Donald Glover Will Play Simba and James Earl Jones Is Mufasa in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

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Jon Favreau, who directed last year’s live-action/CGI “The Jungle Book” movie, with voice actors that included Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o and Giancarlo Esposito, is currently prepping his next film, another live-action adaptation of a beloved work of animation, “The Lion King,” which tells… Continue Reading

Watch 10 Clips from PBS’ Upcoming Epic 6-Hour Documentary on Africa’s Great Civilizations

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First announced during its portion of the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter tour a month ago, PBS’ upcoming 6-hour documentary series “Africa’s Great Civilizations,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premieres on February 27, promising to bring “little-known yet epic stories to… Continue Reading

Two New Documentaries Will Provide a Foreboding Look at the World’s Future Through the Lens of the Global Water Supply

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If you’ve watched “The Big Short” – the 2015 multiple Oscar-nominated dramedy based on the 2010 book “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis about the financial crisis of 2007–2008 – you’ll remember the epilogue, during which… Continue Reading

Trailer: Quirky Atlanta-Set Indie ‘Charlie’ Aims to Celebrate the Diversity in Relationships Between black women

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From Atlanta-based writer-director Bobby Huntley comes a new feature film titled “La Vie Magnifique De Charlie” (“The Beautiful Life of Charlie,” or simply “Charlie”), which he co-wrote with Nikki Wade, who also produces. The filmmaker describes “Charlie” as a passion… Continue Reading