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Mahershala Ali Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Green Book’

Mahershala Ali has won the 2019 Academy Award for his supporting performance in Best Picture contender “Green Book.” Ali beat a competitive field of contenders that included Adam Driver (“BlacKkKlansman”), Sam Elliott (“A Star Is Born”), Richard E. Grant (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”), and Sam Rockwell (“Vice”).Read More: 2019 Oscar Predictions: 91st Academy AwardsThis […]

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‘Vice’ Screens for Critics; Now, Christian Bale and Amy Adams Will Vie For Awards

Finally, Adam McKay’s long-awaited “Vice” screened for the press on Saturday, November 17. It’s one of the last major screenings of the 2019 Oscar candidates, but but sometimes the best are saved for last.On November 5, 2016, Paramount screened Denzel Washington’s “Fences” at a packed Westwood screening, followed by a short Q&A with the director […]

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‘Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe To Star In ‘Really Love’ Film From MacRo & Director Angel Kristi Williams

Exclusive: Kofi Siriboe, star of the Own series Queen Sugar, has been tapped as the lead in the film Really Love, which is being helmed by first-time feature director Angel Kristi Williams, who also co-wrote the script with Felicia A. Pride. Charles D. King’s MacRo, the production company behind the Oscar-nominated film, Fences, is financing […]

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‘The Equalizer 2’ First Trailer: Denzel Washington Wants You to Know He Can Still Kick Ass

Denzel Washington has making movies since 1981, but the one thing he hasn’t done in Hollywood until now is make a sequel. “The Equalizer 2” gives the movie icon his first franchise, and Sony has debuted the ass-kicking first trailer to the sequel to 2014’s box office hit.“The Equalizer 2” finds Washington resuming the role […]

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Film News Roundup: Russell Hornsby Joins ‘Creed’ Sequel for MGM-Warner Bros.

In today’s film news roundup, “Creed II” rounds out its cast, the African American Film Critics Association starts a screening series with American Cinematheque and Sundance award winner Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers begins shooting her first feature. Castings “Fences” star Russell Hornsby has joined Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in MGM-Warner Bros.’ “Creed II,” which began […]

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Russell Hornsby Joins ‘Creed II’; Melvin Gregg Cast In ‘High Flying Bird’

Russell Hornsby, last seen on the big screen in the Denzel Washington-directed Oscar-nominated film, Fences, has been cast in Warner Bros/MGM’s Creed II, starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, reprising their roles of Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa respectively. Production is officially underway with director Steven Caple Jr. at the helm and Ryan Coogler, […]

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Viola Davis to Star in Amazon Film ‘Troupe Zero’ (Exclusive)

Viola Davis is attached to star in Amazon Studios film “Troupe Zero,” sources tell Variety.Duo Bert & Bertie are also attached to direct “Troupe Zero” for Amazon from a script by Lucy Alibar, with Todd Black producing. The duo has credits in film, animation, documentaries, video games, and commercials and is repped by Verve and […]

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