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12 Years a Slave
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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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Robert Richard
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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. 2
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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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Cast of "Best Man Holiday"
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Third Installment: Date Set For Next “The Best Man” Movie

Posted July 24, 2014 by jmurray

On Nov. 20, 2013, AlwaysAList.com reported that there were already talks of a third installment of “The Best Man” franchise because of the success of “Best Man Holiday.” Now, we can confirm that a date has been set for the franchise trilogy, “The Best Man Wedding.”  Universal Pictures has announced that the forthcoming feature starring [...]

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Morris Chestnut, Alton Glass & Jocelyn K. Allen
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The Winners Are: Top Prizes Awarded At American Black Film Festival

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Film Life’s 18th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced the winners of their independent film awards in the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on Sunday, June 22. AlwaysAList.com attended the award ceremony with premier sponsor Cadillac and Jocelyn K. Allen, Director of General Motors Global Marketing Operations, presented a top prize alongside ABFF [...]

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Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Romany Malco & Will Packer
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Move To Manhattan: American Black Film Festival Drove Into NYC With Cadillac

Posted June 25, 2014 by jmurray

Film Life’s 18th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) concluded on Sunday, June 22 after five days of film screenings, industry panels, celebrity interviews, master classes, talent showcases, symposiums, and soirees presented by its corporate sponsors. This year the festival, founded by Jeff Friday, had actors Morris Chestnut and Tonya Lewis Lee (wife of Spike [...]

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Think Like A Man Too ladies
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Secret Crushes: Ladies Of “Think Like A Man Too” Talk Blow-Up Bachelors & Bell Biv DeVoe

Posted June 20, 2014 by jmurray

In the anticipated sequel to its money-making predecessor, “Think Like A Man Too” is back on June 20 with all of the original cast members. Kevin Hart, Terrence Jenkins, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Gabrielle Union, Jerry Ferrara, Romany Malco, Gary Owen, Meagan Good, and Jenifer Lewis all return with help from a [...]

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Romeo Miller
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Romeo Miller: Dancing For Dollars In “Chocolate City” Movie

Posted June 19, 2014 by jmurray

Rapper/actor Romeo Miller will play the lead role in Jean-Claude LaMarre’s upcoming “Chocolate City” film. In the “Magic Mike” type movie, the 24-year-old “Dancing with the Stars” contestant will play Devin, a young college student who’s lured into the world of male exotic dancing to pay the bills. The New Orleans-bred entertainer previously starred in [...]

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