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    NBC Adapting Acclaimed Australian Drama 'The Slap' (Sophie Okonedo Co-Starred In Original)

    Our last post on this was in January, when it was announced that DIRECTV's Audience Network (Channel 239) had acquired and added the critically-acclaimed drama to its programming lineup beginning in February: The Slap, premiered Wednesday, February 15 at&n...

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    "Remember Us?" Leading Ladies Of Color In British Cinema History

    There's been a lot of recent Internet chatter about the upcoming sports drama Fast Girls, and how it features the first lead performance by a black actress in a British film.  Not to take anything away from actress Lenora Crichlow, but that just isn't so.

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    Sky 1 HD Fantasy/Drama Series "Sinbad" To Air In Early-July (Sophie Okonedo, Estella Daniels To Star)

    Sky 1 HD is describing it as "Doctor Who meets Prince of Persia in spectacularly epic style"; and now we can start counting down the weeks until the early-July premiere of Sinbad, that network's a brand new 13-part series "that follows its protagonist's sea-bound journey after...

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    TV Networks In France & Canada Acquire Early Rights For BBC/Sky 1 Adventure Series "Sinbad" (Sophie Okonedo, George Harris, Estella Daniels Co-Star)

    The highly anticipated BBC/Sky 1 HD production of Sinbad (which S&A first told you about last year) hasn't even yet hit TV screens in Britain. But that's not stopping networks in France and Canada from staking their claim in what is poised to be a remarkable TV series that will feature ...

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    Clove From 'Hunger Games' Joins Will & Jaden Smith In M. Night Shyamalan's 'After Earth' (aka '1000 A.E.')

    Soon-to-be fifteen year old actress Isabelle Fuhrman is carving out quite a career for herself. She first came to notice as the creepy Esther in the horror flick "Orphan," went the indie route for "Salvation Boulevard" and this spring she'll feature in her first major tentpol...

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    Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo In Talks To Join Will & Jaden Smith In M. Night Shyamalan's '1000 A.E.'

    Looking back at the blockbusters of this year, it's pretty much whiter than a dinner party at Mel Gibson's house. Bar the occasional token supporting role, like Derek Luke's five lines in "Captain America: The First Avenger," Idris Elba stealing the show in "Thor" or ...

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