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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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    Sundance Review: Alicia Keys-Scored 'Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' Loses Its Way

    Director George Tillman Jr.'s filmography includes star-studded studio projects like "Men of Honor" and "Notorious," but you wouldn't guess it from the ultra-sincere "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," an earnest tale of two lower class kids spending the summer on their own in the Brooklyn p...

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    Aretha Franklin Says Taylor Hackford Is Directing Her Biopic; Wants Denzel Washington To Play Her Dad

    Unsurprisingly, an Aretha Franklin biopic is not exactly a new idea – it’s one that’s been tossed around for many years now yet has failed to get off the ground. As far back as 2008, Aretha herself was speaking out about the project, at the time expressing reservations about a non-...

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