Sony Dates Taraji P. Henson’s Hit-Woman Drama ‘Proud Mary’ + Moves ‘Bad Boys for Life’ a Second Time

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UPDATE: Iranian-Swedish film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer Babak Najafi has been tapped to direct Taraji P. Henson in “Proud Mary” for Screen Gems. He is most known for directing “London Has Fallen,” the 2016 sequel for Antoine Fuqua’s “Olympus Has Fallen.”… Continue Reading

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Special Blu-ray Edition (Check Out 2 Nigerian Interpretations)

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The original “Guess Who‘s Coming to Dinner” celebrates a golden milestone this year (2017) – its 50th anniversary (it was originally released in 1967). And with that reminder comes an announcement that a 50th anniversary edition Blu-ray of the film was released… Continue Reading

50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ Coming to Blu-ray – Check Out 2 Nigerian Interpretations

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“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” has been the inspiration for many-a film and stage production, since the Stanley Kramer-directed film satiated white liberals across America in the late 1960s. As I recall, even the Coen Brothers were considering remaking the… Continue Reading

Missed It in Theaters? With Today’s Debut of ‘Magnificent Seven’ on Blu-ray & Digital, Sony Releases the Movie’s First 10 Minutes

"Magnificent Seven" / The Bounty Hunter / Denzel Washington

This year, Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington teamed up again for MGM’s long-in-development remake of “The Magnificent Seven” (the 1960 American western directed by John Sturges, which itself was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai”). The original “Magnificent Seven” starred Yul Brynner, Steve… Continue Reading

First Trailer for the Most Diverse Spider-Man Movie Ever – ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

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The specific roles that several actors whose casting announcements in the upcoming “Spider-Man: Homecoming” movie were shared on this blog, have been kept mostly underwraps, including those to be played by Zendaya, Bokeem Woodbine, Abraham Attah, Garcelle Beauvais, Hannibal Buress,… Continue Reading

#ItAllWentWrong in Poster for Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall Thriller, ‘When the Bough Breaks’

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Sony Pictures’ Screen Gems has released a new poster (above) for the psychological thriller “When the Bough Breaks,” directed by Jon Cassar, from a screenplay penned by Jack Olsen and Karl Gajdusek. Official synopsis reads: John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut… Continue Reading