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Common to Star in Boxing Film ‘The Faith of Long Beach’ From ‘Snowfall’ Creator

Common, the rapper, songwriter and actor, will star in and produce “The Faith of Long Beach,” an upcoming boxing film from the creator of “Snowfall” Eric Amadio.Amadio will write and direct the film for producer Everlast Pictures. And Common and Marie Cisco will also produce the film for their banner Stardust alongside Adonis Tountas and […]

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‘Outside the Wire’ Review: Anthony Mackie Plays an Android With a Conscience in This Netflix Knockoff

“Outside the Wire” opens with a full-on action scene. Robot soldiers fight alongside human ones — or maybe against them. It’s hard to tell. Bullets fly. Tough guys in helmets crouch behind concrete barriers. Two men are hit, and their commanding officer makes plans to pull them to safety, while half a world away, in […]

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John Lindley Elected President of International Cinematographers Guild

“Field of Dreams” cinematographer John Lindley has been elected at the new national president of the International Cinematographers Guild, a month after Lewis Rothenberg resigned from the post.The news was announced Sunday following an online meeting of the national executive board. He will serve for the remaining two years and two months of Rothenberg’s term. […]

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‘Snowfall’s’ Damson Idris to Co-Lead Netflix’s ‘Outside the Wire’ With Anthony Mackie

“Snowfall” star Damson Idris is set to star alongside Anthony Mackie in Netflix’s futuristic sci-fi thriller “Outside the Wire” as the second lead, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Emily Beecham (“Little Joe” and “Daphne”) is also joining the cast. She most recently earned the Best Actress Award at the 72nd Cannes Film […]

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John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Updated with statements from John Singleton’s family and FX NetworksJohn Singleton, the Oscar nominated director and writer of “Boyz N’ the Hood,” has suffered a stroke.Sources confirm to Variety that Singleton checked himself into the hospital earlier this week after experiencing pain in his leg.The stroke has been characterized by doctors as “mild.”Singleton’s family released […]

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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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