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1 hr ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Who Is the New Denzel? Hollywood Struggles to Launch Next Black Stars

Even before Chadwick Boseman finished shooting Universal's James Brown biopic Get on Up, out Aug. 1, he was approached to star in new projects as Sam Cooke, Richard Pryor and, in Ang Lee's planned boxing movie, Muhammad Ali.

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Related Topix: 42, Chadwick Boseman, Independence Day, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Beverly Hills Cop

5 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Steve Smith: Toby Keith named highest earning country star; Paul...

APRIL 26: Musician Toby Keith performs onstage at day 1 of the 2013 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at The Empire Polo Field on April 26, 2013 in Indio, California.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Toby Keith, Country, Music!, Indio, CA, Empire, CA, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Music, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | FansShare

Sanaa Lathan building one of the more diverse resumes in Hollywood

However, her career is more than just a love interest as she has consistently played meaty, dramatic roles which Diggs in "The Best Man" franchise and even Kelsey Grammar in the critically acclaimed television series "Boss" and she has done so in exceptional fashion.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Adventure, The Best Man, Music!, A Raisin in the Sun, Entertainment, The Cleveland Show, Television, Sanaa Lathan, Fashion, Designers, BOSS

13 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Gabriele Muccino Directing Thriller Near Death

Gabriele Muccino was a filmmaker plucked out of relative obscurity to showcase Will Smith as a serious dramatic actor.

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Related Topix: Seven Pounds, Independence Day, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Will Smith, I, Robot, Documentary Movies, Enemy of the State, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Celebrities

16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Schoenfeld Theatre Box Office Now Open for Broadway's Starry it's Only a Play

The box office officially opened today for the star-studded Broadway production of the backstage comedy It's Only A Play, by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally , which will play a limited 18-week engagement at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre with previews beginning on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and an opening night set for Thursday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Jack

20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cinecon's 50th film fest back in Hollywood, LA's Silent Movie docu film on video

Before the advent of home video and TCM, a silent film enthusiast had few opportunities to see the likes of Chaplin, Keaton, Pickford or Chaney on a regular basis.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Tinseltown talks: 60-year career and no regrets for Piper Laurie

Actress Piper Laurie, shown at the 2012 Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas, abandoned Hollywood for 15 years before returning to the big screen in 1976 in "Carrie."

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Piper Laurie, Celebrities, Sissy Spacek, Alternative, Knute Rockne All American, Biography Movies

ContactMusic.com

Eriq La Salle Aids Car Crash Victim

Former Tv doctor Eriq La Salle turned real-life hero last weekend when he rushed to the aid of a car crash victim in California.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, California, Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey, CA)

Chicago Sun-Times

Comic-Con 2014: "The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story"

In many respects, "Guardians," directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet Director Mark Jackson's drama is a chilly study in grief starring Catherine Keener as a war-zone photographer shattered by her experiences in Libya.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Music!

Broadway

Tickets Now On Sale to See Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert...

Tickets are now available for the new production of Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play .

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Jack, Stockard Channing

The Modesto Bee

Jude Law: With maturity comes complication

In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, Actor Jude Law pauses, during the press conference for the film Side Effects at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Sherlock Holmes, Side Effects, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Cold Mountain, War Movies, Jude Law

The News Tribune

Jude Law: With maturity comes complication

In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, Actor Jude Law pauses, during the press conference for the film Side Effects at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Sherlock Holmes, Side Effects, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, War Movies, Cold Mountain, Jude Law

Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

"Get on Up" wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown, but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.

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Related Topix: Ray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

Thurrock Gazette

ONE of the most successful Beatles tributes acts has got a Ticket to Ride to Grays.

The Cavern Beatles, who are officially licensed by the famous Liverpool club which hosted the original Fab Four's early performances, will be performing at the Thameside Theatre on September 20. Featuring Paul Tudhope as John Lennon, Chris O'Neill as Paul McCartney, Rick Alan as George Harrison and Simon Ramsden as Ringo Starr, the group has even ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music!, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Wed Jul 30, 2014

IGN

Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson for Scorsese?

Mike Tyson made an appearance on IGN's Comic Con live stream this weekend to talk about his new series Cartoon Network series Mike Tyson Mysteries, while there, he spoke with us about a biopic he's got in development with Jamie Foxx .

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Related Topix: Ray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment

The Straits Times

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead in car near San Diego

The half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore was found dead in her vehicle parked on a suburban San Diego street, the San Diego County Coroner said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Charlie's Angels, Scream, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Drew Barrymore, San Diego County, CA, National City, CA

Examiner.com

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Classic Family Reading

She's met outrageous friends, fought off flying monkeys and even slayed a pair of witches.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, The Wizard of Oz, Musical Movies, Kansas

Fox News

Ian spills 'Sharknado' cameos

The sci-fi social media phenomenon "Sharknado" is back SyFy Wednesday night with "Sharknado 2: The Second One."

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Action Movies, Domino, Cellphones, Entertainment

ContactMusic.com

Jessica Alba love nachos and tequila

Jessica Alba has revealed her figure may not be as toned as it used to be as she's developed a soft spot for nachos and tequila.

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Related Topix: Honey, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Jessica Alba, Hot Chicks

LongIsland.com

Last Chance for Submissions to the 2014 Gold Coast Intl. Film Festival

July 30, 2014 - From November 3-9, 2014 the Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead will present the 4th annual Gold Coast International Film Festival , and everyone's invited - again - to join us for fantastic films, parties, panels, and fanfare! The feature films at the Festival are curated and the category is not ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bulworth, Comedy Movies, The Cooler, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Paul Sorvino, Comedy, Soap Opera, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entertainment, Television

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