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    Madonna Will Direct Film Adaptation of 'Ade: A Love Story' Set in Kenya

    Madonna is set to direct a screen adaptation of the novel Ade: A Love Story, based on real life events of its author Rebecca Walker. In the novel, a female 19-year old American student - who is black, white, and Jewish like the author herself - sets out to travel with her friend to Egypt and ends i...

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    Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Acquires Film Rights To 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd

    Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Acquires Film Rights To 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd

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    From Book To Film: A Look At How Spike Lee Might Adapt Dr Ronald Mallet’s 'The Time Traveller'

    From Book To Film: A Look At How Spike Lee Might Adapt Dr Ronald Mallet’s 'The Time Traveller'

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    'The Black Power Mixtape 1967 – 1975' Is Coming To Book Format In February. Preorder Your Copy

    'The Black Power Mixtape 1967 – 1975' Is Coming To Book Format In February. Preorder Your Copy

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    '50 Shades of...Black'? On The Novel's Film Adaptation w/ Black Leads, Hypothetically Speaking

    In light of the recent media coverage regarding the casting fiasco of the upcoming E.L. James’ erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey film adaptation (Dakota Johnson is set to play Anastasia Steel; Charlie Hunnam abruptly dropped out of the Christian Grey role), I thought we could reflect on the signific...

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    'Five Days At Memorial' - Book Set In Medical Center During & After Hurricane Katrina Optioned

    It's been 8 years since America suffered its most destructive natural disaster, as Hurricane Katrina stormed ashore in southeast Louisiana, killing 1800 people, and destroying homes, forcing 100,000s to flee. The sluggish response to Katrina only added to the misery. Local and federal government off...

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    Book To Film: Would You Like To See A Film Version Of 'Amon'?

    When I first read about this new book and the author, Jennifer Teege, and her very unusual story a few days ago, it immediately struck me that it would be a fascinating film. And I’m willing to bet some of you will think so too.

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    From Book To Film: A Look At Steve McQueen's Upcoming Adaptation Of '12 Years A Slave'

    NOTE: If you don't like spoilers, I strongly suggest that you skip this entire post. I don't give everything away, and we don't even really know with certainty how different the film will be from the novel. But just a precaution.

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    ReShonda Tate Billingsley's 'Let The Church Say Amen' Optioned For BET Original, Regina King Directs

    According to author ReShonda Tate Billingsby, winner of the Gold Pen Award for Best New Author for My Brother's Keeper, her 2005 novel Let The Church Say Amen will be adapted as a BET Original film, which is set to be directed by actress Regina King and produced by Queen Latifah's Flava Unit...

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