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    AT&T and Rooftop Films Announce Feature Film Grant

    Rooftop Films today announced the Rooftop Filmmakers' Fund AT&T Feature Film Grant, provided through Rooftop Film's presenting sponsor AT&T. The $10,000 cash grant will be given to one Rooftop alumni filmmaker, awarded for a critical stage in the production of a new, independant film...

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    Discuss: Does Anyone Care That Dan Aykroyd Hired New Writers For 'Ghostbusters 3'?

    "We'll try again," Bill Murray said recently on David Letterman, alluding to the status of the long-gestating "Ghosbusters 3" at Columbia Pictures. And so what's happening with the proposed after-the-fact threequel? Well, while Murray didn't exactly spell it out, rece...

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    Lucien Jean-Baptiste's Next Project Picked Up By Universal Pictures International For 2013 Release

    In the last year we've introduced you to a number of French-produced films centered around stories about people of African descent, like Case Départ, Intouchables, the Toussaint L'Ouverture feature starring Jimmy Jean-Luis, and 30° Couleur, to name a few.

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    Dennis Haysbert, Nichelle Nichols Heading To 'Omaha Street' ("Step Up From 'Blindside'")

    In the below, Dennis Haysbert talks about the many projects he's currently working on - those that are complete and are on their way to exhibition soon, and those that are in the works.

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    Trouble Brewing on the London Stage: Women Demanding More Roles

    A groundswell is brewing in London over the lack of roles for women on the London stage.  It started due to the fact that a bunch of plays recently produced at the Hampstead Theatre, the Globe, the English National Opera, and Chariots of Fire in the West End have all-male or male dominated cast...

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    Andre 3000 Will Cover The Beatles, Muddy Waters & More In Jimi Hendrix Biopic 'All Is By My Side'; Sundance Premiere In The Works

    As you probably know by now, the Jimi Hendrix estate is not too pleased about the currently filming biopic "All Is By My Side," which features hip hop star Andre 3000 in the lead role. But there isn't much they can do about it. As long as the movie doesn't use any songs by the late...

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    First Look At Lizzy Caplan In Marvel Short Film 'Item 47'; Will Debut On 'The Avengers' DVD & Blu-ray On September 25th

    As if Marvel couldn't top 2012, which has seen them release the blockbuster "The Avengers," start filming "Iron Man 3," and flip the switch on "Guardians Of The Galaxy," they've gone ahead and added Lizzy Caplan to the their cinematic universe. Well done, Marvel...

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    New On DVD/VOD: Award-Winning Indie Drama 'The American Dream' (A Word From The Filmmaker)

    A film we've written about quite a bit... previously titled Make A Movie Like Spike, and eventually changed to the current The American Dream, the intense, gripping drama is directed by and stars Jamil Walker Smith as Luis, an aspiring filmmaker who joins the marine corp with his ...

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