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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Quincy Jones Partnering To Produce Documentary About Black Hollywood

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs and music producer Quincy Jones are teaming up to bring a documentary American Film: The Black Experience, which will focus on "the untold story of African Americans in Hollywood. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jones revealed the news at Ischia Film and Music Festival in Ischia, Italy, where he also received a lifetime achievement award....

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Marvel's 'Cloak & Dagger' References This 'Luke Cage' Character In Blatant Recognition That They Exist In Same Universe

On Thursday's recent Cloak & Dagger episode "Ghost Stories," New Orleans' connections to the MCU finally revealed itself. During the episode, Detective Brigid O'Reilly (Emma Lahana), a transplant from New York, revealed that she's friends with New York's own detective, Misty Knight (Simone Missick). The reveal was part of several revelations during the episode, including Tyrone...

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Stephen Curry's Unanimous Media Projects So Far Include Film Concepts Related To Christian Holidays And Faith-Based Themes

NBA's Stephen Curry is quickly becoming a new player on the Hollywood production scene. The Golden State Warriors star announced in April the production deal between his company Unanimous Media and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Curry and Unanimous Media partners Jeron Smith and Erick Peyton talked with Variety about the plans he has for Hollywood, which includes creating family and...

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Walmart Could Create Netflix And Amazon Competitor That Would Cater To Middle America

Walmart might be the next player in the subscription service game. The company is considering creating a streaming service to compete with Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, according to The Information. The service hopes to capture consumers in America's heartland. Walmart executives think their customers, especially those in the middle of America, would like a lower-cost service;...

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The Story Behind The Emmy-Nominated Ad On "The Talk" About Racism With Black Children

Consumer goods corporation P&G could get an Emmy for their advertisement "The Talk," which featured black families over the course of decades facing the same racial bias and discrimination, leading mothers to have "the talk" about inequality and racism with their children. Teneshia Warner, the first African-American woman to win the Grand Prix award at Cannes Lions (an honor that...