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'Flint Strong': Ryan Destiny To Play Boxer Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields In Biopic Written By Barry Jenkins

Ryan Destiny has landed her first major studio film. The former Star actress will play Claressa "T-Rex" Shields in the Universal biopic, Flint Strong. The movie is the directorial debut of Black Panther director of photography and Mudbound cinematographer Rachel Morrison. It was written by Barry Jenkins. The project has been in the works for some time, with Jenkins being attached to...

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'Holiday Rush' Trailer: New Netflix Holiday Film Features A Black Cast

Netflix has dropped the first trailer for Holiday Rush.  Shadow And Act exclusively announced the film back in March. Directed by Leslie Small, it stars  Romany Malco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Darlene Love, Tamala Jones, Deon Cole, La La Anthony, Roscoe Orman and Amarr M. Wooten. Here's the official description: Popular New York radio DJ Rush Williams (Malco) has been spoiling his...

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'The Little Mermaid' Starring Halle Bailey Finds Its Prince Eric

The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey has finally founds its Prince Eric. British actor Jonah Hauer-King has nabbed the role. He made it to final testing with Krypton actor Cameron Cuffe. Harry Styles was initially in talks for the role but decided to back out. Several names that fans floated out as options for the role included When They See Us stars Marquis Rodriguez and Jharrel...

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'Lovecraft Country' First Look: HBO's Supernatural Horror Series Produced By Jordan Peele Is Coming

HBO just put out an extensive 2020 trailer previewing many of their new and returning series that will be airing at the beginning of the year. From new seasons of Insecure and Westworld (via previously seen footage) to Michaela Coel's January 22nd to Cynthia Erivo in the Stephen King miniseries, The Outsider -- everything is there! What's most exciting, however, is we get several...

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'Games People Play' Renewed For Season 2 At BET

Games People Play has been renewed for a second season at BET, Shadow And Act has learned. The first season of the show, which is based on Angela Burt-Murray's book, Games Divas Play, starred Lauren London, Sarunas J. Jackson, Parker McKenna Posey, Karen Obilom and Jackie Long. It followed "a desperate basketball wife trying to protect her family, a tenacious journalist struggling to...