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    New In USA Theaters - Award-Winning Drama 'Falling Overnight' By Conrad Jackson

    I interviewed writer/director Conrad Jackson (photo above) 2 days ago, and will be posting a summary of that conversation later today, as his feature film debut, Falling Overnight, makes its theatrical debut today - Friday, the 27th of July, at Cinema Village in NYC.

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    Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Joins George Tillman Jr.'s 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete'

    Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has joined Jennifer Hudson, Anthony Mackie, Jordin Sparks, and Jeffrey Wright, in George Tillman Jr.'s The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete.

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    Michael Ealy and Regina Hall In Talks To Join Kevin Hart In Remake Of 'About Last Night'

    What we already know: Screen Gems is remaking the 1986 rom-com, About Last Night, and Kevin Hart is the first actor to be cast in the project that centers on a man and woman who try to have a romantic affair, but are hindered by their own personal problems, as well as the interference of t...

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    Sanaa Lathan To Reprise Role As Maid-Turned-Movie Star In Lynn Nottage's 'Vera Stark'

    Last we wrote about this, theater producer Elizabeth I. McCann had acquired rights to the Lynn Nottage Off -Broadway play By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (which starred Sanaa Lathan), with an eye towards a Broadway debut this year. 

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    Preview French Guyanese Illegal Gold Mining Action Thriller 'Orpailleur'

    The short story goes... 18 years after leaving his homeland, Rod, a young Parisian of Guyanese descent, returns home following the disappearance of his elder brother. After his arrival, the revelation of a painful family secret sends Rod on a relentless quest for truth, and he gets drawn into t...

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    Preview Dominican Republic/Puerto Rico Co-production Drama 'La hija natural' ('Love Child')

    The Centerpiece film at the upcoming Caribbean Tales Film Showcase in Toronto, on September 5th, 10th, 12th, 14th and 15th, Leticia Tonos's La hija natural (Love Child) centers on María, young woman with the strange habit of putting ladybugs in her mouth, who, aft...

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    50 Cent, Forest Whitaker Crime Drama 'Freelancers' Gets New Trailer + Theatrical Release Date

    50 Cent, Forest Whitaker Crime Drama 'Freelancers' Gets New Trailer + Theatrical Release Date

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    Lady Gaga Joins 'Machete Kills' & Gets A Character Poster

    If you thought the zany casting of Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" started and ended with Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson, guess again. Robert Rodriguez hit Twitter today to announce: "I just finished working with @LadyGaga on @MacheteKills , she kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!" And al...

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    Kimberly Peirce To Direct Remake Of 'With A Friend Like Harry' With Script By 'Stoker' Writer Wentworth Miller

    With Kimberly Peirce currently busy filming a remake of Brian De Palma's horror classic "Carrie," it looks like she's cast her eye on another redo, this time on something a bit more contemporary from across the pond. Variety reports that Peirce is now attached to direct a remake of the hit French th...

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    Tribeca Doc "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey" Acquired by Cinedigm

    Cinedigm Entertainment Group has acquired the rights to Ramona S. Diaz's rock doc, "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey." The documentary, which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this year, closed the San Francisco International Film Festival ...

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