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'Just Mercy' Starring Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson And Jamie Foxx Gets Release Date Pushed Up For Prime Awards Season Slot

Just Mercy, based on the Equal Justice Initiative founder and executive director Bryan Stevenson, has been moved up three weeks from January 17, 2020 to a limited release Christmas day 2019. After its limited opening, it'll open to a wide release January 10. The purpose for the move is so the film can qualify for Oscar nominations. The fact that the film has been moved up shows that...

Film,News

Dust Off Those Scripts! Issa Rae And Paul Feig Are Seeking Pitches For The Next Great Teen Movie

Do you have the next iconic teen comedy? If so, Issa Rae and Paul Feig want to hear from you! Rae and Feig's production companies, Color Creative and Powderkeg, are teaming up to create a teen movie contest seeking the next great script. Rae and Color Creative's Deniese Davis, along with Feig and Powderkeg's Laura Fischer, want comedic scripts "that tells the teen experience in...

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WATCH: Trailer For Real-Life Based 'Farming' Finds Damson Idris Joining A Skinhead Gang, Battling Internalized Racism

Here's a coming-of-age story unlike any you've ever seen. Snowfall's Damson Idris stars in Farming, which has released its first trailer. Farming also stars Kate Beckinsale, John Dagleish, Jaime Winstone, Genevieve Nnaji, Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The film is produced by Michael London, Janice Williams, Francois Ivernel and Andrew Levitas. Written and directed by actor Adewale...

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Netflix Orders Sketch Comedy Series 'Astronomy Club' From Kenya Barris, Starring The NYC-Based Group

Kenya Barris is bringing yet another comedy show into the world. Netflix has ordered Astronomy Club, a sketch comedy series by Barris' Khalabo Ink Society and Irony Point. The series will span six half-hour episodes and star Astronomy Club, a New York-based sketch comedy and improv group. The group was created in 2013 and billed as the first all-Black house team at the Upright...

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Live-Action 'The Little Mermaid' Shaping Up To Favor 1997's 'Cinderella' With Javier Bardem Circling King Triton Role

Looks like Disney's live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid will be a little like the 1997 cult classic TV film, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella thanks to some multicultural casting. According to Deadline, Javier Bardem is in talks to play the role of Ariel's royal father, King Triton. This comes on the heels of recent news of singer/actor Harry Styles being in talks to...