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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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    Idris Elba Prepping Directorial Debut & A Big Screen Adaptation Of "Luther" Is Possible

    "Elba's plans for world domination should also see him spending more time in London. BBC2, he tells me, has commissioned him to direct a 90-minute film set in Hackney. "It's a small tale about a young girl that I've been working on for about a year. I'm not writing it, but I'm helping shape the scri...

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    Clark Johnson Set To Direct Indie Comedy "Fortune"

    Acclaimed actor and director Clark Johnson is gearing up to direct an indie dark comedy titled Fortune. Johnson, who's appeared in such favorites as Nurse. Fighter. Boy and The Wire, has also made a name for himself in the director's chair helming productions such as The Shield, Homicide, The West ...

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    Terence Blanchard Will Score George Lucas' Tuskegee Airmen Film "Red Tails"

    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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    Lionsgate Sets Release Date For Tyler Perry's "Good Deeds" + New Cast Photo

    Lionsgate has officially set a release date for Tyler Perry's next movie, Good Deeds; it'll open in theaters on February 24th, 2012. Not quite Valentine's Day, but close, for what looks like a romcom.

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    Albert Hughes Exits "Akira"

    It was just revealed that Albert Hughes has left the Warner Bros live action Akira project. According to sources, Hughes' departure was due to "an amicable creative differences parting of the way. "

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    Antoine Fuqua On New Short List Of Directors Up For "Wolverine" Gig

    So... with Darren Aronofsky excusing himself from helming the next Wolverine movie some months ago, who might 20th Century Fox be looking at to replace him?

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    Team Behind "Scary Movie," "Epic Movie," etc To Spoof "Avatar" Next ("Nothing Is Off Limits")

    "With a domestic box office of nearly 700 million dollars and an overseas haul of over 2 billion, it was only a matter time before this behemoth got a good ribbing. And what could possibly be riper for satire? You got half naked blue people plugging their hair into strange flying horses so they can read their thoughts! And nothing in this mega blockbuster is off limits, from its overly simplified message of “big corporations = bad; tree hugging environmentalist = good,” to the broadly drawn characters like the buffed out Colonel who’s in a perpetual ‘roid rage to the very colorful, glowing and… come on, totally stony world of Pandora. And jus...

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