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  • Celebrities Gather For Tribute to African-Americans in TV

    May 13, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *The stars keep lining up to honor the achievements of African Americans in television. Page Six reports that Gabrielle Union, Gladys Knight and Brandy are among those joining previously-announced attendees Oprah Winfrey, Michael Strahan, Cicely Tyson and Lee Daniels for the Paley Center for Media’s Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television black-tie gala this week. […]

  • Who is He? Actor Allen Maldonado Pops Up in a Handful of Roles

    Apr 26, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Breakthrough actor Allen Maldonado is showing up everywhere — from TV to movie roles. He starred on FX’s “You’re the Worst” from the creators of “Weeds” and “Orange is the New Black.” Also, he starred on Aaron McGruder‘s Adult Swim series, “Black Jesus” and BET’s coming-of-age drama, “The Start Up.”

  • Spike Lee: ‘Chiraq’ Uproar from Chicago Mayor Nothing New for Him

    Apr 22, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Although he reminisced over his past work, Spike Lee was a man of few words regarding his upcoming project, “Chiraq.” Speaking at this year’s Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (aka CIMMfest) on Saturday (April 18), the filmmaker referenced criticism over his first film “She’s Gotta Have It” while stating he is no stranger to […]

  • Denzel Reassembles ‘The Magnificent Seven’ – Gugu Examines CTE

    Apr 19, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Looks like Denzel Washington is teaming up again with Antoine Fuqua for another potential blockbuster. BET.com reports the duo, who worked together on 2001’s “Training Day” and the upcoming film adaptation of the ‘80’s TV show “The Equalizer,” are set to collaborate on a remake of John Sturges’ classic Western “The Magnificent Seven.” Fuqua confirmed […]

  • Film, Broadway and Our Culture

    Mar 4, 15 by Daniel T Leave a comment


    *Oscar season just came to a close and the big winner “Birdman” is a piece that combines both Broadway and film. It won the Oscar for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. And although “Glory” was the only Oscar win for “Selma,” this year’s Academy Awards proved to be more racially diverse than […]

  • Denzel Washington Back with Ethan Hawke for ‘Magnificent Seven’

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Ethan Hawke will join his “Training Day” co-star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua for MGM’s remake of “The Magnificent Seven,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chris Pratt and Haley Bennett, who appeared with Washington in Fuqua’s thriller “The Equalizer,” are also in the cast. The cast of the 1960 original starred Yul Brynner, Steve […]