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Jussie Smollett Is Suing The City Of Chicago For Malicious Prosecution

Jussie Smollett's attorneys have filed a counterclaim against the City of Chicago, several police officers and the two brothers that were accused of helping him stage an alleged racist and homophobic attack. The counterclaim, which is a part of a larger answer to the city's lawsuit against Smollett, alleges that malicious prosecution caused the actor "economic harm, humiliation,...

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Julia Roberts Was Suggested To Play 'Harriet' By A Hollywood Studio Exec

The long-gestating Harriet Tubman biopic directed by Kasi Lemmons and starring Cynthia Erivo is already one of the top-grossing indie films of the year. Lemmons co-wrote the script with Gregory Allen Howard, who also wrote Remember the Titans and Ali.  The film has been in the works for 26 years and was originally in development at Disney. In a Q&A published by Focus Features,...

Film,News

WATCH: The First Full-Length Trailer For 'Cats' Is Wilder Than You Think

After dropping a teaser trailer a few months ago, Universal and Working Title have now unleashed the first full trailer for Cats.  The film adaptation introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward and also stars Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench. Also starring are acclaimed...

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'The Harder They Fall': Idris Elba To Star With Jonathan Majors In Netflix's All-Black Western, Produced By Jay-Z

Netflix has announced that Idris Elba has joined rising star Jonathan Majors in The Harder They Fall, the streaming giant's upcoming film produced by Jay-Z. The film is the directorial debut for Jeymes Samuel, who worked with Jay-Z on The Great Gatsby soundtrack under his pseudonym The Bullitts. Samuel will keep his connection to Jay-Z, since the rapper will produce the film with...

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Lupita Nyong'o No Longer Attached To Star In John Woo's 'The Killer' Remake

Lupita Nyong'o is no longer primed for the starring role in John Woo's remake of his 1989 action flick, The Killer.  Woo revealed the news over the weekend at the Hawaii International Film Festival. “There was a scheduling problem because she’s so popular right now! We rewrote the script and it took so much time…she had to leave for another project," he told Deadline. The...