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Kenya Barris To Write & Direct Richard Pryor Biopic | Film News

  Black-ish creator Kenya Barris has signed on to write, direct and produce a Richard Pryor biopic for MGM, which recently won a heated auction for the rights to the legendary comedian’s life story.   Considered one of the greatest comics who ever lived, Pryor’s raw on-stage storytelling transformed the entire comedy scene and influenced generations of artists. He also[…]

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Lee Daniels In Talks To Direct Billie Holiday Biopic | Film News

  Lee Daniels is in talks to direct Billie, a biopic of inimitable jazz singer Billie Holiday. The director previously scored Academy Award nominations as producer and director of 2009’s Precious, and is now turning his attention towards helming this script from Suzan Lori-Parks, a 2001 Pulitzer Prize winner for her drama Topdog/Underdog.   The project is in the very[…]

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Oprah To Star In ‘Terms Of Endearment’ Remake | Film News

  Remakes usually come in the form of an updated horror or a classic reimagined for the modern world, but now we’re getting something a little different. Terms Of Endearment, the 1983 dramedy, is being remade and Oprah Winfrey is in line to star.   Paramount has acquired the rights to the film and also brought on board director, Lee[…]

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Conference And Festival Announcements For SXSW 2017 | Music News

  Buy your badge for the upcoming SXSW 2017 event now to save $400 on the walk-up rate, then book your room through the SXSW Housing & Travel Department. Rates increase after Friday, October 21. The event itself is Friday, March 10 until Sunday, March 19.   SXSW badges give you more access than ever. Discover which is right for you,[…]

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Likes Of Ice Cube And John Legend To Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame | Music News

  The honourees have been announced for The Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Those set to receive their stars on one of Los Angeles’ biggest tourist attractions will include musicians, television and film actors, all who will be honoured for their work to date.   Ice Cube and John Legend are included with New Edition, NSYNC, Hall & Oates and the[…]

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