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    Filming Underway For Indie Drama "Four" w/ Wendell Pierce, Yolonda Ross + "Phil Spector" Casting

    Thanks to actress Yolonda Ross (above-right) for alerting us to these items. If you're not already familiar Ms Ross' work, you'll be soon enough. She's appeared both in film and TV, over the last decade, from a reoccurring role in HBO's acclaimed series Treme, to, most recently, Victoria Mahoney's i...

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    David Oyelowo Lends His Thespian Skills To $40,000 Sci-Fi Dystopian Short Film "Rahab"

    Principal photography just wrapped last week Friday on Ava DuVernay's sophomore feature narrative effort Middle Of Nowhere, which co-stars David Oyelowo, who also just wrapped production on a short sci-fi film he stars in called Rahab, based on an idea that won the 2011 Enter The Pitch contest.

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    What Black Director Would YOU Put On A Magazine Cover?

    In case you haven't heard (and as you can see below) Tyler Perry is the cover story for the upcoming August 2011 issue of Ebony magazine. WHAT AGAIN??? That makes it the 546th time he's made the cover. That's only beaten by the 634 times he's been on the cover of Essence.

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    Will Smith Poised to Reprise Role as "Fresh Prince"?

    It's been 15 years since Will Smith starred as the quirky West Philadelphia teenager sent to live with his wealthy relatives in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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    Viola Davis' Controversial Serial Killer Role (Worse Than "The Help"?)

    With all this discussion we've had lately regarding Viola Davis and her role in the upcoming film The Help, and whether it's a degrading stereotyped role beneath her considerable talents, it reminded me of a role she played some ten years ago which might be even more controversial.

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    Stage Adaptation Of "House Party" Packing Houses In London

    Things that make you go hmmm... read on... maybe it'll head west :)

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    Watch Trailer For Low-Fi Genre-Busting Oddity "Reversion"

    The film is called Reversion; directed by Mia Trachinger, it actually debuted 3 years ago, at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, never was acquired for distribution thanks to its low-budget, seemingly genre-bending oddities, and continued to play the festival circuit all over the world, for the next 3...

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    Codeblack Ent. Announces 7-Picture Deal w/ NY Times Bestselling Author Mary “HoneyB” Morrison

    I'm not familiar with Mary “HoneyB” Morrison or her works - specifically the Soulmates Dissipate series mentioned here. Anyone read any of them? If so, clue the rest of us in on what to expect is contained within the pages; or should I take a wild guess? :)

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