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'Adorned By Chi': Anime-Inspired 'Nigerian Magical Girl' Franchise Being Developed For Film/TV, Animation And More

Jacque Aye, the creator of Adorned by Chi, has signed with MWM and its MWM Universe division as they plan to develop the story for multiple platforms including animation, comic book/literary, film/television and merchandise. The news was announced by Morgan Kruger and Diana Williams of MWMu. Adorned by Chi, tells the tale of Adaeze, "a painfully shy college student who discovers she...

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'Without Remorse': Jodie Turner-Smith To Star With Michael B. Jordan In Tom Clancy Adaptation

Jodie Turner-Smith, star of the upcoming film Queen & Slim, has joined Michael B. Jordan in the Tom Clancy film adaptation, Without Remorse. Michael B. Jordan will star as John Clark in a film series at Paramount, where at least two films are planned based on the books Rainbow Six and Without Remorse.  This is the description of Clark, from Variety, who first broke the...

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'It’s Heartbreaking': Afton Williamson Speaks Out After Investigation Dismisses Claims Of Racism And Sexual Misconduct On ABC’s ‘The Rookie’

Afton Williamson is speaking out after Entertainment One, the primary producer behind ABC's The Rookie, released a statement regarding the independent investigation conducted into the allegations of racism and sexual misconduct on the show. In an Instagram post, she said in part, "What saddens me the most is that the lengths that were taken to Deceive, Lie, and Cover Up the Truth,...

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Issa Rae To Produce, Potentially Star In 'Set It Off' Reimagining At New Line

Issa Rae is set to produce and could star in a reimagining of Set It Off at New Line Cinema. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Insecure creator and star is producing with her Issa Rae Productions partner Montrel McKay. Syreeta Singleton and Nina Gloster are the scriptwriters. The original 1996 movie, directed by F. Gary Gray starred Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica...

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'Hustlers' Breaks Multiple Box Office Records, Including Biggest Opening Weekend For STX, J. Lo And WoC-Led Films

It's official: Hustlers is a hit. And though it isn't No. 1 at the box office (that belongs to IT: Chapter Two) it is a real winner and set multiple records. With $33 million in its first weekend, here are some records (all adjusted for inflation) the film set: -Biggest opening weekend for studio STX Entertainment -Biggest opening weekend for Jennifer Lopez -Biggest opening...