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  • Beyonce Sought Again for ‘A Star is Born’; Bradley Cooper to Direct

    Mar 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *A third remake of “A Star Is Born” has been collecting cobwebs at Warner Bros. for several years, with Clint Eastwood attached to direct Beyonce in 2011. But then Blue Ivy was conceived, and Beyonce had to back out of the project, forcing Eastwood to move on as well (to “Jersey Boys.”). The project has […]

  • ‘American Sniper’ Shoots ‘Selma’ From Wknd Box Office Top Spot

    Jan 20, 15 by Qwest7 8 Comments


    *The race for the top spot of the weekend box office was a one-sided affair with Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” easily besting the Ava-DuVernay-helmed “Selma.” With a three-day total gross of $93 million, “American Sniper” is the clear winner of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend box office, Indiewire.com’s Shadow and Act reports. The film, […]

  • Why Barbra Streisand Passed on Directing Beyonce in ‘A Star Is Born’

    Sep 17, 14 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments


    *Barbra Streisand says she was the first choice to direct a planned remake of “A Star is Born” with Beyonce in the title role, which Streisand herself played in the famous 1976 remake of the 1937 original starring Fredric March and Janet Gaynor. Streisand enjoyed success as the director of 1983’s “Yentl” and the 1996 romantic […]

  • The Film Strip: ‘Jersey Boys': From the projects to the big screen

    Jun 19, 14 by Marie Moore 2 Comments


    *Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons was part of the era that launched some of the best vocal groups ever and many record companies’ fortunes were built on Black groups. So much so, that when Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went looking for a record deal, doors were shut in their faces because they […]

  • Cory Hardrict Cast in Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’

    Mar 19, 14 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Cory Hardrict has booked his second Clint Eastwood film. Tia Mowry’s hubby joins the cast of “American Sniper,” reports Deadline.com. He’ll play a Navy SEAL opposite star Bradley Cooper as decorated marksman Chris Kyle. The film is based on Kyle’s nonfiction memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography Of The Most Lethal Sniper In U.S. Military History. […]

  • Obama to Host ‘Lincoln’ Screening at the White House

    Nov 15, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *President Lincoln will be back inside of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. today. The White House said Wednesday that President Obama will host the cast and crew of Steven Spielberg’s biopic “Lincoln” today for a special screening. The Disney release, produced by DreamWorks and Fox in association with Participant Media, will screen in the evening, after the […]