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‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Is Coming To NBC w/ Craig Robinson, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq Featuring
4 years ago

‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Is Coming To NBC w/ Craig Robinson, Janelle Monae, Raphael Saadiq Featuring

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Starring the Emmy Award nominee and beloved Saturday Night Live veteran, NBC has scheduled The Maya Rudolph Show for Monday, May 19 (10 pm ET/PT).

Rudolph, David Javerbaum, Erin David …
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Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ‘Vanishing Pearls’ & 2010’s Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community
4 years ago

Nailah Jefferson Talks Directing Debut ‘Vanishing Pearls’ & 2010’s Oil Spill Aftermath in Black Fishing Community

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Before working on the production of several shorts and documentaries, New Orleans native Nailah Jefferson couldn’t foresee adding director to her resume, let alone embarking on a journey to helm …
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Interview Video Series Launch w/ Director Hawa Essuman As She Develops Her Supernatural Drama ‘Djin’
4 years ago

Interview Video Series Launch w/ Director Hawa Essuman As She Develops Her Supernatural Drama ‘Djin’

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This is how director Hawa Essuman introduces the video story of her new film Djin, that she has been writing in recent months, and which bears the name of a …
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Leonard Roberts Returns For ‘Drumline 2’ and ‘Mary Jane’ & ‘Glee’ For Gary Dourdan
4 years ago

Leonard Roberts Returns For ‘Drumline 2’ and ‘Mary Jane’ & ‘Glee’ For Gary Dourdan

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Two casting items you should know about…

First, Leonard Roberts has been cast VH1‘s Drumline 2: A New Beat, the sequel to the 2002 feature film that starred Nick Cannon, …
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The Respectability Politics of Lupita Nyong’o
4 years ago

The Respectability Politics of Lupita Nyong’o

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Ahead of last weekend’s Academy Awards, The Hollywood Reporter published a feature on the anonymous comments of Oscar voters who explained with “brutal honesty” the reasons behind some of their …
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John Legend prepares for Dance Movie, Summer Shoot
4 years ago

John Legend prepares for Dance Movie, Summer Shoot

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Since inking an exclusive deal 2 summers ago with Universal Cable Productions, to develop TV series for cable and broadcast networks, John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company have …
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Dreamworks Adds Color to Main Character of New Animated Film
4 years ago

Dreamworks Adds Color to Main Character of New Animated Film

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DreamWorks Animation studios plans to add a little, shall we say, “color” to its growing, rather *vanilla* portfolio of movies, with its next project, titled Home, a 3D computer-animated feature …
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