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    In 1995, Tupac Shakur Wrote A Screenplay; In 2011, It's Been Acquired For Production

    Hmm... very interesting... I'm very well aware that he was multi-talented, but I had no idea Tupac Shakur wrote a screenplay; the only one he ever penned. And, the rights to that screenplay have been acquired by a production team planning to make a filmed version of it.

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    Trailer, Poster & Distribution News For Thandie Newton UK-Produced Thriller "Retreat"

    We initially wrote about this film last summer, July 2010, and haven't spoken of it since, mostly because there doesn't seem to have been much announced between then and the present.

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    Zoe Kravitz Talks "Mad Max" Reboot (Yes, It's Coming)

    "I heard the other day that we should be good to go in mid-January, we're supposed to go to Australia to start. I guess there's a point where you say, 'yeah, yeah, yeah,'... But I hope it gets made. They're saying it is. I've had this role now for over a year and they've done a great job at staying in contact and reassuring me that the film is going to happen. They've put together such a cool cast and I know they've started building a lot of the vehicles and cameras and they've really been in pre-production for such a long time, so I think it'll happen... There's a group of five women being taken from one place to another place, and I'm one o...

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    Hot Docs And Blue Ice Films Create $1 Million Fund For African Documentary Filmmakers

    In an effort to support documentary filmmakers in developing countries of Africa, Hot Docs and Blue Ice Films have teamed together to create a $1 Million fund. The fund, which will be disbursed within five years, was initiated with the goal of increasing the quality and quantity of social, cultura...

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    Fiddy And Bruce Willis Get Together Again To Fight "Fire With Fire"

    Like I said a few months ago Curtis Jackson, AKA 50 Cent, AKA Fiddy (to his friends), just keeps cranking them out doesn't he?

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    Official Synopsis + New Casting For Craig Robinson's Post-Apocalyptic Comedy "Rapture-Palooza"

    We first told you about this upcoming new project (titled Rapture-Palooza) back in March, when it was announced in a press release revealing Lionsgate's new micro-budget initiative; it was one of 3 or 4 titles mentioned in the release, and, at the time, its description was limited to just a one-line...

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    Weinstein-Produced "Seven Samurai" Remake Finds A Writer/Director; To Shoot Later This Year

    It's not what we'd call "black cinema" but, come on... you can't call yourself a lover of cinema if you haven't seen Akira Kurosawa's 1954 masterpiece (actually one of many Kurosawa masterpieces) Seven Samurai. Scratch that... you can't call yourself a lover of cinema if you haven't seen it at least...

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    Looks Like Will Smith's "I Am Legend Prequel" Is Dead (Says Director Francis Lawrence)

    Well... maybe this is one project we can scratch off the list of 30+ projects listed on Will Smith's IMDBPro page of upcoming projects.

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    Production On "Skank Robbers" Is Apparently Underway (I Apologize)

    "The Oscar winner was on route to start work on her next project The Skank Robbers, a film written by fellow actors Jamie Foxx and Martin Lawrence."

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    Cry of Jazz Screening at Indiana University Today!

    We were just alerted to today's screening of The Cry of Jazz, a film by Ed Bland that we covered on the site late last year.

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