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David Oyelowo Details ‘Ugly’ and Racially ‘Coded’ Encounter After Will Smith’s Oscars Incident

The repercussions of Best Actor winner Will Smith attacking presenter Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars are still being felt by Hollywood, especially Black stars.Emmy nominee David Oyelowo published a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter detailing the ripple effect of the now-infamous Oscars slap. Oyelowo has been a bystander to a number of dramatic […]

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‘Introducing, Selma Blair’ Trailer: The Actress Gets Raw in This Harrowing Doc

Actress Selma Blair is giving viewers an intimate look at her struggle with multiple sclerosis. She revealed her diagnosis with the debilitating autoimmune disease in 2018, but now the trailer for the documentary about her, Introducing, Selma Blair, is here. Introducing Selma Blair Trailer Introducing, Selma Blair was directed by Rachel Fleit, a filmmaker with […]

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Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt to Produce Adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘The Water Dancer’ for MGM

Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt are teaming up to produce a film adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ best-selling novel “The Water Dancer” for MGM, Variety has confirmed.Winfrey’s Harpo Films and Pitt’s Plan B will produce alongside Kamilah Forbes, who is the executive producer of the Apollo Theater. Forbes recently directed the theatrical adaptation of Coates’ “Between […]

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B.B. King Estate Announces Official Biopic, Clears Up Wendell Pierce Confusion (Exclusive)

An official biopic of iconic blues musician B.B. King is going into pre-production in 2021, Vassal Benford, chairman of King’s estate, tells Variety. This is a separate project from “The Thrill Is On,” which is a drama about King’s friendship with drummer Michael Zanetis starring Wendell Pierce as King.Confusion first arose when “The Wire” and […]

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One Perfect Shot Twitter Account Inspires New HBO Max Series from Ava DuVernay

Fans of the popular Twitter account @OnePerfectShot and its eponymous website are in for a treat, as HBO Max has announced a new “One Perfect Shot” documentary series from Ava DuVernay. The “Selma” and “When They See Us” director is set to narrate the series and executive produce it through her Array Filmworks production company. […]

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David Oyelowo says Americans must repent for “original sin” of white privilege

YouTube conversation also hears from Ava DuVernay on why she launched The Law Enforcement Accountability Project.British actor David Oyelowo told a group video conversation hosted by Oprah Winfrey on YouTube that Americans need to repent for the “original sin” of white privilege that is “baked into this country”.The Selma star was responding to opening remarks […]

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