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    Antoine Fuqua Exits Tupac Biopic; Circling Eminem Boxing Drama Instead

    This is a surprise! We've long covered director Antoine Fuqua's plans to produce a feature length film based on the life of Tupac Shakur, with most recent news of his intent to cast unknowns in the starring roles, even launching a web-based nationwide search.

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    Tyler Perry Says "Good Deeds" is Done Shooting + Working To Lose Weight For "Alex Cross" Next

    "So, I just finished filming a really good movie called GOOD DEEDS. It's me like you've never seen me before. It comes out in February, brace yourself. :-) There were a lot of long days on this shoot, so I wanted to take a break. I decided to do some traveling and since I still have 20 more pounds ...

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    Sam Pollard Currently Directing Documentary "Slavery by Another Name;" Faces Challenges In Alabama

    Long-time Spike Lee editor, as well as director and producer in his own right, Sam Pollard, is currently shooting a $1.5 million feature documentary for PBS titled Slavery by Another Name.

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    South Africa's Best Foreign Language Oscar Submission "Life, Above All" Gets US Release Date!

    South Africa’s entry for this year’s Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category, titled, Life, Above All, will open in limited USA release next month, beginning on July 15th.

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    "Red Tails" Director, Anthony Hemingway, Reveals Film's Release Date!

    We've long wondered WTF happened to the George Lucas-produced Tuskegee Airmen actioner, Red Tails; very little news has surfaced since last year's rumor that Lucas was unhappy with what had been done with the film at that point, and had essentially taking it over from director Anthony Hemingway and ...

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    SPOILER ALERT! Don't Read This If You Don't Want To Know What Happens In "X-Men: First Class"

    Having already seen the much anticipated X-Men: First Class , which I'm sure many will like (I know it must be a generational thing, but I still don't get these comic book movies. I stopped reading them when I was 12).

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    Watch A Rare Clip Of Mahalia Jackson Performing In "Rejoice And Shout"

    We've told you about the gospel documentary Rejoice and Shout in the past but, thanks to our sister blog The Playlist, we've nabbed an exclusive clip from the film of Mahalia Jackson performing on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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    Tyler Perry Exec Jumps Ship To Start Own Production Company

    Roger Bobb annouced today that he is offically leaving his top level position as Executive Vice President at Tyler Perry Studios tomorrow, to start his own film production company called Bobcat Films.

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    Zoe Saldana Directing Episodes Of Vin Diesel's "Bouncer" Pilot; In Talks To Direct Film In Montreal

    "I just had my first time directing yesterday. I’m working with my sister directing episodes for a pilot with Vin Diesel called The Ropes, about the lives of bouncers. We’re so psyched. I had the most amazing first day of shooting. I was on the set for 12 hours, went to bed at two am, was up again a...

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