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    30 Minutes or Less Box Office Will Get Unexpected Boost from Real-Life Controversy

    What was Sony thinking? Like predecessors Superbad ($121.5 million domestic B.O.) and Pineapple Express ($87.3 million), raunchy comedy 30 Minutes or Less, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari and Danny McBride, looked to be building some summer bad-boy buzz until online needles rattled over a pote...

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    'The Killing' Star Mirielle Enos Will Have Josh Brolin's Baby In 'Gangster Squad'

    ...and it just keeps getting better and better.

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    Watch Episode 1 & 2 Of New Web Series "Black Folks Don't"

    Anyone been keeping up with documentary filmmaker Angela Tucker's Black Folk Don't documentary web series? We profiled it a couple of weeks ago, before its premiere, and, well, it's premiered... now on episode 2 titled Black Folk Don't: Go to Therapy.

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    'The Lincoln Lawyer' Being Developed Into A TV Series

    There's been a steady stream of television-related news trickling out over the past few days (thank you, TCAs), but none as surprising as this: apparently ABC has tasked Lionsgate with producing a screenplay that could possibly become a television program based on "The Lincoln Lawyer." Yes, that mov...

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    Stephen Gaghan Developing Leif G.W. Persson's Swedish Crime Books For TV

    In the wake of the success of Swedish author Stieg Larsson's "Millenium" books and subsequent film series, which includes "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," many would have expected that his Scandinavian country would soon become a hotspot for Hollywood to dig deep for gritty crime novels ripe for a...

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    Michael Jai White's Directorial Debut "Never Back Down 2" Kick-Boxing To DVD September 13th

    My last post on this, back in May, included an announcement that the film would be released in theaters on June 10th; I don't believe that ever happened, unless it was some really small-scale release that I knew absolutely nothing about.

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    Salli Richardson-Whitfield on Lena Horne 'Dream Role' in Screen Biopic

    Salli Richardson-Whitfield expressed her desire to portray legendary singer, actress and activist Lena Horne in her latest eur web interview with Ricardo Hazell. Whitfield, whose show Eureka was just cancelled by SyFy (see post here), will be seen next in Mario Van Peebles' We the Party along Michae...

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    "The Misadventures of AWKWARD Black Girl" Thanks to You... Close to $43,000 Raised & Counting...

    There's certainly something to be learned from the success of Issa Rae's web series The Misadventures of AWKWARD Black Girl, and the overwhelming amount of support its received - specifically, in its fundraising campaign, which, as of today, with about 2 days left until it ends, has attracted almost...

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    Phil Rosenthal On Exporting Raymond—an interview

    One of the unexpected moviegoing treats of the year is Phil Rosenthal’s documentary Exporting Raymond, the saga of his experience traveling to Russia to try to help a local production team re-create his hit TV comedy Everybody Loves Raymond. It’s a disarming film that has more substan...

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    VH1 Will Explore Connection Between Hip-Hop And Cocaine In New Documentary

    On September 18th, VH1 will air an original documentary titled Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation - a film which takes a hard look at the development of crack cocaine in the so-called urban community, featuring interviews with Snoop Dogg, Cyprus Hill's B-Real, Wu-Tang Clan me...

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