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'Port Authority': Leyna Bloom To Star In Martin Scorsese-Produced Love Story, Set In NYC's Ballroom Scene

Model and newcomer actress Leyna Bloom leads Port Authority, produced through RT Features and Martin Scorsese's Sikelia Productions and RT Features. Bloom stars alongside Fionn Whitehead and McCaul Lombardi in the film, written and directed by Danielle Lessovitz. The film is a love story that takes place within New York's ballroom culture. According to Deadline, Bloom plays Wye, a...

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Zazie Beetz Auditioned For The Role Of Storm In 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Alexandra Shipp made her superhero debut as Storm in the roundly criticized X-Men: Apocalypse, but if things went differently, that role would have been inhabited by Zazie Beetz. Comicbook.com reports that at Chicago's ACE Comic-Con, Beetz spoke about her admiration for Storm, which compelled her to audition for the role. "I mean, when I was a kid I remember in terms of characters...

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WATCH: Frozone's Wife Honey Finally Appears In An 'Incredibles 2' Deleted Scene, But Don't Get Too Excited

Even though there are now two Incredibles films, we have yet to see Honey, the wife of lone black superhero Frozone (voiced by Samuel L. Jackson). Interestingly enough, Disney/Pixar was initially going to include a scene between Honey and Frozone in Incredibles 2, but deleted it do to story constraints. That storyboarded scene, posted on io9, is included in the film's home release,...

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Fox Developing Biblical Police Drama From Ice Cube And 'The Chi' Co-Executive Producer Joseph C. Wilson

Ice Cube's production company, CubeVision, and The Chi co-executive producer Joseph C. Wilson are bringing the Bible to the standard procedural. Ice Cube and Wilson have garnered a script commitment plus penalty from Fox for Wilson's faith-oriented police drama, according to Deadline. The show will reimagine stories from the Bible through the guise of a police force in Baltimore. The...

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star As A History-Making Black Beauty Queen In 'Misbehaviour' With Keira Knightley

Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star in the upcoming Miss World dramedy Misbehaviour with Jessie Buckley and Keira Knightley. She will play Jennifer Hosten, Miss Grenada, who made history by being crowned the first Black Miss World. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is based on the cultural shifts that occurred during the widely-viewed 1970 Miss World in London when Hosten won...