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Ms. Marvel Directors Bilall Fallah And Adil El Arbi Reveal How This Show Fits In Their Wheelhouse

The newest Marvel superhero coming to Disney+ is Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a teenage girl who idolizes Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) and wishes she were a superhero herself. The series is based on the wildly popular comic of the same name, and has been a huge step forward in Muslim representation in superhero stories. Morrocan Belgian […]

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‘Rebel’ Review: Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah’s Radicalization Drama Pulsates With Terrible Inevitability [Cannes]

As a procedural drama centrally interested in the radicalization of a young Muslim boy in Belgium, Adil & Bilall’s “Rebel” pulsates with terrible inevitability. Falling behind at school, with an adored older brother already having made the trip to Syria and a trafficker whispering in his ear, it’s less a question of if Nassim is […]

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ABC Uses Oscar Platform to Promote ‘American Idol,’ ‘Big Sky,’ NFL Draft

ABC is spreading its promotional wealth on Oscar night around a few key programming priorities, notably “American Idol,” dramas “Big Sky” and “Rebel” and comedy “Home Economics” as well as “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the NFL Draft and the upcoming “Sesame Street” documentary.The network today released a clutch of promos and trailers that will air tonight […]

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‘Bad Boys For Life’ Directors to Helm Muslim Family Drama and “True Passion Project” ‘Rebel’

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, whose Bad Boys franchise entry Bad Boys for Life is currently 2020’s most successful movie, have lined up their next project.Rebel, being introduced at the Cannes Virtual Market by Wild Bunch, is billed as an “immensely powerful and nuanced portrayal of a family torn apart over a little Muslim […]

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John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering ‘Mild’ Stroke

“Boyz n the Hood” writer-director John Singleton was hospitalized earlier this week for what’s being described as “mild” stoke, reports Variety. The filmmaker checked himself into the hospital after experiencing pain his leg following a flight from Costa Rica to the United States, which, also per Variety, potentially contributed to the medical incident.Singleton burst onto […]

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