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    Consider Pioneering Black Female Cartoonist Jackie Ormes For Your Next Film Project...

    In light of all the recent conversations about black representation in the comic book space, as well as in genre cinema, and also filmed biopics on black public figures, past and present, I thought I'd toss a few names into the pool, for any filmmakers, producers, studios, etc, searching for re...

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    James Gandolfini Plots An 'Animal Rescue' With Tom Hardy & Noomi Rapace

    While you already had us at Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace, director Michael Roskam is continuing to stack the cast for his North American debut with great talent. He's lined up his "Bullhead" star Matthias Schoenaerts for a part, and now another always solid actor has come aboard as well.

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    Exclusive: Hypnotic 1st Trailer For SXSW Feature Documentary Competition Selection 'Touba'

    Exclusive: Hypnotic 1st Trailer For SXSW Feature Documentary Competition Selection 'Touba'

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    Vanessa Simmons Books Lead In Monty Ross-Produced Dominga Martin-Directed Rom-Com

    Vanessa Simmons Books Lead In Monty Ross-Produced Dominga Martin-Directed Rom-Com

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    Antoine Fuqua Says '24' Movie Is Dead, Still Waiting On The Script For Tupac Shakur Biopic

    Antoine Fuqua has been a busy man: the “Training Day” helmer has “Olympus Has Fallen” about to hit theaters, just as his hands are in several pies, developing many upcoming projects. We caught up with him during press for the White House siege film, and while he could only reveal that there were sev...

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    Terrence Howard On 'Iron Man' - Don Cheadle Was To Star Originally + Was To Get $8 Mill For #2

    As an addendum to Sergio's Terrence Howard Learns That Show Business Is A Cutthroat Business post, here's a very recent interview he did with Sway, posted just today actually, in which he addresses the Iron Man situation - the fact that he wasn't cast in the second film, and was instead replaced by ...

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    David Strathairn Rounds Out Cast of ‘Godzilla’ Reboot With Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen & Bryan Cranston

    There are certain stable of actors, who might not be the most well known around the breakfast table or water cooler, but who are ever reliable players who can come off the bench in any more and hit a home run of a performance. And David Strathairn is one of those guys. An Oscar nominee ("Good Night ...

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    Is He Right? Joss Whedon Says He Wouldn't Bring Original Characters Back For 'Star Wars' Sequels

    With "The Avengers" earning $1 billion and change, Joss Whedon has unofficially become the guru of how to take a franchise property, and turn it into a mega smash hit that does the rare trifecta of pleasing fanboys, audiences and critics all at once. And so course, he gets asked about what he would ...

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    Hot Docs and Full Frame Announce 2013 Line Ups: The Women

    Last week, the 2013 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival announced their special presentations line up. The festival runs from April 25-May 5 in Toronto. They are set to announce the rest of the line up including the opening night film on March 19.

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    Short Film 'Brotherly Love' Made By S & A Reader, Picked Up For Distribution

    We have been tracking the progress of the dramatic and powerful short film Brotherly Love, which was written and directed by filmmaker Choice Skinner, who is also a regular reader and commenter on S & A (We always like to endorse anything our devoted readers do film-wise).

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