Urban Legends/UME Slated to Release Second Episode of James Brown Documentary ‘Get Down, The Influence of James Brown’ in September

Urban Legends/UME Slated to Release Second Episode of James Brown Documentary ‘Get Down, The Influence of James Brown’ in September

Urban Legends, a division of UMe, Universal Music Group’s global catalog company, is continuing to spotlight one of the greatest artists of...
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Janelle Monáe to Star in ‘Antebellum’ to Debut On-Demand on Sept. 18

Janelle Monáe to Star in ‘Antebellum’ to Debut On-Demand on Sept. 18

Lionsgate has announced a new film, Antebellum, which will star Janelle Monáe and written and directed by advocacy filmmakers Gerard...
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AMC Theaters and Universal Pictures Agree to Shorten for Releases to Video On Demand

AMC Theaters and Universal Pictures Agree to Shorten for Releases to Video On Demand

Hollywood has been low key hurting during the Coronavirus pandemic, especially the movie theater industry. Universal Pictures and AMC Theaters...
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Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts Set to Star in Netflix Film

Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts Set to Star in Netflix Film

Denzel Washington and Julie Roberts are set to star in the Netflix film Leave the World Behind. The new film...
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Ludacris Hints at ‘Fast and Furious 9’ Taking Place in Outer Space

Ludacris Hints at ‘Fast and Furious 9’ Taking Place in Outer Space

The Fast and Furious franchise is about as far away from street racing as its ever been. On Friday, Luda...
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Jennifer Hudson Stars as Aretha Franklin In Upcoming Biopic ‘Respect’

Jennifer Hudson Stars as Aretha Franklin In Upcoming Biopic ‘Respect’

Jennifer Hudson is set to play Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic, Respect. The Queen of Soul is one of...
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Documentary ‘Revolutions on Air’ Highlights the 1980s New York Radio Waves

Documentary ‘Revolutions on Air’ Highlights the 1980s New York Radio Waves

New York City is one of the greatest radio cities in the country. You can now explore its “Golden Era”...
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Check Out The ‘Nobody Beats The Biz’ Docu-series Trailer

In an upcoming installment of a documentary series titled Docu-series, Biz Markie, one of Hip-Hop’s true eclectic artists, is the feature of this info-doc. The trailer features Grand Daddy I.U., Maino, brand am... Read Article
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The Rodney King LAPD Beating Video 25 Years Later: Has Anything Really Changed?

On this date in 1991, an undetermined number of Los Angeles Police officers beat motorist Rodney King 54 times with batons following a simple speeding violation. All four of the officers that were tried for the... Read Article
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‘The Purge: Election Year’ Trailer “Too Real” For CNN

The third installment of The Purge trilogy entitled The Purge: Election Year is due to be released just in time for the 2016 campaign fervor, but according to many viewers, Universal Pictures' "Pro-Purge" comme... Read Article
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Nat Turner Film Set For October Release By Fox Searchlight Films

Birth Of A Nation, the film that stars and is directed by actor Nate Parker about  Nat Turner, a Virginia slave who led a slave rebellion in 1831, is slated for an October release by Fox Searchlight Films.  The... Read Article
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MissUnderstood: How Women Of Color Are Uniting To Break Down The Hollywood Typecasting Barrier

With the Oscars fast approaching, all of the discussion surrounding the Academy's lack of recognition for deserving people of color who have excelled in film and television has brought us to another slightly ov... Read Article
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Nathan “Bodie” Barksdale, Inspiration For ‘The Wire’, Dead At 54

A Baltimore drug kingpin who inspired characters on HBO’s classic series The Wire has died in federal prison in North Carolina. Baltimore Health Department spokesman Sean Naron confirmed on Tuesday that 54... Read Article