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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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    How Come A Brother Always Has To Mess Things Up?

    This a little tale about how we... you know we meaning us... meaning black folks... perceive things so differently than them... you know, those people... you know white folks.

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    Jay Potts On 50 Cent As Luke Cage

    A clip from University of Georgia Professor, Jonathan Gayles' black superhero documentary, Shaft Or Sidney Poitier: Black Masculinity In Comic Books, a film we've covered on this site a number of times, including an interview Monique did with him, which you can read HERE if you haven't yet. The film...

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    Idris Elba Wanted For Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim"

    Maybe my suggestion that Idris Elba's meeting with "a very controversial director for a very controversial part" had nothing to do with Django Unchained, may not have been so inconceivable.

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    Are These Videos Part Of "The Dark Knight Rises" Viral Campaign?

    About 10 days ago, the viral campaign for The Dark Knight Rises (the third installment in Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, currently shooting) began, with a live website (HERE), and a puzzle which, after it was solved, lead to the eventually unveiling of a photo of Tom hardy as Bane - one of th...

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    "Tarzan" Big Screen Reboot Will Actually be A Trilogy!

    That's right... following up with my May 6th post which announced that 2 separate Tarzan scripts were commissioned by Warner Bros studio, to be written simultaneously by 2 different writers, one of them being Mr Hustle & Flow, and Black Snake Moan director, Craig Brewer, who would also direct from h...

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    Naomi Campbell's Long Attachment To Star In "Bad Love," A Film By French Auteur Catherine Breillat

    Speaking of Naomi Campbell... in putting together my post earlier today about Costa Gavras' interest in having her co-star in his next film (read that post HERE), I looked over her IMDB resume to see what she's done recently, and what she has coming up.

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    George Lucas Says He Has 50 Hours Of His "Star Wars" Live-Action TV Show Ready...

    George Lucas says he apparently has 50 hours worth shot of the Star Wars live-action TV series previously announced, but he's waiting for "a different type of technology we can use so it's economically feasible to shoot the shows.," he told G4TV in an interview last week.

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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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