Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Ava DuVernay’s, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE is a story that could be in Harlem or Hollywood. Continue reading
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Harlem resident Lee Daniels is firming up the cast of “Selma,” his civil rights follow-up to “Precious,” even as its funding is on shaky ground.
David Oyelowo, the British actor who appeared in “A Raisin in the Sun” and stars in George Lucas’ “Red Tails,” will play the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading
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The checks keep coming in for Mary J. Blige, who has signed on to play jazz icon Nina Simone after years of being rumored as a favorite for the role. Mary J. Blige has signed on to play Nina Simone in a biopic of the legendary singer. The Brave One writer Cynthia Mort penned the script for the film, which is currently titled Nina . Continue reading