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Netflix Announces Its Biggest Price Hike Ever — Here's How Much You'll Be Paying

As Netflix continues to churn out much buzzed-about content, subscribers of the streaming service are set to see its pricing get bumped up. "We change pricing from time to time as we continue investing in great entertainment and improving the overall Netflix experience for the benefit of our members," a Netflix spokesperson said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. The most...

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6 Must-See Documentaries On Martin Luther King Jr. To Add To Your Watchlist

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, would have marked the 90th birthday of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. To commemorate, we're recommending documentaries as a compelling alternative for those looking to get a comprehensive look at the life of MLK. Here is a list of six documentaries to watch on the revered American icon: 1. In Remembrance of Martin Released in 1986, In...

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A Storm Is Ablaze: Alexandra Shipp Reacts To Fan Praise For Potential Recasting Of X-Men Heroine

Monday evening, it was reported that actress Kiki Layne, who gave a tremendous performance in If Beale Street Could Talk, was "actively plotting" to step into the role of Ororo "Storm" Munroe for the inevitable new X-Men franchise that will be under Disney/Marvel in a post-Disney-Fox merger world. Immediately, Layne's interest in portraying the X-Men mutant (and arguably the biggest...

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Plot Twist! Though He Portrayed N'Jobu In 'Black Panther,' Sterling K. Brown Actually Auditioned For This Role

Black Panther has been a huge starring vehicle for Winston Duke, Letitia Wright, Michael B. Jordan and Danai Gurira. However, This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown also left his mark on the film, if just for a brief moment. In an interview with Variety, the Emmy winner talks about how his role as N'Jobu, the father of Erik Killmonger, came to fruition. For Brown, the chance to appear in...

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'Respect': Liesel Tommy To Direct Jennifer Hudson In Upcoming Aretha Franklin Biopic

The tale of Aretha Franklin is turning into a reality. In a press statement made Thursday by MGM, Liesl Tommy has been tapped to direct Respect, the long-gestating biopic on the Queen Of Soul. Tommy's credentials are one to marvel. She made history as the first Black women to be nominated for a Tony Award for Best Direction of A Play. Tommy has also garnered five additional Tony Award...