World Premiere of Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’ to Open 41st Toronto International Film Festival

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The Toronto International Film Festival today announced that Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven” will open the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, and Peter… Continue Reading

Renée Elise Goldsberry Will Play Henrietta Lacks in HBO’s Film Adaptation of ‘The Immortal Life’

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Renée Elise Goldsberry, also exiting the smash Broadway musical “Hamilton” cast this year (for which she won a Tony Award), has added another project to her growing post-“Hamilton” slate. Following the announcement made 2 weeks ago that the actress will leap… Continue Reading

Rockmond Dunbar Options 1950s-Set ‘Soul on Bikes’ About Oakland (CA) Black Motorcycle Club

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Rockmond Dunbar has optioned the book “Soul on Bikes: The East Bay Dragons MC and the Black Biker Set,” written by Tobie Levingston. Published in 2013, the book is a biography, offering a slice of American history many are likely unfamiliar with.… Continue Reading

Watch: Sheldon Candis (‘LUV’) Tackles Gun Control in New Short, ‘Who Will Survive America’

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Check out the below new, timely short film from writer/director Sheldon Candis (“LUV”), presented by the Sundance Now Doc Club, which examines America’s love affair and easy accessibility to guns. The piece, titled “Who Will Survive America,” is part of… Continue Reading