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'Humbug': Ice Cube's Contemporary 'A Christmas Carol' Reimagining Lands At Netflix, Tim Story No Longer Attached

Ice Cube's updated take on  Charles Dickens' classic story, A Christmas Carol, which has been in development for some time, has been picked up by Netflix as an original. The rapper-turned-actor produces and will star as the film's Scrooge-like character, a real estate mogul who is haunted by the three ghosts of Christmas to change his ways. Originally the film was set to be...

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Trailer For 'Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' Explores His Early Career

The early life of legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is celebrated in Magnolia Pictures' upcoming documentary Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Director Sara Driver, herself a part of the New York arts scene, gives a detailed look at Basquiat's early career in New York City, speaking with Fab Five Freddy, Glenn O'Brien, James Nares, Jim Jarmusch, Kenny...

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'Untold History: Life Of A King' Examines The Mysterious Death Of MLK's Brother, A.D.

Not much is known about the life and death of Alfred Daniel (A.D.) King, the younger brother of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But in Untold History: Life of a King, Emmy-winning journalist Ed Gordon takes viewers into the life of King and the details surrounding his mysterious drowning. King died 15 months after his older brother was assassinated, but it's unclear if he died from grief...

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Trailer For New Netflix Series, 'The Innocents,' Laces Young Love With Harrowing Superpowers

Young love is already fraught enough, but Netflix's newest series The Innocents makes growing pains even harder by adding superpowers. The British series, co-created by Simon Duric (Black Mirror) and Hania Elkington (The North London Book of the Dead) stars Sorcha Groundsell as June and Percelle Ascott as Harry, two teens who runaway to be together. However, as the official...

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The Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling Are 'Maniacs' In Season 2 Teaser Trailer For Netflix's 'Glow'

The second season announcement trailer for Netflix's GLOW is out, and it's happily celebrating its cheesy '80s roots. The fun trailer features Allison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Sydelle Noel, Kia Stevens, Kate Nash, Sunita Mani, Ellen Wong, Gayle Rankin, Jackie Tohn, Britt Baron, Marianna Palka, Kimmy Gatewood, Rebekka Johnson, Britney Young and newcomer Shakira Barrera as the Gorgeous...