not realize the impact that slavery had on the American culture. Now, students may have to face the reality of slavery by seeing it first-hand in the Academy Award-winning feature film “12 Years a Slave.” Fox Searchlight has revealed that it has partnered with New Regency, Penguin [...]

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Gladys Knight & Elise Neal
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Gladys Knight: Actress Cast To Play Her In Aaliyah Movie

Posted September 15, 2014 by jmurray

“The Hughley’s” star Elise Neal has landed the role of Gladys Knight in the upcoming Lifetime biopic “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The controversial film, that had received backlash from the late singer’s family, stars Alexandra Shipp as the ‘Rock the Boat’ singer. Neal will play the Empress of Soul in film. Knight was married to [...]

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Chocolate Change: Romeo Miller Out, “Meet The Browns” Star In

Posted September 9, 2014 by jmurray

AlwaysAList.com previously reported that actor/rapper Romeo Miller had landed the lead role in Jean-Claude LaMarre’s upcoming film  “Chocolate City.” Now we can report that Miller is no longer attached to the film and actor Robert Ri’chard will play the lead role. Ri’chard, who previously starred on the sitcoms “One on One” and “Tyler Perry’s Meet [...]

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Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & Gospel Singer Nikki Ross

Posted September 8, 2014 by jmurray

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in his first sequel, the follow-up to successful 2011 film “Dolphin Tale 2.” AlwaysAList.com traveled to [...]

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Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get On Up 2
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Rock Star Rollout: Cast of “Get On Up” Gets James Brown Treatment On Promo Tour

Posted July 30, 2014 by jmurray

“The Godfather of Soul” James Brown was an icon in music who’s career spanned six decades and spawned anthems like ‘Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud,’ ‘Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine,’ ‘Living in America’ and ‘It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,’ among countless others. The Toccoa, Georgia-bred entertainer [...]

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