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    Trailer Watch: Black Nativity - Directed by Kasi Lemmons

    Kasi Lemmon's Black Nativity is an adaptation of Langston Hughes' famed retelling of the Nativity story with an all black cast. Lemmon's take focuses on a teen (Jacob Latimore) who is sent by his single mother (Jennifer Hudson) to stay with her parents (Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker) during the...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Starring Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker & More

    With films generally aimed at the smart indie crowd - "Trance," "Stoker," "The Way Way Back," "The East" are just a few released in 2013 -- it's easy to box in Fox Searchlight as mini major film studio aimed 20-something white college kids with disposable income but the studio is actually branching ...

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    First Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings Its Way Onto Your Computer Screen...

    It debuted tonight during the BET Awards broadcast. Here's the first trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

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    2013 Cannes News - Part 2

    More lady news coming out of Cannes.

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    Jennifer Hudson's Winnie Mandela Biopic Lands at Image Entertainment

    Image Entertainment announced today its acquisition of domestic distribution rights to Jennifer Hudson-starrer "Winnie Mandela", the biopic focusing on the wife of South African President Nelson Mandela that debuted at the Toronto Film Festival last fall after much delay.

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    Image Entertainment Snaps Up 'Winnie Mandela' Starring Jennifer Hudson; Up Against Weinsteins' 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    Image Entertainment has picked up all US rights to "Winnie Mandela," starring Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson as Nelson Mandela's long-time partner. The film, which is written and directed by Darrell J. Roodt from Anne Marie de Preez Bezdrob's biography, is slated for a fall 2013 release, which puts it...

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    Watch Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer, Ernie Hudson In 1st Trailer For 'Call Me Crazy'

    The Lifetime original movie, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, which stars the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer, Ernie Hudson, Melissa Leo, Brittany Snow, and others, now has an official premiere date - April 20.

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    Kasi Lemmons Directing Black Nativity Starring Jennifer Hudson

    Kasi Lemmons, director of Eve’s Bayou, has begun principal photography on Black Nativity. Shooting began this week in New York City, on the film which is based on Langston Hughes’ 1961 play Black Nativity. Lemmons has adapted the play into a musical starring Jennifer Hudson, Angela Basse...

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    Son Challenges Mother In First Footage Of Jennifer Hudson In 'Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete'

    Making its world premiere at the ongoing Sundance Film Festival, here's your first official clip from George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete, which stars Jennifer Hudson, Skylan Brooks, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey...

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