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    'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Producers Talk Film's Production (Cast, Crew, Hollywood vs Nollywood)

    An excerpt from a chat with the producers of the film adaptation of Half Of A Yellow Sun that I thought worth sharing.

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    First Trailer For Film Adaptation Of 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Arrives!

    As reported earlier, Biyi Bandele's Half Of A Yellow Sun - a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name - will make its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.The long-awaited, much-anticipated film adaptation, Bande...

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    Watch: Promo Reel For TIFF Flick 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton Plus New Pics

    There's going to be a lot of Chiwetel Ejiofor coming your way by the end of the year. Next month he'll star in the drama "Savannah" opposite Jim Caviezel which opens in limited release, and of course he's the lead in the Oscar touted "12 Years A Slave" which is headed to TIFF. But the actor has anot...

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    Film Adaptation Of 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Will Open Africa International Film Festival

    I was able to confirm directly with the festival programmer/curator Keith Shiri, that long-awaited, much-anticipated film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel, Half Of A Yellow Sun, will be the opening night film at the Africa International Film Fes...

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    Thandie Newton Is Penning Her 1st Script Which She Will Also Make Her Directorial Debut With

    "I'm writing my first movie script which will go into production very soon and I'm so excited. I can't say the title yet because it's all top secret, but over the next few years I will be maturing into somebody who is not just up there on the screen. My next step will be directing, that is my ultima...

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    DirecTV Renews Thandie Newton Cop Drama 'Rogue' For a Second Season

    DirecTV's first foray into scripted television seems to have been a success -- the satellite service today announced a renewal for "Rogue," its original cop drama starring Thandie Newton as undercover detective Grace Travis, who tries to find out the truth about her son's murder while getting entang...

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    Will Either Of These Black Actors Get The Key To The TARDIS?

    Any time there's an opening for the coveted role of the BBC's Doctor Who, the names of a few black actors get tossed around as possible candidates.

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    Watch: First Clip From 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton

    Timed to coincide with the forthcoming release of "Americanah," the third novel from heavy-hitting Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the first look at the adaptation of her prize-winning second novel "Half of a Yellow Sun" has arrived, and a handsome fellow it is too.

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    Thandie Newton's Cop Drama Series 'Rogue' Debuted This Week; Did You Watch? Thoughts?

    I'd forgotten that this new series was to premiere this week - on Wednesday. And it did, by the way. I really didn't see very much marketing for it online, or much conversation about it on all the social media sites that I'm practically connected to 18 hours a day.

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    Why Everyone Wants a Premium Drama: DirecTV's Chris Long Talks About Getting Into the Game With 'Rogue'

    It's commonly accepted that the middle is dropping out of movies -- that there's a widening gap between indies and $200 million tentpole releases, and that finding funding for mid-budget films, the type most likely to be aimed at a mainstream adult audience, has become increasingly difficult.

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