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Dee Rees to Direct Jordan Didion Novel ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’

Dee Rees, the powerhouse director behind the critically acclaimed film Mudbound that sold to Netflix for a massive $12.5M out of Sundance and is expected to be an Oscar player this fall, has already lined up her next film.  She is set to direct a film based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion titled The Last Thing He Wanted.…

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Lion King Live Action is coming and we love the cast

In 1994, Disney Channel dropped a classic on us. Lion King, to this day, is considered one of the best Disney movies. In fact, The Top Ten has The Lion King first on their list of best Disney movies, and it is the highest-grossing Disney movie.  It’s about a cub growing into a man in Africa and trying…

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It Looks Like There Will Be A ‘Coming To America’ Sequel!

It looks like Hollywood has finally listened to the people. Paramount Pictures has hired the two men who wrote the original script for Coming To America to write a sequel for the 1988 classic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Recently,  a fake Eddie Murphy Twitter account trolled us by hinting at a potential sequel. Murphy, of…

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Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me – directed by SAM POLLARD

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME is the first major film documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was…

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MAC Cosmetics Will Debut An Aaliyah Collection In 2018

  On the eve of the 16th anniversary of Aaliyah’s passing, one mega-company plans to continue to build upon her legacy. Per the late singer’s official Twitter account, MAC Cosmetics has teamed up with the “Are You That Somebody?” singer’s estate to launch a makeup collection set for summer 2018. “Aaliyah is truly one in…

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2017 ‘Black Girls Rock’ honorees celebrate empowerment

“Black women make me feel invincible.” -@saintrecords #BlackGirlsRock A post shared by AAMBC Journal (@aambcjournal) on Aug 23, 2017 at 7:42am PDT ‘Black Girls Rock’ hits BET airwaves on Tuesday Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson will host “Black Girls Rock! 2017, airing at 8 p.m. Tuesday on BET. Recorded on Aug. 5 before a…

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OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning “Moonlight” Writer/Producer Tarell Alvin McCraney

  OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Marking his first television series, McCraney will create, write and executive produce the new coming-of-age drama, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, with Mike Kelley and Melissa Loy (“Revenge”/”Swingtown”) serving as executive producers under their Page Fright production banner alongside Michael B. Jordan (“Creed”) who is also joining as executive producer via his Outlier Productions. Haunted by the death of his closest…

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Octavia Spencer’s Madam C.J. Walker limited series will be produced by LeBron James & is likely headed to Netflix

Octavia Spencer’s limited series on Madam C.J. Walker will be exec produced by LeBron James and it is likely headed to Netflix! On Tuesday, it was announced that LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment is developing the project, which we’ve known for a while had Spencer attached to star. According to Variety, who reported the news, Netflix is…

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