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Jason Mitchell Dropped From 'The Chi,' Upcoming Netflix Film And More After Misconduct Allegations

UPDATE: (5/21/2019): Showtime has confirmed to Shadow And Act that Mitchell will not be a part of The Chi next season, but had no further comment on specifics. Previously reported: Jason Mitchell has been dropped by his representatives (UTA and Authentic Talent & Literary Management), the hit Showtime drama, The Chi, and an upcoming Netflix feature, Desperados -- due to...

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Black Twitter Is Unsatisfied With The Very Final Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'

The ultimate, very finale Game of Thrones episode has aired and people aren't really too happy with how everything went down. In the episode, Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) is still carrying out Dany (Emilia Clarke)'s killing tasks, with the latter dubbing him the Master of War. The Mad Queen has Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) taken away for freeing his brother. Jon (Kit Harington) realizes...

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#ShortFilmSaturdays: Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo's 'Bariga Sugar' Follows An 8-Year-Old In Lagos

This is installment #1 of Shadow And Act's #ShortFilmSaturdays series. Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo's short film Bariga Sugar centers on Ese, a reclusive 8-year-old girl living in Bariga Sugar, a brothel located in Bariga, Lagos. Ese's mother, Tina, is one of Bariga Sugar's working women. After 10-year-old Jamil and his mother, Hanatu, move into the brothel, Ese and Jamil begin an...

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Trevor Jackson Was Once Told He Didn't Get A Role Because There Couldn't Be More Than One Black Lead

In a recent interview, grown-ish actor Trevor Jackson opened but about the struggles of being Black in Hollywood. As a part of Essence's The Black Effect, Jackson said that he feels his Blackness "daily" in the industry and detailed a time when he was told after an audition that he didn't get a role because they already had one Black person in a lead role. He said, "I remember a...

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'Marvel's Cloak & Dagger' Star Noëlle Renée Bercy On Diving Deeper Into The Power Of Vodoun This Season And Thanos' Snap

Now deep into its sophomore season, Marvel's Cloak & Dagger is still arguably the best superhero series on television right now. As we wrote in our season 2 review, "It looks like fans will be in for another wild ride for a second season that we can predict will continue to change the game and redefine what comic book adaptations should look like." One of the stars of...