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'The Underground Railroad': Barry Jenkins' Amazon Series Is Looking For Atlanta Teen Actors

Barry Jenkins' upcoming Amazon series, The Underground Railroad, is looking for Atlanta actors to add to its ranks. Specifically, the S&A RISING Game-Changer Award winner's drama is looking for three Black males that can swim for a night shoot. The actors must be between 18-20 but able to pass as younger teens. The shoot will be this Friday, November 15. The casting notice...

News,Television

'Empire' Exclusive Clip: Cookie And Her Sisters Go On A Girls' Trip

Shadow And Act has an exclusive clip of this week's episode of Empire.  Here's the official description from Fox: Candace (Vivica A. Fox) and Carol (Tasha Smith) take Cookie on a girls’ trip to Miami to have some fun and take her mind off Lucious (Terrence Howard). After an unsettling visit with Leah (guest star Leslie Uggams), Lucious is left to deal with some inward...

Film,News

'The Batman' Taps Newcomer Jayme Lawson For Super Secret Role Opposite Robert Pattinson And Zoe Kravitz

Newcomer Jayme Lawson has been tapped for a key role in Matt Reeves' The Batman opposite Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell and Andy Serkis. As a recent graduate of Juilliard, Lawson is truly a fresh face. It's a huge film debut and early grab for the newcomer, who recently signed with UTA. Her character's role is being kept secret for now, so...

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'Joy': The Academy Just Disqualified Another International Oscar Entry For Its English Dialogue

On the heels of Nigeria's first-ever Oscar entry, Lionheart, being disqualified, The Academy has just disqualified another country's entry. The Austrian film, Joy, written and directed by Sudabeh Mortezai, will not compete due to Academy rules. The film chronicles Nigerian sex workers in Vienna, Austria. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Academy found that two-thirds of the...

Film,News,Video

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Vanessa Williams, Rick Fox Star In OWN's 'One Fine Christmas'

Last month, OWN announced three new original holiday movies coming to the channel in November. The first one to air will be One Fine Christmas, starring Vanessa Williams and Rick Fox. Fox's daughter Sasha Fox also stars, and One Fine Christmas marks their first time acting together. Here's the official description of the movie: The families on Christmas Street have been busy with...