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Cynthia Erivo To Star In Musical Drama ‘Talent Show’ For Universal | Film News

  Cynthia Erivo, fresh off a Best Actress Oscar nomination for Harriet, has signed on to star in a musical drama titled Talent Show for Universal.   Lena Waithe (Master Of None) has written the most recent draft of the script, and her collaborator on The Chi, Gandja Monteiro, will direct the film, based on an original idea by Duane[…]

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Blood Orange To Score New Lena Waithe Film ‘Queen & Slim’ | Music News

  Blood Orange is scoring a new film by Lena Waithe, titled Queen & Slim.   Described as a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde”, the film follows a young couple played by Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya and newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith on a first date gone wrong.   After Kaluuya’s character shoots and kills a police officer, played by Sturgill Simpson,[…]

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Destin Daniel Cretton To Helm Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ | Film News

  Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton has signed on to direct Marvel’s highly anticipated Shang-Chi movie. This will mark the studio’s first superhero film with an Asian lead. The project first surfaced in December, and news followed that Marvel had brought Dave Callahan on board to direct, and was fast-tracking it.   However, Cretton has now won the[…]

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Lena Waithe’s Horror Series ‘THEM’ Gets 2-Season Order From Amazon | TV News

  Lena Waithe, co-star of Master Of None and creator of The Chi, now has another exciting show in the works at Amazon. The streaming giant has placed a 2-season order for THEM, which is being described as a horror event series.   The first season of the anthology will be titled THEM: Covenant, will be set in 1953 and[…]

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69th Emmy Awards 2017: Winners And Nominees | TV News

  Another year, another Emmys, another set of winners and losers. Stephen Colbert helmed the 69th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles last night, which saw records broken and history made, including an incredible feat by Julia Louis-Dreyfus who won her sixth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Best Comedy Series Veep.   Meanwhile,[…]

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