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  • Lee Daniels Confirms Mo’Nique was Blackballed after Oscar Win

    Feb 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Lee Daniels doubles down on his “Precious” star Mo’Nique’s claim that he informed her of a Hollywood conspiracy afoot, preventing her from getting work following her Oscar win. “Mo’nique is a creative force to be reckoned with,” the director said, according to Ace Showbiz. “Her demands through ‘Precious’ were not always in line with the campaign. This soured her […]

  • ‘Django’ Trailer Released for New Jamie Foxx, Leo DiCaprio Film (Watch)

    Jun 8, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *Set in the South two years before the Civil War, “Django Unchained” stars Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead […]

  • Diddy Wins an Oscar for Football Documentary

    Feb 28, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments

    *Octavia Spencer wasn’t the only African American to win an Academy Award Sunday night. Sean “Diddy” Combs surprised the world when he took home an Oscar for his involvement in “Undefeated.” The Hip Hop mogul won it for executive producing the football flick for best documentary. Movie partner and director T.J. Martin was overwhelmed with […]

  • HBO’s Muhammad Ali Film Adds Plummer, Langella

    Feb 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Christopher Plummer, currently nominated for a best actor Academy Award, has signed on to star in HBO Films’ “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” which is being directed by Stephen Frears. Frank Langella also is coming on board the movie, which details the legal fight between Ali and the U.S. government when the fighter became a conscientious […]

  • Blige’s ‘Living Proof’ Makes Oscar Shortlist for Best Original Song

    Dec 20, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Mary J. Blige’s song “The Living Proof” from the film “The Help” is one of 39 tunes that made the shortlist for an Academy Award, and now moves on to the next elimination round. [Scroll down for the video.] The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen clips featuring each song in random […]

  • Vin Diesel Believes ‘Fast Five’ is Oscar Worthy (He’s Serious)

    May 10, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Vin Diesel said his latest film “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, could be a strong contender this awards season. “I wouldn’t be surprised if there is some Oscar talk around this. I don’t know, maybe I’m just biting off what some […]