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'Soul' Retains Its Summer Release Date As Disney Resets Its Film Calendar

Disney/Pixar's Soul is still set for its June 19 theatrical release date while the company completely rearranges its film slate. Starring Jamie Foxx, Phylicia Rashad, Questlove and Daveed Diggs, Soul is Pixar's first film starring a Black lead. Other historic films, such as Mulan, based on Disney's first animated film with an Asian lead and Asian cast, and Black Widow, Marvel...

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'Candyman' Delayed Until The Fall Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has led to Universal and MGM moving Candyman to Sept. 25 from its original June 12 release date. Candyman's move to Sept. 25 puts the Will Packer-produced musical Praise This off the 2020 calendar, at least for now. It is currently undated. The Candyman move is one of many studios have been making while trying to make sense of the pandemic. The MGM film...

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'Snowpiercer' Starring Daveed Diggs Gets Premiere Date Moved Up At TNT

TNT is trying to give the people what they need by moving the premiere of Snowpiercer, based on Oscar winner Bong Joon Ho's 2013 film, up to May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. TNT announced the decision to move the series up from its original May 31 release date was "in an effort to give viewers more compelling original content at a faster pace." The series stars Daveed Diggs, Jennifer...

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Showtime's 'Basketball County: In The Water' To Detail PG County's Basketball Legacy

Kevin Durant is one of the powerhouse executive producers behind Showtime's upcoming documentary Basketball County: In The Water. The film debuts on Showtime May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Directed by Maryland natives John Beckham and Jimmy Jenkins in their directorial debut, the film takes a look at how one county in Maryland has become one of the biggest producers of NBA talent. According...

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Here's What's Coming To And Leaving Netflix In April 2020

Netflix is chock full of shows and films for Black audiences this month. There's something for everyone, from young watchers to the old. For instance, Seth Carr, otherwise known to Black Panther fans as kid Killmonger, stars in The Main Event, a Like Mike for kid WWE fans. Taraji P. Henson stars in detective comedy Coffee & Kareem, and Kenya Barris brings fans another look...