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Starz lands 'Black Samurai' series starring Common and produced by RZA

Starz announced Tuesday that they are developing the Black Samurai series from Jerry Bruckheimer Television and RZA's Wu Films. Produced by RZA, the action-drama will star Common. The rapper-actor will also executive produce. We first told you last year that a series was in development, with RZA producing and Common starring. Marc Olden's "Black Samurai" series of...

Exclusive,Film

Watch this exclusive clip of Demetrius Shipp, Jr. transforming into Tupac for 'All Eyez on Me'

With All Eyez On Me being available for digital HD release on today (August 22) and it's Blu-ray/DVD release coming up on September 5th, here is an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip of look into the preparation that went behind transforming Demetrius Shipp Jr into Tupac, although he’s arguably already a spitting image. The full featurette will be included on the digital and Blu-ray/DVD...

News,Casting,Film

Jessie T. Usher to star in 'Shaft' reboot, Samuel L. Jackson & Richard Roundtree set to reprise roles

Jessie T. Usher has been selected to star in an upcoming reboot of the classic cult film, Shaft. This remake will be called Son of Shaft, and comes from New Line and director Tim Story. Richard Roundtree and Samuel L. Jackson, who starred in the prior Shaft films, are in negotiations to reprise their roles for this film. According to Deadline, New Line and Story searched for months...

Television,Casting,News

Jasmin Savoy Brown joins Shondaland's new ABC series, 'For The People' as series regular

Jasmin Savoy Brown is joining the new ABC drama from Shondaland, For The People in a recast role. According to Deadline, Brown was cast after an extensive search for two vacant leads. After upfronts, two lead recastings were ordered. Brown is most known for her role in HBO's The Leftovers.  Robertson was recast in the first vacant role. Described as a legal drama, here's the...

News,Television

'Greenleaf' stars Merle Dandridge and Desirèe Ross talk Season 2 for S&A's #GreenleafBack chat

Prior to the midseason premiere of Greenleaf on Tuesday night, Shadow and Act hosted a Twitter chat with two of the show's stars, on-screen mother/daughter duo, Merle Dandridge (Grace) and Desirèe Ross (Sophia). Welcome, everyone! RT if you are joining us for #GreenleafBack & say hello to @MerleDandridge and @thedesireeross! #greenleaf pic.twitter.com/4EksedhX21 — Shadow And Act...